By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky parents who don't want their children vaccinated for religious reasons can now get the religious exemption form online, have it notarized and submit it to their school upon enrollment -- instead of having to obtain it from their health-care provider along with their signature. Laura Begin (pronounced buh-GEEN), health … [Read more...] about Form for religious exemption from vaccination can now be obtained online, with no role for any health-care provider
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In what annals has it ever been read that houses were left vacant, cities deserted, the country neglected, the fields too small for the dead and a fearful and universal solitude over the whole earth?… Oh happy people of the future, who have not known these miseries and perchance will class our testimony with the fables.PetrarchThe medieval Italian poet Petrarch, … [Read more...] about What caused the Black Death and could it strike again? – Wendy Orent
By Maria Conley, RDN Published 10:45 p.m. UTC Jun 4, 2018 Seemingly every day, a new headline suggests inflammation is the root cause of disease. And while some inflammation is necessary – and healthy – most Americans are battling chronic inflammation, which isn’t healthy. If you get injured or sick, your immune system launches an inflammatory response … [Read more...] about Inflammation and your diet: What’s the connection?
Hey, Team! You know, it is God’s earnest desire that His children live abundant lives, prosper, and be in good health (John 10:10; 3 John 1:2). A huge part of an abundant and healthy life depends on our mental health. For when the mind is not well – when we are depressed, stressed, filled with anxiety or hurt – it directly affects our physical bodies and the … [Read more...] about Mental Health in the Christian Community: A Chat with Brittney A. Moses
Public health promotes and protects the health of people and their communities, largely through surveillance and prevention programs, and much of what people in public health do often goes unnoticed. But once a year the Kentucky Public Health Association honors outstanding contributors to public health. Here are the award winners for 2018, honored during the association's … [Read more...] about Kentucky Public Health Association honors 10 public-health leaders, two health departments and a racetrack