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Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UK, is a central figure in a KET Health documentary about teen health debuting at 9 p.m. on April 20.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today that St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Ky., has joined the Markey Cancer Center Research Network, a newly launched initiative conducting high priority cancer research through a network of collaborative centers with expertise in the delivery of cancer care and conduct of research studies.
UK freshman Joy Andrade had all but given up hope after numerous doctor appointments and surgeries at another hospital to correct jaw and mouth deformities until she was referred to some very special doctors at the UK College of Dentistry.
Dr. Susan Pollack, a Kentucky Children's Hospital pediatrician and researcher in the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, was recognized as a 2015 Public Health Hero by the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health.
The environment of the womb, which is determined by a mother's health, lifestyle and surroundings, can alter the development of a fetus with permanent and lifelong implications.
A health column by Geza Bruckner, professor of Clinical Nutrition at the UK College of Health Sciences, appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, April 5, discusses the amount of sugar a typical American consumes each day and how it affects overall health.
Coach, athlete and inspirational speaker, UK Women's Basketball Coach Matthew Mitchell will headline the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Dinner on April 23 celebrating healthy aging.
Coffee, without a doubt, has secured itself in the hearts of many. But is your heart loving it back?
With a rare disease attacking his lungs and kidney, Jessie Sharp was brought to Kentucky Children's Hospital where an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine was used to relieve his damaged organs. Kentucky Children's Hospital is among few pediatric hospitals in the nation where patients are ambulating, or walking, while they are connected to this life-saving technology.
UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has received the "Get With The Guideline s-"Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award" by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for maintaining nationally recognized standards for the treatment of stroke patients.
A Fayette County high school student has been named a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her work in a UK lab run by Dr. Greg Bix and Dr. Justin Fraser.
April is the National Safety Council's Distracted Driver Awareness Month, and injury prevention experts are encouraging every driver to make a commitment to being distraction-free at the wheel.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine residents are helping parents remember immunization appointments through a new text message alert system. They are simultaneously studying the effectiveness on the system in keeping patients in line with the vaccination schedule recommendedy by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The University of Kentucky may be facing off against the University of Wisconsin in the NCAA Final Four on Saturday night, but one die-hard UK fan holds a soft spot in his heart for the Badgers. After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2012, UK Markey Cancer Center patient Scott Logdon received a life-saving bone marrow transplant thanks in part to an altruistic stem cell donation from one young UW student.
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN) in Cincinnati, Oh., announced yesterday an affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. The affiliation will provide patients with more cancer treatment options and advanced education and research.
UK HealthCare will kick off National Donate Life Month April 1 with a special flag-raising ceremony at 10:30 a.m. in front of the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital.
While efforts to reduce lead in our environment has hugely decreased incidents of lead poisoning, it still lurks in unexpected places. Arm yourself with information to protect yourself and your family.
Experts in the fields of law, public health, pediatric medicine and epidemiology, or the study of human diseases, will provide insight on the childhood vaccination debate that's gripped the nation.
Next week, KET will feature University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers, UK lung cancer specialist Dr. Tim Mullett, and UK Center for Excellence Rural Health Director Fran Feltner in a set of programs on cancer care that will accompany the three-part documentary series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies by Ken Burns.
First Lady Jane Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway announced Thursday that heroin/opiate overdose reversal kits will be purchased and made available to people treated for overdoses at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital and the University of Kentucky’s Good Samaritan Hospital.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has announced that King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky., has joined the Markey Cancer Center Research Network, a newly launched initiative conducting high priority cancer research through a network of collaborative centers with expertise in the delivery of cancer care and conduct of research studies.
Dr. John H. Eichhorn, professor of Anesthesiologoy and Provost's Distinguished Service Professor at the UK College of Medicine, authored a paper early in his career that was recently named by the prestigious medical journal Anesthesia and Analgesia as one of the top 20 most important articles in anesthesiology ever written.
The Kentucky Children's Hospital Division of Neonatology recently introduced a piece of transport equipment that will make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures safer for newborn babies and support pediatric research.
Back and neck pain is a common problem that affects millions of Americans. In fact, roughly 80 percent of people suffer from this type of pain at some point in their lives.
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