Posted: 09/06/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - The suicide rate among preteen and teenage girls rose to its highest level in a decade, and hanging surpassed guns as the preferred method, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Posted: 08/26/2007 - Painkiller sales rose more than 90 percent in the past decade. Enough was sold last year alone to give on average, 300 milligrams to every person in the country.
Posted: 08/26/2007 - Low levels of weekly exercise, even below currently recommended levels, can have major health benefits.
Posted: 08/02/2007 - Citing a continuing threat to public health, Castleberry’s Food Company is urging retailers, food service operations, food banks, charitable organizations and consumers to be diligent in identifying and discarding canned products subject to Castleberry’s national recall.
Updated: 07/20/2007 - The rain couldn't stop them. The long wait couldn't stop them. More than 1,200 people from Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia made their way to the Wise County Fairgrounds Friday, the same spot John Edwards visited just two days ago. But they're not here to score good seats at a concert. They're here to receive free medical care because they say they can't afford it on their own, a problem that Edwards says in unacceptable.
Posted: 07/19/2007 - A children's toy oven is being voluntarily recalled because it could hurt those kids.
Posted: 07/19/2007 - Mark Smith is convinced he can turn a generation of junk-food eaters into die-hard devotees of what he calls "the salsa of this decade."
Posted: 07/19/2007 - A new community based clinic for veterans is coming to Hazard in the spring of 2008.
Updated: 07/05/2007 - The Kentucky Departments for Public Health, Environmental Protection and Fish and Wildlife today issued fish consumption advisories due to elevated PCB and mercury levels for two bodies of water in Pike County: Knox Creek and Fishtrap Lake, including the portion of the Levisa Fork River above the lake to the Virginia state boundary in Pike County.
Updated: 07/04/2007 - With all grilling going on this summer, WYMT wanted to pass along some food safety tips so you can keep your holiday enjoyable.
Posted: 06/01/2007 - Two Kentuckians have been identified as passengers on an international flight carrying an Atlanta attorney quarantined with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis.
Posted: 05/31/2007 - Officials say blood supplies are low, especially type "O" blood. That includes the "O" Positive and "O" Negative blood types.