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Markey Patient, Culinary Author Enjoying Life 'One Bite at a Time'

By Allison Perry LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2019) — For culinary author Maureen Cavanaugh Berry, food is life.The 58-year-old Madisonville resident had originally studied criminology in college, with future plans...

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Mary E. Martin Diabetes Center of Excellence is First UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center Affiliate

By Kristi Willett HAZARD, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2019) — The Mary E. Martin (MEM) Diabetes Center of Excellence in Hazard has become the first affiliate of the University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center (...

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Foster’s artwork featured in Arts in HealthCare employee display

November 11, 2019by Corporate CommunicationsGerri Foster, administrative support associate at the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute, created a series of artwork entitled “Vintage Series: A Celebration of...

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Markey Oncologist Highlights Need for Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness, Advancements

By Allison PerryLEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) – In a new op-ed published in JAMA Oncology for NET Cancer Awareness Day, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center medical oncologist highlights the need for...

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Eric S. Bensadoun, MD, FRCPC, MPH

What You Need to Know About Screening for Lung Cancer

The leading cause of cancer death in both men and women the United States is lung cancer. Unfortunately, Kentucky is home the highest incidence and death rate from lung cancer in the country. The American...

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College of Medicine Faculty Named 'Emerging Leaders' by AAHPM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2019) — The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to share that two of our faculty members, Lindsay Ragsdale, MD, and Jessica McFarlin, MD, have been named Emerging...

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New Data Suggests Vitamin C Improves Sepsis Survival Rates

By Laura Wright LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 2, 2019) — New research suggests that patients with sepsis and septic lung injury could have a better chance of survival and recover more quickly when treated with vitamin...

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Internal Medicine doctors chosen for Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020

UK HealthCare has 154 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors in...

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New Procedure Provides 'Complete Turnaround' for Patient with Rare Condition

By Hilary Brown LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 3, 2019) – Since about 2010, Brian Rice has had a difficult time keeping food down. He mostly ignored it, and would just re-swallow again and again to get food and liquid...

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UK Polk Dalton Clinic Creates Educational Series for Patients

The UK Polk Dalton Clinic is launching a new educational outreach program that will tackle tough topics, including a variety of issues identified as barriers to living healthy and happy lives.The “First...

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UK Recognized as 'Top College For Diversity' and 'Diversity Champion' by INSIGHT Into Diversity

By Ryan GirvesLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2019) — For the third consecutive year, the University of Kentucky has received INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine's highest honor — Diversity Champion. The oldest and...

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UK Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

By Ryan GirvesLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2019) — Today, the University of Kentucky received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and...

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A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers provides new insight on targeted therapy for colorectal cancer metastasis

UK Study Provides Insight on Targeted Therapies for Colorectal Cancer Metastasis

By Allison PerryLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2019) – A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers provides new insight on targeted therapy for colorectal cancer metastasis.Published in...

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Dr. John Villano, left, is Jenn's oncologist and medical director of Markey's Precision Medicine Clinic.

'I Thought It Was a Miracle' – Clinical Trial Works Wonders for Markey Patient

By Allison Perry LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2019) — Despite the leaps and advances made in cancer treatments over the past few decades, sometimes patients still discover that they’ve exhausted all other...

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UK Named Among Great Colleges to Work For by Chronicle of Higher Education

By Ryan GirvesLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2019) — The University of Kentucky has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for the second consecutive year.Now in its...

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Grocery Shop Like a Cardiologist

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming given the number of choices down every aisle and deciding between what is healthy or not can add to that challenge. It is possible to stick to a healthy meal plan – you...

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