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UK Healthcare restricts visitors during flu season

Some visitors might be turned away from UK Hospital if they don't meet temporary flu restrictions.

State hospitals to fund Community Paramedicine program

The mayor's office says the program enables firefighters to provide better care to patients who call 9-1-1 frequently.

UPDATE: UK Healthcare no longer diverting patients

On Thursday, UK Healthcare announced the hospitals were off divert status.

Computer issue forces UK Healthcare to divert patients again

This is the second time this week some patients arriving by ambulance had to be sent to other hospitals.

RMHC, Kentucky Blood Center to hold blood drive

The Kentucky Blood Center mobile unit will setup at Ronald McDonald House Charities in Lexington on September 16 from 3-7 p.m. 

UK HealthCare, Lexington Clinic finalize agreement for cancer care

UK HealthCare and Lexington Clinic have finalized an agreement that they say will enhance and expand outpatient cancer care throughout Central Kentucky.

ABC 36 Exclusive: private health information leaked from UK HealthCare

When you go to the hospital, you probably just want to get better. You're likely not thinking the private information you're giving doctors may slip out. Recently, some of that information made its way out of UK Hospital to someone who never should have seen it.
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UK expands program to treat new moms for addiction

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky is expanding a program to treat female addicts who have recently given birth. A statement from the...
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University of Kentucky hires new health affairs executive

UK President Eli Capilouto says Dr. Mark F. Newman will fill the job as the university's executive vice president for health affairs. He begins his UK job in October.
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UK and UK Healthcare set to celebrate holidays

The University of Kentucky and UK Healthcare are planning tons of holiday events this December.

Quintuplets Delivered at UK Healthcare on Mom’s Birthday

A Lexington couple has welcomed five newborns - four girls and one boy - into the world.

UK sues Herald-Leader in open records case over failed deal

The University of Kentucky is suing the Lexington Herald-Leader in order to avoid revealing documents about a failed business deal between UK HealthCare and a Hazard cardiology firm.
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UK Healthcare #1 in KY in U.S. News survey

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings released today.
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UK HealthCare doctors discuss Zika prevention

At a press conference on Tuesday, doctors at UK HealthCare urged Kentuckians to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites this summer, and to be aware of travel warnings and developing information regarding the Zika virus.
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Transplant Games flag comes to UK HealthCare

The Transplant Games of America's National Flag Tour stopped at UK HealthCare on Thursday to celebrate organ donors and recipients on its way to the 2016 Games in Cleveland this June.
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Widow of defense attorney sues over his killing

A prominent Kentucky defense lawyer's widow is suing psychiatrists and a hospital over their treatment of a patient who pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the lawyer's fatal shooting last year.
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University of Kentucky cancels classes Tuesday; UK HealthCare clinics also closed

Classes at the University of Kentucky are cancelled Tuesday. Only Plan B (essential) employees are required to report to work. UK HealthCare clinics will also be closed Tuesday. UK hospitals will remain open. Dining Services facilities on campus will be open.
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UK HealthCare Designated Comprehensive Stroke Center

UK HealthCare is one of 63 U.S. institutions, and the only one in Lexington, to be awarded the designation of being a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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