UofL Physicians News

March 1, 2018

When Kathleen Prezocki’s essential tremor progressed to the point that she could no longer do many of the things she enjoyed, she knew it was time to take action. “It was affecting me in eating,...

February 28, 2018

Most teenagers look forward to obtaining their driver’s license when they turn 16, but driving seemed out of reach for Kennedy Raley. The college freshman has Stargardt Disease, a congenital eye...

Computer Heart
February 28, 2018

The University of Louisville and the Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center marked an important milestone on Wednesday – the 500th heart transplant performed at the hospital since the heart...

February 27, 2018

Causes of women’s mental health issues and treatment recommendations will be explored at the “Building Hope” public lecture on Tuesday, March 6.

Psychiatrist Jessica Reis, M.D., will...

February 14, 2018

Dr. Stephen S. O'Connor, of UofL Physicians – Psychiatry discusses new approaches to treating veterans with suicidal tendencies.

Quite Smoking
February 14, 2018

Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body. It causes about 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States each year, and is the main preventable cause of death and illness. We know the harmful...

Heart
February 13, 2018

According to The Beatles, love is all you need. While it may not be all you need, there’s evidence it makes the heart healthier.

On Valentine’s Day, people may find themselves celebrating...

February 1, 2018

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...

February 1, 2018

Half of people age 65 and older are on five or more medications. In addition to cardiovascular disease, older patients have multiple co-morbidities such as hypertension, diabetes, abnormal...

January 11, 2018

January is a great time to start anew and take a health inventory. Luz Fernandez, M.D., medical director of UofL Physicians - Family Medicine Cardinal Station, encourages individuals to make...

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