The Northerner

Northern Kentucky announces first regional case of coronavirus

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Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 18, 2020

Northern Kentucky now has its first confirmed case of Coronavirus. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced five new cases in the state on Wednesday; one of the cases is in Kenton County. The individual is a 66 year-old female, and is currently in isolation at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Fort Thomas.  “We h...

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Health, Counseling and Student wellness offers flu vaccines which can be covered by insurance.

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

February 18, 2019

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your pencil with a friend. When you get home later in the evening, your body aches, accompanied with c...

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Every year, parents panic that their kids' Halloween candy is being poisoned or tampered with.

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 31, 2018

Some of the biggest traditions of Halloween include dressing up as monsters, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses. But one of the biggest fears that has existed for decades is that Halloween candy is being poisoned. For the past 30 years, University of Delaware sociology professor Dr. Joel...

Health Department: location affects local life expectancies

Does your health depend on the neighborhood where you live? The Northern Kentucky Health Dept. says life expectancy differs from county to county.

Seth Johnston, Reporter

January 27, 2018

Long live some is the main finding of a Northern Kentucky Health Dept. study on how life expectancy differs from neighborhood to neighborhood presented at NKU’s research colloquium on Jan. 25.

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