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 […]
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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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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.
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
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 […]
Spring is here! Beautiful blossoms, green landscapes and warmer temperatures remind us of the renewal that the season brings: It’s also a good time to remember to take care of ourselves by renewing resolutions to take better care of ourselves.
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
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. […]
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-
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 […]
Join us at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 28 for a smoothie demonstration! 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Psych-Oncology Services
- Watch: How is an Olympian’s heart different? A UK HealthCare doctor explains
- UK’s DanceBlue 2018 raises $1.8 million for the fight against pediatric cancer
- Bringing precision medicine to our patients with cancer
- 10 things you can do for your heart
- Watch: UK stroke expert explains how thrombectomy is saving lives