Posts Tagged: UofL Physicians

Physical exams at the pediatrician: What to know

When should a doctor do a genitourinary (GU) exam? A GU exam is an important part of the physical exam at the annual checkup. Pediatricians must make sure that children are developing through puberty at the appropriate time. There are conditions that can cause puberty to start too early or too late. Your pediatrician should…
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Get screened for prostate and testicular cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, primarily in men age 65 or older. Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but most men diagnosed with prostate cancer do not die from it. Men who are diagnosed with stage I, II or III…
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Make ‘SMART’ resolutions in the new year

If you want to make positive behavioral changes in the new year, consider setting a SMART goal: S: Specific, significant M: Measurable A: Achievable R: Realistic and Results-oriented T: Time based and Trackable You are much more likely to stick to an exercise plan if you commit to a 30 minute walk or jog three days…
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An apple a day…

The days here in the Kentuckiana region are beginning to shorten. The weather is hinting at the coming fall with cool mornings. Summer is coming to a close, but there is still plenty of fresh produce to be found, in fact, early fall is perfect apple picking weather! The old saying goes, “an apple a…
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