Healthy Numbers for Kentucky Children

FRANKFORT Today’s children are faced with many challenges that contribute to overweight and obesity. These include eating low amounts of

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Infectious Disease Prevention Is So Much More than COVID-19

FRANKFORT The Infectious Disease Branch in the Division of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics at the Kentucky Department for Public Health

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The CARE Collaborative and Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Program

FRANKFORT Hypertension or high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, and dementia.1

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The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Professionals: Occupational Hazard, Unique Opportunity

FRANKFORT The ferocity, duration, and unpredictability of the current pandemic leave healthcare providers particularly vulnerable to negative psychosocial impacts: COVID-19

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“45 Is the New 50”

FRANKFORT The recent change in the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines to start colorectal cancer (CRC) screening at

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Obesity Prevention and Weight Loss a Community Effort

FRANKFORT Excess weight and obesity are serious threats to the health and wellbeing of many people. In Kentucky, over 36%

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation Unveils New Equipment to Help Hospital’s Most Fragile Patients

SEND YOUR NEWS ITEMS TO MD-UPDATE > news@md-update.com MOUNT STERLING Saint Joseph Mount Sterling’s most fragile patients, infants born with

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News – Mar 2020

Frankfort Regional Medical Center Announces Opening of New Orthopedic Practice in Frankfort FRANKFORT Frankfort Regional Medical Center announced that Greg

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes Add to Lung Disease

FRANKFORT You’ve seen them in stores and on billboards on the side of the road, and heard about them on

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The Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

FRANKFORT The US Surgeon General has declared electronic cigarette use an epidemic among youth because of an unprecedented rise in

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