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Most of Kentucky’s rural counties and some of its metropolitan areas have too few primary-care doctors and they are leaving faster than they can be replaced, Sarah Ladd reports for the Louisville Courier…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Except for cannabis use and vaping, substance use among American teens is going down, according to a recent study. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Substance…

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Abortion is on Kentucky’s ballot. The state’s portal for requesting an absentee ballot opened Saturday, Sept. 24, and the ballot will have this question:…

An initiative that was originally designed to address farmer suicide has expanded to address mental health issues and suicide among young people and nurses, Jordan Strickler reports for the University of Kentucky. The…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Working to get ahead of what is expected to be a severe flu and Covid-19 season, the state has started a campaign to encourage Kentuckians…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News  The weekly pandemic risk map for Kentucky improved again Thursday, as the number of counties at elevated risk of Covid-19 dropped 24 percent. Only…

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Working to get ahead of what is expected to be a severe flu and Covid-19 season, the state has started a campaign to encourage Kentuckians…

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News New cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky hit a plateau last week after declining for four of the last five weeks, but the number…