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The second of two Kentucky meetings on the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration's rule to lower miners' exposure to coal dust is set for later this month.
Two school-based Paducah health clinics have been approved in an effort to keep staff and students both healthy and in school.
Kentucky officials have announced a plan to improve oral health in eastern Kentucky by recruiting more dentists to the region.
To beat the back-to-school rush, the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department will be offering low-cost immunizations by appointment.
Kentucky American Water customers in Millersburg have been issued a boil water advisory, as of 4:15 p.m. Thursday.
More than 80 people exposed to a southern Indiana student with a confirmed case of tuberculosis have now tested positive for the disease.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health has announced a grant to address the issue of women who smoke while pregnant.
Republican candidate for governor James Comer says he will reveal details of a health care plan on Monday that he says will move people off of Medicaid and into private insurance.
Kentucky's largest health plan is offering free enrollment in the National Diabetes Prevention Program.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration will review studies linking mountaintop removal mining with health problems in nearby communities.
The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health has issued its full support to Kentucky legislators for a statewide smoking ban.
The Kentucky Dept. for Public Health wants everyone to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning when people use alternative heat sources in cold weather.
A family of four in Kentucky earning more than $24,250 a year has until midnight Sunday to sign up for health insurance to avoid a federal tax penalty.
House Speaker Greg Stumbo outlined key elements of House Bill 3, which proposes to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Gov. Steve Beshear's decision to expand Kentucky's Medicaid program will cost taxpayers more than $1.1 billion by 2021, according to a new state study released Monday.
The American Heart Association said they are trying to raise awareness about heart disease on February 6, otherwise known as Wear Red Day. They said this is the 12th year for the movement.
In its first year of Medicaid expansion, Kentucky health officials were plagued by a series of accounting errors that resulted in overstating state and federal expenses by more than $500 million, according to an audit released Wednesday.
A new health research project is underway to find why people in some parts of Appalachia have better health outcomes than expected based on economic hardship and other factors.
Gov. Bobby Jindal has waded into the vaccine debate, urging parents to get their children vaccinated and saying he wouldn't send his children to a school that allowed vaccinations to be optional.
Cole Hon died Tuesday after a short but tough battle against meningitis according to his obituary.