McDonald’s Brings Women Leaders to the Forefront

In 2012, Emily Kasselmann, left her job at Procter & Gamble to work for her Dad who owned two McDonald's franchises in Pendleton and LaGrange. SPONSORED BY MCDONALD'S | By Carrie Vittitoe McDonald’s history dates back to 1940; since that time, as the golden arches used to state, millions (and now likely billions) have been served. But the company has served many other people behind the scenes with careers and economic opportunities. In small towns, the local McDonald’s has become a center of community and camaraderie. For certain families, McDonald’s has been an [...]

By |2022-03-30T15:25:52-04:00March 8, 2022|Sponsored|

Red Alert

Advice from Heart Disease Survivors Stories by Carrie Vittitoe | Photos by Kylene White | Styling by Christine Fellingham Sponsored by U of L Health In movies, it is easy to see the Red Alert moment: sirens blare loudly, and red lights flash on and off. The ominous background music clues the viewer in that a dangerous attack is imminent to the characters on the screen. Heart disease isn’t like a film, though; it presents differently in women. For some women, their cardiac event was preceded by a slow decline that happened over years; other [...]

By |2022-03-30T15:21:40-04:00February 14, 2022|Fashion, Health & Wellness, U of L Health|

COVID Continues…What to Do if You’re Pregnant

By Amy Deeley, MD Reflecting on the past two years, the COVID-19 virus dominates my thoughts. Even amongst very difficult personal struggles, nothing compares to the effects of COVID-19 on my life. As with all of us, adjusting to the social distance between family and friends, the difficulty breathing with constant mask wearing and having to routinely repeat words during conversation now seems standard. Professionally, as an OB/GYN, what has not become routine (i.e. still difficult to manage) is participating in the care of severely sick pregnant patients on the verge of losing their lives. [...]

By |2022-01-28T11:59:28-05:00February 1, 2022|Sponsored|

COVID-19 and Fertility: The True Story

  All Women OB/GYN SPONSORED BY ALL WOMEN, OBGYN  |  By Elena Salerno, MD We all remember reading about the death and despair that pandemics like the Spanish Flu and earlier the Black Plague caused to humankind. Then, suddenly, we found ourselves in another pandemic, COVID-19. Ten months later the FDA granted emergency use authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, both of which are mRNA based and do not contain viral particles. Some had concern about the speed in developing these vaccines, however, this is not a new technology, and it has [...]

By |2022-01-10T13:54:43-05:00January 10, 2022|Sponsored|

Truths and Myths of Ovarian Cysts

All Women OB/GYN Many patients are surprised to know that ovarian cysts are a routine occurrence with normal monthly ovarian function in women who are having menstrual cycles. Often a patient will be referred to my office for an ovarian cyst found on imaging such as a pelvic ultrasound or CT scan done for pelvic pain or even found incidentally when undergoing these tests for other indications. Also, I frequently diagnose these on ultrasounds performed in my office on a daily basis. Many women are alarmed with this news and concerned that ovarian [...]

By |2022-01-01T09:31:22-05:00December 6, 2021|Sponsored|

Kosair Charities Wants to Help After this Challenging Year

This has been a challenging year for many, especially for families whose children are in need. Make this year’s holiday season special for Kosair Kids in your community. Each year, over 500 kids and families gather at the annual Kosair Kids Holiday Party, where guests have the space and resources needed to safely celebrate the holidays. Consider purchasing a much-needed gift for a child in need from our Amazon wish list. Kosair Charities hosts unique event experiences like the holiday party year-round. Experiences are specifically designed to meet the varying needs of children and their [...]

By |2022-01-01T09:29:37-05:00December 6, 2021|Sponsored|
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