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Doctors worry about vagueness of Kentucky abortion ban rule

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Federal officials have issued guidance in an attempt to clarify when health-care providers can perform an abortion in states ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, July 18, 2022 4:19 pm


Protect yourself during prime tick season

MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News Public-health officials say ticks are emerging earlier and staying active longer because of changes in climate and land use, resulting ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, July 7, 2022 5:14 pm

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Kentucky’s 10- to 17-year-old youth rank No. 1 for obesity

In 2019-20, Kentucky had the highest obesity rate in the nation for children between the ages of 10 and 17, 23.8 percent; almost half again ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, October 29, 2021 9:17 am


COVID-19 denial making doctors’ jobs harder

Healthcare workers “are growing weary of Covid-19 denial and misinformation that have made it exasperating to treat unvaccinated patients during the Delta-driven surge,” The Associated ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, October 11, 2021 11:35 am