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The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure issued an emergency suspension of the license of a Winchester doctor who allegedly overprescribed painkillers to a woman with whom he was having an affair, according to the order issued last week. Dr. Quentin...
BIGGER BANG THEORY: United Way's new approach stresses teamwork, accountability to strengthen firstname.lastname@example.orgThermometers are out. The Heart of Kentucky United Way no longer uses those devices to measure and show how much money it has raised to distribute to non-profit agencies in the communities it serves. “It’s got to be more than just...
Contributing WriterAs a parent, you have the responsibility of encouraging your children to eat healthy and exercise. Childhood obesity has become a growing concern and a major problem affecting millions of families. Although eliminating obesity is not an easy task,...
Contributing WriterOne of the biggest struggles occurring in America currently is the issue of childhood obesity. Millions of children are classified as obese and fall into a category where they are at higher risk for health issues. Though eliminating this epidemic is...
The Clark County Health Department received one of three grants funded by the Kentucky Department for the Public Health’s Office of Health Equity. The $4,000 grant was issued to support projects focusing on advancing health equity and...
MAPP to discuss obesity, substance abuse Friday Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships will meet at 9 a.m. Friday at the Clark County Cooperative Extension Office. The topics of discussion will be obesity and substance abuse....
Nurse practitioners work in every corner of Kentucky, and are keenly aware of what goes into the state's disturbing health statistics. Kentucky ranks among the worst in the nation for diabetes, obesity and cancer, and unfortunately also ranks poorly...
This time of year, especially last week, chocolate is a popular gift. While over-indulging on candy isn’t good for you, did you know that some studies show that chocolate is actually good for you? But, before you start satisfying that chocolate...
email@example.comThe public talked more than usual at Monday night's Danville City Commission meeting. More input from residents can be expected from now on after the commission voted to add public comments to the beginning of meetings, in addition to the usual period...
The Winchester SunOne of the most common pregnancy complications worldwide is high blood pressure, and the numbers of women affected are on the rise. According to peer-reviewed medical website uptodate.com, about 5 percent of pregnancies are affected by high blood...
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...
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...
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