Make the most of your work-life balance

Work-life balance sounds easy, in theory. With constant access to technology and remote work, the pressure for productivity during a pandemic has increased. It can be difficult to identify that sweet center between work and play, even more so if you are working remotely. The line between the two blurs. Emails come in around the…
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Bike Safety: Always wear a helmet

As the weather begins to improve and the spring days become longer, a lot of families will start pulling out their bicycles from the garage. However, when you pull the bikes out, it is important that you remember to always wear a bike helmet. A bike helmet can save your life and is just as…
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Count on athletic trainers to keep you in the game

Athletic trainers (ATCs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians and other specialties to optimize the health care of active patients. ATCs don’t just provide care to athletes on the field or in jerseys: they also provide care to populations in physically demanding workplaces as well. UofL Health’s ATCs are an integral part of…
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Check on your colon

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women combined. This year, approximately 140,000 new cases of CRC will be diagnosed, and 56,000 people will die from the disease. Regular screening is essential and is beneficial for two main reasons: colorectal cancer is preventable…
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Need an excuse to take a nap?

This weekend, we “spring forward” an hour. At 2 a.m. March 14, 2021 Daylight Saving Time begins. The best recommendation is to adjust your clocks one hour ahead the night before on March 13. You may notice your digital clocks change automatically. Catching a nap ahead of this can help counteract the groggy feeling of…
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