Smoking is killing Kentucky, literally and fiscally. As surely everyone knows by now, we consistently have some of the highest youth and adult smoking rates in the nation. The staggering statistics and multi-billion dollar price tag have been highlighted repeatedly. There is one relatively simple thing we can do to address this enormous problem: We … Read More
A brief clip from my comments regarding Senate Bill 4 – the “Informed Consent Bill.” I am proud to have co-sponsored this bill and witnessed its passage through the Senate today.
As one of just a few medical professionals in the Kentucky General Assembly, I feel a sense of duty to stay fully abreast of how government actions impact the delivery of care in our Commonwealth. One of the most important government responsibilities is requiring proper immunizations for children and young adults. Although Kentucky is often … Read More