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firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more than 40 years, many in Wilmore who felt a little sick, needed to have their blood pressure or sugar checked, or maybe just needed an understanding ear have known just where to go. Right on Main Street, just a few doors down from City Hall, they...
Clark County Health DepartmentNational Folic Acid Awareness Week is Jan. 6-12. Folic acid is an important B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) within the baby’s brain or spine. Taking folic acid aids in the multiplication of cells, allowing proper growth and...
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 SunAt 2:17 p.m. Saturday, Karen Louena Josephine Carr was born at the new Clark Regional Medical Center. The 6-pound, 14-ounce baby was the fourth for mom Christina Carr, but at the Center for Women and Babies, she has the special distinction of coming...
Clark County Health DepartmentBy Amy Williams Health Department Let this month draw your attention to birth defect prevention. The most common birth defects are heart defects, cleft lip, cleft palate, Down Syndrome and spina bifida. Sure, we know they exist, but did you know that...
email@example.comThousands of people in Jessamine County live without insurance and often don’t receive the medical care they need. This includes mothers, fathers, children and the elderly. But a couple organizations in Jessamine County are pooling their resources...
Tags: High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Conservation, Finance, Cancer
Life&Times: Breastfeeding for the nation: WIC counselor works to educate, promote breastfeeding to help with big firstname.lastname@example.orgElizabeth Pope, 30, is not a medical professional. “But I’m a mom, and I’d like to think I know what’s important to us,” Pope says. As a breastfeeding peer counselor for the Boyle County Health Department, Pope strives to...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Weight, Cancer, Breastfeeding, Health
email@example.comWhen young women walk into the small downtown Danville office of the Pregnancy Resource Center, wondering whether they might be pregnant or struggling with what to do about it, Vicki Mayotte knows what it’s like to be in their shoes. Now in the...
Tags: Abortion, Social Issues
When Greg Troutt left jail after serving time for several misdemeanors stemming from a drug addiction, he had 60 bucks in his pocket and a bus ticket — and a calling — to Texas, where he had been based at Fort Hood. Troutt, who was born and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Jessamine County Health Department will begin using a new upgraded Web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program beginning Aug. 3. WIC is a short-term intervention program designed to influence lifetime...
The Clark County Health Department will begin using a newly upgraded web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program beginning June 22. The web-based system uses information gathered at WIC participant visits to...
email@example.comSTANFORD — A Lincoln County man has been indicted in the deaths of a Danville woman and her unborn child in a traffic accident last year. Rodney S. Alcorn, 42, of Stanford was charged with wanton murder in the Oct. 24 death of Teresa Hoskins, 35,...
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