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New study at UK shedding light on teens and concussion

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Updated: 09/04/2014 - Concussions are becoming a common injury among high school athletes, with football leading the way. In fact in the last seven years statistics show concussions among teens have more than doubled, not necessarily because sports are more dangerous rather more attention is being focused on the injury. WKYT's Amber Philpott has more on how researchers at the University of Kentucky are working to better understand concussions and how to treat them.

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Lexington organization gleaning help in the fight against hunger

Updated: 07/18/2014 - For many of us buying and eating fresh produce is not something we think twice about, but for thousands of Kentuckians who don't know where their next meal will come from fresh fruit and vegetables are a luxury. WKYT's Amber Philpott has more on one organization's solution to help stop hunger in our area.
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Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant seats

Updated: 07/01/2014 - Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

Mosquito-borne illness confirmed in Kentucky

Posted: 06/24/2014 - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has received lab results confirming the first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, also called CHIKV, in an Anderson County resident who recently traveled to Haiti. Results for nine possible cases in other individuals who recently traveled to the same region are still pending, but are expected to be positive.

Local health officials comment on mosquito-borne illness

Updated: 06/18/2014 - This week, WKYT has been tracking the latest on the Chikungunya, or Chic-V, a mosquito-borne illness that's making its way around the U.S. Lexington-Fayette County health official, Kevin Hall, has been on the lookout for it in the Bluegrass. There are no confirmed cases here yet.
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New Lexington bakery serving up gluten-free goodies and awareness

Updated: 05/26/2014 - Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder estimated to affect one in one hundred people. May is National Celiac Awareness month designed to bring attention and get people talking about the disease. WKYT'S Amber Philpott has celiac disease and has more on a new business offering up help and tasty gluten-free treats.
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