Posts Tagged: health

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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Fire prevention tips

Did you know cooking is the No. 1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries? Each year, UofL Health – UofL Hospital’s only dedicated Burn Center in the state of Kentucky treats patients with chemical, electrical, flame/thermal and scald burns, as well as complex wounds and skin conditions. With the hazards kitchens pose, the…
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Every minute counts in an emergency

In an emergency, every minute counts. With more emergency room locations in the region than any other health care system, UofL Health is ready to provide emergency care close to home when you need it with shorter ER wait times, faster beside triage and faster provider assessment, diagnostics and treatment. Each of our seven ERs…
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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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Campus life with diabetes: A new level of learning

For many college students, living with diabetes on a university campus brings a whole new level to learning. Freshmen who are living away from home for the first time are now dealing with diabetes on their own. Both students and their parents can experience increased anxiety as they learn to navigate the transition of self-care…
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