Learning to live with Celiac
Becky Gray can’t eat Twizzlers, popcorn chicken, store-bought bread or many other everyday food items. She can’t even eat a piece of fruit that touched a piece of bread.
Obesity presents several health issues
America is fat and getting fatter by the decade – and Kentucky has the unenviable distinction of being one of the fattest states in the nation.
Tragedy led to inspiration
Many people who face personal tragedy can be broken both physically and spiritually by the experience. Eva Self may have to live in a half-shattered body, but her spirit will never be broken. It serves as an inspiration to all those around her.
Heart disease remains No. 1 killer in America
While many significant advances have been made over that last several decades, heart disease remains the No. 1 killer in America.
State parks recognize organ donors
Today, approximately 20 people will die in the United States waiting for an organ donation.
Kentucky house passes immigration reform bill
The Democrat House overwhelmingly passed its version of immigration control Tuesday while Senate leaders tried and fell short for now to garner enough votes to pass a bill to require a prescription for cold remedies used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Coffey survives 20 years on dialysis
A man passes many milestones during his lifetime. Richey Lee Coffey, 71, arrived at such an event this week, but it was a milestone that most people would not even want to contemplate.
Smokeout urges quitting tobacco
The only smoke health officials, both locally and nationally, would like to see on Thursday is from extra candles, according to a promotion of the American Cancer Society, “the official sponsor of birthdays.”
Family leads Barren County walk
The March of Dimes will host the Barren County March for Babies at Weldon Park on Cleveland Avenue. Taking part in the walk will be Sally Bunch, of Edmonton, and her family.
Relay teams start early
The kickoff for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event in Barren County may not be planned until January, but some teams are getting an early start on the fundraiser.
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