Kentucky, the ‘Bluegrass State,’ is known for its racehorses, musical traditions, local cuisine, and folk heritage. The state boasts more miles of running water than any other state except Alaska. Students can explore Mammoth Cave, Cumberland Falls, and Lost River Cave, as well as attend the Kentucky Derby and Louisville Shakespeare Festival. NYU Langone Dental Medicine’s health center partners in Kentucky are in Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky. Louisville is located along the Ohio River on the Kentucky-Indiana border. It’s unique location and geography has made Louisville a cosmopolitan hub of transportation, commerce, and cultural exchange for centuries. In 2013, 14% of people in the state had incomes below the poverty line ($23,834 for a family of four) and 28.8% of people under age 65 and below 138% of the poverty line did not have health insurance.
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