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Study: 42% of dual smoker-vapers quit vaping early and kept on smoking

Adults who vape and smoke at the same time are likely to continue smoking in the long run, counter to the electronic-cigarette industry’s message that ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 12:00 pm

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Flu cases are on the decline in Kentucky

Influenza cases in Kentucky declined in each of the last four weeks of 2022, but Gov. Andy Beshear said cases are still too high and ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, January 12, 2023 4:03 pm

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Flu level ‘widespread’ for 10th consecutive week; 8th pediatric flu death confirmed

Kentucky is currently reporting the state influenza activity level as “widespread” for the 10th consecutive week, with most laboratory-confirmed cases occurring in children, leading to ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, January 2, 2023 12:53 pm

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Ky. respiratory roundup: Hospitals filling, Covid-19 map greener

The federal risk map for Covid-19 in Kentucky got greener in the last week, but some Kentucky hospitals are filling up with increasing cases of ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, December 19, 2022 4:46 pm

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Flu cases in Kentucky keep rising

Influenza continues to slam Kentucky, with one hospital system saying last week’s flu admissions were greater than Covid-19 admissions and another seeing about equal admissions ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, December 8, 2022 10:01 am

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Covid have risen slightly in Kentucky over the past week

Covid-19 cases in Kentucky appear to be on a rough plateau overall, but the number of counties with high and medium risk of transmission on ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, December 2, 2022 2:09 pm

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Kentucky’s COVID-19 cases jump, hospitalizations drop

The number of Kentuckians with COVID-19 nearly doubled last week over the prior week, but fewer people were hospitalized with it. The state Department for ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, November 28, 2022 4:51 pm

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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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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 12:07 pm

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