Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in federal funds to combat prescription drug and heroin abuse.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center has been awarded $940,000 each year for the next four years. McConnell says he was informed of the federal support by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Report Says Youth Smoking Declining in Kentucky

Jul 16, 2014


According to the results of a recent federal study, teen smoking in Kentucky is on the decline.   But, the state's primary public health doctor says there's still plenty of room for improvement.