• carpal tunnel syndrome

    You’ve tried ignoring the tingling and numbness in your hand and wrist when you’re working at your computer. Suddenly, a sharp, piercing pain shoots through your wrist and up your arm. It could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an Read more...

  • healthy snack for kids

    Mixing food groups is key to your child's diet Poor snack habits, such as eating a large serving of one kind of food, are common and can cause overeating and obesity in children, according to Karen Boomer, a nutritionist at Kosair Children’s Hospital and University Pediatric Endocrinology Associates in Louisville. Parents should strive Read more...

  • Patient undergoing anesthesia

    Count backward from 100 to 0. “100, 99, 98 …” Before you know it, a calm sleep washes over you. For anyone who has ever watched a medical drama on TV this is a familiar scenario. Thanks to anesthesia, a patient undergoing surgery is mysteriously transported to another dimension, allowing doctors to painlessly perform necessary procedures Read more...

  • turkey salsa meatballs

    When you’re preparing healthy meals seven nights a week, it can be easy to get stuck in a food rut and serve the same meal over and over. At my house, we struggle with coming up with interesting meal ideas, and I feel like I am always asking myself, “What can we have that’s different?” I’m also pretty good about buying grocery items, Read more...

  • physicians and 3D printed model heart

    When Par Tha Sung had a routine ultrasound during her pregnancy, she found out that her unborn child had four congenital heart defects. “I was very sad and just cried,” said the Owensboro, Ky., resident, who is originally from Myanmar.  “I had never heard of heart surgery. I was very worried about my son and didn’t think he would survive Read more...

  • teenage girls playing field hockey

    Summer is an active time of the year for children, especially high school athletes. When kids are playing sports or enjoying other physical activities outdoors, it’s crucial that parents and coaches ensure children are adequately hydrated in order to avoid heat-related illnesses. It is also essential that schools where athletes are Read more...

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