Ben Chandler

Stu Johnson

Participants at Monday’s Health Policy Forum in Lexington heard a message about combating opioid addiction from journalist Sam Quinones. 

The Los Angeles Times reporter, spent ten years doing freelance work in Mexico.


Mountain Comprehensive Care

A new report shows just how far Appalachia has fallen behind the rest of the country on key health measures such as rates of cancer, heart disease and infant mortality.

Researchers say the region’s health gap is growing and they hope the data they’ve compiled will spur new approaches to health care.   


Health Advocacy Group Moving Toward Policy Focus

Jul 13, 2017
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The president of a Kentucky health advocacy organization says it’s a time of transition for his agency.  

The CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky spoke at a meeting of the Lexington Rotary Club Thursday.

 


For 21 years, Ben Chandler served Kentuckians in the U.S. House of Representatives.  This summer, he’ll find find himself in a new role, as he says, "telling Kentucky’s story" as Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council.  We spoke this week with Mr.Chandler about the position he assumes on July 1st.

Kentucky Congressman Ben Chandler was given the opportunity to view death photos of Osama Bin Laden this morning. The Versailles Democrat who sits on the House Intelligence Committee says they are images he won't soon forget.