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    Community Matters

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    Community Matters is your destination for the latest news from UK HealthCare’s community engagement program.

    April 2, 2014

    Help St. Agnes’ House help others in need 

    I had the opportunity this morning to tour St. Agnes’ House, a hospitality ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington. The house provides affordable lodging to patients and their caregivers who come to Lexington seeking treatment for serious illnesses at area hospitals. Many are patients at UK HealthCare due to the house’s proximity to our campus […]

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    April 17, 2014

    I have conjunctivitis!? Pink eye! What do I do now? 

    Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is more common than you might think. UHS had 551 visits for conjunctivitis in the last 12 months. Chris McGlothlin-Boggs, APRN answers some of your questions about dealing with this condition. Q: What is conjunctivitis? Is it the same as pink eye? A: Conjunctivitis is the medical term for “pink eye” so […] 

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    HorseSaddle up safely

    Hosted by Fernanda C. Camargo, DMV, PhD 

    March 7, 2014

    Another high profile horse accident 

    On March 5, dressage rider Silva Martin, the wife of eventer Boyd Martin, was teaching a riding lesson while also on horseback, when her horse tripped and fell on her. She was wearing a helmet, but hit the ground unconscious and had a seizure. She was flown into the hospital and MRI showed that she […]

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    African chicken peanut stewMarkey menu

    Hosted by Rachel C. Miller, MS, RD, LD

    April 2, 2014

    Tempt your tastebuds!

    Change in taste is one of the unwelcome side effects from radiation and/or chemotherapy, with the sense of taste being completely dulled – or the opposite effect of some flavors being heightened, such as sweet or bitter. Either can make food seem unappetizing. This recipe includes bold flavors that may be more appealing to the […]

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    Leading the way for every patient, every time 

    April 16, 2014

    Kudos to Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH)

    The following comment was left on the KCH Facebook page: “My Son was released today; everyone went way beyond their job to make both of us comfortable! Doctor’s & Nurses kept me very well informed about the treatment of my Son. Even, dietary & house -keeping was wonderful!! And the Joy cart was such a […]

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    March 26, 2014

    More nighttime renderings 

    Side views of the building at night.

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    Cleft CareA passion for cleft care

    Hosted by James C. Liau, MD 

    November 19, 2013

    Thoughts from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting 

    I attended the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting this October and had a very interesting time discussing clefts with other plastic and reconstructive surgeons dedicated to cleft care. During this meeting, several thoughts popped into my head: It is a small group nationally, but one that is passionate about and dedicated to cleft […]

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