Stroke: Every Moment Counts

With the recent passing of Betty White, who died of a stroke, it is important to remember that recognizing the symptoms of stroke can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off. When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens,…
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Unsung Heroes: What Does a Pharmacist Do?

National Pharmacist Day is celebrated each year on Jan. 12! We would like to give tribute to our UofL Health pharmacists by sharing their most memorable COVID-19 moment as first line health care workers. We have many pharmacists from many departments and locations that have taken an active role during the pandemic. Like  Meredith Niemann,…
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Keep Active to Prolong Your Brain Health

It is no surprise that the lifespan of humans has increased over the years, and new developments are being made on how to further enhance this longevity. However, a longer lifespan may come with a price in the form of neurodegenerative diseases such as: Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, Alzheimer’s disease becomes more of a…
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