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Medicaid is health overhaul's early success story

Posted: 11/13/2013 - Medicaid is the underdog of government health care programs. But it's turning into a rare early success story for President Barack Obama's technologically challenged health overhaul.

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FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The FDA is announcing Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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Burger King to bring back Big Mac copycat

Posted: 11/05/2013 - What has two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame bun? Burger King's latest sandwich.

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IG finds States' child care requirements too lax

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Parents with children in day care often assume workers have cleared background checks and the facility has passed unannounced inspections, but a review released Tuesday finds many states don't have such requirements.

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Kentucky's first flu cases reported

Updated: 10/28/2013 - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) reported the first two positive influenza cases this week, indicating the presence of flu in Kentucky. The cases were from Henderson and Jefferson Counties.

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Survivor celebrates nearly 40 years cancer free

Updated: 10/23/2013 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and health professionals will tell you that early detection is key. In this month's Think Pink spotlight Amber Philpott has the story of a Lexington woman and her brave decision nearly 40 years ago that not only saved her life but that of her unborn baby.

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Safe winter heating tips for homeowners

Posted: 10/17/2013 - It's about that time of the year again when people switch their homes from air conditioning to heat. But officials warn that doing so can raise the risk of a fire.

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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

Posted: 10/17/2013 - Twenty-seven states, including Kentucky, allow or require schools to stock epinephrine that's used to fight sometimes life-threatening allergic reactions caused by eating certain food products, such as peanuts, or bee stings.

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Court won't hear appeal of landmark 1996 lawsuit

Posted: 10/07/2013 - The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal of a Florida lawsuit making it easier for sick smokers or their survivors to pursue lawsuits against tobacco companies.

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Army of angels to support survivor

Updated: 09/27/2013 - On October 5, thousands will take to the streets of downtown Lexington to run in the 17th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. While some will walk others will run and together join their teams and cross the finish line together. In this month's Think Pink segment Amber Philpott introduces you to a young woman whose army of angels will be with her every step of the way.

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Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

Updated: 09/27/2013 - The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.

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