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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Don’t let spring and summer heat affect vaginal health

Don’t let spring and summer heat affect vaginal health

Brandpoint (BPT) May 6, 2022

(BPT) - 4 tips from Yale OB/GYN Mary Jane Minkin, M.D.With spring upon us and summer on the horizon, increasing temperatures, and time spent outside swimming, cycling, walking and running can all affect...

Medicare Enrollment Basics [Infographic]

Brandpoint (BPT) May 5, 2022

(BPT) - Timing matters when you are considering your Medicare options. When you turn 65 or otherwise become eligible for Medicare, enrollment windows open. Some close quickly and you could face penalties...

The Hidden Cost of Debt on Your Mental Health and Tips to Overcome

The Hidden Cost of Debt on Your Mental Health and Tips to Overcome

Brandpoint (BPT) May 5, 2022

(BPT) - May is Mental Health Awareness Month and one of the biggest factors impacting mental health is the burden of debt. The Hidden Cost of Debt survey by National Debt Relief revealed that 70% of people...

Are your IBS symptoms more challenging to manage than they were a year ago? Youre not alone

Are your IBS symptoms more challenging to manage than they were a year ago? You’re not alone

Brandpoint (BPT) May 4, 2022

(BPT) - If you live with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), does it seem like your symptoms have not improved in the last 12 months? According to recent survey results, this has been the experience for many...

How you can support your body before, during and after exercise

How you can support your body before, during and after exercise

Brandpoint (BPT) May 4, 2022

(BPT) - Any form of exercise benefits your body, and you don't have to be an elite athlete to experience those benefits. Just moving your body impacts your muscles, lungs, heart and brain — in other...

4 simple tips to ensure cleaner, safer drinking water at home

4 simple tips to ensure cleaner, safer drinking water at home

Brandpoint (BPT) May 3, 2022

(BPT) - Clean drinking water is easy to take for granted — especially at home, where many assume it can be obtained with the simple turn of the faucet. But as you enjoy that cold glass of water, you...

Do the math: Buying a home now is possible

Do the math: Buying a home now is possible

Brandpoint (BPT) May 3, 2022

(BPT) - With record low housing supply and high inflation contributing to skyrocketing home prices, the barriers to owning a home may seem insurmountable. But buying a home in a sustainable, affordable...

Discover the remarkable healing power of therapy cats

Discover the remarkable healing power of therapy cats

Brandpoint (BPT) May 2, 2022

(BPT) - You're probably familiar with therapy dogs visiting hospitals, schools, senior centers and nursing homes to help alleviate stress and provide comfort in times of need. But did you know that time...

4 Ways for AARP Members to Save During Date Your Mate Month

Brandpoint (BPT) May 2, 2022

(BPT) - The past couple of years have changed the way we’ve interacted with our romantic partners. Many of us have devoted our time to become teachers, coaches and chefs for our families, and some older...

What’s for dinner? 5 tips for maximizing leftovers

What’s for dinner? 5 tips for maximizing leftovers

Brandpoint (BPT) April 28, 2022

(BPT) - Leftovers are an easy solution to the common question, “What’s for dinner?” and are a simple step toward more sustainable living. A recent survey found that 72% of Americans identify as pro-leftovers...

3 ways to get the most out of your credit card

3 ways to get the most out of your credit card

Brandpoint (BPT) April 28, 2022

(BPT) - Americans of all types love their credit cards. The vast majority own at least one card — including nearly two-thirds of those earning less than $40,000. Despite this card craze, many people...

What is it like to grow up with a rare endocrine disorder?

Brandpoint (BPT) April 27, 2022

(BPT) - Being diagnosed with a rare disease presents unique challenges for patients and caregivers alike. From symptom management to feelings of isolation, growing up and living with a rare disease can...

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