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COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a lung disease that makes breathing a difficult task. COPD is caused by damage to the lungs over many years from smoking. COPD is a mixture of two diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic...
Heartworm disease in dogs is caused by a blood parasite called Dirofilaria immitis. The adult worms literally live inside of dogs’ hearts. Just like many other worms, heartworms don’t have eyes, ears, noses, or legs. However, there are male...
Clark County Health DepartmentEach year, World Tuberculosis Day is recognized on March 24. It was on this date in 1882 that Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacillus that causes TB. In the 19th century, TB killed one out of every seven people in the U.S. and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMore than 30 people donated their time last Thursday, Oct. 6, in an effort to educate young children about organ donation and making healthy choices. The “Life is Cool” program visited Warner Elementary in Nicholasville. Fourth- and fifth-...
Tags: Human Interest, Charity
Our new bedroom is small by comparison to our bedroom on the hill in Kentucky. For one thing, our new furniture is quite large. Finally, we even have a queen size bed, but then I bought a large cherry double chest and a huge glass-front curio chest in...
Tags: Vehicles, Kentucky, Human Body
Nursing supervisorWomen, 50 years old and older, represent 75 percent of all diagnosed cases of breast cancer. The average number of Kentucky women who die of breast cancer each year is 600. That is too many. Although many women get breast cancer, it is not a common cause...
email@example.comSTANFORD — The first 48 hours were the hardest. All Kinney Noe’s family could do was wait at the University of Kentucky hospital after a Lincoln County deer hunting accident resulted in a limb impaling his torso Sunday morning. Doctors...
Tags: Hunting, Hospitals and Clinics, Health
Authorities in Clark County are cracking down on local stores that carry increasingly popular products known as “legal weed.” Described in Kentucky statutes as synthetic cannabis, these are psychoactive herbal and chemical products that...
The American Lung Association’s 2011 Golf Tour Book (“Lung Book”) is now available for purchase. The book is good for reduced rates at more than 470 golf courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee...
The Winchester SunIf your heart is in your dream No request is too extreme When you wish upon a star As dreamers do — Disney theme song Abby Crews will soon get her wish — one most little girls only dream of, but that for her will be a dream come true. She has...
JUNCTION CITY — It was an August afternoon in Arkansas when Elizabeth Guillen was told there was a donor heart ready for her son. In the past, she hadn’t wanted to believe her little Jaydon would need an all-out transplant. Among all the...
Clark County Health DepartmentRecent news events have brought up the topic of secondhand smoke among children in the car. Many studies have found that secondhand smoke for anyone is not preferable. In fact, the 2006 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report concluded that there is no...
Tags: Quitting Smoking, Asthma, Wheezing, Family, Health Treatments
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