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Four Kentuckians have died from the flu so far this season

Influenza continues to spread across Kentucky, and three more residents of the state have died from it, according to the state Department for Public Health. ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, November 25, 2022 12:00 pm

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State Supreme Court hears arguments in abortion case

The Supreme Court of Kentucky heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that will ultimately, but not immediately, decide the constitutional framework for abortion laws ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 11:30 am

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Covid cases jump, deaths fall

New coronavirus cases in Kentucky increased by nearly 9 percent last week and the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals jumped 25%, but the positive-test ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 5:09 pm

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State’s opioid-settlement money should be used for many needs speakers tell commission

More than 100 people attended the fifth town hall of the Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission to suggest how to spend the state’s $478 million settlement ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 12:10 pm

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CDC survey shows more than 2.5 million young people used electronic cigarettes in 2022

The 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that 2.5 million middle- and high-school students, or about 9 percent of the total, said they used electronic ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, October 14, 2022 12:00 pm

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Open enrollments for Medicaid and Medicare open soon

Open enrollment to make changes to Medicaid, Medicare, or federal-state subsidized Marketplace health insurance plans is just around the corner. Experts encourage participants in each ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 2:15 pm

COVID-19

CDC map shows 75 counties with low risk of Covid-19 transmission

The latest federal risk map says most of Kentucky has a low risk of Covid-19 transmission, with only eight counties at high risk and just ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:59 am

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Kentucky adults have second highest obesity rate in nation

A new report says Kentucky has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and Kentucky children aged 10 to 17 have the nation’s ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, October 7, 2022 2:00 pm

COVID-19

CDC’s Ky. risk map is largely green, but 11 counties are still at high risk

The number of Kentucky counties at high risk of Covid-19 was cut in half last week, with only two counties moving into a higher risk ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 12:06 pm

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Latest Covid-19 risk map shows number of Ky. counties at elevated risk dropped 24% in the past week

The weekly pandemic risk map for Kentucky improved again Thursday, as the number of counties at elevated risk of Covid-19 dropped 24 percent. Only a ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, September 26, 2022 10:35 am

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