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    November 13, 2014

    UK HealthCare helps Summit Academy help those who learn differently

    Education is one of the pillars of UK HealthCare’s mission. That’s why I was very honored to represent us this morning in support of Summit Academy’s Mountaintop Breakfast in Louisville. Summit Academy is a nonprofit independent school providing personalized instruction to students with neurological processing disorders — visual, auditory and motor processing problems that hamper […]  

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    February 10, 2015

    Begin the Path to a Healthier You by Living Tobacco-Free

    Written by Alex Edlin, University Health Service PAWS Peer Health Educator Making the decision to quit smoking can help put you on the path of a much healthier lifestyle. In as little as 20 minutes, you can already begin to feel the positive affects of not using tobacco! Within 1 year, your risk of coronary […]  

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    Hosted by Fernanda Camargo, DMV, PhD, UK Equine Extension Professor

    October 13, 2014

    Hauling: am I ready?

    Most people who own horses want to take these horses places: shows, trail rides, camps, etc. Most of the times, trailering training is focused on the horse (understandably so) and not so much on the driving abilities and plain vehicle/engine knowledge of the driver. A few months ago one my clients’ friend, a very friendly […]  

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    February 11, 2015

    Weight Management

    Maintaining a lean and healthy body weight is one way to reduce the risk of several cancers per the American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity.  If this is something you are working toward, here are some tips that may help: Eat breakfast!  You’ve heard it before, and there’s good reason.  Starting the […]  

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    January 21, 2015

    UKudos to the Center for Advanced Surgery

    The following note of appreciation was received on the UK HealthCare website: I just wanted to pass along a well done to the staff of the Center of Advanced Surgery. During my recent cataract surgeries the staff at the center did an outstanding job to ensure my comfort and ease any anxiety. This was observed […]  

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  • UK HealthCare at Turfland

    A blog about the new facility, UK HealthCare at Turfland

    February 3, 2015

    Progress and Move Timelines for Turfland

    The timeline for the clinic moves to Turfland has been substantially finalized!  The moves will occur in phases beginning in early March, and completing by the end of April.  Patients will receive detailed notification regarding the specific date their provider/clinic will be officially open for appointments at the Turfland location.  This is a very busy and exciting […]  

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  • A Passion for Cleft Care

    February 2, 2015

    UK HealthCare pediatric team brings Guatemalan child closer to a normal life

    After Cony Puac delivered her daughter Evany, birthing attendants placed the newborn in her arms and cleared the room. Born in a remote Guatemalan village surrounded by snow-capped volcanoes, even in the first moments of life, children born with facial clefts are ostracized from society. Evany was diagnosed with a severe midline cleft palate by an orthodontist […]  

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