study http://wkms.org en UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts http://wkms.org/post/uk-study-hazardous-waste-impacts <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The University of Kentucky will use a $12 million federal grant to reduce the negative health and environmental impacts found at hazardous waste sites.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">UK Superfund Research Center According to Director Bernie Hennig, lab studies are indicating healthy individuals stand a better chance of warding off contaminants.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:00:50 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41358 at http://wkms.org UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts Study Links Headaches and Migraines to Weather http://wkms.org/post/study-links-headaches-and-migraines-weather <p></p><p>If you've ever blamed the weather for a splitting headache, you might be right.&nbsp; A new University of Cincinnati study finds that lightning may affect the onset of headache and migraines.</p><p>"What we found was that on days with lightning around the patients'&nbsp; homes there was approximately a 30-percent increase in headache activity, or headache occurrence, and also a 30-percent increase in migraine," said fourth-year medical student Geoff Martin, one of the researchers. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:37:03 +0000 Mark Heyne (WVXU) 27215 at http://wkms.org Study Links Headaches and Migraines to Weather Owensboro Officials Looking for Highway Access http://wkms.org/post/owensboro-officials-looking-highway-access <p></p><p>Owensboro officials hope a recent study will put them in the path of a new highway running from Tennessee to Michigan. The report found the proposed Interstate 67 could attract 16 to 30 thousand vehicles a day along most of its length when it’s completed in 2035. The study projects higher volumes along the Kentucky section. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:21:44 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24546 at http://wkms.org Owensboro Officials Looking for Highway Access Cancer Study Seeks Participants http://wkms.org/post/cancer-study-seeks-participants <p>A long-term cancer research is getting underway across the country. Beginning Tuesday, the American Cancer Society will sign up volunteers for its Cancer Prevention Study-3. It&rsquo;s a longitudinal analysis of the various factors that cause or prevent cancer. Spokeswoman Stephanie Feger says participants will take a survey, have their waist measured, and give a small blood sample.</p><p><em>&ldquo;Over the next 20-30 years, every two-three years the American Cancer Society will mail you a survey to update any of your lifestyle or behavioral or medical informatio</em>n.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 20319 at http://wkms.org