County Health Rankings Announced

“The healthier counties are clustered in the central and western parts of Kentucky, whereas the least healthiest counties are in the eastern part of Kentucky,” said Dr. Sarojini Kanotra, director of the Behavior Risk Factors Surveillance System for the Kentucky Department of Health.

Report: More Than 30% In Kentucky Are Obese

A report issued today says Kentucky is one of eight states that has an obesity rate of more than 30-percent. The commonwealth also ranks third in childhood obesity, at 21 percent, behind Mississippi and Georgia. The report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, says Kentucky ranks seventh in adult… Continue reading Report: More Than 30% In Kentucky Are Obese