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ACEP Newsmakers(8/10)

Operation MESA KY Tornado Relief(3/5/12)

Lane Report

2012 Lexington Young Professionals "Rising Star"

WKRC 550-AM Cincinnati- Think Talk Laf(2/17/13)

WTVQ ABC-36 "Doctor On-Call" Segments

What's Going Around!!!

12/18/15- Pediatric Home Remedies

12/11/15- Inner Ear Infections

12/4/15- Croup Management

11/20/15- Medication Safety

11/13/15- Food Poisoning

11/6/15- Penicillin Allergy?

10/30/15- Halloween Safety

10/23/15- The Art of Listening

10/16/15- Pleurisy

10/9/15- Sleep Apnea

10/2/15- Hot Tub Folliculitis

9/25/15- Flu Vaccine Timing

9/18/15- Seizure First Aid

9/11/15- Best MRSA Abscess Prevention

9/4/15- Superfan Health

8/28/15- Labrum Tear

8/21/15- Strain Versus Blood Clot

8/14/15- Cigars Versus Cigarettes

8/7/15- Pet Bites

7/31/15- Elderly Falls

7/24/15- Ovarian Cysts

7/17/15- Mastitis

6/26/15- Secondhand Smoke

6/19/15- The Snakes of Kentucky

6/12/15- Nit Nanny

6/5/15- Pro for Probiotics

5/29/15- Nutritional Supplements

5/22/15- Hands Only CPR

5/15/15- Melanoma

5/1/15- Alcohol and Youth Risks

4/24/15- Bee Sting Allergies

4/17/15- Head Injury Risks

4/10/15- Prescription Drug Abuse

4/3/15- Lightning Strikes

3/27/15- Bacterial vs. Viral

3/20/15- Newborn Withdrawal Epidemic

3/13/15- Meningitis Vaccine

3/6/15- Peanut Allergies

3/6/15- Shoveling Safety

2/27/15- Is it Snake Oil or Science

2/20/15- Hypothermia Risks

2/13/15- Cholesterol Guideline Changes

2/6/15- Surgery Rehab

1/30/15- Illness and Hydration in Kids

1/23/15- Over the Counter Risks

1/16/15- Frostbite

1/2/15- Do You Need Tamiflu

12/26/14- Long Term Blood Pressure Risk

12/19/14- Shigella

12/12/14- Flu Shot Miss

12/5/14- Allergic Reactions

11/21/14- Must Have Medical Information

11/14/14- Good Bacteria

11/7/14- Types of Diabetes

10/24/14- Fever Facts

10/17/14- Cold Myths

10/3/14- Ebola Update

9/26/14- Incarceritis

9/19/14- Childhood Cancer Awareness

9/12/14- Enterovirus

9/5/14- Scabies

8/29/14- Dietary Supplements

8/22/14- ALS Facts

8/15/14- Shingles

8/8/14- Ebola FACTS

8/1/14- Head Injuries

7/25/14- Why Some Attract More Mosquitoes than Others

7/18/14- Should Kids Drink Sports Drinks?

7/11/14- Cancer Care Options

7/4/14- Firework Safety

6/27/14- The ChikV Virus

6/20/14- Beating the Summer Heat in Young Athletes

6/13/14- Thyroid Cancer

6/6/14- Ticked about Ticks

5/30/14- Pain of Sprains and Breaks

5/16/14- Water Safety

5/9/14- Beezin'

5/2/14- Cough and Sore Throat

4/25/14- Swallowing Gum and Hair...Ewe!!!

4/11/14- Nice Pair of Genes

4/4/14- Spring Outdoor Safety for Kids

3/28/14- More than a Headache

3/21/14- Treating Minor Burns

3/14/14- The Current States of HIV in the USA

3/7/14- Risks of Spring Forward

2/28/14- Sledding Safety

2/21/14- Is it a Cold or Pneumonia

2/14/14- The Medicine of Love

2/7/14- Anatomy of a Hospital Bill

1/31/14- The 4-1-1 on Fluoride

1/24/14- When to get a Physical

1/17/14- The EM Report Card

1/10/14- Febrile Seizures

1/3/14- Dangerous New Year's Fitness Fads

12/27/13- How the Flu Shot is Made

12/13/13- Asthma Causes and Triggers

12/6/13- Walking on Ice

11/22/13- Seasonal Affective Disorder

11/8/13- Proper Seatbelt Use

11/1/13- Smoking and Early Aging

10/25/13- Halloween Safety Tips

10/18/13- The Doctor May Not Be In...Doctor Shortage

10/11/13- Fiber Does the Body Good

10/4/13- The Flu Shot

9/27/13- The Threat to Antibiotics

9/20/13- Maintaining a Safe Medicine Cabinet

9/13/13- Back to School Infections

9/6/13- Spike in Measles

8/30/13- Plus and Minus of Garlic

8/23/13- Green Tobacco Sickness

8/16/13- Clean Out the Medicine Cabinet

8/9/13- The President's Stent

8/2/13- Swimmer's Ear

7/26/13- Kidney Stones

7/19/13- Arthritis

7/12/13- Advance Directives

7/5/13- Allergic to the Sun? Sun and Sneezing

6/28/13- Staying Cool in SUmmer Heat

6/21/13- "Dry Drowning"

6/14/13- Drowning Prevention and Pool Safety

6/7/13- Car Seat Safety

5/31/13- Sandbox Safety

5/24/13- EMS Week Ambulance Safety

5/17/13- Itch of the Ivy

5/10/13- Safe Weight Loss/Dieting

5/3/13- Helmet Safety

4/26/13- Jet Lag

4/19/13- Science Behind Blast Injuries

4/12/13- Seasonal Allergies vs. Common Cold

4/5/13- Physics Behind Kevin Ware's Injury

3/29/13- Teething

3/22/13- Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

3/15/13- Dirtiest Surfaces/Items in the Home

3/8/13- Avoiding Accidental Medication Ingestion/OD in Children

3/1/13- Bath Salts and Other Designer Drugs

2/22/13- Healthy Sleep

2/15/13- Sports Related Knee Injuries

2/8/13- Concussions and Minor Head Injuries

2/1/13- The Sweet and Lowdown on Artificial Sweeteners

1/25/13- Winter Weather Demise

1/18/13- Frostbite and the Netipot

1/11/13- Common Food/Medication Interactions

1/4/13- Alternative Meds(Correction...Grapefruit, not pineapple)

12/28/12- Mental Health System in the US

12/21/12- Facts and Fiction of Christmas Health Risks

12/7/12- Men's Health and No Shave November Summary

11/30/12- Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatitis

11/16/12- Pediatric Asthma

11/9/12- Medical Myths Part 2: Fact or Fiction

11/2/12- Medical Myths Part 1: Fact or Fiction

10/26/12- Halloween Safety and Preparedness

10/19/12- When you should go to the ER...and when you shouldn't

10/12/12- The Fungal Meningitis Outbreak and Why Kentuckians Shouldn't Freak Out

10/5/12- Information About Male Breast Cancer

9/28/12- Pertussis Spike and Importance of Medication Reporting

9/21/12- Accupuncture for Chronic Pain and the Web for Medical Info

9/14/12- Youth Sports Related Injuries

9/7/12- Breast Cancer from Water Bottles?

8/31/12- Allergies vs. a Cold/URI

8/24/12- Acid Reflux and West Nile Virus

8/17/12- The "Kissing Disease" and Importance of Vaccinations

8/10/12- Pediatric Fever Myths

8/3/12- Dangerous Fevers and the "Graveyard Shift"

7/27/12- Bed Bugs!!!

7/13/12- Motorcycle Helmet Safety

7/13/12- Electrocution in Lakes

7/6/12- Poison Ivy and Treating Nose Bleeds

6/29/12- Being Ready for the Heat at KY Speedway

6/22/12- Head Injuries and Helmet Use

6/15/12- Bath Salts and Superglue Disasters

6/8/12- Alzheimer's and Animal Bites

6/1/12- Flesh Eating Bacteria and Button Battery Dangers

5/25/12- Pool Safety

5/11/12- Hysterical Blindness and Vaccine Reactions

5/3/12- Kentucky Derby Safety(Great Pics)

4/23/12- Sunburn Safety and Spider Bites

3/16/12- Shingles and ER Expectations

3/5/12- Operation Kentucky Tornado Relief

3/2/12- Safe Sex and Signs of Stroke

2/24/12- Why Treat Hypertension and What is "Borderline Diabetes"

2/7/12- UTC vs ER and the Skinny on Statins

1/25/12- Opiate Abuse and Finishing Antibiotics

1/11/12- Keeping Fit and Losing Weight in 2012

12/20/11- Holiday Safety

12/9/11- Asparagus Versus Alcohol and Bulging Veins

11/23/11- Thanksgiving Holiday Safety

10/31/11- Halloween Safety

10/28/11- Cauliflower Ear and Swallowing Your Tongue

9/30/11- Knuckle Cracking and Partying a Little Too Hard

9/23/11- Muscle Strains and Organic Food Follow Up

8/23/11- Organic or Not and Preventing Skin Infections

8/8/11- Tylenol Dosage Changes and Fear About MRSA

7/26/11- Signs of Low Potassium and Chronic Belly "Issues"

6/23/11- Ankle Sprains and Western Movie "Consumption"

5/31/11- Lightning Strikes and Hormones/Antibiotics in Food

5/16/11- Dermatographism and the Risks of Tanning Beds

3/21/11- ACE Inhibitor Cough and the How Fast Hearts Can Go

3/7/11- The Appendix and Chest Pain(video is choppy but audio is good)

2/22/11- The Gall Bladder and Too Much Alcohol

2/14/11- Healthy Hearts

1/11/11- The "Funny Bone" and H1N1 Continued Threat

12/31/10- Medical New Year's Resolutions

12/20/10- Having Kids Ready for the Cold and Pertussis Returns

11/30/10- Post Appendectomy Care and Airbag Safety

11/16/10- Pediatric Flu Shots and the Link Between Tattoos and Hep C.

10/29/10- Halloween Safety

10/15/10- Arthritis Prevention and Antibiotic Risks

9/13/10- Pediatric Head Injuries and Arthritis

8/31/10- Pediatric Fevers and Earaches

8/24/10- Poison Ivy and Ectopic Pregnancies

7/23/10- Tonsilectomies and "The Hukes and Spews"

7/12/10- Baker's Cysts and Wrist Drop

6/28/20- Varicose Veins and Tennis Elbow

6/7/10- Shine Splints and Microvascular Decompression

5/17/10- EMS Week "Seconds Save Lives"

5/10/10- Alcohol Poisoning and Normal Body Temperature

4/26/10- Treating Sunburns and the Dangers of Plastics

4/6/10- Children's Sunscreen/Bug Sprays and the Benefits of Smoking Cessation

3/22/10- MRSA and the new CPR

3/1/10- Blood Pressure Pills and Winter Joint Pains

2/15/10- Herbal Medicines and Kid Poop

2/1/10- Residency Training and Tanning Bed Dangers

1/19/10- Anxiety and Passing Out

1/6/10- "Death of Pneumonia" and Smoking Cessation

12/22/09- Dirtiest Home Items and Tort Reform

12/7/09- H1N1 Decreasing and Pain Medicine Abuse

11/24/09- Advanced directives, organ donation, and ER emergencies

11/4/09- H1N1 Vaccine Myths and Computer Eye Strain

10/27/09- Halloween Safety, Allergies, and Is It Safe to Run.

10/19/09- Tamiflu and diets

10/9/09- H1N1, plantar fasciitis, and thyroid nodules

9/18/09- More H1N1 Questions

The infamous "spider bite"(7/09)

When do you need to go to the ER for a fall/injury?(6/09)

ABC-36 WTVQ Random Stories

Working the Graveyard Shift(2/27/15)

Weather and Health Problems(2/24/15)

Weather Swings and Health(2/11/15)

Increased Measle Cases with Dr. Besser(2/2/15)

Lexington PD Consider Carrying Narcan(8/20/13)

Special- ABC-36 "The Flu and You"(1/21/13)

Snow, Ice and Injuries(12/16/10)

Child Dies After Being Left in Car(6/20/10)

Heat Dangers(6/15/10)

Heat+Humidity=Danger Video(6/15/10)

Heat+Humidity=Danger Text(6/15/10)

Summer Child Safety(5/25/10)

The Dangers of Chemical from Plastic(4/26/10)

Can Being A Superfan Be A Threat To Your Health(3/14/10)

Cold Weather Safety(1/10)

Swine Flu Increase(8/09)

ABCnews/ABCnews.com Articles

US Hospitals Drill and Prep for Ebola(10/10/14)

Halloween Dangers(10/10)

July 4th Fireworks Emergencies Keep ER's Busy

Snakebite Threat Lags in U.S., but Still Remains

Sexily Dressed Doctors May Be Dangerous

Study: Italian Screening Program Reduces Sudden Cardiac Deaths

New Hope for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Pancreas Cells Used for Diabetes Treatment

Surgical Hope for Diabetes

New York City Wants to Limit Trans Fats

The Dangers of Sedation

Sweeping Changes Sought at FDA

Battling E. coli, One Girl's Story

Acid Reflux: When Surgery Is the Fix

The Serious Side of Heartburn

Inflammatory Breast Cancer: The Truth Behind the Myth

Study: Drug May Prevent Diabetes

Richards' Death Highlights Rise in Esophageal Cancer

Low Levels of Vitamin D Intake Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Meet the First Bionic Woman

Does Where You Live = When You'll Die?

For Former Vioxx Users, Celebrex May Be an Option

Forgetful? You Might Be Losing Brain Density

FDA Gives Go-Ahead to Artifical Heart

Consumer Reports

Phones Put Pedestrians in a Fog(8/12)

USA Today

To ER or not to ER?(9/14/13)

Louisville Courier-Journal, USA Today, and many others

More Patients Flocking to ERs Under Obamacare(6/9/14)


ER's Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers(3/21/14)


Safety Should Remain a Priority While Enjoying Warm Weather, Activities this Summer(5/24/12)

Completely You

4 Health Emergencies You Should Be Ready For

The Huffington Post

Expert: Put Vinegar, Not Urine, On Jellyfish Stings(7/25/11)

WLEX-18 NBC Lexington

Big Chill Could Make Bad Flu Season Worse(1/9/15)

Lexington Provides Ways to Beat the Heat(6/28/12)

WKYT-27 CBS Lexington

Paramedics Ready for Ebola(10/3/14)

'Operation Pandora' to Combat Lexington Heroin Abuse(7/12/13)

Doctors want to make Overdose Antidote Street Legal(7/11/13)

Halloween Incident Highlight the Risk of Getting Poked by Medical Needles(11/1/12)

Wow!!!Speedway Sees 141 Degrees(6/29/12)

Lexington Prepares for Heat Wave(6/27/12)

Safety Tips for Beating the Heat(5/24/12)

Slips and Falls Prevalent When Temperatures Fall(12/14/10)


In Depth: Summer Heat Survival Guide(6/28/12)


NASCAR Fans to Cope with Heat, Traffic at Kentucky Speedway(6/29/12)


Falls Frequent on the Ice(12/20/10)

911 Emergency Talk Radio

2010 Flu Vaccine Info(9/10/10)

Heat Related Illnesses(6/4/10)

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

The Straight Dope on Fake Dope(5/11/11)

Boston Globe

Caution: Texting on Foot a Hazard(5/17/11)

US News & World Report

Common Hazards That Can Dampen Your Holiday(12/13/10)

Kentucky Kernel

The Risk of Alcohol Energy Drinks(11/11/10)

AOL Health

Freed Miners Face Array of Health Problems(10/12/10)

Oral Care and Health Daily

4 Dangerous Health Emergencies(9/21/10)

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Lexington Herald Leader/UK Healthcare

Paramedics Say Drug Can Mitigate or Reverse Heroin Overdose(7/12/13)

Teen Drivers Need Adults to Guide(8/19/12)

Enjoy the 4th by Staying Out of the ER(7/1/12)

Precautions Keep Race Day Fun(6/24/12)

Summertime Calls for Specific Safety Measures(5/27/12)

Green Tobacco Sickness(8/29/10)

The Dangers of Plastics(5/30/10)

Layers and Prep Key to Surviving Cold Weather(1/17/10)

The Danger of Falls in the Elderly(7/09)

AMA News

Smartphones Called on for Medical Emergencies(2/24/10)


Super Bowl Fans Reap Surprising Health Benefits - AARP Bulletin Today(1/10)

MSNBC.com Quoted Articles

Urine Doesn't Ease Jellyfish Sting(7/22/11)

Drunk Walking Makes New Year's Eve Dangerous(12/31/09)

Decking the Halls? Watch Out for Danger(12/7/09)


Fitness Fails: Workout Trends You Need to Stop in 2014(12/27/13)

Falling TV Sending Kids to the ER Every 30 Minutes(7/21/13)

Bucket Lists Gone Bad: When Senior Thrills Become Life Threatening(6/22/13)

The Front Line of the Meningitis Outbreak: the ER(10/10/12)

Article in Living Well Magazine

Heat Related Injuries(7/09)


Urine No Good for Jellyfish Stings; What is?(7/26/11)

Investors Business Daily

ObamaCare Shell Game(10/1/14)

Budget and Tax News

We Have No Idea How Much Obamacare Costs(6/13/14)

Sun Sentinel

S. Florida ER's Seeing Texting/Walking Injuries(7/12/13)


Security Lapses Critics Encourage Execs to take Safety Issues more Seriously(10/16/11)