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  • Mom gets a special birthday gift as her quintuplets arrive

    LEXINGTON, Ky (Nov. 17, 2016) — The smallest of the quintuplets, Sadie, defied her size with her energy, churning her legs inside and out of the womb. Her sister Scarlett, on the other hand, established herself as the calm and docile member of the bunch.

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    Behind the Blue: Conversation with Dean DiPaola

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2016) — In 2016, UK hired Dr. Robert DiPaola as the new dean for the UK College of Medicine. He had been the director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and vice chancellor for cancer programs at the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Center.

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    UK HealthCare employees can help fulfill holiday wishes

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2016) — For more than 30 years, employees at UK and UK HealthCare have worked to fulfill wishes during the holiday season. Each year, the Circle of Love program has expanded and reached more children in and around Fayette County.

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  • UK goes purple to support Alzheimer's Awareness Month

    LEXINGTON, Ky (Nov. 15, 2016) — To celebrate the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease and to honor their caregivers, a purple light will glow at 13 locations on the University of Kentucky campus beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15.  "Going Purple" will continue through Friday, Nov. 18.

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    Markey launches Molecular Tumor Board

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2016) — The UK Markey Cancer Center recently launched its own Molecular Tumor Board, an approach to cancer care that uses genetic analysis to help oncologists choose cancer therapies tailored to each patient's individual needs.

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    Genetic Counseling Helps Determine Risk for Cancers

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2016) — Knowing your family history is a key part in understanding your risk factors for certain diseases. While you’re gathering with family this Thanksgiving, get to know more about your family’s health history and how it could impact your personal health.

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  • Rare complication requires treatment only UK can provide

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2016) — When a patient has their wisdom teeth extracted, surgeons provide information about what to expect post-operatively. For most patients, following the guidelines for proper care keeps these issues from arising. Unfortunately, that's not true for all patients.              

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    markesbery symposium highlights dementia research

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 9 2016) — UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging hosted its sixth annual Markesbury Symposium on Aging and Dementia last week with speakers focused on brain health and self-care for caregivers. The two-day program offered sessions for both scientific community audiences.

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    Fall may trigger asthma attacks

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2016) — Many people think of allergies and asthma as two completely different diseases. In Kentucky, up to 4 percent of the population has nasal allergies, and 8 percent of the population has asthma. However, allergies are one common trigger for asthma, and often a common thread for the development of asthma. 

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  • UK equestrian with Olympic goals gives passion to mentee

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2016) — Amistoso shook his head, wiggled his ears and danced in place. UK College of Nursing student Alexa Ehlers rushed to the horse’s side and scratched an itch on a spot near his left shoulder.

    "There you go, Ami," she said.                                                             

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    UK researcher highlighted by national cancer Institute

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2016) — UK researcher Nancy Schoenberg is currently a featured partner on the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) website for her work with Faith Moves Mountains.                                                                                                        

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    Vermeulen joins UK Center for Health Services Research

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2016) — The UK Center for Health Services Research welcomes Lee Vermeulen Jr. as director of the Office for Value & Invitation in Healthcare delivery and professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics within the UK Department of Internal Medicine.

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