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Department Commissioner Dr. Angela Dearinger says the holiday season is a peak time for the flu.
It's been a little more than a month since a gas explosion in Lincoln County.
Pets Supplies Plus has four store locations in Kentucky.
Since the hepatitis A outbreak began in Kentucky a year ago, there have been 2,050 confirmed cases, according to the state.
Kentucky is one of the 29 states hit by a strain of drug-resistant salmonella, according to the CDC.
In the report, binge drinking is defined as drinking five or more beverages for men and four or more for women, in two hours.
After interviewing a variety of officials from different government agencies today, the consensus is that the average person will not feel too much of an impact from this potential shutdown, at least in the short term.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH,) is reminding Kentuckians that March 24 is World TB Day.
The opioid epidemic continues to worsen in the U.S., with more people dying from heroin overdoses than firearm homicides, melanoma or HIV-related causes, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An infant in Lexington, suspected of having been infected with the Zika virus, has not tested negative.
Increasingly hotter temperatures this week could pose some health risks to those who have to be outside.
Health officials are pushing Congress for more money to fight Zika.
West Virginia health officials say the first case of the Zika virus has been reported in the state.
The Kentucky Department of Health says it has confirmed the state's first case of the Zika virus.
Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding over the next four years to combat the epidemic of prescription drug overdoses.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Doctors at UK hope some government money will help in the fight against opioids in the Commonwealth, specifically prescription drug and...
Flu shots may be less effective this year according to the CDC.
Winter is still several weeks away. But with the drop in temperatures, experts recommend Central Kentucky families start preparing now for winter weather.
There have been no cases of Ebola in Kentucky but fear of the disease is being felt particularly strong in Franklin County after a flier showed up in neighborhood. State health officials call the flier a fake.
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.
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