Posts Tagged: UofL Physicians

COVID-19 and fall travel: Five tips for a safe trip

For many families, fall offers a great time to travel with beautiful weather. The COVID-19 pandemic is now challenging people to consider their risk and how to travel safely before leaving home. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers travel information meant to keep you and the people around you safe. Regulations and state-to-state travel…
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Maintaining a healthy weight may decrease uterine cancer risk

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 65,600 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed this year, making uterine cancer the most common gynecologic malignancy.  Cancers of the uterus are primarily made up of endometrial cancers, which are malignant tumors originating within the inner lining of the uterus. This type of cancer primarily…
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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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When should I visit a sports medicine doctor?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a committed athlete, aches, pains and injuries are often part of the game. But when serious accidents or more run-of-the-mill repetitive stress injuries happen, who should you see? Your general practitioner, or a sports-medicine specialist? I often answer that question based on frequency. You should see a sports medicine…
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When a tick bite is Lyme disease

The outdoors are full of ticks that bite. But how do you know when you’ve been bitten with a tick infected with Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a serious infection that looks and acts very differently than the typical discomfort of a tick bite. And it infects an estimated 300,000 people a year, according to…
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