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Kentuckians with Substance Use Disorder to have greater access to treatment

A Medicaid waiver will expand coverage and increase access to care for Kentuckians with Substance Use Disorder, according to the state.

Report: 54% of of KY adults with drug use problem enter treatment

Twice as many Kentucky adults with a drug use problem entered treatment last year when a friend or family member intervened compared to those who entered a program on their own.

Morehead play aims to fight opioid addiction

A play premiering Friday night in Morehead is being put on to educate the community about Kentucky's opioid epidemic, while raising money for its victims.

Samsung apologizes over sicknesses, deaths of some workers

Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories.

Man arrested after all night stand-off in Pulaski Co.

According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, a man was arrested after an all night stand-off with Sheriff's Deputies and Kentucky State Police.
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Crews working through the day and night to keep roads clear

Crews in Lexington have been busy all day doing their best to keep the roads clear.

Lawmakers, advocates host “Rally for Recovery”

Leaders in the fight against drug addiction, rallied in the state capitol today to bring awareness to the issue.

Georgetown PD launches “Operation Hope”

Police in Georgetown have launched a new program to help those struggling with drug addition find treatment rather than be arrested.
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Perry County drug court receives $1.3M in federal grants

An eastern Kentucky drug court has received $1.3 million in federal grants that will allow it to expand treatment services to those who need it most.
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LPD, DEA team up to combat heroin

The Lexington Police Department announced their partnership with the DEA in fighting heroin overdoses on Friday.

What’s Going Around – Symptoms & Treatment of BPH

ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop and ER physician Dr. Ryan Stanton discuss the symptoms and treatment of BPH in this week's "What's Going Around."

What’s Going Around – Heroin Overdoses & Treatment

They're a disturbing trend in the emergency room: heroin overdoses. ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop and our Doc-On-Call, E.R. physician Ryan Stanton, talk about how they're treated in this week's "What's Going Around."

Plexaderm Moisturizing 6-21

ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop speaks with Plexaderm representative Melinda McKinsey about an anti-aging formula that can take years off your face!

Some push lawmakers to allow forced mental health treatment

State lawmakers have heard hours of emotional testimony about why mental health advocates believe the state needs a law allowing judges to order some people to get treatment.

Parkinson’s Disease Research & Treatment 5-16

ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop is joined by advocates for Parkinson's Disease research Janet Greene, and Lisa Day, to talk about the latest treatments for the disease.

Central Kentucky man receives second multiple sclerosis treatment

One central Kentucky man is receiving the second wave of what doctors are calling a revolutionary treatment for multiple sclerosis.
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HHS funds Opioid abuse treatment with $1.8 million

On March 11, the Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M Burwell announced the Health Resources and Services Administration will be funding 5 health centers in Kentucky, with a $1.84 million budget.
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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.
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33rd Annual Free Dental Treatment Day in Flemingsburg

On Saturday, December 5th, Flemingsburg Dental Care will devote the entire day to providing free dental services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings to individuals in need.
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Drug treatment programs for inmates receive state grants

More than $3 million has been awarded to provide heroin and prescription drug abuse treatment for Kentucky jail inmates and for an injectable treatment designed to prevent relapse as offenders leave custody.

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