Kentucky Youth Advocates Study Shows Variations in School Health Systems

KYA President Terry Brooks is urging Governor Steve Beshear and the General Assembly to make it easier for Medicaid providers to administer care to students in schools. Brooks says that’s the best way to make sure students are cared for. A spokesperson for the governor’s office says they are reviewing the report.

Children’s Dental Health in KY

STATE OF AFFAIRS 01/26/11: In 2008, the CDC ranked Kentucky 2nd in the nation for poor oral heath. The consequences of inadequate dental care in children range from difficulties with eating and speaking to impaired learning and social abilities to lifelong health problems and vulnerability to infections. Several organizations in our state are fighting back with a variety of education and service programs. Join us as we talk with our guests about how to protect our children and keep their smiles bright.  Listen to the Show