April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Health

Bevin’s veto of donor bill bewilders GOP sponsor

Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed a bill that would have allowed Kentuckians to take time off of work to be “living donors” or donate bone marrow without risk of losing jobs or income. More...

42% of Kentucky high-schoolers have had sex, but few vaccinated

The human papillomavirus vaccination is nearly 100 percent effective in preventing pre-cancers and noninvasive cervical cancers caused by two strains of the virus, but most parents in Kentucky and the nation are still not getting their adolescents va More...

Once a neat freak, dad now a hoarder

DEAR DR. ROACH: I know you’re not a psychiatrist, but I hope you can help. My dad was a single parent raising us kids, and he was always clean when it came to housework. Every room in our house was almost spotless.  More...

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR A STROKE

People with diabetes have a two to five times greater risk of having a stroke, and have diabetes also puts you at higher risk of dying from a stroke — especially for women and those who have had diabetes for a long time. More...