Researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy.
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A Missouri program that designates hospitals as stroke, heart attack and trauma centers is in limbo.
A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
With another hot weekend on the way, the staff at Crossings Jonathan Creek told Local 6 how campers stay safe in the blistering weather.
The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox.
Kentucky now has more than 1,000 reported cases of hepatitis A, the most of any state in the country.
What can be done to prevent substance abuse among young people? That was a major focus of Kentucky Department for Public Health Commissioner Jeffrey Howard's visit to Paducah.
Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company were indicted on federal charges that they rigged dust monitoring, forcing miners to work in conditions that can lead to black lung disease.
Tennessee authorities say E. coli bacteria caused the sickness that affected more than 500 people at a zipline attraction.
Baby Trey needed seven blood transfusions during his 92 days in the NICU. "He ended up having two (the day he was born), and they saved his life, you know. He was really on his way out that day," his mother says.
A Marshall County, Kentucky, boy who suddenly lost the ability to walk, talk or feed himself has shown remarkable improvement since last week.
Gov. Mike Parson has expanded drug take-back programs in Missouri.
There may be a glimmer of hope in the fight to protect people from HIV-1, the most widespread type of the virus and the one that causes the most disease globally.
Public health advocates in Kentucky say some children and pregnant women have wrongly been denied access to dental care since the state abruptly cut dental and vision coverage for as many as 460,000.
A Tennessee woman is recovering after a brown recluse spider bit her several times.
What should you do to keep yourself away from flashing ambulance lights on Independence Day?
Cervical cancer is among the easiest gynecologic cancers to prevent, and two screening tests can help detect the disease early: the routine Pap smear and testing for HPV.
As a result of a federal judge rejecting Gov. Matt Bevin's Medicaid overhaul plan, nearly half a million people in Kentucky no longer have access to dental and vision Medicaid coverage.
Thirteen Western Kentucky University students rode into Paducah Monday during their cross-country trek raising money for Alzheimer's disease research and awareness.
New Hampshire ranks highest and New Mexico lowest for overall child well-being in the United States, according to a report published Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nonprofit group focused on improving the well-being…
Kentuckians who smoke will soon have to pay more thanks to an increase in the state cigarette tax.
The House of Representatives on Friday passed the most expansive legislation Congress has taken to date to address the opioid crisis.
Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure.
Trigg County leaders fear the local hospital could close.