bluegrasslive, Author at Bluegrass Live

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Anti-flouride legislators cry ‘local control’ and ‘forced medication;’ dentists say it’s been proven to reduce tooth decay for 70+ years

By Deborah Yetter, Kentucky Lantern As a dental hygienist working with low-income schoolchildren in Louisville, Jennifer Hasch said the untreated tooth disease she saw was ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 3:45 pm

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Opioid epidemic is in a ‘fourth wave,’ seeing multiple substances being used at the same time, and fentanyl is the most common

By Colleen DeGuzman, KFF Health News The United States is knee-deep in what some experts call the opioid epidemic’s “fourth wave,” which is not only ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Monday, February 26, 2024 9:24 am

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6-year-old suffers serious burns in garbage fire explosion

By Jay Compton, Middlesboro News MIDDLESBORO — The family of a 6-year-old East Pineville boy is asking for prayers from the community after he suffered ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Monday, February 26, 2024 9:16 am

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President’s brother promoted the failed hospital chain that ran Pineville’s community hospital into the ground, Politico reports

Kentucky Health News In May 2017, three men came to Pineville, Ky., the Bell County seat of 1,700 people, looking for business from Pineville Community ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Friday, February 23, 2024 3:45 pm

Sports

Rested up: Tops hope to stay hot in road matchup against Blue Raiders

By Jeff Nations, Bowling Green Daily News Western Kentucky’s men’s basketball team got a break this week, whether desired or not. Riding a five-game win ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Friday, February 23, 2024 2:43 pm

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Shock probation denied for man serving 10-year sentence in Burch jewelry heist

By JUSTIN STORY justin.story@bgdailynews.com A jewelry store operator who admitted to helping engineer a plot to steal a jewelry-filled safe during a home invasion that ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Thursday, February 22, 2024 4:13 pm

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A healthy heart, right amount of exercise can improve quality of life

By Marc Paranzino, DO, sports cardiologist at UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart and Vascular Institute LEXINGTON, Ky. ­— February is Heart Month, a time to focus on our ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Thursday, February 22, 2024 4:07 pm

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Half of rural hospitals lose money; firm says 418 could close; Ky. not a standout except in Medicare Advantage, which is a threat

Kentucky Health News Rural hospitals are in more trouble than ever, and 418 of them are “vulnerable to closure,” according to a study of their finances by Chartis, ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 4:48 pm

Sports

Cats back in contention for double-bye in SEC Tournament

By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON — Kentucky is back in the chase for a double-bye in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. A pair of losses ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 4:32 pm

Culture

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Madame Web’ brings a familiar superhero spin

It’s been fascinating to see the general disdain for the latest Marvel Comics film “Madame Web.” Even before it was released last week, the buzz ... Read more

by bluegrasslive, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:48 pm

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