Updated: 02/04/2013 - Studies show Eastern Kentucky is one of the most unhealthy regions in the state, and now some people in Pike County are trying to fight back.
Updated: 11/09/2012 - Doctors say a new bug is making people in our area very sick.
Posted: 05/20/2011 - A hospital system in eastern Kentucky gets some new technology to help doctors on the front lines of battling breast cancer.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year.
Updated: 01/06/2011 - Scientists in Boston joined forces with Johnson & Johnson Monday to announce the development of a new blood test to detect cancer.
Posted: 12/08/2010 - The number of people coming down with the whooping cough is going up and now health officials are urging Kentuckians to get vaccinated.
Updated: 12/02/2010 - Nurses across the country are finding jobs even with the economy at an all time low.
Updated: 12/01/2010 - The childhood obesity epidemic is a hot topic on the house floor.
Posted: 11/11/2010 - State officials had to shut down the Corbin Career Center this week due to a bed bug infestation.
Updated: 11/10/2010 - Health officials at Highlands Regional Medical Center held a health fair Wednesday.
Updated: 11/03/2010 - The annual HOT Conference was held at Hazard Community and Technical College.
Posted: 11/02/2010 - If you are worried about catching a cold ... you might want to hit the treadmill this morning. A good workout could prevent you from getting sick.
Updated: 10/18/2010 - The flu season has officially begun and health officials say getting a flu shot is easier than you might think.
Posted: 09/30/2010 - LONDON (AP) - Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children - the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.
Updated: 09/09/2010 - New substance abuse treatment centers are on the way in Floyd County.
Posted: 08/31/2010 - The Kentucky Hospital Association is teaming up with hospitals across the state to reduce the rate of blood stream infections, such as MRSA.
Updated: 08/25/2010 - The first line of defense against illness is our skin. That was the message during the third annual "Wound Care Fair" in Hazard.
Posted: 07/20/2010 - Kentucky Hospital Association officials say Kentucky hospitals will lose more than one billion dollars in revenues in the next ten years because of health care reform.
Posted: 07/13/2010 - In a state wide survey reported by the Washington Post on unhealthiest Kentucky counties, Clay County ranked number one.
Updated: 07/13/2010 - The virus causes gastroenteritis, which is the inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines.