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Rep. Attica Scott says she has tested positive for coronavirus

Kentucky Representative Attica Scott, a democrat from Louisville, announced on social media Sunday night she has tested positive for coronavirus.

UK Health taking role on health care inequities

The UK health colleges stood and kneeled in solidarity Friday against racial injustice. The students in attendance say it was a first step in the discussion about health care inequality and what to do about it.

University of Kentucky launches “Heart-2-Heart” to support healthcare workers

The University of Kentucky Colleges of Nursing and Agriculture, Food, and Environment are launching "Heart-2-Heart," a letter writing campaign to thank and support healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19. 

Kentucky set to reopen health-care businesses Monday

Kentucky is partially lifting restrictions in its fight against the coronavirus with the reopening of health-care businesses Monday.

UK Midwife Nurse speaks out about pregnant women and COVID-19

A nurse-midwife is someone who provides care for women across the lifespan from adolescence to post-menopause.

Lexington woman making masks for area healthcare workers

After hearing her daughter say she had limited access to masks, Peggy Baldridge got to work.

Lawmaker from Lexington pre-files health care bills

State Representative Cherlynn Stevenson pre-filed bills to speed up health insurance on the job and to stop surprise medical bills.

CHI Saint Joseph Health encourages healthier gift giving this holiday season

A gift guide for creating better habits and promoting self-care

Groundbreaking grant will transform Kentuckys Healthcare

The four-year Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub grant will help fund a public-private consortium.

American Legion Lexington inviting veterans to discuss healthcare

The American Legion a national veterans service organization is hosting a town hall in Lexington Monday night.

Lexington VA medical facilities are now smoke-free

As part of a decision affecting all VA facilities, the Lexington VA campuses have gone smoke-free, inside and outside buildings.

PatienTech in Maysville creating up to 100 jobs

Gov. Matt Bevin announced on Thursday that PatienTech LLC, a manufacturer of tech-enabled healthcare products.

Trump pivots on pledges, exploring the art of the climb-down

His border shutdown went from imminent to uncertain. A major health care push was declared and then delayed. Funding cuts were inserted in his proposed budget and just as quickly taken out.

Attorneys general win federal lawsuit on healthcare benefits

Attorney General Andy Beshear and 11 other attorneys general announced they won a federal lawsuit that will protect essential health care benefits for Kentuckians on individual and small group health insurance plans.

Trump’s attack on ‘Obamacare’ gives Democrats a fresh issue

President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020.

Health poll: 24% of Ky adults don’t use regular doctor

New polls released about health issues facing Kentucky adults.

Poll: Latinos see health care communication barriers

A new poll finds that nearly 6 in 10 Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or cultural barrier.

UK program training future cancer fighters

UK CTOP is getting the next generation of healthcare providers ready to fight cancer issues in Kentucky.

McCain, fighting cancer, turns on GOP and kills health bill

Sen. John McCain looked like he was going to save GOP health care efforts when he returned to the Capitol earlier this week.

Kentuckians react to failure of Republican healthcare bill

Kentuckians on both sides of the aisle, have been reacting to the continuing developments of the republican's health care bill all day today.

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Blue Grass Community Foundation sets $100,000 challenge to advance racial equity in Lexington

Anonymous donor, family provide seed money for major project.