Ted Smith

Flu is rising in Louisville

BY: - November 9, 2023

Kentucky’s largest city is seeing a “significant” rise in flu’s presence ahead of normal peak, Louisville scientists said Thursday.  The Envirome Institute, which operates through the University of Louisville, tracks wastewater in the city and reports trends in infectious diseases.  The wastewater dashboard shows the presence of flu, which usually peaks in December and January, […]

Kentucky researchers to examine neighborhood health

BY: - August 1, 2023

LOUISVILLE – Eighteen months from now, Kentucky researchers hope to know how to diagnose neighborhoods in much the same way doctors diagnose illnesses in the human body.  A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant of $500,000 will fund a Louisville-based neighborhood study, featuring researchers from Simmons College of Kentucky and the University of Louisville, leaders from […]