Kentucky Health News, Author at The Interior Journal

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Warmer weather means ticks are active and looking to suck your blood

State wildlife officials are reminding Kentuckians to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit disease. “Ticks are common across the state, and whether you’re ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, May 23, 2024 3:15 pm

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Immunization rates continue to fall in Kentucky

The immunization crisis in Kentucky is not just a Kentucky issue, but is happening nationwide. “It’s not going to take long before we see the ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 4:08 pm

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Website helps Kentuckians find addiction help, Narcan

The state’s FindHelpNowKy.org website, which helps Kentuckians find addiction treatment, now also can help them find places to get naloxone, which reverses opioid overdose. The ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, March 18, 2024 3:52 pm

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Kentucky kids have nation’s second highest obesity rate

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky ties with Wisconsin for the nation’s ninth-highest adult obesity rate, an improvement from second-highest last year, but Kentucky ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, September 28, 2023 11:42 am

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Marijuana can help pregnant mothers, but can slow development in newborns

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS Users and sellers of marijuana may suggest that expectant mothers use it to alleviate side effects of pregnancy, especially morning sickness, and ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, May 31, 2023 3:16 pm

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Kentucky to get another $182 million to improve broadband access

BY LIAM NIEMEYER The Kentucky Lantern Gov. Andy Beshear joined U.S. Department of the Treasury officials to announce more than $182 million in federal funding ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, February 6, 2023 3:50 pm

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Study shows link between liver disease and obesity

BY HEATHER CLOSE Kentucky Health News People who are obese or diabetic and get 20 percent or more of their calories from fast food are ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, January 23, 2023 1:45 pm

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Illness not enough for parents to keep kids home from school

HEATHER CLOSE Kentucky Health News Schools in Kentucky and across the nation have been hit hard by a slew of respiratory viruses, and some parents ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 11:25 am

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It’s time to share the savings in prescription drug costs

GEORGE HUNTLEY AND STEVE PERRY American health-care innovation has saved countless lives. Whether it’s a new vaccine to prevent serious illness, or a breakthrough treatment to ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 10:17 am

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Research shows e-cigs cause could cause heart damage

MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News Exposure to electronic-cigarette aerosols can cause heart arrhythmias in mice — in both premature and skipped beats, according to a ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 8:08 am

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