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Good for You!

Congratulations to: Amanda Hurley, library media specialist at Henry Clay High School, given the American Association of School Librarians’ 2021 Collaborative School Library Award. These UK students and recent graduates who have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships: Rosemary Alden, from Nicholasville,who will pursue research in electrical and electronic engineering and a doctorate at…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

Each year, about 600,000 Americans suffer from cardiac arrest. About two-thirds of those happen outside of the home setting. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at the importance of knowing basic CPR so that you have the ability to help save a life if ever encountering someone with…MORE

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Congratulations to: Mihir Kale, and Michael Di Dirolamo, University of Kentucky students, awarded Critical Language Scholarships to take part in intensive language and cultural immersion programs for American students. Amy Johns, associate director of Instructional Technology for Fayette County Public Schools, who earned the 2021 Making IT Happen award from the Kentucky Society for Technology…MORE

Most Americans Say Mental Health Isn’t Valid Reason to Take Sick Time

(SWNS)–Over half of employed Americans think mental health isn’t a valid reason to call out of work, according to new research. The study polled 2,000 employed Americans to analyze their opinions on mental health care in relation to work and found 57% agreed there’s still a negative stigma around this topic. In fact, 62% of…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

As we continue to see declines in case of COVID-19, we are beginning to see increases of some of the other infections that we hadn’t seen over the past. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at how other infections are impacting the pediatric population with common viral infections,…MORE

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Congratulations to: The University of Kentucky National Champion Volleyball Team.  Head Coach Craig Skinner was named AVCA National Coach of the Year, while Madison Lilley was named AVCA National Player of the Year.  Maddie Berezowitz won an NCAA Elite 90 award given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

Dogs can actually pick up and accurately diagnose COVID-19 through the sense of smell. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton tells us about companies that are out there right now, developing this technology potentially within hospitals and for screening for events, such as large gatherings at sports or other…MORE

Simple Pleasures

(SWNS)–Want to make someone’s day? It’s as simple as cake. One in five Americans named the dessert as their favorite simple pleasure. The study of 2,000 Americans revealed that while some love a tasty treat, others (19%) prefer piping hot tea —  the gossip kind. Americans have revealed the top 50 ‘simple pleasures’ in life –…MORE

Over Half of Americans Support Local Plastic Bag Ban

By Danielle Moore // SWNS–Over half of Americans (52%) support a plastic bag ban within their local communities, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 nationally representative Americans revealed that 69% of those who currently live under a plastic bag ban support it, and 42% of those who don’t live under a ban…MORE