We caught up with Dr. Beth McNulty, a neurotologist at UK Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, for our latest Making the Rounds interview. Dr. McNulty specializes in treating adults and pediatric patients with hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and imbalance, chronic ear infections and skull-base tumors.
What kinds of conditions do you treat?
I see fairly healthy patients, and I see fairly ...more
The UK Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) brings together experts from across seven colleges on campus in addition to personnel from UK HealthCare to help athletes of all skill levels and the tactical athletes of the U.S. military improve performance and reduce injury.
Consider the physical demands on an Olympic biathlete, an event that combines cross-country skiing and ...more
If you've ever had the flu, you know it's a miserable experience. Luckily for most people, getting through it means staying home from work, resting and recuperating.
However, for some people – even those who are otherwise healthy – the flu can quickly turn into an emergency. Here are the symptoms of the flu that require ...more
Protecting the oral health of children is an investment that pays lifelong dividends. Unfortunately, many families in Central Kentucky face barriers that prevent children from receiving the treatment they need.
To improve access, students, faculty and staff from the UK College of Dentistry gather once a month to provide free dental care to underserved children in ...more
Knowing the subtle and not-so-subtle differences between a cold and the flu is important, since seeking early treatment when you have the flu can shorten its duration and severity.
Colds and flu have many of the same symptoms, but here are some differences:
Body aches. With flu, they are much more severe.
Stuffy/runny nose usually signals ...more