A Seattle woman rinsed her sinuses with tap water. A year later, she died of a brain-eating amoeba.
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A recall has been issued for infant ibuprofen sold by CVS, Family Dollar and Walmart, Tris Pharma said this week.
So far it's only been used to detect breast, prostate, bowel and lymphoma cancers but they're confident the results can be replicated with other types of the disease.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging those at greatest risk of contracting hepatitis A to get vaccinated against it after five cases were confirmed in east-central Illinois during November.
There are two families in Kentucky affected by the disorder. One of those families lives in Paducah.
Progress has stalled in ridding the world of polio.
We all know by now that exercise, diet, and other choices lead to a long, healthy life. Those choice though rely on what's available.
Authorities have traced a multi-state listeria outbreak that has hospitalized four people to a Houston-based Vietnamese food manufacturer.
A second case of rat hepatitis E has been reported in a human in Hong Kong, making it also the second recorded globally.
A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated the man in the Netherlands are using the case to highlight the fatal consequences of inhaling chemicals.
Three advocacy groups say they will continue their legal challenge to new rules requiring Kentucky's Medicaid recipients to get a job, go to school or volunteer to keep their benefits.
The Trump administration has again approved work requirements or a suitable alternative for Kentucky's Medicaid population after a judge blocked the state's first attempt earlier this year.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce as it may be contaminated with E. coli.
Dr. Jeffrey Mudd with the Pediatric group of Paducah said e-cigarettes can have a variety of harmful effects on teens.
Vaping, also know as Juuling, is becoming more popular in high schools and middle schools, even though people under 18 can't legally buy them.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical.
The senior author of the report believes the decline in smoking is due to proven interventions, such as smoke-free policies and rises in the price of tobacco products.
The next round in Kentucky's legal fight over abortion features the same combatants, but they'll be arguing over a different issue - a second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.
Missouri has joined the long list of states allowing medical marijuana, but it'll likely be late next year at the earliest before people with cancer, HIV and other serious ailments will be able to obtain it.
Open enrollment for Kentucky's health care marketplace starts Thursday for 2019 plans.
Starting Nov. 1st, West Kentucky Community and Technical College will offer dental cleanings to veterans through the Smiles and Salutes program.
Two new studies show women do worse when they have minimally invasive "keyhole" or robotic surgery for cervical cancer — rather than the more invasive open surgery.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting patients of another recall of medicine used to treat high blood pressure, for a potential cancer risk due to contamination.
You hear the number one in eight. That's the number of women who will battle breast cancer in her lifetime. Francis Scott recently found out she is one of those women.