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CPSC Announces Recalls

Posted: 12/19/2007 - American Honda Motor Corporation Recalls Lawn Mowers Due to Laceration Hazard and AAFES Recalls "Soldier Bear" Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard.

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Holiday Stress Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Updated: 12/17/2007 - Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, but with all the shopping, decorating and hectic schedules, the stress of the holidays can be overwhelming and for some dangerous!

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New Detox Medication Being Used In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 12/14/2007 - As drug abuse continues to plague Eastern Kentucky, a new detox medication has emerged in the last several years. Suboxone is growing in popularity as a medication to help get people off drugs.

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CPSC Announces Recalls

Posted: 12/13/2007 - CPSC Warns Winter Storm Victims: Use Portable Generators Outdoors Only, Stokke Announces Recall of Certain Xplory(r) Strollers Due to Front Wheel Detachment, Hairstyling Irons Recalled by Farouk Systems Inc. Due to Fire and Burn Hazards, Fitness Quest Recalls Eclipse Elliptical Trainers Due to Fall Hazard, and ROMI Recalls SCUBA Regulators Due to Drowning Hazard.

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Product Recalls: Baby Strollers, Exercise Benches, Toasters, Collectible Helmets

Posted: 12/05/2007 - The following recalls have been announced: About 2,000 Xplory baby strollers, distributed by Stokke LLC, about 22,000 Nordic Track and Reebok Inversion Benches distributed by Icon Health & Fitness Inc. and made in China, about 70,000 Black & Decker brand Infrawave toasters distributed by Applica Consumer Products Inc. and made in China, and about 1,400 collectible mini helmets, imported by Bell Racing Co. and made in China.

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Study Finds Kentucky Among Most Depressed States

Updated: 12/02/2007 - Kentucky is one of the top three states in the country for cases of depression. That comes from a new study by Mental Health America. Experts say even though this is dubbed as the "most wonderful time of the year", it can also be the saddest for many.

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Doctors Encourage Pneumonia Vaccination

Posted: 11/29/2007 - Doctors say a flu shot isn't the only vaccine some of you should get this time of the year. They say a pneumonia shot is also very important.

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Wisconsin Company Recalls Beef With Possible E. Coli Contamination

Posted: 11/25/2007 - A company voluntarily recalled nearly 96,000 pounds of ground beef products after two people were sickened, possibly by the E. coli bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday.

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Staying Healthy During The Flu Season

Updated: 11/16/2007 - Ten people across the nation have died from what doctors are calling a mutated form of the common cold. It hasn't made its way to Kentucky, but the flu virus is already popping up in Eastern Kentucky. Tonight, we have tips on how to dodge both illnesses.

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Properly Disposing Of Prescription Medication

Updated: 11/16/2007 - Abusing prescription medication is a major problem and police say you can become a part of that problem and not even realize it. Proper disposal of unused pills is the first step to becoming part of the solution.

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Another Hospital Going Smoke Free

Posted: 11/15/2007 - Thursday was the Great American Smoke-Out Day by the American Cancer Society to encourage more people to quit smoking. The CDC reports Kentucky has the highest rate of adult smokers in the nation. Officials with the Hazard ARH took part in the smoke-out day by announcing plans to go tobacco free.

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Fisher-Price Kitchen Toys Recalled

Posted: 11/06/2007 - Mattel Inc. on Tuesday recalled more than 172,000 Fisher-Price kitchen toys in the United States and Europe because several children choked and gagged on small, detachable parts.

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Work On New Women’s Rehabilitation Center Underway

Updated: 11/05/2007 - Westcare Substance Abuse opened a male rehabilitation center in Eastern Kentucky in 2005 and is now working on a regional facility for women. The new facility will allow pregnant women and mothers to bring their children to the residential facility while they receive their treatment and care.

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Pikeville Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect

Updated: 11/01/2007 - Starting Thursday, you'll have to smoke outside in some Eastern Kentucky restaurants as a city smoking ban goes into effect.

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