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Speed School researchers team with TARC

The American Public Transportation Association says there were more than five billion trips taken on public buses in 2006. Many of those trips were made by people in wheelchairs. The University of Louisville is researching how safe these bus rides are for people with disabilities and how manufacturers can make the wheelchairs safer for those who need them.

Dr. Gina Bertocci, the Endowed Chair of Biomechanics, leads the research.

UofL's Brad Knoop has the story.

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UofL researchers take on Zero-Gs for NASA

Astronauts endure rigorous training before they climb in a space shuttle for a mission. But NASA wants to be prepared in case something does go wrong in space. The space agency has enlisted University of Louisville researchers to find ways to treat heart attacks in a weightless environment.

UofL's Brad Knoop has the story.

Some video in this story is courtesy of NASA

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Barnstable Brown Research Lab

Mention the name Barnstable-Brown and most people in Louisville will associate that with the famous derby party. That name means a whole lot more to researchers at the University of Louisville. The Barnstable-Brown Research Lab is home to topnotch studies in diabetes research.

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Center for Predictive Medicine groundbreaking

Construction will begin soon on UofL's Center for Predictive Medicine. This biosafety lab facility will become reality thanks to a $21 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Researchers here will study new diseases and look for ways to prevent, control and treat them.

During the groundbreaking ceremony, three students from Zachary Taylor Elementary School read essays they wrote following a visit from UofL researcher Eugenia Wang.

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Belknap oval improvements on the way

Shortly after presenting a check for $5.3 million to improve the infrastructure at UofL's Shelby Campus, Gov. Ernie Fletcher surprised UofL President Jim Ramsey with a $1 million dollar check to redesign the main entrance to Belknap Campus.

Here's the surprise announcement.

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Students finally get to work at Cressman Center

The Cressman Center for Visual Arts opened in February allowing students in UofL's Fine Arts programs to get working downtown.

The center, located at First and Main Streets, is the new home to UofL's Glass program.

Watch as students get to work in the new facility for the first time.

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Cardinal Covenant Announcement

The University of Louisville is doing its part to fight rising higher education costs in Kentucky.

Starting this fall, the university plans to offer Cardinal Covenant, a program aimed at making college attainable for students at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty level.

Here is U of L president, Dr. James Ramsey, making the announcement.

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Cardiovascular Innovation Institute opens

The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute is a partnership between U of L and Jewish Hospital. CII is a state of the art research, testing and clinical center for the development of heart assist devices.

The Institute was funded by a $15 million investment from jewish Hospital, $6.2 million in federal earmarks secured by Sen. Mitch McConnell, $4.2 million invested by the University of Louisville, a $5 million grant from Kosair Charities, $5.5 million from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and the Department of Commercialization and Innovation and $1.5 million from the Gheens Foundation.

Here are remarks from the dedication ceremony,

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Becoming more energy efficient

In these days of tight budgets and higher costs, businesses are looking for places to save money. Engineers at the University of Louisville are using technology and old- fashioned brain-power to find ways to be energy efficient. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Trick or Treat. Brush your teeth.

It's almost time for ghosts, superheroes and other characters to roam the neighborhood loading up on goodies. Halloween means costumes, trick-or-treating, and sugar. A University of Louisville pediatric dentist says it's OK for kids to finish off a little of that collected candy—just not the whole bag. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Kids having trouble getting to sleep?

Summer is long gone and the school year keeps moving along. But are you still having trouble getting the young ones out of bed in the morning? They may be tired. But they also could be suffering from a sleep disorder. An Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville works with children and their nighttime problems. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Challenge For Excellence

In 1997, the Kentucky General Assembly approved HB1, also known as the higher education reform act. That act included the mandate that the University of Louisville would become a preeminent metropolitan research university by 2020.

The university responded in 1998 by launching the Challenge for Excellence, a 10-year, 11-point plan to move the university toward national preeminence by 2008. The challenge focused on improving the quality of students and faculty, increasing research and the university's financial health and spurring economic development in Louisville and the state.

In 2006, the University is a much different place. Quality of students and faculty is up. Research funding has risen dramatically. Business start-ups and other measures of economic development are up sharply. The campus itself has changed, improving the environment for its students and leading to redevelopment of its surrounding neighborhood. By almost any measure, the Challenge has been a success.

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New leader at UofL's School of Medicine

This segment of UofL Now provides information on the new dean for UofL's School of Medicine.

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U of L researcher leads national study of rare movement disorder

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy-- or PSP-- is a little understood movement disorder that affects about 50,000 people in the United States. It's a debilitating disease and has no cure. A University of Louisville researcher is leading a national team of scientists in the first ever U.S. study of the genetic and environmental causes of the disease. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L engineers study solar light power

You may remember your mom telling you to turn off the lights when you leave a room. It saves money on your electric bill. University of Louisville engineers are keeping the lights on—but the way they're doing it may help save money on the electric bill. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L STAR Program helps children with Autism

One in 166 children will be diagnosed with Autism. It's a disease that's expensive to treat—when treatment can be found. That's why the star program was created at the University of Louisville. It's goal is to train and research ways to help children and their parents. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Sights and sounds from the Challenge Celebration

This is a compilation of the sights and sounds from the Challenge for Excellence Celebration on the oval Friday, September 15, 2006.

From the U of L Marching Band to students, faculty and staff yelling during the pizza race, take a look at some of the fun!

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Dr. Ramsey, Gov. Fletcher announce changes to Eastern Parkway

U of L President James R. Ramsey accepted a $2 million grant from Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher and Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert to improve traffic control on Eastern Parkway. The changes include turning the parkway into a two lane road from Third Street to I-65. Here are comments from Sec. Nighbert and Gov. Fletcher at the press conference.

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Innovative teaching tool helps health care workers at U of L

An innovative teaching tool created at the University of Louisville is giving health care workers a closer look at what they're exposed to on a daily basis when dealing with patients. Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L, other state agencies want you to help clean up our water

You probably know someone heading to the lake or river for the weekend. Water recreation is a big piece of the tourism puzzle in Kentucky. But pollution is becoming more of a threat to the state's waterways. A program involving University of Louisville researchers is aimed at informing the public of ways to ensure we can continue to enjoy making a splash. Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L Health Center offers patient care to race track workers

Workers at thoroughbred race tracks across Kentucky are taking advantage of a health center coordinated by the University of Louisville. Since the workers move from track to track, health insurance isn't part of the deal. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Baby boomers are closing in on retirement. What does that mean for everybody else?

The baby boomer generation is closing in on retirement. The first of more than 70 (m) million boomers hit the age of 60 this year. A money expert at the University of Louisville says retirement planning should be a priority—not just for baby boomers but for everyone. Brad Knoop explains.

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Good eating, exercise can help boost worker productivity

Sitting at a desk all day and eating those fat-filled lunches are having an impact on the waistline and the company's bottom line. U of L's Brad Knoop tells us how obesity is affecting productivity in the workplace.

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Latest drugs, discoveries used to fight melanoma at Brown Cancer Center

According to the American Cancer Society, melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer, causing more than 40-thousand deaths every year. Researchers at Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center have opened 15 clinical trials treating patients with melanoma. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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What contact lens wearers should know about their lenses

In May a major eye care company announced it will no longer market one of its most popular contact lens solutions because it has been linked to the outbreak of a rare fungal eye infection. An ophthalmologist at the University of Louisville talks about the different types of eye infections and ways to minimize the risk of infection. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Ramsey, McConnell open doors to new research building

Researchers from the Speed School of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences and Health Sciences Center will work together on projects in the new Belknap Research Building

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U of L School of Dentistry takes care of teeth around the community

Students at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry are taking their work to children in Kentucky who need it most. The Smile Kentucky program offers every service necessary for kids who don't get routine access to dental care, says Dr. Lee Mayer, Director of Community Dental Health. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L researchers discover drug that fights cancer cells, not healthy cells

Researchers at the University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center continue to work on their discovery of a drug that fights off cancer cells but steers clear of healthy cells. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Do workers waste more time when March Madness begins?

Your March Madness brackets and office betting pools are illegal, but they never face much of a crackdown. As college basketball's NCAA Tournament begins, workers around the country will be taking timeout from their jobs to fill out the brackets. Some studies show that companies could lose nearly a billion dollars worth of productivity during the three weeks of March Madness. But as U of L's Brad Knoop reports, there could be too much hype placed on those numbers.

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U of L Jazz studies program takes students to Russia

A second Open World Grant allows Mike Tracy to take students in the Jazz Studies Program to Russia to perform with musicians there. Listen in this edition of U of L Now.

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Avoid potential hearing loss from your MP3 player by turning down the volume.

Millions of Americans are tuning in to their favorite music and sounds with portable MP3 players. This technological marvel is compact and can store a ton of tunes. But users should be careful how long they use them and how loud they turn up the volume. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L restates its position on a new arena in Louisville

The University of Louisville supports the governor's arena task force and joins other local officials in an effort to bring an arena to the city's waterfront. That's the topic on this edition of U of L Now.

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Jazz Week brings in top musicians from around the world

Mike Tracy in the School of Music talks about highlights from Jazz Week '06 in this edition of U of L Now.

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Tax issues face Congress

As tax season comes upon us, could this be the last year you get that nice big tax refund that you rely on every year? It's a question worth asking now as certain tax provisions and proposals are staring down at U.S. lawmakers. Brad Knoop has the story.

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Adult Stem Cell research

It's a discovery that could have a huge impact on the way stem cells are researched. University of Louisville doctors have found certain adult stem cells that behave like the controversial embryonic stem cells. Brad Knoop tells us about the implications and potential of the new findings.

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Groundbreaking kicks off $70.2 million biomedical research building project

University of Louisville officials broke ground February 3, 2006 on a new $70.2 million biomedical research building at Hancock Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard in downtown Louisville.

Watch clips and hear comments from U of L president James R. Ramsey about the latest project.

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U of L researchers study effects of total joint replacements on bone

An estimated eight million women in the United States suffer from osteoporosis. And many of them will need total joint replacements—more than once. Researchers at the University of Louisville are studying the "micro-architecture" of bone, trying to find out when and how bone loses its strength. Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L expert says credit card companies are playing hardball

Minimum payments on your credit cards are higher, thanks to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. But finance gurus say this is a good thing because it will get you out of debt sooner. However, there are still other things you should pay attention to if you carry a balance on a credit card. Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L opens Trager Center practice facility

U of L president James R. Ramsey was joined by Athletic Director Tom Jurich and head football coach Bobby Petrino to officially open the doors to the Trager Center Indoor Practice Facility.

The building is named for long time Cardinal fans and loyal supporters, Bernard Trager and his family.

Here are video clips and comments from Dr. Ramsey, Jurich, and Bernard Trager.

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U of L is getting a game plan together for General Assembly

Looking out for Higher Education, U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey is ready to work with state lawmakers to build on the governor's budget proposal.

The General Assembly is in session and is the topic of this edition of "U of L Now."

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Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

U of L will offer a Medical and Dental Education Program this Summer for Pre-Med and Pre-Dental minority students and students from rural areas.

Brad Knoop highlights the new program in "U of L Now."

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Cardinal Singers draw international acclaim

The Cardinal Singers Choral Group is recognized around the world as one of the best.

Listen to the group perform on "U of L Now."

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Searching for ways the heart can protect itself

Heart disease is the leading cause of death and hospitalization in the U.S. That's why researchers at the University of Louisville are searching for innovative ways to alleviate damage caused by heart attacks. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Students run the show at the RedShirt Company

From cash flow to customer service there is plenty to think about when you own a business.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story of some University of Louisville business students who are getting that firsthand education about running a company.

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Paying at the pump could cost you more

It's quick and convenient. Using your debit card to pay at the gas pump saves time, right?

However, using the card could also block off a chunk of your checking account. U of L's Brad Knoop explains.

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Partnership for a Green City

The combined purchase of paper is one initiative that will boost use of recycled paper and save money for the Green City Partners.

Watch and listen to remarks from U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey, JCPS Superintendent Dr. Stephen Daeschner, and Metro Mayor Jerry Abramson.

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U of L Libraries Two Millionth Volume Celebration

Watch the unveiling of the 2 millionth volume and hear remarks from Dr. Jim Ramsey, U of L President; Hannelore Rader, Dean of Libraries; and Al Herring, director of the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice.

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Child abuse or accident?

Emergency Rooms around the country treat children for injuries that resemble what happens when a child is abused. But proving whether it is or isn't abuse is difficult.

Researchers from the University of Louisville's Speed School of Engineering are working with pediatric trauma doctors to better understand how injuries from abuse differ from accidental injuries.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Experimental therapy could offer new way to treat spine damage

An experimental therapy that combines stem cells and gene therapy to repair spinal cord injuries in rats may lead to a new way to treat the same injury in humans.

Brad Knoop has the story of this groundbreaking research at the University of Louisville.

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U of L researchers testing new way to fight macular degeneration

Nearly two million people in the United States suffer from macular degeneration. Experts expect that number to triple over the next two decades. Researchers at the University of Louisville are looking at new ways to treat the eye disease.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L Now: What's happening at the University of Louisville

The University of Louisville will highlight topnotch research, discoveries and accomplishments in this segment called "U of L Now."

It airs at halftime during U of L football and basketball games on WHAS-TV.

In this first segment, U of L President, Dr. James Ramsey talks about exciting things happening at U of L in athletics and around campus.

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Marketing students learn business outside the classroom

About 50 Marketing students at the University of Louisville College of Business are learning through real world experiences as business owners of the RedShirt Company

U of L's Brad Knoop highlights the company and what they are selling in this edition of "U of L Now."

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Multidisciplinary program at U of L helps medically underserved throughout Kentucky

Some residents in rural areas of Kentucky benefit from a program designed by the University of Louisville to provide health care to those who don't always get it. It also creates teamwork among future social workers, doctors, and dentists. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L professor sets up system to help entrepreneurs get their businesses rolling

Have you ever thought about starting a business but just can't imagine where to find help in getting started? A University of Louisville professor has developed a system to help new business owners as they strive to make it in the business world big leagues. U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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U of L researchers look for ways to fight childhood obesity

About sixteen percent of children in the u-s are overweight.

This increases their chances of health problems like high blood pressure and Type Two diabetes.

The numbers are higher among minorities.

Brad Knoop reports on a research program at the University of Louisville that's looking for ways to help kids fight obesity with exercise and attitude.

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GEMS Program focuses on getting young students involved in Math and Science

Some graduate students are heading back to elementary school. But this time they are trying to help grow interest in math and science.

A program designed by the University of Louisville called GEMS brings the world out of a book and into the classroom. U of L's Brad Knoop explains.

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U of L Foundation invests to help start-up businesses

University of Louisville President Jim Ramsey was on hand to announce the closing of the first round of investing for the Kentucky Seed Capital Fund. The $5 million raised in the first round will help early-stage businesses specializing in life sciences get off the ground.

Watch and listen to comments from Dr. Ramsey, Louisville Metro Mayor Jerry Abramson, Seed Fund manager George Emont and Deborah Clayton from the Department of Commercialization and Innovation.

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Be safe around fireworks this 4th of July

It's that time of year when you start seeing fireworks stands sprout up near every corner. But the American Academy of Ophthalmology is discouraging families from turning their backyards into fireworks displays. Eye injuries make up about two thirds of all fireworks injuries.

As U of L's Brad Knoop explains, eye doctors say the injuries can be prevented.

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Swim safe and healthy this summer

Being careful around the pool this summer means more than putting on the sun block. It also means avoiding waterborne bacteria that could lead you from swimming to sickness.

U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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Muslim scholars see America up close

Does what you read or see on TV accurately reflect life in the United States? Pop culture plays a huge role in how people around the world perceive Americans.

A program funded by the U.S. State Department brings Muslim scholars to the U.S. for a deeper and more realistic look at our religions and culture.

U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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Be smart in the sun this summer and take care of your skin.

The American Cancer Society says nearly 60 thousand new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed this year. That number is on the rise and has doctors worried, especially with the sun burn season upon us.

The chief of surgery at the University of Louisville says avoiding the sun may not be possible, but there are ways to avoid sunburn.

U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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NIH Grant awarded for Cardiovascular Research

Watch and listen to comments from U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey, Dr. Roberto Bolli, and Interim Dean of the School of Medicine Dr. Laura Schweitzer.

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Kent School engages in an exclusive deal with China

The Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville entered a five year program with China's Ministry of Civil Affairs to help develop a social work training system in the world's most populated country.

U of L's Brad Knoop highlights this program in this edition of "U of L Now."

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Brown Cancer Center dedicates Humana Multidisciplinary Clinic

U of L leaders dedicated the Humana Multidisciplinary Clinic at the university's James Graham Brown Cancer Center in recognition of this relationship and the more than $8 million that the Humana Medical Improvement Fund has contributed to cancer research at the University of Louisville over the past ten years.

Watch and listen to comments from U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey, Humana President and CEO Michael B. McCallister, and Cancer Center Director Dr. Donald Miller.

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Gas prices leading people to hybrid powered vehicles

Those climbing gas prices could be what makers of hybrid vehicles need to sell their new cars. The half gas—half electric cars can save you money at the pump, but they're still a little pricey. But as U of L's Brad Knoop reports, this new technology could be just the beginning of changes in what you drive.

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Kids and sports injuries

Professional athletes spend the entire year working on their sport. That type of training is becoming more popular for kids these days, with indoor sports facilities available. Extra practice is a great way to learn a game. But too much training could be a problem. U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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Fighting cancer with fruits and vegetables

You've heard it before---fruits and vegetables are vital for good health. But, more specifically, they may help fend off cancer. Researchers at the University of Louisville are studying certain compounds within fruits and vegetables that may be natural agents in preventing the disease. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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The Economy and Gas Prices

Gas prices in the U.S. hit a record high of $2.28 in April and are now expected to decline this month. But that doesn't mean the prices will keep going that way as we head into the summer. An economics professor at the University of Louisville says many factors determine the roller coaster ride gas prices take. The University of Louisville's Brad Knoop explains.

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President Ramsey walks to support employee health, fitness

More than 100 U of L faculty, staff and administrators joined President James Ramsey April 21 in a walk to celebrate good health and administration's support of a new employee health management employee benefit.

The university in January started Get Healthy Now: Take Charge U of L to provide health education and fitness resources for participants.

Watch the walkers and listen to comments from U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey.

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U of L Hospital's Primary Stroke Center

The Stroke Care Center at U of L Hospital is the first in Kentucky to be certified as a primary stroke care center.

U of L's Brad Knoop highlights the center in this edition of "U of L Now."

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U of L unveils first edition of 'Moby-Dick'

University of Louisville officials unveiled a first edition copy of the American classic novel "Moby-Dick" on April 18, 2005.

Watch and listen to comments from U of L President, Dr. Jim Ramsey and Dean of Libraries Hannelore Rader.

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Engineering researchers work on devices for retinal implants.

Giving sight to the blind is the ultimate goal of retinal implants. They are being studied around the world as a way of giving vision to people suffering from a number of eye diseases.

Researchers at the University of Louisville's Speed School of Engineering are helping in the process.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L doctors help seizure patients through surgery

More than two million Americans have been treated for epilepsy in the past five years. There are a number of treatments available for people who have epileptic seizures.

One procedure available at the University of Louisville lets doctors pinpoint the area of the brain that causes seizures so they can decide how to eliminate the problem.

U of L's Brad Knoop explains.

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National Infant Immunization Week is April 24-30

Public health officials praise the fact that there are more children receiving immunizations in the U-S now than ever.

But there's also a warning to parents. The only way to keep diseases such as polio, measles and mumps away is by keeping up the good work, making sure your kids get their vaccines.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Horse Industry survives Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome of 2001

Four years ago Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome, or MRLS, sent panic into the horse racing industry. Mares were losing foals at an alarming rate.

As a result, a smaller number of three year old thoroughbreds were nominated for this year's Triple Crown.

As U of L's Brad Knoop reports the horse racing industry survived the scare and learned lessons from the losses.

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McConnell says Health Research Building is critical to Kentucky

A new health sciences research building at the University of Louisville is critical to Kentucky's future, according to U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.

McConnell presented a $10.25 million check to U of L President Dr. Jim Ramsey on April 1st.

McConnell secured the funding during the Fiscal Year 2005 appropriations process.

Watch and listen to comments from Sen. McConnell and Dr. Ramsey.

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Smile Kentucky

The U.S. surgeon general has identified tooth decay as the most common disease affecting children in the U.S.

The School of Dentistry at the University of Louisville hosts a community wide program aimed at improving the oral health of kids who aren't fortunate enough to make routine trips to the dentist.

It's part of a national campaign by the American Dental Association.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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U of L doctors use cutting edge technology to fight stroke

The National Stroke Association says more than 700 thousand strokes will be diagnosed this year.

Once a stroke occurs, time is critical in the diagnosis and treatment. The University of Louisville is now using a new device that can remove a blood clot that causes stroke.

U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Innovative wound healing treatment being tested in surgery

University of Louisville researchers have created a compound that has proven to speed up healing of cuts and scrapes.

Now the substance--with the brand name Vita Sol--is being tested to see if it can minimize tissue damage during surgery.

And as U of L's Brad Knoop reports, this may be just one of hundreds of applications.

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Brackets become 'work' for some employees during March Madness

Tip-off for college basketball's march madness is approaching.

That means workers around the country will be taking time-out from their jobs to fill out the brackets for the office pools--even though this form of gambling is considered illegal.

Some studies show that companies could lose over a billion dollars worth of productivity during the three weeks of march madness.

But as U of L's Brad Knoop reports, there could be too much hype placed on those numbers.

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Tomotherapy

There's a revolutionary radiation treatment available that pinpoints cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissue.

It's called Tomotherapy and Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center is one of only nine centers in the country to offer this treatment. U of L's Brad Knoop has the story.

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Prehabilitation gets patients ready before surgery

We often hear of athletes going through rehabilitation to get in shape following surgery.

Now they may be able to start even before they go under the knife. Researchers at the University of Louisville are studying Prehabilitation, the practice of exercising prior to surgery to get the patient in better physical shape.

U of L's Brad Knoop reports.

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Campus Construction

There are more construction projects at U of L right now than at any other time in the school's 207 year history, showing the University of Louisville's Good Growth.

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Hart Exhibit turns campus into a gallery

Exhibit brings legendary sculptor's work to life and runs through November 17th.

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