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Report: Most Kentucky adults report participating in civic activities

Eight in 10 Kentucky adults are involved in civic activities of some kind, whether it's volunteer work or engaging in politics, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll report.

Officials offer safety, health tips after Kentucky flooding

Kentucky health officials share safety, health tips for residents

KORT

KORT is Kentucky's premier provider of outpatient physical and occupational therapy specializing in orthopedics, sports and industrial medicine. Since 1987, KORT has provided clinical...

Pilot program to feed patients who need food assistance

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with God’s Pantry to fund a pilot program that will provide immediate food assistance for patients.

Kentucky among 29 states in salmonella outbreak

Kentucky is one of the 29 states hit by a strain of drug-resistant salmonella, according to the CDC.

Anita Madden dead at 85

According to Ruth Ann Childers, of Baptist Health Lexington, well-known socialite Anita Madden has died at the age of 85.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness...

New Rule Protects Health and Safety in Public Housing

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- There's a new rule taking effect today that protects health and safety in public housing by providing a smoke-free environment for...

Fayette Mall closes food court over reported illnesses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) Fayette Mall is temporarily closing its food court after the Health Department received 150 reports of illness from people who ate...

Group to help with Kentucky’s Medicaid changes

A nonpartisan health foundation has partnered to help implement Kentucky's new work requirements for its Medicaid program.

College of Nursing faculty receives $1.7 million to improve health in rural Kentucky

The Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Sharon Lock, PhD, professor and assistant dean of Faculty Practice, and assistant professor Dianna Inman, both of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, a $1.7 million award entitled, "Enhancing the Role of the Primary Care Registered Nurse in Rural Kentucky."

Baptist Health Lexington receives top ‘A’ rating for hospital safety

Baptist Health Lexington has earned the top rating of “A” for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit healthcare ratings organization.

Psychiatrist to lecture on healing power of humor

A Kentucky psychiatrist who believes humor is the best medicine will speak on its health benefits later this month.

DPH urges people to test homes to protect their health

As part of National Radon Action Month, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services urges Kentuckians to learn more about the potential health effects of radon exposure and how to check your home for this potentially dangerous gas.

Lyssa High talked with Paul Upton from 3 Way Racing and Liz Davenport from A Running Start charity to talk about The Resolution Run...

Lyssa High talked with Paul Upton from 3 Way Racing and Liz Davenport from A Running Start charity to talk about The Resolution Run coming up this weekend~

Lydia Sweetzer from Proof Fitness was in the house to put Lyssa and David through an easy to do at home barbell workout~

Lydia Sweetzer from Proof Fitness was in the house to put Lyssa and David through an easy to do at home barbell workout~

University of Kentucky to offer more ag health, safety info

Two colleges at the University of Kentucky are working together to expand health- and safety-related education offered to farmers and their families.

UofL gets grant to become Superfund Research Center

The University of Louisville says the National Institutes of Health has given the school a $6.7 million grant to become a Superfund Research Center.

Lexington mom speaks out after son’s fall at school

A Lexington mother is speaking out after her son left school without permission Monday, and fell into a ditch. He took a trip to the hospital with his teacher and principal, but luckily, he walked away with only scratches. His mom, though, has a message for the community.

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St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway- 10 Day Countdown

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Boutique a ‘superhero’ with student mask donation

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Partnership links students, horse industry

Program gives students hands-on experience, foot in the door to jobs.
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UK football player cuts his hair for a cause

Player did it to help cancer victims.