The Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center and the Kentucky Rural Health Association welcome Anna Poynter as the 2017 Kentucky Rural Health Communications Intern. Poynter, who will graduate from the University of the ..
The second annual Project E-Prevent conference, focusing on e-cigarettes and their effect on youth, will be May 2 at the Perkins Building on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University. “This is still a relatively new product..
Whitley colon cancer survivor’s advice: ‘If you’ve got any signs, get it checked out’ By Dalton Godbey Take a drive down Master Street in Corbin, Kentucky, and you’ll pass Sav-Rite Pharmacy. Step inside and you’re..
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 physicia..
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 w..
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 sy..
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’..
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..
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 ..
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 h..