Safety tips for the holiday season

With the holidays and colder weather approaching, we wanted to take this opportunity to offer some helpful tips and information to keep you and your family trauma free this season! Exterior Decorating Decorating for the holidays has become more extravagant. There are more exterior decorations than ever before. If you are going to decorate outside,…
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Dementia: It’s more than what you think

Paul Hornung is a football legend. The Louisville native was a star athlete in high school and continued to shine playing college and professional football. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1957 and the Green Bay Packers chose him with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft that same year. Hornung was diagnosed with…
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Kidney transplants in the COVID-19 era

For many patients on the waiting list for a kidney transplant, getting a notification that a kidney is available is a dream come true, and a chance to live free from the taxing dialysis routine that’s ruled their lives. But what do you do when your perfect match is found in the age of COVID-19?…
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Why you should consider robotic surgery

Your doctor tells you it’s time for a needed surgery—a hernia repair, perhaps, or gallbladder surgery, or a hysterectomy. You’re given the option of having open abdominal surgery vs. conventional straight stick laparoscopic surgery vs. robotic surgery (where the doctor uses a sophisticated da Vinci surgical system, or robot, to hold the scalpel). Should you…
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Understanding pancreatic cancer

It’s estimated, more than 47,000 people in the United States will die of pancreatic cancer this year. U.S. Representative John Lewis, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and beloved game show host Alex Trebek all died of the disease in 2020. According to the American Cancer Society, pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all…
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