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By Sarah Ladd Kentucky Lantern In a year when the American Cancer Society asked the Kentucky legislature to increase spending on tobacco prevention, lawmakers cut it and passed an anti-vaping…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In its 2024 session the Kentucky General Assembly has passed dozens of health-related bills that address a range of topics. With one day left…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News 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 mammogram….

By John McGary, WEKU Kentucky has the fourth-highest teenage birth rate in the U.S., according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which show Kentucky’s teen…

A program to bring more nurses into the workforce will be offered in the Jefferson County Public Schools. The program will allow high-school seniors to graduate with a licensed practical…

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Several Kentucky water systems, mostly on and near the Ohio River, will have to fund ways to reduce certain cancer-causing substaces for which the…

Kentucky Health News If your parents or grandparents smoke, you are more likely to smoke. Perhaps that’s one reason smoking persists in Kentucky, which has had a higher rate of…

If telehealth services are to remain expanded as they were in the pandemic, Congress must offset the cost, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green said in opening a House…