Morgan Chojnaki, DNP
Written by Morgan Chojnaki, DNP, who works at the UK Pediatric High BMI Clinic.
One in every four adult deaths in the U.S. is from heart disease. And the majority of heart disease is related to obesity stemming from an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise.
In Kentucky, between 32 and 44 percent of adults ...more
Dr. R. Carter Cassidy
Written by Dr. R. Carter Cassidy, a spinal surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.
Is your neck hurting as you read this on your mobile device? You may have “text neck.”
Text neck is a developing trend in spine care. More and more providers are seeing young patients complaining of pain in ...more
Dr. John A. Yozwiak
Written by Dr. John A. Yozwiak, a clinical psychologist at UK Adolescent Medicine.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD, affects more than 10 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 17. The condition is characterized by inattention, distractibility, and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity.
Here's what parents, teachers and other caregivers should know ...more
Dr. Hatim Omar
Written by Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the UK Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Omar and his team address the unique health concerns faced by teens and young adults.
This Sunday, Sept. 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day, which gives us all an opportunity to think about the ways we can help prevent suicide ...more
University of Kentucky researchers have observed a significant reduction in sexual violence perpetration and victimization among Kentucky high school students, according to a recently published study on the “Green Dot” bystander intervention program.
Led by Ann Coker and Heather Bush of the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW), the study is the largest ...more