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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.

Kentucky State Fair exhibit will offer wellness information

Visitors to the upcoming Kentucky State Fair can stop at an exhibit to get information and guidance on health and family assistance programs.

KentuckyOne Health- preventative services

Wellness and prevention are essential for good health. Most insurance companies cover preventative services at 100%. 

Amid health care uncertainty, carriers request rate hikes

Insurance rates for individual and small group plans in Kentucky could increase an average of more than 13 percent next year.

We Share Another Touching Story of a Young Cancer Survivor

We take a look at a moving video from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital about a mother whose child suffers from cancer. Being only...

Frontier Nursing University – “What’s Eating You”

Kelly Wilhite from Frontier Nursing University explains how to protect yourself against bugs that want to take a bite out of outside fun. 

What’s Going Around: Medications and Sunlight Exposure

We have had plenty of warm weather and sun the last several months and it has also produced several emergency department presentations for an under recognized source of rashes. There are countless sources of rashes out there, from infection to irritants and allergic reactions. One that most don't consider is the medications they are taking

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Tuesday night high school hoops (1/26/21)

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - A few high school teams hitting the hardwood on Tuesday night around central KY. #4 North Laurel on the road...

Cats give big effort but fall at Alabama, 70-59

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UK Athletics) - Jaden Shackelford scored 21 points to help No. 9 Alabama beat Kentucky 70-59 on Tuesday night and complete its...

Man accused of driving drunk, hitting pedestrian in Lexington

Lexington Police say the man who was hit by the car suffered serious injuries.

Georgetown residents sign petition for City to fix dangerous Old Oxford Road conditions

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (ABC 36) -"It’s very worrisome for the safety of everybody and their children" said Samantha Messenger, a resident of Georgetown. Messenger is one...