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Deaths from colorectal cancer in Appalachian Kentucky have declined

Deaths from colorectal cancer in Appalachian Kentucky declined from 1999 to 2020, but far less than the rate of decline in the rest of the ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, June 20, 2024 8:00 am

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Kentucky gets a ‘D’ grade on second annual report card on maternal mental health

Kentucky received a D grade on the second annual report from the Policy Center for Maternal Mental Health, moving up from a D-minus in last ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, May 31, 2024 2:07 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 3:29 pm

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Retailer Warby Parker penalized for letting Kentuckians take online vision test

Warby Parker, an online retailer of prescription glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses, has agreed to pay at least $55,200 to Kentucky for allowing 69 Kentuckians ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, May 13, 2024 3:32 pm

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Vaping, substance use spikes in Ky. schools

The number of drug, alcohol and tobacco events recorded by schools have increased in schools at all levels across Kentucky, according to data collected by ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, May 2, 2024 4:28 pm

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Study: Social factors keep women from getting mammograms

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study says the more health-related social needs a woman has, the less likely she is to get a ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, April 19, 2024 4:14 pm

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Health insurers again win lobbying over prior authorization of procedures

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News   A bill to exempt health-care providers who have 90% or more of their claims approved from health-insurance companies’ ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, March 29, 2024 10:06 am

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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 12:18 pm

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Health commissioner warns not enough Kentuckians are vaccinated against measles

In a wide-ranging TV interview, state Health Commissioner Steven Stack warned Kentuckians that not enough of them are vaccinated for measles, which he said is ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 11:01 am

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West Ky. county sees third fentanyl death in seven months

After three fentanyl overdoses since June in Crittenden County, the first recorded in the county of 9,000 people, and another death in which fentanyl could ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, February 9, 2024 8:41 am

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