Kentucky Health News, Author at Winchester Sun


Your brain needs proper diet and exercise, too

By Dr. Greg Jicha University of Kentucky Healthy brain aging is a concern for all of us. June is recognized as Brain and Alzheimer’s Awareness ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 3:00 pm


Ky. medical experts say Covid-19 will always be with us but preventive care will help

BY AL CROSS The coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease will always be with us, and may become more contagious, but probably less dangerous, while ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:30 pm


Program to get low-income seniors free fruits, vegetables at Ky. farmers’ markets, which usually starts June 1, delayed to July 1

Low-income seniors who are at risk of poor nutrition have been unable to get free fruits and vegetables from Kentucky farmers’ markets this month, but ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, June 20, 2022 6:00 pm


CDC says the Covid-19 risk level is high in 19 Kentucky counties and medium in 29, about the same as last week

BY MELISSA PATRICK This week’s federal Covid-19 community levels map shows a slightly increased risk of the disease across Kentucky. Nineteen Kentucky counties are red ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:00 pm


COVID-19 denial making doctors’ jobs harder

Healthcare workers “are growing weary of Covid-19 denial and misinformation that have made it exasperating to treat unvaccinated patients during the Delta-driven surge,” The Associated ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, October 11, 2021 11:36 am


Beshear says mask requirement at set infection level is ‘just basic science’

Requiring masks above a certain level of coronavirus infection shouldn’t be difficult “because it’s just basic science,” Gov. Andy Beshear told a national television audience ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 3:13 pm