Entries by UK HealthCare

Simple reminders can prevent a heatstroke tragedy

As we enter the dog days of summer, when the heat and humidity seems unbearable at times, it’s important to remember steps to protect our children against heatstroke. Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children younger than 14. In 2014, 32 children died from heatstroke, and heatstroke […]

Cooking Demonstration!

Join us for a FREE cooking demonstration, featuring: Head Chef Jason Ritchey from The Villiage Idiot  Wednesday, July 8 from 11am-12pm 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building at the UK Markey Cancer Center   A free program, open to the public. Watch and learn how to make something tasty at home, and sample it! No reservations necessary.

Smoothie day — June 24

Join us at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 24 for a smoothie demonstration and free samples! Learn how to make a healthy and delicious smoothie, while trying tasty samples. Location: 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Psych-Oncology Services

Summer gardening

It’s not too late to cultivate! Planting your own herbs and vegetables can be nutritious and inexpensive – as well as therapeutic. It doesn’t have to even be challenging. Try growing some low-maintenance herbs such as basil, parsley and chives; then, use them to spice up your dishes for extra flavor and nutritional benefits of […]

Smoothie Day — April 22

Join us at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 22 for a smoothie demonstration and free samples! Learn how to make a healthy and delicious smoothie, while trying tasty samples. Location: 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Psych-Oncology Services

Happy Healthy Spring!

At the beginning of spring, you may be looking forward to longer days and lighter, brighter meals.  Try this easy-to-prepare, nutritious and satisfying meal featuring salmon – an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential to many our body’s functions.  The zucchini also will provide many phytochemicals that help keep our cells healthy. […]

Cooking demonstration

Featuring: Kate Horning, author of Healthy Living Redefined: Live it. Share it. Wednesday, March 11 11 a.m. 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Psych-Onc Services -FREE PROGRAM-

Weight Management

Maintaining a lean and healthy body weight is one way to reduce the risk of several cancers per the American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity.  If this is something you are working toward, here are some tips that may help: Eat breakfast!  You’ve heard it before, and there’s good reason.  Starting the […]