Posts By: UofL Health

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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Celebrating National Pharmacy Week Oct. 17-23

Oct. 17-23 is National Pharmacy Week! This week acknowledges the invaluable contribution pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics and other health care systems.  National Pharmacy Week is a time to recognize the powerful impact the pharmacy staff offer to patients. It is an opportunity to raise patients’ and colleagues’ awareness…
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10 practical tips to manage stress eating during COVID-19

We are experiencing significant emotional stress. Because of this, stress eating is reaching an all-time high. The good news? There are some reliable strategies to help curb stress eating to ensure you feel your best during this difficult time. Keep nutritious, satisfying snacks on hand. For those of us working from home, staying out of…
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Cancer patients benefit from rehab interventions before, during, and after treatment

Did you know that more than 65 percent of cancer patients experience at least one functional deficit that impacts their daily life? These deficits include diagnoses such as: Generalized weakness/debility Fatigue Difficulty with mobility (walking and transfers from different surfaces) Difficulty completing their ADLs (activities of daily living) Cognitive complaints Lymphedema Speech and swallow impairments…
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