Preventative Medical Care Is Going Mobile

by Karyn Czar –  More Kentuckians will have access to preventative health screenings thanks to the Kentucky One Health mobile screening unit. It’s much smaller, but this mobile screening unit has everything your doctor’s office would have; a front desk, waiting area and a private exam room.  That’s where, Ultrasound Technician Michelle Teachey scanned my neck.  “We’re…

Massie: Government could hire Apple engineers

by Scott Wartman, swartman@nky.com – U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie said there are ways that wouldn’t jeopardize privacy rights for the government to access the iPhone of the shooters in the December San Bernardino attack. Apple has refused to create a backdoor for the government to access the iPhone. Massie, a Republican who represents Northern Kentucky, told constituents Monday that if…

Dispute involving senator handled ‘by the book’

by Mike Scogin, Georgetown News-Graphic – GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Police Department followed its policies and procedures “by the book” while investigating a domestic dispute involving state Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer, Mayor Tom Prather and police Chief Michael Bosse said in separate interviews. Georgetown News-Graphic Police were alerted to an argument between Thayer and his former…

Study: Medicaid Expansion Led To Dramatic Drop In Kentucky Uninsured

by Ja’Nel Johnson – A new study says the number of low-income Kentuckians without health insurance declined by 68 percent in the first year of the state’s Medicaid expansion. The research was conducted by the University of Louisville’s School of Public Health and Information Sciences Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences by faculty members Joseph Benitez, Liza…

Ky. Supreme Court rules in judicial campaign case

by The Associated Press – FRANKFORT, KY. — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has set some conditions on what types of political comments judicial candidates can make when running for judgeships. The state’s high court ruled Thursday that it’s permissible for judicial candidates to identify themselves as Democrats or Republicans. Candidates also can refer to themselves as the only…