March 27, 2013 RSS feed / Health

Fixing hearts without surgery

Have a heart problem? If it’s fixable, there’s a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.  More...

Double Jeopardy Smoking and Diabetes

If you smoke, you already know two things: It’s bad for your health, and it’s very hard to quit. But now, there have never been more resources available for people who want to quit smoking. More...

Ky.’s leading cause of death is OD, but poll shows few know that fact

Drug overdoses, driven largely by prescription drug abuse, overtook motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of unintentional deaths in Kentucky back in 2010 and remain the state’s leading cause of death. More...

Ease up on the salt

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My son, 57, salts most every food in his diet. He told me that his doctor said, “Eat all the salt you want.” I looked him in the eye, and it was hard not to believe him. More...