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Dr. Charles Ison is a University of Kentucky graduate who has practiced in his hometown of Lexington since 1993. He
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How to Keep Kids Healthy at School
Any time kids are placed into rooms together, there is bound to be sickness. Germs – both bacteria and viruses – spread.
Circumcision: Parents Have Final Say
Since the decision to circumcise an infant involves more than just medical factors, it is a subject of intense debate.