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West Virginia plan: Companies pay $1.25B to end opioid suits

Communities in West Virginia say they would end most of their lawsuits filed as a result of the opioid crisis.

9-month-old baby revived with opioid overdose-reversal drug

Authorities say a 9-month-old baby overdosed on drugs and had to be revived with an opioid overdose-reversal drug.

Kentucky police program offers addiction treatment options

A police program in Kentucky allows community members struggling with addiction to seek help without facing reprisals.

Health department offering free Narcan kits in community class

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is hosting a free community training on naloxone, which will include providing free kits containing the overdose-reversing medication.

Bevin announces new website to combat opiod crisis

Governor Matt Bevin announced a new website he believes will improve access to treatment and combat the opiod crisis.

Program to help disposal of excess prescription painkillers

Kentucky's attorney general has announced a program to make it easier for people to dispose of their leftover prescription painkillers.

McConnell appoints Somerset judge to juvenile advisory board

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has appointed a Somerset judge to a national juvenile justice advisory board.

Maine seeks strong limits on opioid prescriptions

The Legislature is poised to pass a bill sponsored by Gov. Paul LePage that would put Maine on the front line of a national movement to monitor and restrict opioid painkillers.

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Baptist Health Lexington moves vaccine clinic to Lexington Green

Starting Monday, Jan. 18, you can find the clinic at the end of the Lexington Green shopping center near LensCrafters.