Posts Tagged: UofL Health

Got Enough Calcium?

“Drink your milk so you can have strong bones and teeth!” This is a phrase most of us heard from our parents or guardians at breakfast time. However, did you know you can get your recommended intake of calcium without dairy, too? Continue reading to see just how much and where you can get your…
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COVID-19 vs. the flu vs. the common cold

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, individuals may find themselves feeling under the weather and immediately begin thinking the worst. Feeling as if the best thing to do is go straight to the hospital to be tested. However, many health care systems across the country are beginning to become overrun with patients experiencing symptoms that are…
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What is a Total Artificial Heart (TAH)?

Ventricles are responsible for pumping blood out of the heart and into the body. When the ventricles are damaged or fail due to disease, a total artificial heart (TAH) can be surgically installed in the lower chamber of the heart. This mechanism serves as a pump to provide blood flow. A TAH is not a…
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Mental Health: Stigma of the Past

Have you ever experienced a moment of feeling down? You can’t quite pinpoint the reason, but, for some reason, you might have the urge to lie down, have trouble focusing or just aren’t excited about something that used to make you happy. What you’re experiencing is often directly linked to your mental health. In the…
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