Posted: 01/07/2014 - Kentucky has received a nearly $2 million federal grant aimed at reducing the most serious risk factors leading to obesity and chronic disease.
Posted: 01/07/2014 - Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says the state's substance abuse treatment programs will get a $32 million infusion of funding from settlements with two pharmaceutical companies.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages.
Updated: 12/24/2013 - 'Tis the season for spending time with family and friends. However, health leaders want you to stay healthy during holiday gatherings.
Updated: 12/18/2013 - IKEA North America is recalling a popular children's product.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - A state agency says child protection officials in Kentucky investigated 20 allegations of human trafficking involving 25 children from late June through mid-October.
Posted: 12/05/2013 - Winter weather is on its way to Kentucky, and the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when severe weather threatens.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Prescription drug abuse has reshaped Eastern Kentucky. In 2010, inpatient and emergency room charges related to drug overdoses totaled $78 million, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - As the holiday weekend draws to a close with people returning to their regular routines, the Obama administration's revamped health care website is set to be tested under increased demand.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Two years ago, Rebecca King was on a path to failure.
Updated: 11/29/2013 - It used to be shoppers would wait until the day after Thanksgiving to hit the stores. Now, they won't even wait around to clear the table.
Posted: 11/25/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a device for people with epilepsy.
Updated: 11/22/2013 - With the kickoff to the holiday shopping season right around the corner Dillard's at Fayette Mall is unveiling its newly remodeled store this weekend in a grand re-opening. In this month's Think Pink WKYT's Amber Philpott shows you how you can help fight breast cancer and get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at the same time!
Posted: 11/18/2013 - The number of confirmed flu cases continues to grow around Kentucky.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - One in three Americans suffer from chronic pain. For many they will turn to pain killers, others will just try to live with it, but it can be debilitating. For one Laurel county teen chronic pain was a reality daily. As WKYT's Amber Philpott reports, thanks to a new version of an old technology the teen is living pain free for the first time in two years.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - The deaths of two girls in Illinois and Virginia from severe food allergies have helped spur efforts to get schools to stockpile emergency medications that can save lives.
Updated: 11/19/2013 - The Scott County Health Department tells WKYT the whooping cough cases in their county is improving.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - Medicaid is the underdog of government health care programs. But it's turning into a rare early success story for President Barack Obama's technologically challenged health overhaul.