Federal health officials took the first step to slash levels of addictive nicotine in cigarettes.
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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will hire architectural and design teams by summer to redevelop the Quincy veterans' home campus hit by a Legionnaires' disease crisis.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to regulate online renewals of prescriptions for contact lenses and glasses but first made some changes that will send it back across the Capitol.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS, is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease.
It’s a frightening place to be. Confined to isolation in a hospital with a life-threatening illness. But that’s where four teens in San Francisco not only overcame their fears and sickness, but emerged alive and much more famous than when they went in.
Most toddlers have a full set of 20 primary teeth by the time they turn three. But how can you ensure that those pearly whites are healthy and strong? Well, we have some very important advice for parents.
(CNN) — You may be aware of foods that protect our hearts and bones and even keep our weight in check as we age. But which foods keep our brains in top shape? Below is an evidence-based list of brain foods…
A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky has run into strong opposition from law enforcement officials.
Kentucky health officials say a possible hepatitis A-related death has been reported in Louisville, where there has been an outbreak of the disease.
The number of children admitted to hospitals for opioid overdose has nearly doubled since 2004, according to a new study.
Missouri's governor has announced a new initiative to crack down on opioid over-prescription in the state.
Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky have promoted its potential as an alternative to opioid painkillers in making their case to a legislative committee.
Electronic cigarettes have been described as products that let users wean themselves from tobacco, but could the opposite be true?
These students are jumping for a cause! Concord Elementary School raised $14,000 for the American Heart Association.
In a rare move, the companies that make the multiple sclerosis drug daclizumab (brand name Zinbryta) have voluntarily pulled the medication from the market and stopped all clinical studies .
More proof that the eyes reflect overall health just arrived in the form of a study adding a disease to the list of what can be predicted by examining "the windows to the soul."
Adding some blue to your outfit Friday can help raise awareness to a real, deadly problem.
The Justice Department says it will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers.
You can't get the flu from a flu shot. And public health officials aren't blaming the vaccine for causing this season's nasty epidemic.
E-cigarettes are increasingly being used as a nicotine alternative as smokers seek ways to kick their habit. But their use has been surrounded by debate
A previously unrecognized link has been found between ovarian cancer and a gene on the X chromosome, according to a new study.
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Babies in hospitals across the nation will soon be wearing red hads as part of a project designed to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.
A multi-county outbreak of hepatitis A that includes McCracken County is still ongoing, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services says.