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FDA reviews first rapid, take-home test for HIV

Posted: 05/11/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration is considering approval of the first over-the-counter HIV test that would allow consumers to quickly test themselves for the virus at home, without medical supervision.

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Kentucky Pink Connection and its link to help others

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Friday morning the Lexington affiliate of Susan G. Komen handed out $300,000 in grant money to 13 groups who are working to fight breast cancer. It is an annual event and the money handed out is that raised right here in the community. One of the groups that received a grant helps link women diagnosed with breast cancer to vital resources when they need them most.

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Heart Walk is a step in the right direction for one Lexington woman

Updated: 04/20/2012 - This weekend thousands will come together to draw awareness to the number one killer in Kentucky, heart disease. This year the 16th annual Heart Walk has extra special meaning for one Lexington woman, whose life has been touched not once but twice by heart issues. The Heart Walk is Saturday April 21st at Commonwealth Stadium. Activities start at 9 am, and the walk is at 10.

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Cardinal Hill telethon raises more than $419,000

Updated: 04/15/2012 - The 41st Annual Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Telethon raised $419,389 on Sunday thanks to the generosity of WKYT and WYMT viewers from throughout central and eastern Kentucky.

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Think Pink: Breast Cancer Patients Being Empowered

Updated: 02/20/2012 - Cancer changes lives, but for one Lexington woman it put her on the road to a healthier life that helped her battle her illness. In this month's Think Pink segment, Amber Philpott introduces us to a woman who credits getting in the gym and working out for her road to recovery and beating cancer.

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Lexington cardiovascular researcher to run across 48 states

Posted: 02/15/2012 - William Bailey, a UK HealthCare Lab Technician and avid marathon runner, will start an epic journey on Saturday, February 18 across 48 states to prove that the Lexington community is healthy and active.

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'National Wear Red Day' to spotlight heart disease

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Go Red For Women is asking women to take action by participating in this year's National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 3. Women can wear red in support of education about heart disease, which is the No. 1 killer of women.

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Severe, rapid memory loss linked to future, fatal strokes

Posted: 02/01/2012 - People who died from stroke had the most severe and rapid memory loss prior to their stroke. Memory loss, commonly considered a part of aging, may help gauge a patient’s risk for future fatal strokes.

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Moms supporting moms by donating milk

Updated: 01/26/2012 - We've all heard the health benefits breast milk has for babies. In Kentucky health numbers show only 56% of babies are breast fed, but now a Lexington business is offering a way moms can help support other moms by donating their extra milk. A new Milk Depot opened in Lexington Thursday that will help make donation easier for moms, it is only second one of its kind to open in the state.

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Lexington woman: make getting a mammogram a new year's resolution

Updated: 01/16/2012 - In 2012 the Cancer Institute says nearly 230,000 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed. In our Think Pink segment Amber Philpott introduces us to a Lexington mother who hopes other women will make getting a mammogram a new year's resolution, one that could save their life.

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Best Buy cancels some online orders

Posted: 12/22/2011 - The company says overwhelming demand for some products has led to a problem filling some online orders.

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