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The renovation of the former Dillard's location at Turfland Mall on Harrodsburg Road will provide for consolidation and relocation of some of primary care and specialty outpatient clinics.
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The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center's Jin Shin Jyutsu Integrative Medicine program recently received a grant of more than $10,500 from the Lexington affiliate of Susan G. Komen to produce 10 Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help videos for patients and families.
Dr. Mark Evers, director of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery, has been elected the new Treasurer for the American Surgical Association. Evers will serve as Treasurer through 2020.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently launched a new iPhone app featuring a searchable database of the open clinical trials at Markey. The app gives Markey patients and their treatment teams an easier way of identifying the clinical trials currently offered that might be beneficial for the patient’s treatment plans.
With the spring sports season in full swing, parents of young athletes are busy coordinating carpool schedules to practice, purchasing proper sports equipment and soothing muscle soreness caused by competitive play, but often they overlook two important factors influencing sports performance — nutrition and hydration.
As a University of Kentucky Transplant Center patient navigator, Elaine Milem helps patients through the difficult process of preparing for and undergoing kidney transplants. The unique part? Milem, a two-time kidney recipient herself, understands exactly what her patients are going through.
Gov. Steve Beshear accepted the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Smoke-free Hero Award at the kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy's annual conference on Thursday, April 23.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have been attempting to understand the cascade of events following mild head injury that may lead to an increased risk for developing a progressive degenerative brain disease, and their new study, which was published in the current issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, shows initial promise for a treatment that might interrupt the process that links the two conditions.
Undergraduate students from Morehead State University interested in pursuing dental education at UK, recently visited the simulation lab at the UK College of Dentistry for a glimpse into the world of a practicing dentist.
Marion Cox was experiencing the expected decline in the potency of his medications for Parkinson's disease when his doctor offered him a spot in a clinical trial for a new drug delivery system. Now he has returned to farming his 800 acres -- including operating heavy equipment -- with a small pump in a pouch under his shirt that delivers precision doses of levidopa to control his PD symptoms with minimal side effects.
A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the official opening of UK HealthCare at Turfland, a new outpatient center on Harrodsburg Road in Lexington on the site of the former Turfland Mall.
UK HealthCare's Cosmetic Surgery Associates will be holding an open house 4-8 p.m. this Tuesday, April 21 at the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building, Suite 303.
Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UK, is a central figure in a KET Health documentary about teen health debuting at 9 p.m. on April 20.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today that St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Ky., has joined the Markey Cancer Center Research Network, a newly launched initiative conducting high priority cancer research through a network of collaborative centers with expertise in the delivery of cancer care and conduct of research studies.
UK freshman Joy Andrade had all but given up hope after numerous doctor appointments and surgeries at another hospital to correct jaw and mouth deformities until she was referred to some very special doctors at the UK College of Dentistry.
Dr. Susan Pollack, a Kentucky Children's Hospital pediatrician and researcher in the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, was recognized as a 2015 Public Health Hero by the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health.
The environment of the womb, which is determined by a mother's health, lifestyle and surroundings, can alter the development of a fetus with permanent and lifelong implications.
A health column by Geza Bruckner, professor of Clinical Nutrition at the UK College of Health Sciences, appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, April 5, discusses the amount of sugar a typical American consumes each day and how it affects overall health.
Coach, athlete and inspirational speaker, UK Women's Basketball Coach Matthew Mitchell will headline the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Dinner on April 23 celebrating healthy aging.
Coffee, without a doubt, has secured itself in the hearts of many. But is your heart loving it back?
With a rare disease attacking his lungs and kidney, Jessie Sharp was brought to Kentucky Children's Hospital where an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine was used to relieve his damaged organs. Kentucky Children's Hospital is among few pediatric hospitals in the nation where patients are ambulating, or walking, while they are connected to this life-saving technology.
UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has received the "Get With The Guideline s-"Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award" by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for maintaining nationally recognized standards for the treatment of stroke patients.
A Fayette County high school student has been named a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her work in a UK lab run by Dr. Greg Bix and Dr. Justin Fraser.
April is the National Safety Council's Distracted Driver Awareness Month, and injury prevention experts are encouraging every driver to make a commitment to being distraction-free at the wheel.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine residents are helping parents remember immunization appointments through a new text message alert system. They are simultaneously studying the effectiveness on the system in keeping patients in line with the vaccination schedule recommendedy by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
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