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Kentuckians who feel going to the doctor is too expensive — but don’t know how to shop for the lowest price — aren’t alone.

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Authorities say a Hendersonville doctor traded prescriptions for narcotics in exchange for money and sexual acts. Media outlets report 48-year-old Dr. Lawrence Joseph Valdez was arrested Thursday on five counts of issuing prescriptions for narcotics outside the scope of medical practice.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and others began looking into Valdez after they received complaints about his practices. Investigators said he made these exchanges with multiple individuals.

Paducah Physician Indicted

Jun 1, 2012
paducahky.gov

A McCracken County grand jury returned an 11-count indictment this afternoon against Dr. Troy Nelson of Paducah.