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Study: Older, less educated at risk in Medicaid changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As Kentucky prepares to impose the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid, a new study suggests the people most likely...
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Study reveals hundreds of black lung cases in Appalachia

A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.

Untested Rape Kits Cost Kentucky Millions

A study released Friday has found the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Kentucky cost the state millions of dollars.
Cigarettes & Smoking

Study shows lower lung cancer rates thanks to strict laws

Recent study shows a reduction in lung cancer rates in areas due to strict laws.

State report shows drastic increase in disability recipients

A new report issued Tuesday shows an increase of staggering proportions in the number of Kentucky adults and children receiving disability benefits. The report was prepared by Kentucky'
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Kentucky ranks 8th in nation in rate of women murdered by men

Kentucky ranked eighth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study.

Football homework

Eddie Gran talks about teaching guys to study and improve on their own.
Health Insurance

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

An independent study finds most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
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AAA reveals true cost of vehicle ownership

Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 will cost a driver an average of $8,469 annually, or $706 each month, according to a new study from AAA.
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Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs

Kentucky's Republican governor has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job.
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AAA: New teen drivers three times as likely to be involved in a...

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

POLL: 20% of people in Lexington know someone addicted to heroin

One in five people around Lexington know someone with a heroin addiction and use of the drug continues to increase.
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Study: KY is 2017’s most federally dependent state

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a study comparing 50 states on how dependent they are on federal support.
Affordable Housing

Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025

A study commissioned by the Fayette Urban County Government, the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, and a group of Lexington stakeholders says that the city will need over 22,000 housing units in the next ten years to meet demand.

Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky

A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) shows Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is making a major impact on the Bluegrass State through strong jobs numbers, payroll, and capital and philanthropic investments.

Study: KY Smokers Spend More Than $1M Over a Lifetime

With the societal and economic costs of smoking totaling more than $300 billion a year and rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State on Tuesday.

Kentucky, West Virginia partners to study toxic algae blooms

Researchers from Marshall University, Murray State University and the University of Kentucky are teaming up to study toxic algae blooms.

JAMA study: Kentuckians healthier under Medicaid expansion

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week finds low-income people in Kentucky, covered by the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, are healthier than in places without expanded Medicaid.

Study shows increases in Kentucky tourism dollars

A study shows that tourism in Kentucky is doing pretty well.
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Study raises issues with Louisville police traffic stops

An analysis of vehicle stops by Louisville Metro police officers has found again that black drivers are searched twice as often as whites - and that many searches result in no findings.

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