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The renovation of the former Dillard's location at Turfland Mall on Harrodsburg Road will provide for consolidation and relocation of some of primary care and specialty outpatient clinics.
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The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold its fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22.
Get your flu shot but consider what other immunizations you may also need.
Compassion is still a very important part of a physician's practice. And there is perhaps no clearer example of a physician's need for compassion than in the treatment of headaches.
The Kentucky Regional Extension Center, based at the University of Kentucky, recently honored eight health care provider organizations for leading the charge to transform primary care in Kentucky.
Every Friday this fall, the TGIF Fall Performance Series presented by the UK Arts in HealthCare will bring live lunch hour music to the UK Chandler Hospital.
Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Department of Adolescent Medicine at UK, has worked with school district officials in two rural Kentucky counties to improve health outcomes for teens.
Statistics show that most young, competitive athletes will experience an injury on the playing field. Parents and coaches have the ability to reduce the risk of injury by encouraging prevention and upholding standards of fair play.
The Child Development Center of the Bluegrass at the University of Kentucky hosted “A Special Evening with Mark K. Shriver” on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Shriver was keynote speaker at a dinner held at the Center.
An idea by a local man to use donations raised from a race he helped organize to provide critical technology to Kentucky Children’s Hospital ends up directly helping his own granddaughter. Watch a video to discover how.
A grand rounds session hosted at the UK Chandler Hospital will bring together 150 obstetricians, dentists and faculty in the College of Dentistry to the most current standards of care for prenatal patients.
Following is a blog post from Janie Heath, dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing, University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but Methodist Hospital in Western Kentucky is stepping up the fight against cancer. The Methodist Hospital organization in Henderson, Ky., announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
A group of researchers led by Sidney "Wally" Whiteheart, PhD, at the University of Kentucky, has published findings from an important study exploring the role that a gene called STXBP5 plays in the development of cardiovascular disease.
To celebrate Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, cancer survivors and UK faculty and staff partook in a special tailgating event called "tealgating" eariler this month.
A master of contemporary and classical piano, Israeli-born musician Inon Barnatan will perform a free recital at the UK Chandler Hospital on Sept. 21.
Dr. Edward M. Wolin, a nationally known expert in treating neuroendocrine and carcinoid tumors, has joined the team at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.
This month's #AskACat Twitter chat will answer questions related to participation in various forms of health research beginning 2 p.m. Sept. 16 on UK's Twitter account, @universityofky.
A new study by University of Kentucky researchers has identified a novel molecule named Arylquin 1 as a potent inducer of Par-4 secretion from normal cells. Par-4 is a protein that acts as a tumor suppressor, killing cancer cells while leaving normal cells unharmed.
This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week and UK HealthCare experts are working in Kentucky communities to ensure child safety on the road.
For the first time in Kentucky history, two UK HealthCare nurse practitioners won the American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence.
Mike Graham was scuba diving one day when suddenly he could not catch his breath. Pulmonary rehabilitation has allowed him to return to many of the activities he enjoyed before he was diagnosed with COPD
Four viewings of sessions from the TEDMED Conference, which features short, thought-provoking talks from health care industry leaders, will be held Sept. 10-12 at the UK Chandler Hospital. Sessions are open to health care profession students and interested faculty.
University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital and Kentucky Children's Hospital have received their second straight Excellence in Life Support designation from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) for neonatal, pediatric and adult patients.
The University of Kentucky has been awarded research grants totaling $1.26 million by the American Heart Association.
Many of us personally know someone who has died by or attempted suicide -- a recent survey showed almost half of Kentuckians knew someone who had died by suicide -- but we don't really talk about it because suicide is scary, confusing, and stigmatized. If you're grieving after a loved one died by suicide or attempted suicide, you don't have to suffer alone. Talking about your loss and your emotions can help you process what you're experiencing and can also help prevent future deaths by reducing stigma and offering hope and healing to the countless others who are affected by suicide.
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