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Effort mounted to identify, treat cases of Hepatitis C to stop spread; many don’t know they’re infected

“A multimillion-dollar effort to fight hepatitis C was introduced Thursday in Louisville with the help of Gov. Matt Bevin as well as medical professionals and health advocates,” Darla Carter reports for Insider Louisville. The five-year, five-state project in Kentucky and four other states will use screenings, community partnerships and prevention programs, and strengthen the health-care...

Frankfort attorney-mother-inventor wins a $100,000 Vogt Award for Babylocity venture

Special to KyForward   Take a universal problem and develop a simple, convenient solution.   And don’t take it to Walmart … go for the specialty baby stores such as Babies”R”Us.   That’s the strategy that made Danville, Ky. native LaShana Harris the 2013 recipient of the Vogt Invention and Innovation $100,000 Demo Day Award, beating out three other companies.   The...