A record 16.3 million are seeking health insurance under the ACA

A record 16.3 million people have sought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, double the number covered when the marketplaces first launched nearly a decade ago, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. what you should Know A record 16.3 million people have sought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, double … Read more

Your workplace can affect your health in physiological ways

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Burnout and stress were the highest for all occupations at the start of the year, according to the American Psychological Association. New research conducted in Kentucky shows scientific evidence of biological links between workplace culture and human health. what you should Know The findings are published in the International Journal of Environmental … Read more

Drug slows Alzheimer’s, but can it make a real difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the inevitable deterioration of the brain disease, researchers reported Tuesday — but it remains unclear how much it could change people’s lives. what you should Know New data shows that an experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slows the inevitable deterioration of the brain disease The next question is how much … Read more

UofL study finds link between mental health and heart disease

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A new study led by the University of Louisville has found a link between psychological well-being and risk factors for heart disease. The UofL researchers concluded that strong overall mental health correlates with lower risk factors for cardiovascular disease. what you should Know A new study conducted at the University of Louisville … Read more

Twitter launches monthly subscription for $8 with a blue check

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter on Saturday launched a $7.99-a-month subscription service that includes a blue check now given to verified accounts as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the platform’s verification system just ahead of the U.S. midterm elections . what you should Know In an update to Apple’s iOS devices, Twitter said users who … Read more

Biden contrasted his health care efforts with the GOP in Florida

President Joe Biden is visiting Florida on Tuesday, where he gave a speech to mark the contrast between his efforts to reduce health care costs and proposals by some Republicans to take a fresh look at federal programs like Medicare and Social Security. what you should Know President Joe Biden is visiting Florida on Tuesday, … Read more

An early rise in RSV cases in children is stressing some hospitals

The nation is experiencing an unusually early spike in cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, among children, straining hospitals. what you should Know The nation is experiencing an unusually early spike in cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, among children, straining hospitals According to CDC data, which represents just 9% of the population, … Read more

Lexington woman fights hard against drunk driving technology

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky woman who has been fighting to end drunk driving since she was a child says a world is coming where cars can’t start for impaired drivers. what you should Know Alex Otte, national president of Mothers Against Driving, has been fighting to end drunk driving since a drunken boater nearly … Read more

Lexington woman fights hard against drunk driving technology

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky woman who has been fighting to end drunk driving since she was a child says a world is coming where cars can’t start for impaired drivers. what you should Know Alex Otte, national president of Mothers Against Driving, has been fighting to end drunk driving since a drunken boater nearly … Read more

Lexington woman fights hard against drunk driving technology

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky woman who has been fighting to end drunk driving since she was a child says a world is coming where cars can’t start for impaired drivers. what you should Know Alex Otte, national president of Mothers Against Driving, has been fighting to end drunk driving since a drunken boater nearly … Read more