How do you keep yourself and your family healthy when so many around you are under the weather? Is it better to be reactive or proactive? Workers at Paducah Bank have taken this approach: Getting sick is inevitable.
Health & Wellness
Kentucky could become the only state in the country without access to a poison control center under the governor's budget proposal.
Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study finds.
From testing your balance to surface EMG nerve testing, hundreds of people attended the Healthy Living Health Fair to get those services for free.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced plans to build a $412 million advanced research center.
Among adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found.
Fear of performing CPR incorrectly may ward off those who could potentially help. Now, an innovative solution is giving people the confidence and skills they need to save lives.
The school district canceled classes on Friday and Monday because so many people have called in sick. Now, cleaning crews are busy sanitizing everything.
The CDC says this year's flu vaccine is only 25 percent effective against the dominant H3N2 strain, but still helps lessen the virus' impact.
Clear vision isn't the only reason to get an eye exam. They can also reveal serious medical issues including high blood pressure and diabetes.
The flu vaccine is the best defense against getting the flu, but also say building your immunie system is also extremely helpful.
McDonald's is making Happy Meals healthier.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults.
Chocolate is not only a romantic Valentine's Day gift, but it also has health benefits.
Neuroscientists studying the teenage brain say that when a teen is surrounded by peers, he or she is more likely to push the boundaries and take chances. Researchers say there may be some steps parents and their teens can take to reduce risk-taking behavior.
Imagine looking into your irritated eye for a pesky eyelash, only to pull out a translucent, wiggling worm nearly a half inch long.
Parents are told to support their kids academically, emotionally, and socially. But now a new study shows you can overdo it when it comes to support.
A lot of us drink. Too many of us drink a lot. Worldwide, each person 15 years and older consumes 13.5 grams of pure alcohol per day, according to the World Health Organization.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has appealed a decision adding severe pain as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana.
This flu season has been a bad one. One local school district shut down completely for two whole days due to illness.
Nash is playing at full speed. His heart is working double time. The toddler only has half a heart due to a form of congenital heart disease.
Two-year-old Addy Rogers passed away last month from complications from a brain injury while she was waiting for a heart transplant. "Addy was the happiest baby ever," her mom, Kristi Rogers, said. "Her heart was just tired."
A task force created by Illinois' governor to address the deadly Legionnaires' disease at the Illinois Veterans Home will review the possibility for new construction at the facility.
A new telemedicine device brings a St. Louis neonatal intensive care unit to Marion, Illinois.