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Kentucky’s first detailed report on domestic-violence cases

Kentucky Health News “Kentucky has long had a problem with domestic violence,” the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. “A 2012 survey found that 45% of women and 35% of men” in the state have been victims of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, “according to a new report released Friday, marking the first time the commonwealth has ever tracked the data.…

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Open enrollments for Medicaid, Medicare and federally subsided health-insurance plans

Kentucky Health News Open enrollment to make changes to Medicaid, Medicare or federal-state subsidized Marketplace health-insurance plans is just around the corner. Experts encourage participants in each of these programs to review their health-care and prescription-drug coverage yearly to make sure their plans still meet their health-care needs. Medicaid: Medicaid open enrollment gives Medicaid members a…

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CDC issued new recommendations; drop most mask rules

Kentucky Health News The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new recommendations Thursday that drop most mask rules for people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will follow suit. “This is outstanding. It means that we are so close to normalcy and we’re going to be changing Kentucky’s mask…

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