Cookouts and barbecues are a staple of the summer season, but firing up the grill can be dangerous if you don't follow the proper precautions.
Each year, grilling accidents cause nearly 10,000 home fires and send 16,000 people to the emergency room. But following a few grilling safety tips can keep the focus on good food and ...more
Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center.
Although eating too much fat can lead to weight gain and health issues, a moderate amount of fat is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Adding a little fat to your food — through ingredients like cooking oil — can help fill ...more
Written by Laurie Blunk, an athletic trainer at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.
When you try a new exercise, lift heavier weights or run steeper hills, your muscles experience strain and micro-tearing at the cellular level, which can cause them to become sore.
Thankfully, there are ways to prevent and treat muscle soreness. Foam rolling, stretching ...more
Thousands of children and adolescents in the United States are injured in firework-related accidents every year during fireworks season, which starts now and runs through the middle of July.
In fact, in 2015, more than 3,000 children and young adults under the age of 20 in the United States were taken to emergency rooms with injuries ...more
Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Written by Debra Suiter, director of the UK Voice & Swallow Clinic.
Most of us have experienced difficulty swallowing at some point. We might have coughed or choked on a piece of food or felt something “going down the wrong tube.” We might have experienced painful swallowing when we’ve had a ...more