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State Department for Public Health graph, adapted by Kentucky Health News; click on it to enlarge. —– By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In the last week, coronavirus cases, the share of…

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ guide to productive conversations about Covid-19 vaccines —– Covid-19 vaccines are likely to be a topic of conversation during the holidays, which could…

Shelia Wise (LinkedIn photo) —– Shelia Wise, a paramedic and training major at Estill County EMS in Irvine, has been recognized today by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health …

Francis Collins, head of the National Institutes of Health, and Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH photo) —– By Rachel Roubein The Washington Post…

Photo: Getty Images/Wavebreakmedia —– Smoking’s negative health consequences are well known, but smokers can reduce―or even erase―their risk of dying from lung cancer by quitting at a young age, and…

The Atlantic/Leger poll was conducted Nov. 5-7. Click the image to enlarge or click here for the rest of the report. —– Though the coronavirus remains entrenched in rural areas, rural Americans are more likely…

Photo: Shutterstock —– Exercise can reduce chronic inflammation by increasing the body’s own cannabis-like substances, which have the potential to treat conditions ranging from arthritis to cancer to heart disease….

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky will continue to see coronavirus surges from time to time, and because Covid-19 still has the potential to overwhelm the health-care system, it’s…