The Southern KY AHEC is pleased to welcome Taylor Readnower to its team. She joined our staff at the beginning of the year as program associate...
The Southern KY AHEC’s work with HPV prevention is showcased on the National AHEC Organization’s website this week. The article highlights the success of our collaborative approach to training Kentucky healthcare professionals on h..
London, KY – Two hundred, thirty-eight health professionals and educators from throughout Kentucky attended the commonwealth’s first-ever daylong conference dealing specifically with the health effects of e-cigarettes. The conference, coor..
Written by Dalton Godbey Doctors told her nothing was wrong, that she should not be concerned. But Monticello resident Grace Shearer knew something wasn’t right. It was 1982, and she was 26. Although Shearer had no family history of colon ca..
Written by Dalton Godbey If Danville resident Kerry Howell ever missed work, it likely wasn’t because of being sick. Howell, who has been employed as a tech supervisor at R.R. Donnelly’s for over three decades, never had many health concer..
Written by Dalton Godbey Jamie Waddle remembers August 6, 2014, very well. While watching her son’s football practice, Waddle consulted with another parent who happened to be a nurse. Waddle informed her of the stomach pain and irregular bow..
Written by Dalton Godbey September 27, 1999, is a day that is forever engrained in the memory of Janet Jacobs. Weeks before, she had noticed symptoms such as abdominal pain, low blood count, and even bloody stool. She didn’t think much of th..
Written by Dalton Godbey While filling out some paperwork at her family doctor’s office before a check-up, Berea resident Brenda White was asked to check off a list of symptoms she had experienced. White in fact had some symptoms such as sto..
Written by Dalton Godbey “Live in the moment.” That is the motto of 72-year-old Somerset resident Doris Rice, who in the last five years has seen her life alter more than she ever expected. At age 67, Rice was a healthy woman who had never..
Written by Dalton Godbey It started with some ordinary symptoms such as stomach pain, issues that had been going on a while. But Rockcastle County resident Stephanie Hines was concerned enough to bring them up to her physician at her next chec..