Effective February 11, patients at Baptist Health Lexington who are prescribed an opioid medication and are enrolled in the hospital’s Meds-to-Beds program are now receiving a drug disposal bag when they are discharged from the hospital.
Some of our ABC news team got the chance to tour St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and learn more about its groundbreaking and life-saving research into childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
To give medical students a chance to learn about Parkinson's disease outside the classroom, the University of Louisville and the Parkinson's Support Center of Kentuckiana are seeking patients interested in their "Buddy Program."
Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across Kentucky traveled to the State Capitol in Frankfort Thursday and met with lawmakers about the need to improve quality of life for cancer patients and others with serious illness, by establishing a state advisory council to support access to patient-centered and family-focused palliative care.
The non-profit Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky says its mission is, "To serve kidney disease patients and their families, increase awareness and early detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD), provide a network for collaboration among renal healthcare providers and promote organ donation."
Governor Andy Beshear posted a video message Wednesday night on Twitter after two Louisville police officers were shot during protests the night a grand jury announced its findings in the Breonna Taylor criminal case.