January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Health

Who are the insured among Kentuckians?

The number of Kentucky adults without health insurance coverage currently, or at some point in the past 12 months (33 percent), is on the decline while the number of working adults insured through their employer, or their spouse’s employer, is More...

Only 1 in 4 teens physically fit

Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest .  Only 1 in 4 U.S. More...

Flu at high level in Kentucky

Kentucky’s influenza activity level has increased from regional to widespread, state health officials have reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  More...

Miss bible study at Dairy Queen

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well and surviving all the Christmas and New Year holidays. It was busy, but I enjoyed it all. Now I don’t know what to do.  The weather was bad and I was a little under the weather. More...

Sugar diabetes

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My husband is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He is a competitive distance runner. He loves Kool-Aid and calculates that in a year he drinks 150 pounds of sugar in Kool-Aid alone. More...

Testing and Diabetes Control

Keeping blood glucose at near-normal levels helps people with diabetes avoid long-term complications, which can affect the eyes, nerves and kidneys. More...