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Kentucky pharmacists plant hemp in Georgetown to eventually reap its medical benefits

GEORGETOWN, Ky. On Saturday, a group of pharmacists helped plant a special crop that some believe will create an advancement in the world of...

UPDATE: Golden Alert for Lexington man canceled

The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for Matthew T. Beasley, a 31-year-old, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.

Nicholasville Police start delivery service

Officers will make deliveries during the day, are limits.

Nobel winner Allison hears the news from his son

James Allison learned he had won the Nobel Prize in medicine this morning in a phone call from his son.

Baptist Health Lexington receives top ‘A’ rating for hospital safety

Baptist Health Lexington has earned the top rating of “A” for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit healthcare ratings organization.

Rx Take-Back event scheduled for April 29.

Kentucky State Police are teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage Kentuckians to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017.

The Future of Medicine- Marshall Lifestyle Medicine

What is the future of medicine? Dr. John Mullins of Marshall Lifestyle Medicine stops by to chat with Katie Solove and Troy Thompson about how his services use advanced technology!

Georgetown Bariatrics and Advanced Surgical Services

Georgetown Bariatrics & Metabolic Center is on the forefront of providing metabolic surgery for fighting the diseases of type II diabetes and obesity.

One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking

New research shows cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.

MyOldMeds Kentucky to promote safe medicine disposal

Several state agencies are working together on an initiative to highlight the importance of properly disposing of old medications.

AG: Settlement returns nearly $300,000 to Medicaid program

Attorney General Andy Beshear says Kentucky's role in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company will result in nearly $300,000 being returned to the state's Medicaid accounts.

Williamsburg doctor arrested for practicing without a license

Police in Williamsburg arrested a man on Monday they say was practicing medicine without a license.

University of Kentucky selects College of Medicine dean

A top health care executive in New Jersey has been selected as dean of the University of Kentucky's College of Medicine.

Ex-University of Louisville official sentenced in theft case

The former executive director of the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville has been sentenced to more than five years in prison and ordered to pay $2.8 million in restitution.

Tamiflu in Demand at Lexington Pharmacies

Some Lexington pharmacies are running out of Tamiflu, the medicine used to fight the flu and keep it from spreading.

Bloody Dog May Be Crucial To Solving A Home Theft

Lexington Police are trying to determine whose blood was left on a small dog in an overnight break in.

KSP: 1,200 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected During “Take Back” Day

State Police said they gathered around 1,200 pounds of prescription medicine during Saturday's Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

2 Accused of Trafficking Prescription Drugs in Nicholasville

On Friday, Nicholasville police said they received a call about a suspicious person in the Mobile Court area. When they got there, they said two people were hanging around a home where neither one of them lived.

Sheriff: 3 Suspects Tied Up 3 Elderly Residents in Pulaski Co.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is looking for three people who they said broke into two homes in the northern part of the county.

MSU Looks at Remote Access to Medicine

Morehead State University hosted a RAM ("Remote Area Medical,") conference to discuss access to medicine in remote eastern Kentucky areas.

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‘I love what I do:’ 18-year Lexington dispatcher honored for her work

A long-time Lexington dispatcher is the newest state winner of telecommunicator of the year.

New Dixville Road/KY 1941 bridge project to begin in Mercer County

Bridge replacement over the Chaplin River

Baptist Health Corbin hands out 22 academic scholarships

Scholarships go to local residents pursuing medical careers.