Posts Categorized: Family

Online learning and kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Schools are open for online sessions. Even though students finished the last school year online, it doesn’t mean the transition to online learning for this school year is any easier, especially for kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment disorder that is often diagnosed during childhood. The hallmark…
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Should I go to the emergency room?

When you’re not feeling well or there’s been an accident, it’s easy to be confused about what to do next. Do you wait until morning and call your doctor? Head to your closest urgent care clinic? Or go to the emergency room? It’s not a small decision. As the nurse manager of the Emergency Department…
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Facility dog lends a paw at UofL Hospital

In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, we’re spotlighting one of UofL Health – UofL Hospital’s furriest team members. Travis, a blonde Labrador, is a facility dog that acts as an exercise partner to those involved in physical or occupational therapy while providing comfort and care to those who need it most. “Travis…
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Overcoming pandemic fatigue

As humans, we have a psychological reaction to disaster and we’re seeing those reactions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Early on in any disaster, we go through a period of confusion. We are trying to figure out what’s going on and what’s going to happen next. During this period, many people feel overwhelmed and confused. Our…
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Pedaling through the pandemic

With the recommendations to still stay socially distant during COVID-19, cycling remains an ideal activity to get outside and stay healthy. Moderate to brisk activity of 30 – 60 minutes can help your immune system and improve your over strength and cardiovascular health. Whether you are racing in the virtual 2020 PNC Tour de Lou, trekking…
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