This Sunday, Oct. 1, UK HealthCare’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Labor and Delivery Unit will host the Walk to Remember at 4 p.m. at The Arboretum at the University of Kentucky. Each year, about 100 families gather to mourn a loss from miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. The ceremony – open to all families […]
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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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Written by Dr. Stephen Duncan, an orthopaedic surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine. From simple wear and tear to an old high school sports injury, there are many reasons why you might develop debilitating knee arthritis that affects your daily life. Over time, this arthritis causes the cartilage – protective cushion between the […]
Written by Dr. Susan Smyth, the medical director of the UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute. Flu season is here, which means it’s time to get your flu shot. It’s common knowledge that the flu vaccine prevents the misery of influenza and helps protect vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, young children and the chronically […]
Don’t miss our video interview with Dr. Newman at the end of this blog post! Dr. Mark Newman’s kids have grown up in North Carolina, where he has practiced medicine for nearly 20 years. But when Newman talks about home, there’s no mistaking what he means. “When I say let’s go home,” Newman said recently, […]
When it comes to mobility, if you don’t use it, you stand a good chance of losing it. That’s according to new research that analyzed a decade’s worth of data from more than 130,000 people between the ages of 50 and 71. The findings were reported last month in The Journals of Gerontology. The data […]
Written by Dr. Kristy Deep, associate professor of internal medicine in the UK College of Medicine and co-chair of the UK HealthCare Opioid Stewardship Committee. Treating pain is important, and for many people, the reliance on opioids or narcotics may not be the best answer. The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. has quadrupled since 1999 […]
We caught up with pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Muchow for our latest Making the Rounds conversation. Dr. Muchow works at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington, where he specializes in hip surgery and hip preservation treatments. What conditions do you treat? We treat the entirety of pediatric orthopaedics, […]
Does a child in your family play sports? If so, there are things you should know about the risks and dangers of childhood concussions. Concussions are serious, traumatic brain injuries that get worse each time they happen. A second concussion can even be fatal to anyone not yet recovered from the first, a condition called […]
Physicians at the UK Markey Cancer Center are the first to perform a unique procedure to treat a rare and persistent type of ovarian cancer. Surgical oncologist Dr. Lauren Baldwin and radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock collaborated on the procedure, which involved resecting a patient’s tumor and installing a special internal radiation device known as […]
Written by Dr. Claire Fraser, an ophthalmologist at UK Advanced Eye Care. Now that the solar eclipse is over, it’s a good idea to review the basics of everyday sun protection for your eyes. Long-term exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight can lead to damage on the inside and the outside of your eyes. There […]
- Auditorium is renamed in honor of Dr. Michael Karpf and his wife, Ellen
- Listen: Dr. Mark Newman talks about coming home to Kentucky
- New sports physical therapy residency program begins at UK
- UK team aims to create software that predicts your heart’s future
- What is narrative medicine? Our expert explains.