The UK HealthCare Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center is proud to sponsor the 25th anniversary of the UK Opera Theatre’s It’s a Grand Night for Singing, running now through June 19. This is the first year of sponsorship between the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center and the UK Opera Theatre. “We look forward to a long and wonderful […]
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About UK HealthCare
UK HealthCare is the hospitals and clinics of the University of Kentucky. But it is so much more. It is 9,000 people – physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals – all dedicated to providing the most advanced, most effective care available, not just in Kentucky but anywhere.
To learn more about the power of advanced medicine at UK HealthCare, visit ukhealthcare.uky.edu.
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The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently honored UK HealthCare’s Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award. These achievements recognize UK HealthCare’s commitment and success in adhering to the most current, evidence-based stroke treatment guidelines for […]
Written by Dr. Amul Bhalodi, a physician at UK Urology. Each year, more than a million people in the U.S. will seek treatment for mild to severe pain caused by a kidney stone. Overall, one in 11 individuals in the U.S. will be affected by kidney stones at some time in their life. Kidney stones […]
When Sarah Lister spent more than four months as an inpatient in the UK Markey Cancer Center Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, it was the creative endeavors Markey offered that kept her upbeat and motivated. From music therapy to yoga to narrative medicine, she participated in everything that came her way. “All the integrative therapies they offer […]
It only takes 15 minutes in the sun to damage your skin. Before you head outside to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine, here’s what you need to know to protect your skin. Sunscreen Sunscreens are assigned a sun protection factor (SPF) number that rates their effectiveness in blocking ultraviolet (UV) rays. Higher numbers indicate […]
As a researcher in the UK College of Health Sciences, Carl Mattacola spearheads the Equine Jockey/Rider Injury Prevention Initiative, a first step toward building a medical model for jockeys that is similar to the care offered to athletes in other sports, including hockey, NASCAR racing and football. The initiative aims to provide jockeys with proper management, […]
If you’re feeling overly stressed or unproductive, it might be a sign that you’re spending too much time staring at your smartphone. That’s not surprising. In fact, data from a 2016 Nielsen study shows the average American spends almost 11 hours in front of screens each day. All that exposure to technology takes a toll on our overall health. A […]
Think e-cigarettes are better for you than other tobacco products? You may want to think again. Although it is true that vapor from an e-cigarette does not contain the toxins and tar that tobacco smoke contains, it does contain nicotine, one of the most addictive known substances and one that’s harmful to your health, too. Here’s why […]
Healthcare leaders from UK, The Medical Center at Bowling Green and Western Kentucky University celebrated on Tuesday the groundbreaking of the new UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus. The four-year, regional campus medical school is the first of its kind in Kentucky and is a partnership between The Medical Center, UK and WKU. The UK College of Medicine-Bowling […]
We sat down with Dr. Scott Mair, an orthopaedic surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, for our latest installment of Making the Rounds, a blog series that introduces you to some of our providers at UK HealthCare. Dr. Mair specializes in shoulder and knee arthroscopy and shoulder reconstruction. How did you first become interested in medicine? […]
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