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Autism Awareness

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Autism is a neuro-biological disorder typically lasting throughout people's lifetimes.

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Electronic Medical Records

Posted: 03/27/2009 - The federal government plans to spend billions to help health care providers make the switch from paper to electronic patient records.

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Free Dental Clinic Serves Dual Purpose

Posted: 03/23/2009 - The volunteers here travelled from as far as Michigan, Minnesota and Florida to be a part of this three-day free dental clinic.

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Kentucky Hospital Defies Nursing Shortage

Posted: 03/13/2009 - More than 200,000 jobs are open at hospitals and nursing homes nationwide, but things may not be as bad for hospitals in Eastern Kentucky.

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Flu Cases Increasing In Kentucky

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Health officials say flu cases are increasing across Kentucky. At least 75 cases are confirmed statewide, putting Kentucky in the CDC's second-highest category for flu activity.

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Nation's First Face Transplant Done In Cleveland

Posted: 12/16/2008 - A woman so horribly disfigured she was willing to risk her life to do something about it has undergone the nation's first near-total face transplant, the Cleveland Clinic announced Tuesday.

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Unhealthiest Fast Food Choices

Posted: 12/09/2008 - With people watching what they spend in this tough economy, fast food chains are benefiting.

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Officials Want Medical Research Facility

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Health officials and some local legislators want to build a medical research center in Pike County for the economic boost, but they believe it is the answer to fight high cancer rates and other chronic diseases in eastern Kentucky.

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'Tis the Season for Overeating

Updated: 11/25/2008 - The holidays are just around the corner, and so is all the holiday food. Diet experts say we can still enjoy the turkey and dressing while we avoid the extra pounds.

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School Hit Hard By Virus

Updated: 11/17/2008 - More than 90 students stayed home from class at Emmalena Elementary School in Knott County.

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One Year Case Of The Hiccups

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Milton Betts says he's tried dozens of prescriptions, almost every folk remedy, and even went to the Mayo Clinic for nerve block surgery.

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Free Health Clinic Coming to Knott County

Posted: 11/04/2008 - The Remote Area Medical Clinic, known as RAM, offers free medical and dental services across the country. One of the clinic's next stops will be right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Coping With Breast Cancer

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Some breast cancer survivors say learning to cope with the disease is one of its biggest challenges.

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Three Day Walk for Breast Cancer

Updated: 10/29/2008 - One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lives, but people nationwide are taking a bold move to find a cure.

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Reports Of Serious Drug Reactions Hit Record

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A health industry watchdog group reports that a record number of serious problems and deaths linked to medications were reported to the government in the first three months of this year.

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Group Is Helping People Hear The World

Posted: 10/21/2008 - One group is helping people in eastern Kentucky hear the world. The free service is changing the lives of many people here in the mountains.

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Think Pink Luncheon

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Women in Floyd County were thinking pink today at a breast cancer luncheon.

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