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Can coffee be good for you?

Many of us enjoy our morning cup of coffee. Some of us enjoy our morning pot of coffee. Some of us even feel we need a cup or two to help us get going and take on the day. Our family, friends and co-workers might know to keep a safe distance until we have our […]

Three things parents need to know about kids and vaping

There is a lot of attention right now in the media and among government officials regarding teenage use of e-cigarettes or vaping,and rightly so. The University of Michigan found through their 2018 Monitoring the Future survey of more than 44,000 students that more than 42 percent of high school seniors reported vaping in their lifetime […]

Make fire safety a priority

As the only dedicated adult burn unit in the region, UofL Hospital’s Burn Unit is committed to educating our community on burn and fire safety. Statistics show that 72 percent of all burns happen at home. We’d like to share the following Top 10 Tips to keep you and your family safe. Please keep these […]

Video: Dr. Rafael Perez | Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Fight For Air Climb is Saturday, Feb. 3. Steve Lindsey, a UofL employee and double-lung transplant patient, will climb 768 steps (38 floors) for the third year in a row to raise money for the American Lung Association. Lindsey had idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which at one time made the walk from his car to […]

Video: UofL Today with Dr. Vinay Puri | Child Neurology

Dr. Vinay Puri of UofL Physicians – Child Neurology discusses strokes in children. 

UofL Physicians discover procedure to regenerate dormant cone cells, potentially to improve vision in retinitis pigmentosa

Researchers at UofL Physicians have discovered a way to revitalize cone receptors that have deteriorated as a result of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). \Working with animal models, Henry J. Kaplan, M.D., and a group of researchers and physicians at the UofL Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UofL Physicians – Eye Specialists discovered that replenishing glucose […]

Being thankful benefits your health

It’s that time of year when we are in the middle of preparing and coordinating for the first family gathering for the holiday season: Thanksgiving. Whose turn is it to host? Is Grandma going to make the pies? Will it be whole or jellied cranberry sauce? How big of a bird will we need? Between […]

Identical twins undergo first-of-its-kind procedure with UofL Physicians

A woman who survived a rare childhood cancer successfully underwent a first-of-its-kind procedure today with University of Louisville Physicians to help restore her appearance. Dr. Jarrod Little, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with UofL Physicians, used fat grafting from Janna Coleman’s identical twin, Jessie, to reshape Janna’s face from the damaging effects of radiation and […]

Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate safely!

For more fireworks safety tips, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/en/safety-education/safety-education-centers/fireworks/.    

Advances in sickle cell disease in children

Every year, nearly 1,000 babies in the United States are born with sickle cell disease, which is thought to affect about 100,000 Americans. Forty years ago, the outlook for babies born with the disease was pretty bleak; the average child lived to be only 14. New treatments, early intervention techniques and newborn screening programs have […]

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