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Chrysler agrees to recall of Jeeps at risk of fire

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.

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Together Winchester sisters undergoing surgery to prevent cancer

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Angelina Jolie recently revealed she underwent a preventative double mastectomy. Her courage has two Winchester sisters braving the unknown and fighting a killer that has already hit their family. In this month's Think Pink story Amber Philpott profiles two sisters taking a proactive approach to saving their lives.

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Ky doctor pleads guilty to fraud with stents

Updated: 06/05/2013 - A one-time southern Kentucky cardiologist faces 30 to 37 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to overstating patient conditions to get payments for numerous heart procedures.

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Eastern State Hospital taps new leader

Posted: 06/03/2013 - A psychiatrist from Indiana has been chose to lead Eastern State Hospital at its new $129 million Lexington location.

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FDA considers lifting safety limits on Avandia

Posted: 06/03/2013 - A former blockbuster diabetes pill that is subject to major safety restrictions may not be as dangerous as once thought, according to the latest analysis of the much-debated GlaxoSmithKline drug.

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Avastin fails studies in new brain tumor patients

Posted: 06/03/2013 - New research raises fresh questions about which cancer patients benefit from Avastin, a drug that lost its approval for treating breast cancer nearly two years ago.

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Trustees say Medicare exhausted in 2026

Posted: 06/03/2013 - The government says Medicare's giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033.

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Judge rules against Medicaid provider

Posted: 06/03/2013 - A judge has ordered Kentucky Spirit to pay for preventative care that local health departments across the state provide to school children.

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Doctor shortage to worsen under Medicaid expansion

Updated: 05/22/2013 - The planned expansion of Kentucky's Medicaid program coupled with a push to help the uninsured obtain health coverage will worsen the state's shortage of physicians.

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Food for thought, best dates do they matter?

Updated: 05/14/2013 - Have you ever wondered if the dates you find on your food really matter? Many of us have in our mind that food must be thrown out if the date is passed due on the label, but that might be costing you big bucks. WKYT's Amber Philpott is going inside your fridge for some food for thought.

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