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    March 17, 2014

    Join UK HealthCare at the Central Kentucky Heart Walk 

    The spring walk/run season is in full swing and there’s no better way to get heart-healthy than by forming a walking team for the 2014 Central Kentucky Heart Walk. Sign up to be a captain and join other teams from UK HealthCare and the Gill Heart Institute […] 

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    March 14, 2014

    We encourage you to drink [WATER] on Spring Break! 

    Getting enough water is vital for your health.  As you gear up for Spring Break, remember that sweating, hot or humid weather, high altitude, and drinking alcohol should signal you to monitor your water intake closely. Learn more about why water is important and the signs and danger of dehydration. 

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    Hosted by Fernanda C. Camargo, DMV, PhD 

    March 7, 2014

    Another high profile horse accident 

    On March 5, dressage rider Silva Martin, the wife of eventer Boyd Martin, was teaching a riding lesson while also on horseback, when her horse tripped and fell on her. She was wearing a helmet, but hit the ground unconscious and had a seizure. She was flown into the hospital and MRI showed that she […]

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    Hosted by Rachel C. Miller, MS, RD, LD 

    February 19, 2014

    To drink (alcohol) or not to drink…  

    According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, studies show evidence that alcohol consumption increases the risk of head and neck cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx (throat) and larynx, as well as cancer of the esophagus, breast in women and colorectum in men. Drinking alcohol also has been linked to risk in colorectal cancer […]

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    November 19, 2013

    Kudos to UK HealthCare Staff 

    Working Together as a Team. Senior leadership received the following email: “You never think anything will happen, but sometimes it does. My five year old Granddaughter fell Sunday and my son brought her here. Please accept my families’ gratitude on behalf of your team for the great care and smiling faces we encountered. Everything seemed […]

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    February 12, 2014

    UK HealthCare at Turfland 

    Starting in late fall 2014, UK HealthCare will occupy the renovated space of the former Dillard’s location at Turfland Mall on Harrodsburg Road. UK HealthCare will be the anchor tenant for the first floor of the building utilizing approximately 85,000 square feet.

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    Cleft CareA passion for cleft care

    Hosted by James C. Liau, MD 

    November 19, 2013

    Thoughts from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting 

    I attended the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting this October and had a very interesting time discussing clefts with other plastic and reconstructive surgeons dedicated to cleft care. During this meeting, several thoughts popped into my head: It is a small group nationally, but one that is passionate about and dedicated to cleft […]

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