William G. Elder Jr., PhD
Clinical massage therapy can alleviate lower back pain according to new research published in part by William Elder, PhD, a researcher at UK Family & Community Medicine.
The results from the Kentucky Pain Research and Outcomes Study appeared in the March edition of the journal Pain Medicine. The researchers tested the ...more
Written by Wayne Sanderson, a professor of epidemiology in the UK College of Public Health.
The arrival of spring inspires fresh starts and clean slates. Longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures energize homeowners to empty out their garages, fertilize their lawns or start home improvement projects.
However, using chemicals, sprays and equipment to complete ...more
With more daylight and warmer temperatures beckoning, many people are ready to say goodbye to the winter doldrums and get active. If you've been holed up since Thanksgiving, however, lacing up your running shoes and heading out for a two-mile run may not be the best way to ease into a new exercise routine.
Spring is ...more
While spring does bring sunny days and warm weather, the seasonal change also means the return of irritating spring allergies.
Dr. Beth Miller
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. Seasonal allergies cause symptoms like sneezing, coughing and itching, and your reaction can range ...more
Christina R. Studts, PhD
Written by Dr. Christina Studts, assistant professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society in the UK College of Public Health.
For many parents, it's difficult to find time for regular exercise. This can be especially true for parents with young children, all of whom have behavior problems from time to time. ...more