The 20-week ultrasound appointment allows expectant parents to get a sneak-peek of their baby growing inside the womb.
First-time parents Anna and Evan Ciannello went into their 20-week appointment expecting to see their baby’s physical features taking perfect form. Instead, the scan brought unwelcome news.
During the scan, the ultrasound technician noticed a separation of tissue at ...more
Danielle Pruitt is a pretty typical teenager. The chatty 13-year-old loves social media, hanging out with her friends and going to school (most days). Much to her parents' chagrin, she often introduces herself with a drawn-out greeting of, “’Sup?"
Danielle cannot move her limbs or sit up. She has spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disorder that ...more
Many of us assume we know what it looks like when a person is drowning: Waving hands, splashing water and shouts for help.
Unfortunately, drowning isn't nearly that obvious. One of the most alarming things about drowning is that unlike its depiction in Hollywood, it’s a deceptively quiet event.
Every day in the U.S., about 10 people die from drowning. ...more
Before you head to the pool or lake this summer, be sure safety is on your mind, especially when children are around.
Among children age 15 and under, drowning is the No. 2 leading cause of death. Whenever children are near water, follow these safety rules:
1. Be aware of small bodies of water
This includes bathtubs, fishponds, ditches, fountains, watering cans ...more
On Sunday, patients, medical center staff and doctors, donors, and UK HealthCare leaders came together to dedicate the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington facility, which opened earlier this spring on the UK HealthCare campus.
While healthcare providers at Shriners Medical Center and Kentucky Children's Hospital have collaborated for decades, the opening of ...more