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As much as three percent of the U.S. population is thought to experience seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression associated with winter darkness and northern latitudes.¬†But¬†about 10 percent of…

Dollar General Corp., a Scottsville, Kentucky-born company that moved its headquarters to suburban Nashville but has become ubiquitous across the commonwealth, has expanded into health care. The retailer has established…

By Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News Health-insurance companies that sell Medicare Advantage to seniors dodged a major financial bullet Monday, as federal officials gave them a reprieve for returning hundreds…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News New coronavirus cases in Kentucky increased by 23 percent last week, continuing an up-and-down pattern that creates a rough plateau. Meanwhile, influenza cases decreased…

A new study of more than 29,000 older adults in China has identified six habits “that are linked with a lower risk of dementia and a slower rate of memory…

Kentucky Health News Two big players in health care are the major financiers of a venture-capital firm that calls itself “a regional social investment platform” for Eastern Kentucky and most…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Only five Kentucky counties, all but one along the Virginia border, have a high level of Covid-19 risk, according to the latest weekly map…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In the six months since the new, easy-to-remember 988 suicide and crisis lifeline launched, calls have increased 26 percent, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday….