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Safety agency to push for national air bag recall expansion

Posted: 11/19/2014 - U.S. safety regulators are demanding that automakers and Takata Corp. expand nationwide a recall of vehicles with certain driver's side air bags equipped with inflators that can erupt and send metal fragments into the passenger compartment.

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Packed lunches not as healthy as school lunches, study says

Updated: 11/10/2014 - A study, which looked at packed and school lunches for four kindergarten and Pre-K classes for a school in rural Virginia, determined that school lunches offer better nutritional value than most packed lunches.

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Halloween warning for decorative contact lenses

Updated: 10/28/2014 - Halloween is just days away, do you have your costume? Your ghoulish look might need the perfect accessory like decorative contact lens, but we have a warning if you are thinking of including them with your costume. It's against the law to sell them without a prescription. WKYT's Amber Philpott has more on why Kentucky eye doctors say if purchased illegally it could pose a safety risk to your eyes.

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GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

Posted: 10/03/2014 - General Motors announced two more recalls, pushing its total for the year to more than 70, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.

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WKYT Health Alert: Migraine Relief

Updated: 09/25/2014 - It's estimated 500,000 Kentuckians suffer from migraines. One Lexington woman had severe migraines every day for years. She finally found relief at U.K. Healthcare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute.

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New study at UK shedding light on teens and concussion

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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Education Department seeks student advisers

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The Kentucky Department of Education is looking for six students to serve on an advisory council to provide feedback to Education Commissioner Terry Holliday this school year.

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Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by Lone Star ticks, which are found in the Southwest and eastern half of the U.S.

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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.

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