At UK HealthCare, the needs of patients and families come first in everything we do. In the interest of providing Kentucky families with complex care close to home, UK HealthCare has entered the first stages of a partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to form one pediatric heart care program at two locations.
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A new study by University of Kentucky researchers found that roughly 15 percent of college students who had ever used tobacco currently use more than one tobacco product.
Robert Ullery, director of outreach in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Kentucky, and president of the Kentucky Athletic Trainers' Society, has been selected to receive the National Athletic Trainers' Association's 2016 Athletic Trainer Service Award.
Dr. Henrietta Bada shows students how the variant perspectives of medical practitioners and epidemiologists are equally valuable for solving problems related to child and maternal health in Kentucky.
"The opening of the UK Dentistry West Regional Clinic marks the culmination of a lot of people working toward achieving a common goal."
The Medical Center at Bowling Green announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
Fran Feltner received the 2016 Paul Mason Memorial Award during the 68th Annual Conference of the Kentucky Public Health Association (KPHA) held in Owensboro.
The Gill Junior Researchers pilot program at UK provided four minority students interested in medical careers from Lexington's Bryan Station High School the unique opportunity to experience the world of a medical student first hand.
Reducing the chances of needing orthopedic surgery is possible, but knowing the signs of pain that may require medical intervention is vital.
Patients and families at Kentucky Children's Hospital benefit from artful healing and entertainment supported by grants awarded from the statewide VSA program.
Dr. Mark Evers, director of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, gave his annual "State of the Cancer Center" address Wednesday at Markey Research Day, highlighting the center's major accomplishments in patient care, recruitment, research and outreach from the past year.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hosted its annual Research Day yesterday, highlighting the work of cancer researchers across the University of Kentucky campus.
Classic cars will park in Court House Square May 20 to preview the 2016 Keeneland Concours d'Elegance, a fundraiser for Kentucky Children's Hospital that takes place in July.
In the United States, nearly 6,800 babies are born with oral clefts each year. The condition requires surgery, in most cases, to avoid long-term complications.
Joey Maggard had his first seizure five years ago, and suffered so many debilitating seizures (20 to 30 a month) that he could not attend school for the second half of his 6th grade year. A painstaking process of brain-mapping prepared Joey for the surgery that would leave him seizure-free and without motor deficits.
National Nurses Week, May 6-12, celebrated nurses who care for individuals at the bedside and coordinate productive teams within the health care system. Moments of mindfulness help ensure nurses are managing the stress that comes with their jobs.
On May 14, Marissa and Lauren will be graduating from UK and leaving medical school with degrees and fond memories.
Service to others has always been a priority for UK employees in the Integrated Business Unit (IBU) for UK HealthCare; but when a colleague fell ill and unable to work, the group banded together to help. Out of this experience, the desire to help others in the community launched them on a journey of giving.
Dr. Scottie Day, associate chief medical officer for UK HealthCare, and students and faculty members from UK HealthCare are traveling to Haiti to help former Kentucky Children's Hospital nurse Kristyn Mickley deliver health care to a secluded mountainous region.
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers and published in Nature shows a potential new biological marker for the development of obesity and a possible target for obesity prevention and treatment.
t isn't uncommon in the Bluegrass to celebrate the Kentucky Derby by having friends come to your home for a party. But if you are Chris Barnstable-Brown, the family party just happens to have a guest list of about 1,200.
Hypertension is called "the silent killer" because there are not obvious symptoms. A UK cardiologist is leading a study to explore a new way to heal resistant hypertension.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosted their fifth annual "Meet the Researchers Day" last week. Meet the Researchers Day is a field trip given as a prize to two schools in the region who successfully raise more than $1,000 for the LLS's Pennies for Patients campaign.
Dr. Carol Steltenkamp, professor of pediatrics at the UK College of Medicine, has been named one of the 75 most powerful women in health care information technology by Health Data Management.
UK HealthCare employee Julia Snow, whose child received care in the Kentucky Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 30 years ago, chose to use a raffle prize to organize an indoor barbecue for current NICU families.
After losing four sisters to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Bardstown native Brenda Conder found herself on the same path: breathless, exhausted, and barely able to move around her home. A double-lung transplant from UK HealthCare has given her a whole new life.
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