A local 6-year-old met with state leaders Wednesday in Frankfort.
Health & Wellness
Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, a day dedicated to showing your loved ones you care. This year, you can give a gift to a stranger in need.
The Centers for Disease Control say one out of every one hundred babies born will be born with a congenital heart defect or CHD. That means there will be a problem with the structure of their heart.
A new national proposal to end the HIV epidemic would direct resources to Kentucky, Missouri, and other states and territories.
Lyon County School District announced class will be canceled for the Elementary School, Middle School, and High School due to illness.
Kentucky has the highest rate of colorectal cancer in the U.S. A quarter of the people diagnosed with it have a family history of it.
She was told she'd be lucky to live another five years. That was seven years go. A local woman who is defying the odds shares her heart health story on National Wear Red Day.
The newly public allegations portray Purdue as trying to profit off a crisis that it helped spark by having its sales force tell doctors that the prescription painkiller OxyContin had a low addiction risk.
February 1 is National Wear Red Day, a time to wear some red and promote awareness for women's heart health.
The first generic version of the popular Advair asthma inhaler has been approved by U.S. regulators.
What foods will keep you healthy when it's really cold outside? A dietitian shares her recommendations.
Southern Illinois Healthcare recently acquired a top-of-the-line Da Vinci Robotic XI that is assisting surgeons with minimally invasive procedures.
A new pilot program that would make medical marijuana available to more people in Illinois is expected to begin next week.
Drug arrests up 48% in McCracken County, sheriff's office says more than $312K's worth of drugs seized
"It's a combination of adding an extra person to our drug unit," Carter said about increased numbers in drug arrest, "along with some very dedicated and devoted units on the roadways."
Prescription drug costs across the country are going up, leaving many people with hard choices when it comes to getting their medicine. A local group found more than $6 million in prescription drugs for people who can't afford them.
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown? The answer is complicated, and it depends who you ask.
The director at Ladies Living Free, Stacie Aycock says opioids and methamphetamine are the most common addictions she sees at the center.
Sixteen Kentucky residents have again asked a federal judge to block new eligibility requirements for Medicaid.
Department of Health officials in Tennessee struggled on the best way to respond after Republican Rep. Mark Green told a town hall meeting last month, without citing evidence, that vaccines cause autism.
Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released by the CDC.
As America continues to combat its opioid epidemic, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses among women has soared in recent years, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The measure introduced Tuesday appears to be on a fast track in the Republican-dominated state Senate as a new legislative session begins.
New research shows letting your child's imagination run wild can have social and emotional advantages.
Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky are now being charged copays for doctor visits and other services because of a new policy that took effect at the start of this year.