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britannica.com

June 15, 2017 -- Magna Carta Libertatum, commonly called Magna Carta, is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.   

Emergency Show #2

Jun 14, 2017

Proving that Health Matters will cut any corners when we get behind, we present our follow-up to Emergency Show #1 – Emergency Show #2. Brought to you by lifestyle errors that lead to higher cancer rates, we discuss indoor geomagnetic positioning, creaky knees, risks of statin therapy in older adults, and numbness of the diaper area in cyclists.

Tip: Unhealthy lifestyles, including smoking, lack of screening, obesity, low physical activity, and low intake of fruits and vegetables lead to 20% of US cancer cases.

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June 14, 2017 -- In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.  

What makes Kentucky, Kentucky?  The Kentucky Historical Society is posing that essential question to people who attend one of their Kentucky@225 listening tour sessions.  The next one takes place this weekend at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park.

West Virginia University Medicine is taking a closer look at a little-known approach to cancer treatment called narrative medicine with the aim of improving the treatment experience for doctors and patients alike.

The idea with narrative medicine is that if doctors get to know patients through their life stories, the physicians will be able to improve their ability to care for their patients, beyond simply managing symptoms.

Report Shows Poverty Continues to Plague Kentucky Kids

Jun 13, 2017

A report released Tuesday suggests Kentucky needs to do a better job to ensure its kids get the best start in life.  The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book ranks the Commonwealth 34th nationally for overall child well-being.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University will host the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program. MSU is in its second year of a three-year contract with the program.

The scholars arrive on campus, Sunday, June 18, with numerous activities planned for the 380 students throughout their stay.

WHAS

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced the creation of the Kentucky Work Matters Task Force at a press conference with federal and state officials and other special guests in the State Capitol Rotunda.

The new 23-member task force will bring together every department of state government that has a hand in workforce development with members of the private sector.

Their mission is to address barriers to employment and promote workforce inclusion among people with disabilities, foster children, disabled veterans, and individuals burdened by substance abuse or criminal records.

The Sun

Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians who purchased Provigil to file their claims as part of the more than $1 million settlement his office secured with pharmaceutical company Cephalon last year over its anticompetitive conduct to protect profits from its sleep disorder drug.

As part of the settlement, Kentuckians who used the drug will receive a portion of roughly $760,000. Kentucky’s Medicaid program will receive nearly $500,000 as part of the settlement.

To date, 525 Kentuckians have filed claims. The deadline to file a claim is June 25, Beshear said.  

Morehead State University President Wayne D. Andrews and other University, state and local officials will host a dedication celebration of the Rocky Adkins Dining Commons, Tuesday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m.

The event will be held on the patio of the dining commons.

The public is invited.

“The Rock” was built on the site of the former Waterfield Hall. The 25,000 square foot dining commons overlooks the central residential community. The project was designed by EOP Architects, Lexington.

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