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    July 9, 2014

    Visit us at M.A.C. Community Fun Day this Saturday

    UK HealthCare and Eastern State Hospital will participate in the M.A.C. Community Fun Day 2 – 6 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Charles Young Community Center, 540 E. Third Street, Lexington. This community mental health event is presented by the Bracktown, Consolidated and Open Door Ministries congregations along with NAMI Lexington. NAMI Lex­ing­ton is […]  

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    May 9, 2014

    Meet our staff: Your Sexual Health Education Coordinator, Mallory Stasko

    Meet Mallory Stasko, MPH, CHES, UHS’s new Health Education Coordinator specializing in Sexual Health. What do you do with UHS?  I am one of three health educators for student health at University Health Service and I lead the sexual health programming.  In this role I help educate students on making healthy decisions regarding their sexual […]  

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    July 30, 2014

    Hauling: am I ready?

    Most people who own horses want to take these horses places: shows, trail rides, camps, etc. Most of the times, trailering training is focused on the horse (understandably so) and not so much on the driving abilities and plain vehicle/engine knowledge of the driver. A few months ago one my clients’ friend, a very friendly […]  

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    July 23, 2014

    Change in taste affecting your appetite?

    There are many changes that come with the diagnosis of cancer and the subsequent cancer treatments – which include changes in the sense of taste. Common problems for patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy include changes in the taste buds, making some foods taste bitter or metallic, too salty or sweet – or even tasting like […]  

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    July 25, 2014

    UKudos to Angie Mikel

    With many individuals from the baby boomer generation entering into senior citizenship status; it is increasingly becoming important to have providers that understand their specific needs. Angie Mikel demonstrated that she is an outstanding provider through ensuring her patient received everything necessary for the appropriate care. An extremely satisfied patient wrote a letter to Dr. […]  

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    A blog about the new facility, UK HealthCare at Turfland

    July 10, 2014

    UK HealthCare at Turfland welcomes the UK College of Dentistry

    We are very pleased to welcome the UK College of Dentistry to UK HealthCare at Turfland! Moving to Turfland will help the College of Dentistry improve the quality of care it offers by: State-of-the-art space for our oral health practices, which are currently limited by inadequate and outdated space on campus. Relocating the general dentistry […]  

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  • A Passion for Cleft Care

    July 28, 2014

    Favorite Surgery?

    I often get the question, what surgery is your favorite?  That is like asking, what is your most favorite book or movie.  Better yet, if you were stuck on a desert island, which would be your only food.  Although as adults, we kinda write off these questions as being silly, but the 1st question is […]  

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