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Kentucky Health News Dr. Bruce A. Scott, an ear, nose and throat specialist from Louisville, was sworn in Tuesday, June 11, as the 179th president of the American Medical Association,…

Kentucky Health News The federal Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is proposing to eliminate medical debt from most credit reports, stop companies from sharing debt information and bar lenders from making…

By Dr. John D’Orazio University of Kentucky Spending time outside in the summer is a great way to stay active, reduce stress and get vitamin D. It’s also important to…

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News In 2023, 9.8 percent fewer Kentuckians died from drug overdoses than the year before, according to an annual state report released Thursday. A preliminary…

Kentucky doctors and the state Department for Public Health “are seeing an unusually high uptick in whooping cough,” or pertussis, Louisville’s WDRB reports. “Immunity for vaccination or natural infections wanes over…

By Dr. Johnnie Wright Jr. University of Kentucky Pelvic health is crucial to a woman’s overall well-being but is often misunderstood or overlooked. When symptoms such as urinary incontinence, pain…

By Amy Maxmen and Céline Gounder KFF Health News Measles is on the rise in the United States. In the first quarter of this year, the number of cases was…

By Katelyn Jetelina Your Local Epidemiologist Summer is here! While sunscreen may seem like an easy health decision, many people, especially younger and health-conscious ones, have doubts. Sunscreen health advice…