Our office will be closed Dec. 23 – 27 and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1. Patients can reach Dr. Manire by phone, text or video chat.
Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us – the best time of year, am I right?! Thanksgiving and Christmas brings about family, food and times of giving. However, healthy decisions should stay top of mind even when it seems difficult to do. We have a few tips on how to stay...
What is a D.O.?

What is a D.O.?

Did you know there are two different types of doctors: a MD (Doctors of Medicine) and DO (Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine)? None of which are “better” or “more skilled” than the other, but rather practice differently. Dr. John Manire at Our Family Direct Primary Care...
Keeping Kids Active During Virtual Learning

Keeping Kids Active During Virtual Learning

As many schools are still conducting online, virtual learning (or part-time e-learning), kids are potentially missing an important time of day – recess. And P.E. for that matter, but most importantly, our kids may not be getting the exercise they need when at home and...
Back to School Health Tips During COVID-19

Back to School Health Tips During COVID-19

The new school year has returned – Whether your child’s school has started full-time virtual learning, in the classroom or a bit of both, it is clearly not the traditional back-to-school experience that we’ve known. Our Family Direct Primary Care has some tips...
Tips to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Tips to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

The hot, humid Louisville summers can seem never ending. Last year, Louisville had its hottest September day of 98 degrees which broke the 1954 record, so it’s very likely that this heat may last all the way up until October, which is why knowing the signs of heat...
Staying Hydrated this Summer

Staying Hydrated this Summer

As the temperature gradually increases during the summer months, it’s important to always stay hydrated. When the weather heats up during the summer, you can become dehydrated more quickly, even if you feel like you’re drinking enough water. With a little planning on...
4 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

4 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Louisville is infamous for being the allergy capitol of the world. Louisville (as well as the state of Kentucky) is also known for the bluegrass that grows here. While it may make Kentucky one of the prettiest places in the world in the spring and summer, bluegrass...
5 Steps to Quit Smoking | Smoking Cessation

5 Steps to Quit Smoking | Smoking Cessation

If you or a loved one is thinking about quitting smoking, you’re already taking a great first step by reading, prepping and gaining as much knowledge as possible. If it was easy, everyone would be able to commit and never look back, but as we know that’s not always...
Tips to Manage Mental Health During Covid-19

Tips to Manage Mental Health During Covid-19

As Kentucky and the entire country continue to practice social distancing due to Covid-19, the pandemic is likely to take a toll on our mental health. Humans are social beings and thrive on social interactions – but now as businesses, schools, restaurants and all...
Best Time of the Day to Workout

Best Time of the Day to Workout

It’s no secret that finding the time and energy to workout on a regular basis can be a struggle. From a full day of work, to getting kids on the school bus, our lives are busier than ever! You may be wondering, “When exactly is the best time to workout? Is...
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