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4 hrs ago | CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

Fruits on the Ground: Thoughts about a War on Obesity

If you've been unhappy of late with the state of your health or your weight or your physical condition, at least take some consolation from the fact that you don't live in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Medicine, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

7 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Parts of University of Kentucky experiencing power outage

Metro Police arrested two men they say were chewing a plant classified as a drug and drinking beer inside a car.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Oregonian

What Henry Rollins got wrong about Robin Williams and depression

On Thursday, former Black Flag frontman and tireless word-spouter Henry Rollins delivered the latest edition of his LA Weekly column, this time turning his keyboard to Robin Williams - namely, the actor's suicide.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Punk, Black Flag, Music, Entertainment

Highlands grad Jared Lorenzen featured in ESPN The Mag

Jared Lorenzen is the subject of a great ESPN The Magazine article by Tommy Tomlinson about his life-long battle with his weight.


The Horse

Lessons Learned about Equine Welfare

Several factors complicate the ability to find solutions to the unwanted horse and equine welfare issues, from urbanization to "the public's love affair with the horse," Lenz said.


PhysOrg Weblog

Uranium exposure tied to lupus

High uranium exposure is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus , according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Arthritis & Rheumatology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Lupus, Health, Rheumatology, Arthritis

Wed Aug 20, 2014

West Kentucky News

A new face at Dr. Howard's

In late May-early June of this year, Ryan Sparks DMD joined Dr. Howard's office in La Center.


Related Topix: La Center, KY, Dentistry, Medicine, Spencer County, KY, Taylorsville, KY, Lexington, KY


Cholesterol and Lipoprotein Metabolism: Early Career Committee...

From the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington ; and Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, UniversitA© de MontrA©al, ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Pharmacology


Former professor accused of misusing $400K of UK money

He spent years teaching students at the University of Kentucky but now a long-time mining engineering professor has resigned after some serious fraud allegations.


KGNS-TV Laredo

Could children start attending schools at earlier times?

University of Kentucky researchers looked at data on more than 700 public elementary schools in Kentucky during the 2011-2012 school year.


Floyd County Times

Scholarship students work at highway district

Seven college students spent their summer working at Highway District 12 as part of their KYTC scholarship rewards: two engineering technology students and five who are pursing civil engineering degrees.


Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, D12, Rap, Letcher County, KY, Jenkins, KY, Prestonsburg, KY

PhysOrg Weblog

Smoke-free campaign strategies used to promote physical activity, combat obesity

In a state with high rates of tobacco use and obesity-and associated health problems-University of Kentucky researcher Melinda Ickes is exploring whether similar models of promoting community readiness to adopt health policies might be effective in addressing both risk factors.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Medicine, Kinesiology

Lexington Herald-Leader

Van overturns, seriously injures driver flown to UK Hospital

A 38-year-old woman was in fair condition at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital Wednesday morning after a traffic crash in Laurel County.


Related Topix: Laurel County, KY, Hodgenville, KY

Burlington Times News

Around the schools: Board's former attorney passes away at age 61

This weekend Broadview Middle School hosts two community events to answer questions and help families make sure they have the right supplies before school starts Monday.


Related Topix: Eastern Kentucky University, Education Etc., Alamance, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Election decides two Boone County school boarda

Election decides two Boone County school board seats Three of the five Boone County Schools Board of Education seats are on the Nov. 4 ballot.


Related Topix: Boone County, KY, Burlington, KY, University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University

Live Science

What Is Fluid Dynamics?

Fluid dynamics is "the branch of applied science that is concerned with the movement of liquids and gases," according to the American Heritage Dictionary.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, University of Utah

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

St. Jude: Dr. Nicole Barnes

"My mother said when I was a baby, well three years old, a toddler that I wanted to be a doctor and own a gas station and as I got older I thought about was different things, but was able to do some different programs in the Kentucky area at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville that molded me and shaped me to go to medical ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Family, Kids

Middlesboro Daily News

Community Trust Bank presents scholarships

In keeping with their slogan "Building CommunitiesBuilt on Trust," each year Community Trust Bank assists local graduating seniors in continuing their education.


Related Topix: Bell County, KY, Kentucky, Middlesboro, KY, Lincoln Memorial University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's new food coordinator says she has 'hit the ground running'

Ashton Potter Wright started work Monday June 2, 2014 as Lexington's local food coordinator, a new position with Lexington city government charged with improving connections between Central Kentucky farmers and consumers.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Eastern, KY

Mass Transit

University of Kentucky Installs 9 New Bike Shelters & Promotes Ridership

EdR, the development group heading the $25.8M revitalization project for the University of Kentucky, held an open house to celebrate the completion of Phase 1. This first Phase includes the addition of approximately 1,800 dormitory beds and nine bike parking shelters.