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Enterovirus 68: Five Confirmed Cases In Kentucky
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed five cases of Enterovirus 68 in Kentucky. It's a respiratory illness that had spread to at least ten states. It had sent scores of children to emergency rooms and, in some cases, intensive care units. Video Video
US officials say Ebola is likely to spread
U.S. health officials are warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to spread to more countries.
CDC Director In Kentucky Talking Local and Global Health
The director of the CDC, Tom Frieden, was in Kentucky to discuss factors affecting health in Kentucky and the latest on the fight against Ebola. Video Video
Kentucky Flu Levels Now Widespread
The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported this week that flu activity has increased from regional to widespread -- the highest level to be issued.
CDC: Flu Now 'Regional' In Kentucky
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now lists the flu in Kentucky as 'Regional,' which is one level below 'Widespread.'
US health official: Ebola has 'upper hand'
The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Ebola is winning right now in West Africa but the tide can be turned.
Lexington Women Overdosing On Painkillers Younger Than National Average
The Centers for Disease Control released a report showing a spike in women overdosing on prescription medications. The average is smaller in Lexington--but so is the age. Video Video
CDC Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week Tips
Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend
Study: Americans Eating Less Fast Food Daily
See the numbers from the Centers For Disease Control
CDC Diabetes Prevention Program Coming To Lexington
The program teaches people who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes how to make healthy lifestyle choices.
CDC: Second Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Kentucky
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a second case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Kentucky. Video Video
Kentucky Sees Its First Two Cases Of Influenza
The state says there are now two, confirmed cases of influenza in the Bluegrass.
Flu Shots: Fact vs. Fiction
What you need to know about the approaching flu season and how to protect yourself from getting the virus.
Tips For Preventing Diabetes
Information From The Centers For Disease Control
New Report: Stroke Hospitalization Rates Remain Stagnant
A new report from the National Center For Health Statistics finds the rate of hospitalization for stroke dropped about a half-percent between 1989 and 2009, but there is still some good news. Video Video
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