UK junior Bradley Wilson has experienced the impact of DanceBlue firsthand – as a two-time pediatric cancer survivor. Now he’s leading the fight against cancer as part of DanceBlue’s student leadership.
DanceBlue is a year-long fundraising and volunteer effort that supports cancer research at the UK Markey Cancer Center, the families of children receiving treatment for pediatric ...more
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
Kentucky Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute joined forces last year to provide advanced pediatric heart care close to home for patients in Kentucky.
It's a collaboration that combines the strength of UK HealthCare's advanced pediatric and adult congenital heart care with Cincinnati Children's nationally ranked experts in pediatric cardiac care and surgery.
The program is ...more
If you've ever had the flu, you know it's a miserable experience. Luckily for most people, getting through it means staying home from work, resting and recuperating.
However, for some people – even those who are otherwise healthy – the flu can quickly turn into an emergency. Here are the symptoms of the flu that require ...more
Protecting the oral health of children is an investment that pays lifelong dividends. Unfortunately, many families in Central Kentucky face barriers that prevent children from receiving the treatment they need.
To improve access, students, faculty and staff from the UK College of Dentistry gather once a month to provide free dental care to underserved children in ...more