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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 4:47 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 10:26 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.   ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, March 18, 2024 1:16 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 11:15 am

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Bills aim to stop people from coming to Ky. to have Medicaid pay for addiction treatment

A bill aimed at preventing people from coming to Kentucky solely to establish residency so that they can sign up for drug treatment to be ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:51 pm

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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 8:48 am

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Seasonal depression is real

By Heather Close Kentucky Health News Monday, Jan. 15, is considered by some to be “Blue Monday,” the most naturally depressing day of the year ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, January 18, 2024 12:37 pm

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Kentuckians with substance-use disorder urged to seek care

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News With the start of a new year, Addiction Recovery Care is encouraging individuals struggling with substance-use disorder to seek ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, January 10, 2024 7:00 am

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Help line calls up since in wake of legalized gaming

Kentucky Health News Since sports betting became legal in Kentucky on Sept. 7, calls to the state problem-gambling hotline have nearly tripled, one of the ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, January 9, 2024 10:34 am

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Ky. gambling problem help-line calls have tripled since sports betting was legalized

Since sports betting became legal in Kentucky on Sept. 7, calls to the state problem-gambling hotline have nearly tripled, one of the state’s few problem-gambling ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, December 30, 2023 9:00 am

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