Posts Tagged: Kentucky

Harmful effects of smoking continues to sweep Kentucky

Kentucky continues to have one of the highest rates of incidence and deaths from lung cancer. Unfortunately, lung cancer is usually not detected until the signs and symptoms are present when the patient is already at a more advanced stage. The key to fighting this disease is prevention and early detection. Smoking and secondhand smoke…
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Stroke changes lives and recovery takes time

UofL Health – Stroke is dedicated to providing education, support and encouragement to people who have had a stroke and their family members through stroke support groups. These support groups are welcome to anyone affected by stroke and allow attendees to learn how others are coping. One of our stroke support group members, Alex, spoke about…
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Talk Derby to me but make it socially distanced

With a little planning, the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” can be safe and fun at home! The Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching with The Derby Festival kicking off the celebrations this year with social distanced events and virtual viewing. Use these tips to make your home the best spot for in-home fashion and sports….
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10 signs you should see a doctor

10 signs you should see a doctor

We’ve all been there, sitting at home or work, feeling terrible, wondering if you’d be wasting your time and money to schedule a doctor’s appointment. Too often, we decide to hang tough and simply end up letting a health condition go from bad to worse. While the decision whether to seek medical help can often…
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Daylight saving time can affect your health

Daylight saving time means setting clocks ahead one hour, essentially moving an hour of daylight from morning to evening. Adjusting to the time change in the spring can be more difficult than when the clocks are set back one hour in the fall. But losing an hour of sleep may do more than just make you…
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