health outcomes

‘Disappointing’ report shows how Kentucky children are faring

BY: - June 14, 2023

A new report that evaluates the well-being of children in the United States every year shows that Kentucky is one of the worst places for youngsters to live.  In fact, the commonwealth ranked No. 40 overall for key indicators of well-being, including financial security, education and child deaths.  These numbers come from the annual Annie […]

A lot of Kentucky seniors get teeth pulled — but have healthy drinking habits

BY: - June 2, 2023

New data shows Kentucky among the worst states for key health points among senior citizens, including tooth extractions, food insecurity, insufficient sleep and more.  The statistics, published in the America’s Health Rankings Senior Report in May, show Kentucky seniors have the most tooth extractions.  It’s also the 49th worst for insufficient sleep, exercise and cognitive […]