Drug makes a difference for siblings MILWAUKEE — Only 1,200 people in America have the genetic mutation that causes a form of the rare lung disease cystic fibrosis. Two of them are brother and sister, Charles and Paula Heup. Last year...
May 29, 2013 | 0 | 15 |
By John Fauber McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Cover Story BY WILL PINKSTON firstname.lastname@example.org Duwayne “Bubba” Weathers hasn’t set foot on the polished wood lanes of a bowling alley in almost a year, but it’s not for a lack of want. Participating in ...
May 27, 2013 | 0 | 14 |
BY WILL PINKSTON email@example.comThe Paducah Sun
Murray-Calloway earns ultrasound reaccreditation Staff report The radiology department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in ultrasound as a result of a review by the American College of Radiology....
Taking the Pulse Staff report Lourdes hospital hired Janet Simerly as chief nursing officer. Simerly brings more than 30 years of clinical experience to Lourdes with more than 15 years of experience in hospital adm...
Parents claim weight obsession harms kids CHICAGO — Like the other fourth-graders at King Lab, Jennifer Dreller’s daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment at the Evanston, Ill., school. But t...
May 22, 2013 | 0 | 6 |
By Julie Deardorff McClatchy News SeviceThe Paducah Sun
Poll finds support for medicinal marijuana use Although the ongoing national debate about marijuana’s legal limbo status persists, new survey data indicates a vast majority of Kentuckians support legalization of the drug solely for medicinal pu...
May 22, 2013 | 0 | 5 |
BY WILL PINKSTON firstname.lastname@example.orgAssociated Press
Preventive mastectomy reduces risks LOS ANGELES — Fear of cancer is a horrible thing. It stays with you all day long, and it wakes you up at night. I didn’t want to live with that, especially when I knew I could do something about it...
May 22, 2013 | 0 | 7 |
By Anna Gorman McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Teens flock to Tweets WASHINGTON — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about onlin...
May 22, 2013 | 0 | 6 |
By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated PressAssociated Press
Study questions how US should cut salt WASHINGTON — A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it’s not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle. Make ...
May 15, 2013 | 0 | 4 |
By LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated PressAssociated Press