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Baptist Health to celebrate Heart Health Month with full slate of speakers Saturday at Fayette Mall event

Visitors to the upcoming heart health event hosted by Baptist Health Lexington on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Fayette Mall, will learn the latest on topics including heart-healthy meals, the harmful effects of vaping, and exercises to strengthen your heart. It’s all a part of the free event from 9 a.m. to noon at Fayette Mall in front of Dillard’s. The day will include free health screenings,...

Healthy Headlines: Truck driver, farmer learns valuable lessons in heart health, shares his story

St. Elizabeth Healthcare With a long history of driving a dump truck and farming on the side, Mike Adams knows the meaning of hard work. That’s why he became worried at age 46 when he was too weak to change a tire on his truck – something his 12-year-old son did with no problem. Adams Adams hadn’t seen a doctor in years, but he walked into a local clinic and discovered his blood pressure was...