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Most people hear the word "artifact" and think of amazing discoveries archeologists find while digging deep in the Earth. But for Gill Heart Institute faculty Dr. Vincent Sorrell and Dr. Steve Leung, finding artifacts means a challenge.
Eastern Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but two hospitals in the Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) system are stepping up the fight against cancer. Williamson ARH Hospital in South Williamson, Ky., and Harlan ARH Hospital announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
Good nutrition is critical during cancer treatment, but side effects of chemotherapy and radiation can often cause patients to lose their appetites at a time when they need sustenance the most. As a registered dietitian at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, Rachel Miller does all she can to help patients get the nutrition and calories they need.
University of Kentucky medical residents, faculty pediatricians and nurses are becoming teachers of life-saving newborn resuscitation skills through the Helping Babies Breathe program. The training prepares medical professionals to instruct birthing attendants in the developing world on fundamental steps to ensure a baby is breathing at birth.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have been awarded the 2014 Asao Hirano Prize for their GWAS study on neurodegenerative disease.
October 20-26, 2013
HQW highlights the work of healthcare quality and patient safety professionals and their influence on improved patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. Learn more about the National Association for Healthcare Quality »
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