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Take a look inside: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Take a look inside: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging – MRI – is one of the most important developments in the field of medicine in the past 30 years. MRIs have become a virtual workhorse, allowing physicians to locate tumors and cysts, evaluate joint damage, pinpoint the cause of back pain, and diagnose a wide variety …

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Bluegrass Helps Loved Ones and Families Cope with Addiction

Bluegrass Helps Loved Ones and Families Cope with Addiction

Over the years, our understanding of substance addiction has changed. Once thought to be caused by a lack of willpower or low morality, we now know addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. Further, we understand addiction causes physical changes …

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Make this Valentines’ Day an Experience

Make this Valentines’ Day an Experience

At the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union, we believe in the power of lifelong connections. We love our members … and our members love us. In fact, many of our members have been with UKFCU since they first entered the University 10, 20, even 40 years ago! We know great …

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How to Age with Optimism

How to Age with Optimism

Having a “glass half full” approach to life has long been considered important for overall wellness. But evidence suggests that there may be truth in this folk wisdom. Humana recently surveyed 2,000 people aged 60 and over, and found that 87 percent of seniors who identify themselves as “most optimistic” reported …

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Reduce fall risk through better foot care

Reduce fall risk through better foot care

The cold and icy storms of winter bring an increased risk of falling, especially for those who are elderly. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 2.8 million elderly people are treated in emergency departments every year for fall-related injuries. Of these, 800,000 are hospitalized, …

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History of Beef Inspection

History of Beef Inspection

By Frank G. Vice, DVM, BS Pharm In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional act creating the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This act This act was designed, among other things, to inspect and ensure the safety of the food we eat. In those early years, there was …

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Wholehearted

Wholehearted

By Jodi Thomas I love Valentine’s Day. Not just the flowers and the chocolate and all that good stuff, but I have always loved the idea of celebrating love . . . and on a trivial note, seeing all the pink and red hearts just makes me happy for some …

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