CATEGORY

Health

Bellevue passes smoke-free ordinance with unanimous vote

Bellevue City Council did a second reading and cast a vote on an ordinance curbing indoor smoking at Wednesday night's council meeting. The ordinance...

Kentucky bill would require health insurers to cover biomarker testing for cancer

Written by Kentucky Lantern’s Sarah Ladd A Kentucky bill filed Tuesday would require health benefit plans to cover biomarker testing with the goal of improving...

Kentucky First Lady asks for help gathering supplies for victims of domestic violence

One of Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear's primary goals is to make the commonwealth a safe place for all families. "To do that, we...

Kentucky AG launches Operation Fight Fentanyl at Covington roundtable

Attorney General Daniel Cameron kicked off Operation Fight Fentanyl at a roundtable in Covington on Wednesday.  Cameron's new initiative seeks to combat the epidemic in...

Bellevue considers smoking ban: ‘Health is a front-runner’

The Bellevue City Council gave the first reading of a proposed smoke-free ordinance during January's monthly council meeting. The council listened to presentations from...

Settlement reached in wrongful death case of teen who died during soccer practice

In June 2020, St. Henry high school soccer player Matthew Mangine Jr. collapsed on the field and later died. The family has now reached...

Health committee hears testimony on opioid abatement

Kentucky is set to get $842 million in settlement from the opioid abatement settlement program.  While that settlement is substantial, it's just a drop in...

Boone County Public Library to host plant-based cooking class

For those seeking tastier plant-based dishes, the Boone County Public Library is hosting a cooking class.  Join Rosamond Finley, Northern Kentucky plant-based homemaker, Monica Meier,...

Fort Thomas earns ‘Runner Friendly’ title as Flying Pig training kicks into high gear

The city of Fort Thomas is the first city in Kentucky to earn a “Runner Friendly Community” designation from the Road Runners Club of...

There are no laws requiring AEDs at competitive events in the Tri-State. This NKY family is pushing for change

Written by Kendria Lafleur, WCPO reporter A Northern Kentucky family said Damar Hamlin's recovery highlights the importance of immediate action when it comes to...

Latest news

DONATE