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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Multi-Cancer Early Detection

LEXINGTON This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Nixon’s “War on Cancer.” By 2030, cancer is expected to overtake

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Update: Correct Coding in Kentucky for Colorectal Cancer Screening

By federal law, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is a zero-cost sharing service for patients as defined in The Affordable Care

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Making the Case for Care Continuity

LONDON When primary care physician Nancy Morris, MD, recently met her new colleague, vascular surgeon Sherisa Warren, DO, she was

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Dr. Jones Speaks Again

KENTUCKY Our Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the rest of the nation, has under-gone an amazing amount of change

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Dr. Jones Speaks: “Going on Offense Against Cancer”

“We spend a lot of money on healthcare and health insurance. The problem is, we’re not spending enough on prevention.”—

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Unifying Force

LOUISVILLE From the first moment that Wayne Tuckson, MD, colorectal surgeon at KentuckyOne Health Colorectal Surgery Associates in Louisville, speaks,

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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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Code Sepsis

LEXINGTON About ten years ago, Charles A. Kennedy, MD, hospital epidemiologist at Saint Joseph Hospital, queried, “If we can take

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