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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, Friday, January 20, 2023 2:01 am

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Regional rural hospitals are vital in Kentucky

BY MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News Critical access hospitals celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2022. The designation was created to ensure the financial viability of ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, January 2, 2023 8:49 am

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Covid cases on the rise again in Kentucky

MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News Covid-19 cases in Kentucky appear to be on a rough plateau overall, but the number of counties with high and ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, December 8, 2022 1:46 pm

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Youth suicide rates are higher where services are scarce

MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News Counties that have shortages of mental-health providers tend to have seen their rates of youth suicide increase in recent years, ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, December 1, 2022 6:06 am

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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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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 8:13 am

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Mobile abortion clinic coming close to Kentucky border

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS Planned Parenthood plans to start a mobile abortion clinic in Illinois that will travel close to the borders of Kentucky and other ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, October 13, 2022 7:02 am

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Research into causes of farmer suicide expands to include nurses, young people

AL CROSS Kentucky Health News An initiative that was originally designed to address farmer suicide has expanded to address mental health issues and suicide among ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, September 29, 2022 3:25 pm

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Life expectancy for Kentuckians dropped in 2019-20

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS One of the most striking measures of the pandemic is the decline in life expectancy from 2019 to 2020, the year the ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, August 29, 2022 1:19 pm

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Meth use increases chances of non-fatal opioid overdose

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS Nearly 80 percent of recreational drug users in rural areas have taken methamphetamines in the past month, according to a newly published ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:09 am

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