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Kentucky Health Center Celebrates a Decade of Caring for Racetrack Workers


The Kentucky Racing Health Services Center, a nurse practitioner-managed health clinic, has been providing free or low-cost health care to horse racing workers at Louisville's Churchill Downs racetrack for 10 years.
23-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

UofL Awarded $3 Million to Speed Technologies to Market


NIH grant matched with another $3.1 million to commercialize research.
22-Apr-2015 2:35 PM EDT

University of Louisville Physicians Host Symposium on Heart Disease in Women

The University of Louisville will host a one-day symposium designed to provide the public, physicians, nurses and health professionals up-to-date information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women. The 2015...
20-Apr-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Prohibition 2.0?


Why are there so few breweries in the U.S. South? A University of Louisville economics professor who has researched the issue says the reason can be traced to strong, anti-alcohol religious beliefs permeating throughout the Deep South.
14-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Children with Neurological Disorders Need Flu Vaccine but Don’t Always Get It


Children with neurologic or neurodevelopmental disorders (NNDDs) are at increased risk of complications from influenza. Although the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recognized NNDDs as high-risk conditions for influenza...
9-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

UofL Recognized as Kentucky’s Expert for Public Health Workforce Development


UofL faculty expertise led to the school’s selection as Kentucky’s headquarters - known as a Local Performance Site (LPS) - within the Region IV Public Health Training Center (PHTC) based at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.
2-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UofL Online RN-to-BSN Program Revised Curriculum Results in Cost Savings


Saving future nursing students nearly $5,000 is one benefit of the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s revamped RN-to-BSN online program.
1-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UofL Researchers to Examine Asthma Triggers in Older Adults


The National Institute on Aging has awarded Barbara Polivka, Ph.D., Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair in Nursing, University of Louisville School of Nursing, and her interdisciplinary team at $2.3 million grant to study asthma in older adults.
30-Mar-2015 1:00 PM EDT

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