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firstname.lastname@example.orgIt’s no secret that smoking is the number-one cause of lung cancer in America, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The second-leading cause, according to the CDC, is something that can affect people without them even...
Jessamine County Health DepartmentIn Kentucky, teen childbearing cost taxpayers at least $177 million in 2008, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Of these costs, 58 percent were state and local costs. The good news is...
Tags: Family Planning
Fighting against the pill mill bill To the editor, I am writing to inform you of a recent viewing on WKYT on April 1 regarding “Fight for Kentucky Pain Care Action Network.” We are a group pushing for a revision of House Bill 1 and House Bill...
Commonwealth Cancer Center nurse receives national oncology certification Doriska Austin of Commonwealth Cancer Center in Danville recently completed national certification requirements for oncology nursing. A 2009 graduate of Eastern Kentucky...
Adult spelling bee set for Thursday LIBERTY — An adult spelling bee will be held 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Casey County Middle School library. Prizes include trophies, and $25 and $50 gas cards. Entrants must be 18 and a $10 registration fee is...
Tags: Heart Attack, Heart Failure
Regional epidemiologist, Jessamine County Health DepartmentWe are experiencing an early and intense influenza season this year with the activity level in Kentucky remaining at widespread. Influenza is a very contagious disease caused by the flu virus, which spreads from infected persons to the nose and throat...
email@example.comOne thing is for certain in Danville after President Obama’s speech about gun control Wednesday: People are in a rush to buy weapons out of fear their availability will be severely curtailed in the near future. During his speech from the White...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhile health departments across the state have amped up their efforts regarding influenza, the Jessamine County Health Department hasn’t had a confirmed case during this flu season. “There haven’t been any cases reported to us, but...
Contributing WriterLast January, you loaded up. You loaded up on all the leftover, on-sale, clearance-priced Christmas wrapping paper you could lay your hands on. You bought Hanukkah bags, Santa wrap, gifty things with poinsettias and reindeer and holly, and you put it...
The Winchester SunAfter months of data collection, the Clark County MAPP¿committee now has a better sense of what the major health concerns are locally. “The community prioritized certain issues, based on what the data said. The next meeting will be to come up...
Tags: Obesity, Substance Abuse, Overweight, Weight, Abusive Behavior
Clark County Health DepartmentNovember is National Diabetes Month, a time to promote diabetes awareness. Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 24 million people in the United States, or about 7.8 percent of the population, have diabetes, a serious lifelong...
Tags: Heart Disease, Obesity, High Blood Pressure, Family, Amputation
Commonwealth Cancer Center nurse receives national oncology certification An employee of Commonwealth Cancer Center in Danville recently completed requirements for her oncology nursing certification. Heather Musick, RN, OCN, an eight-year member of...
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