Kentucky Health News, Author at Winchester Sun

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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 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 12:55 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 4:48 pm

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Survey: 58% of Kentucky adults say the pandemic is over

Four in seven Kentucky adults (57%) think the pandemic is over in the state and more than 80% say concerns about Covid-19 will not keep ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, December 17, 2022 3:00 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 9:55 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, Saturday, December 3, 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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CDC survey shows more than 2.5 million young people used electronic cigarettes in 2022

The 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that 2.5 million middle- and high-school students, or about 9 percent of the total, said they used electronic ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, October 15, 2022 9:00 am

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Open enrollments for Medicaid and Medicare open soon

Open enrollment to make changes to Medicaid, Medicare, or federal-state subsidized Marketplace health insurance plans is just around the corner. Experts encourage participants in each ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 2:12 pm

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Kentucky adults have second highest obesity rate in nation

A new report says Kentucky has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and Kentucky children aged 10 to 17 have the nation’s ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, October 8, 2022 12:00 pm

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