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By Sarah Ladd Kentucky Lantern University of Louisville researchers announced Friday that three federal grants totalling $6.1 million will allow them to further study immune-system dysregulation, which they say causes…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Most of the Kentucky hospitals graded on a nonprofit group’s twice-a-year report card for patient safety again got a C. The Leapfrog Group, based…

By Sarah Ladd Kentucky Lantern New data shows Kentucky among the worst states for key health points among senior citizens, including tooth extractions, food insecurity, insufficient sleep and more. The…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News The head of the commission that manages the state’s opioid-settlement money said Wednesday that the panel will “explore the possibility” of committing “no less…

A federal appeals court has approved a settlement by Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, that protects its billionaire owners, the Sackler family, from future lawsuits. The Sacklers would give…

Three of every seven buildings in Kentucky have elevated levels of a colorless, odorless gas that is a significant cause of lung cancer, reports Bill Estep of the Lexington Herald-Leader….

By Dr. Vincent Sorrell Chief of cardiology, UK HealthCare Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer. From outdoor barbecues to lounging by the pool, summertime means more time spent…