Posts Tagged: prevention

The best time to get screened

Age is but a number, especially when it comes to screening. Even if you are healthy, you still need regular health screenings completed by your health care provider. Screenings can help detect diseases and conditions early so that you and your care team have a head start on treating your illness or condition. They also…
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Don’t get burned!

National burn awareness week is observed the first full week in February, and was created to enable fire and burn educators to share awareness and prevention messages in our communities. As the only dedicated adult burn center in Kentucky, UofL Health – UofL Hospital recognizes national burn awareness week and this year’s focus on contact burns….
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Five recommended screenings for a healthier you

Preventive health screenings have been found to significantly increase life expectancy, particularly among 30 to 49-year-olds, and just a handful of routine screenings can keep you on the path toward better health. Biometric Screenings Biometric screenings are used by primary care doctors as a quick check of weight, cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure, and are recommended…
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