Transitions is among eight facilities to receive KY Opioid Response Effort grant to help in recovery

Eight facilities around the state — including Transitions in NKY — will receive federal grants from the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) to help create or modernize affordable, quality, recovery housing units, Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) officials announced. The awarded projects will serve men and women in recovery, including pregnant and parenting…

CDC urges ‘no vaping’ as investigation is ongoing on four deaths, more illnesses now linked to e-cigarettes

Kentucky Health News Four deaths have been linked to use of electronic cigarettes and federal officials are investigating more than 450 cases of possible illnesses related to “vaping” in 33 states, CBS News reports. “While the investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,” the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in…

Kentucky Campaign Finance Trial Testimony Includes Cash, FBI Fingerprints

BY EILEEN STREET FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jerry Lundergan’s trial is now a month old. Tuesday, the defense continued cross-examining Jonathan Hurst, the prosecution’s key witness. Last week, Hurst testified Lundergan gave him a check for $25,000 and $20,000 in cash with the intent of sending out additional campaign mailers for Alison Lundergan-Grimes’ Secretary of State campaign.…