November 2, 2010 - 1:25pm
From homemade chicken soup to the flu vaccine, we can all prevent the spread of disease. And, if you still need a flu shot, make an appointment at a Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness clinic, where Medicare, Medicaid, and Passport are accepted. Can't afford the shot? No one is turned away.
Influenza is here, and prevention in all its forms is the best way to fight the disease. The key is not just prevention for oneself, but also for others. When it comes to the flu, we're contagious before we show any symptoms of illness, so we all need to work together to keep the disease from...
October 27, 2010 - 4:08pm
IRS legislation, in its quest to maintain tax code integrity, will continue to restrict breastfeeding mothers from using HSAs and FSAs to purchase breast pumps, but will ensure "vaccuum erection devices" to be legitmate medical expenses.
Nursing mothers, take note: your milk is not superior or necessary, so says the Internal Revenue Service.The IRS?If you have an HSA or FSA, untaxed earnings saved and allocated for medical expenses, IRS has ruled that the benefits of breast milk are not great enough to qualify a breast pump as a...
July 29, 2012 - 7:53pm
16-mile, 35-mile bike routes explore Highlands, river walk
Like riding your bike in the Highlands in the fall? Who doesn’t? Get on your bike and cycle away to the first annual Tour de Francis bike ride this Saturday, October 30.
November 1, 2010 - 1:16pm
Is Halloween candy a trick or a treat? These tips can keep your kids' health in check, and help their annual hauls last until Thanksgiving.
For health nuts and America's pancreatic function at large, Halloween is a frightening time, with tricks and treats being almost synonymous. Given the opportunity, kids and adults alike can rip through a plastic pumpkin full of ghoulish goodies in no time.To ensure your kids' proper insulin...
October 22, 2010 - 10:00am
This is biology’s inner sanctum, soon to be home to Louisville’s most dangerous inhabitants, lined up in tiny tubes inside locked freezers. There will be bubonic plague, and hantavirus.
This article appeared in the October 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
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