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HAZARD, Ky., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky's COVID-19 cases and positivity rates are increasing after weeks of steady decline, in large part among unvaccinated Kentuckians in rural areas, according to state data. In response, WellCare of Kentucky is working to help close that gap by offering voluntary, in-home COVID-19 vaccines and $100 gift cards to incentivize its Medicaid members 12 years and older to get vaccinated. The campaign supports Governor Andy Beshear's goal to help more Kentuckians get vaccinated.

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The obesity epidemic in the U.S. is a major health issue, and it’s getting worse. The current national adult obesity rate is 29.7%, but almost half of adults are projected to be obese, not just overweight, by 2030, according to Harvard researchers estimates published in December 2019 in the New England Journal of Medicine. While […]

About one in 10 Americans, or 34.2 million people, live with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data through 2018. And one in three people in the country — or 88 million adults — have prediabetes, which is higher than normal blood sugar level that can turn into diabetes if left […]

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(The Center Square) – The current housing crisis in the U.S. isn’t just fueled by unaffordability, a new study finds, but also by a sharp downturn in local mobility, fewer home purchases, slower new-home construction and an influx of young renters increasingly competing for an already limited housing supply.