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Need for Syringe Exchange in NKY

Dr. James Schack, NKMS Board Member at Large, attended the Newport City Council meeting on Monday, January 22 to address the need for a syringe exchange. River City News wrote a brief article about his talk. Please click on the link to read more:  http://www.rcnky.com/articles/2018/01/23/doctor-urges-newport-allow-needle-exchange Dr. Schack's article for the NKMS winter newsletter can be…
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Register For Physicians’ Day At The Capitol

Members are asked to register for KMA's Physicians' Day at the Capitol, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 7 in Frankfort. The day will begin with a legislative breakfast and briefing at the Capitol Annex building, followed by visits with legislators and lunch and a feedback session at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Attendees are strongly encouraged to…
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Know Your Meds KY

More than 1,000 Kentuckians die from prescription drug overdoses each year. Providers can play a critical role in addressing this statewide public health epidemic by educating patients on the safe use, storage and disposal of their prescription medicines. Patients should commit to following these three steps if and when prescribed any medications for pain management:…
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KMA Addressing Opioid Issue through Education and Physician Input

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 CONTACT: Patrick Padgett KMA Executive Vice President 502-814-1394 padgett@kyma.org KMA Addressing Opioid Issue through Education and Physician Input LOUISVILLE, KY—The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) will hold its Annual Meeting Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26 in Louisville with a new format designed to educate physicians on the opioid…
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