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Remember your brain needs proper diet and exercise

By Dr. Greg Jicha University of Kentucky Healthy brain aging is a concern for all of us. June is recognized as Brain and Alzheimer’s Awareness ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 3:27 pm

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Program to get low-income seniors free fruits, vegetables at Ky. farmers’ markets, which usually starts June 1, delayed to July 1

Low-income seniors who are at risk of poor nutrition have been unable to get free fruits and vegetables from Kentucky farmers’ markets this month, but ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, June 20, 2022 3:06 pm

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CDC says the Covid-19 risk level is high in 19 Kentucky counties and medium in 29, about the same as last week

BY MELISSA PATRICK This week’s federal Covid-19 community levels map shows a slightly increased risk of the disease across Kentucky. Nineteen Kentucky counties are red ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, June 18, 2022 12:00 pm

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Early data shows ODs rose 13.55% in Ky. in 2021

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Drug-overdose deaths in Kentucky rose 13.55% in 2021, according to a recent federal report. The preliminary data from the ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 10:58 am

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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 11:38 am