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Hip and Knee Reconstruction

Dr. Patrick O'Donnell explains when hip and knee reconstruction might be the right option for patients.


Does Your Child Snore or Get Recurrent Ear Infections? Look for a Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems are extremely common in children. Dr Christopher, Azbell, MD discusses many common issues that ENT's see every day. He shares information on recurrent ear infections, childhood snoring, pediatric hearing loss and the importance of choosing a pediatric trained ENT for children with ENT issues.


The Latest Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

Using state-of-the-art technology and leading-edge medical and surgical interventions, the Pancreas Cancer Team provides advanced and timely diagnosis and individualized, ongoing care for patients. Dr. Michael Cavnar discusses the latest treatments for difficult to treat pancreatic cancer.


Pediatrics for Lexington's Hispanic Community

Pediatrician Janeth Ceballos Osorio, MD discusses Clinica Amiga, a new pediatric clinic specifically designed to service the Hispanic population in Lexington.


Cleft Palate Care and Plagiocephaly

Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common birth defects in the United States. James Y. Liau, MD, FACS discusses what the treatment options are like for a child as they grow, and how it should not keep a child from having a healthy, normal, productive life. He will also discuss plagiocephaly, which is when a baby’s head is extremely flat on the back or one side.


UK Child and Family Life Program

The Child Life Program is a specialized service providing play opportunities for patients of the Kentucky Children's Hospital and their families. Play helps a child continue his or her normal growth and development and eases the stress families experience while the child is in the hospital. Jennifer Guilliams, Child and Family Life Coordinator for Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) is here to discuss the UK Child and Family Life Program and how it helps patients and families navigate their...


What is the Field of Pediatric Urology?

Dr. Amanda Saltzman explains the basics of pediatric urology, the most common issues she sees and how UK HealthCare is unique in that the staff includes the only female pediatric urologist in the region and the only specialized pediatric, adolescent and young adult urologic oncology-trained surgeon in Kentucky.


Type 2 Diabetes in Youth is on the Rise

Type 2 diabetes has previously been considered an adult condition. However, it is becoming much more common in children. Laura, Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, discusses Type 2 Diabetes in children, symptoms to be aware of and the steps to take if a child or adolescent is told they have Diabetes or prediabetes.


Suicide Warning Signs, Help is Available

There have been many reports in the news recently surrounding celebrity suicides. However, suicide happens in this country every 12 minutes. It is important to know the warning signs and ways to help someone who may be suicidal. Young people are especially susceptible to negative thoughts. Dr. Hatim Omar, Chief in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UK Healthcare, shares the symptoms of depression, suicide warning signs and ways to help someone in need. If you or a loved one is in...


What is Kidney Embolization Surgery and Why Might Someone Need it?

Since the reports of recent news about the First Lady having a Kidney Embolization procedure have come out, you might have wondered why, or what that means for her health. Dr. Stephen E. Strup, Chairman of Urology at the University of Kentucky Healthcare, is here to share his expertise on why some people might need a Kidney Embolization procedure and what that means in terms of long term health.


Hallmarks of Midwifery

From supporting a woman during delivery to providing primary care, nurse midwives can be found throughout the spectrum of women’s healthcare. Midwifery is a beautiful healthcare partnership designed to help women realize their potential to be a force for optimal health and wellness. JoAnne Burris, APRN, CNM shares fascinating information about the field of midwifery, including debunking many of the myths associated with midwifery.


The Latest Advancements in Glaucoma Treatments

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease. Often people don't realize the severity or who is affected. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. Joshua Evans, MD discuss the latest advances in treatment for Glaucoma. He is an Ophthalmologist with UK HealthCare.


Thyroid Nodules: Should You Be Concerned?

Thyroid nodules are solid or fluid-filled lumps that can form within your thyroid, a small gland located at the base of your neck, just above your breastbone. Many thyroid nodules are not serious and may not cause symptoms. Reese Randle, MD discusses thyroid nodules and treatment options available.


Nurse Recruitment at UK Health

At UK HealthCare we are proud of our great nursing services. Our creative leadership and quality initiatives in care, education and research are dedicated to the well-being of patients and their families. Joining the show to discuss nurse recruitment at UK Health and to learn more about Nursing at UK HealthCare including our benefits, educational opportunities, patient care areas and our care delivery model is Graig Casada. He is a registered nurse, certified nurse manager and the nurse...


Stroke Symptoms: Time is Brain!

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the US. Getting treatment as soon as a stroke occurs can make a huge difference in survival and recovery. At UK HealthCare, we offer treatment, prevention, research and rehabilitation for stroke patients. Our experienced experts use leading-edge technology and clot-busting drugs to provide personalized care for each patient. We are available 24 hours a day to treat patients immediately, before strokes cause brain damage. Here to tell us why it...



An arrhythmia is an abnormal or disturbed heartbeat and can cause patients to feel unsettled. Most patients can find relief with newer medicines that solve their problem by keeping their arrhythmia in check. However, some patients may need a minimally invasive procedure. Here to speak with us today about what the field of electrophysiology is all about is Dr. Aaron Hesselson. He is an electrophysiologist with UK HealthCare.


Prostate Cancer Survivorship

The American Cancer Society estimates that one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Since prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men after skin cancer and long-term survival is common, after diagnosis and treatment, survivors have continuing needs for follow-up care to manage treatment side effects. They may also need tests to see if the cancer has come back, and treat other health conditions. Here to speak with us today about prostate cancer...


What You Need to Know About Heart Failure

The term "heart failure" can be frightening. Our doctors and staff work together to create a treatment program that best suits each individual patient's needs – from the proper medication, lifestyle modification, ventricular assist support devices or, if necessary a heart transplant. In this informative segment, Navin Rajagopalan, MD, discusses the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant program at UK HealthCare and how it offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to the treatment...


Athletic Training: Contracts and Outreach Opportunities in Kentucky

With the region's largest certified athletic training staff, we provide outreach athletic training services to numerous schools. Our certified athletic trainers are specially trained in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all types of sports-related or physically active injuries and illnesses. Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs are developed based on medical, exercise, and sports sciences. In this segment Robert Ullery, Athletic Trainer, discusses UK...


Do You Know the Signs of Childhood Concussion?

Does a child in your family play sports? If so, there are things you should know about the risks and dangers of childhood concussions. Concussions are serious, traumatic brain injuries that get worse each time they happen. It’s important to know the warning signs when you may be dealing with something as serious as brain trauma. Peter Gray is here to help you learn your ABC's: Assess the situation, Be alert for the signs and symptoms, and Contact a health care provider when there is a head...