Lifestyle in Louisville, KY.

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Doc, patient recall heart transplant surgery 30 years later

March 23, 2017 superuser 0

Kathy Anderson had just given life to two girls — but she was dying. Anderson, of Brandenburg, Ky., was 20 when she delivered twin girls on March 17, 1987, but a deteriorating heart muscle had reduced the organ’s function to about 2 percent. “She was in the process of dying,” said Dr. Laman A. Gray […]

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A conversation with Mayor Fischer about compassion

November 27, 2016 superuser 0

Mayor and monk playing Ping-Pong. | Photo by Melissa Chipman

In his inaugural address in 2011, Mayor Greg Fischer laid out the three tent posts of his governance: commitments to lifelong learning, health and compassion. But why compassion? In the address, he said: “Compassion means everyone, everyone, has a chance to succeed, to realize their potential. No matter their background, their color, their orientation, or […]

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KET: How the state ranks in recent ‘Kids Count’ report card

November 27, 2016 superuser 0

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By John Gregory | KET The 2016 Kids Count report card from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Kentucky 35th  among all states for overall child well-being. While that’s a better ranking than the commonwealth had a decade ago, Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) Executive Director Terry Brooks says there’s still room for significant improvement. His […]

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Surviving the holidays: How to care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s

November 20, 2016 superuser 0

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The holiday season can be filled with family traditions, delicious food and warm gatherings — all of the things that make this one of the most important times of year. Yet, for someone with Alzheimer’s, these festivities can be overwhelming and disruptive. How do families get together and celebrate the season while still including their […]

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Downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project nearly complete

November 13, 2016 superuser 0

The last remaining closed interstate ramp is expected to open next week. | Courtesy of Ohio River Bridges Project

Traffic should finally begin to flow more smoothly as the downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project enters its last month and half of construction. “We are very close to the finish line,” said Mindy Peterson, senior strategist at C2 Strategic Communications and spokeswoman for the Ohio River Bridges Project downtown crossing. Motorists will experience “a […]

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