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UK College of Medicine study reveals tattoos can impair sweating, lead to heat-related injuries

By Elizabeth Chapin University of Kentucky A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology finds that tattooed skin does not sweat as much as non-inked areas of the body, which may have implications for the body’s ability to cool in people with extensive tattooing. UK Physiology Professor Thad Wilson co-led the study done in collaboration with...

Biographer shares William Wells Brown’s
story with students at namesake school

The biography ‘William Wells Brown: An American Life’ is due out in early October. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   As Ezra Greenspan described William Wells Brown to fourth- and fifth-graders, he realized they already knew a good bit about the historical figure for whom their Lexington elementary school is named. And while Brown doesn’t have...

Biographer shares William Wells Brown's story with students at namesake school

The biography ‘William Wells Brown: An American Life’ is due out in early October. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward   As Ezra Greenspan described William Wells Brown to fourth- and fifth-graders, he realized they already knew a good bit about the historical figure for whom their Lexington elementary school is named. And while Brown doesn’t have...