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Content Tagged 'Lauren Gawthrop'

Lauren Gawthrop: American Cancer Society's KY Volunteer Of Year
Good Morning Kentucky's Lauren Gawthrop has been named the American Cancer Society's 2013 Volunteer of the Year in Kentucky. Video Video
Rollin' On The (Dix) River
Friends and fellow ABC 36'ers join GMK's Lauren Gawthrop to see the sights along the Kentucky and Dix Rivers.
Investigating The Paranormal
ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop earns her diploma as a Certified Ghost Hunter, then practices her skills during her first ever ghost investigation.
Exploring Asheville, One Bite At A Time
ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop heads to Asheville, North Carolina to explore the fall colors and the kaleidoscope of food options and amazing sights available in this small city.
Simple Gifts From the Shakers
Exploring Shaker culture at the beautifully restored Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill.
German For a Day at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop previews the beer, brats, and dancing to enjoy at the second largest Oktoberfest celebration in the world.
A Mammoth Adventure In Cave City, KY
ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop details her weekend of caving, camping, and canoeing.
Prostate Cancer Screening Improves Long-Term Outcomes
Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States, but a new study finds a routine protein-specific antigen, or PSA screening, can reduce the risk of developing advanced prostate cancer. Video Video
The BenefitsOf Running Barefoot
If the Olympics are inspiring you to get out and run a little more, you may want to leave your shoes in the closet. Barefoot running is gaining popularity because of the benefits it may provide. Video Video
Reusable Grocery Bags Are Green, But Also Pose Dangers
You may be packing more than sale items in your reusable grocery bags. These convenient carrying cases can become contaminated, if you're not careful. Video Video
Long-Term Birth Control Options That Are Highly Effective
There are many options when it comes to birth control, but intra-uterine devices, or IUD's, and injectables are gaining in popularity. Video Video
Why Every Child Should Get A Cholesterol Test
Heart disease seems to start developing later in life, but the truth is, even children can show signs of the disease. Video Video
New Therapy For Kids With Egg Allergy
If a child is allergic to egg, typically it goes away as they get older, but for some children, it's not that easy. Video Video
Why Back To School Physicals Are Important
We're in the heart of summer, but it's also the time when parents start thinking about getting their children into the pediatrician for their back to school physical. Video Video
Molecule Could Help Prevent Heart Disease
There may be a new weapon in the battle against atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque inside arteries. A molecule has been discovered that may play a role in preventing that buildup. Video Video
Treating Insect Stings On Kids
Small children are often curious about bugs. They may want to touch them and get a closer look, but insects that sting should be considered 'hands off'. Video Video
Separating Food Fact From Food Fiction
Sometimes it's tough separating food fact from food fiction. These food myths may cause us to make bad decisions about our diets. Video Video
Detecting Food Allergies In Your Child
Food allergies can cause serious reactions, especially in children. So, it's critical to pinpoint what foods may present a problem to your son or daughter as quickly as possible. Video Video
Identifying Early Signs of ADHD In Kids
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder exhibit an inability to sit still or focus, but parents may be able to identify some of the signs of ADHD very early on. Video Video
Reviewing Water Safety Tips
With this heat wave many folks are heading for the water, but drowning is the second leading cause of accidental deaths for people 15 - 44 years old, and most people drown within 10 - 30 feet of safety. Video Video
New Study Finds Sexting Prevalent Among Teens
More and more texting teens are becoming sexting teens. A new study finds sexting is more prevalent among teenagers and sexters are more likely to be sexually active. Video Video
Swapping Out Healthy Alternatives For July 4th Favorites
There's never a shortage of food at Independence Day picnics, but you don't have to watch your diet blow up like a firecracker on July 4th; just do the holiday picnic swap. Video Video
Health Benefits Of Juicing
Sometimes it's not easy getting the recommended 5-6 servings of fruits and vegetables we need. So, you may have to get a little resourceful from time to time. Video Video
Looking For Signs Of Dehydration In The Elderly
When the summertime heat is turned up, like it is around the bluegrass this week, some of us are more at risk than others. Video Video
Meds May Help Test Scores For ADHD Children
The sooner children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder start taking medications, the better their math scores may be. Video Video
Breaking Your Baby Of Their Bottle
Getting your baby off the bottle can be difficult. The same can be said when it's time to transition to a cup. Video Video
Is Social Media Impacting Divorce Rates?
A recent British survey blamed Facebook for nearly a third of all divorces, and while this may or may not be true, more couples are citing what they see on their spouse's profile page as evidence. Video Video
When Bug Bites Are More Than Just An Annoyance
One of the things we hate about summer is bugs and the bites they leave behind. Some of them can even make us sick. Video Video
Teen Pregnancy Rate Lowest In Decades
The teen pregnancy rate in the United States has hit a historic low. A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics finds the number of teen pregnancies dropping 40 percent between 1990 and 2008. Video Video
Does Exercise Help Or Hinder Arthritis Sufferers?
Many people think exercising with arthritis will damage your joints even more, but research suggests exercise is an essential tool in managing your arthritis pain. Video Video
Alcohol Abuse And Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric surgery is considered to be the most effective and durable treatment for severe obesity, but a new study finds a high prevalence of alcohol abuse among bariatric surgery patients, especially in the second year after surgery. Video Video
Over A River And Through Some Woods- My Ziplining Adventure
ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop grabs a friend and flies the friendly skies of Ohio's Camp Kern.
The Lesser Known Dangers Of Tanning Beds
Many people prepare for the summer sun by hitting a tanning bed, so they can hit the beach with a little color. One reason to avoid them altogether is obviously skin cancer, but there are some lesser known reasons to skip the bed. Video Video
Knowing The Symptoms Of Depression
A depressed mood is a normal reaction to life's struggles, but when depression becomes intense and lasts for long periods of time, it can prevent someone from leading a normal life. Video Video
Staying Health Before, During, After Vacation
If the kids are not on summer break yet, they will be shortly, and many of us will be hitting the road or hopping a plane for a trip, but you don't want your summer vacation cut short by illness. Video Video
Walking Speed Could Indicate Memory Problems Later In Life
A new study finds how fast you walk later in life may be a sign that thinking problems are ahead. The slower the speed, the more likely you'll have issues. Video Video
Forgo The Flip Flops For Better Foot Support
Flip-flop season is here, but just because it's the perfect time of year for them doesn't mean you should be putting them on everywhere you go. Video Video
Sleep Apnea Treatment Benefits Depression
A lot of us have trouble sleeping. For some of us, it's because of obstructive sleep apnea. But a new study finds people who use what's know as positive airway pressure machine to treat their obstructive sleep apnea may also improve their depressive symptoms. Video Video
Study Finds Bleeding Risks With Aspirin Regimen
Low-dose aspirin therapy has long been touted as a way to reduce your risk for heart trouble, but a new Italian study finds the benefits of using low-dose aspirin may be outweighed by the increased risk of bleeding in the stomach and the brain, in some people. Video Video
Over The Phone Therapy For Depression
An estimated 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression, but their list of treatment options may be growing. Video Video
Studying "Chemo Brain"
The American Cancer Society describes "chemo brain" as the mental cloudiness cancer patients notice before, during, and after treatment. Video Video
Hidden Home Poison Dangers For Kids
Kids will put just about anything in their mouth. So, obvious poisons are typically locked up, but some things may look harmless and can still make a child very sick. Video Video
Things You Should Know About Osteoporosis
One in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to poor bone health. Video Video
Chlorine Isn't Enough To Prevent Illness At The Pool
Due to strong water testing regulations, its much harder to get sick at a pool than it used to be, but it's still possible. Video Video
Preventing Golf Injuries
With the warmer weather upon us, many of us are reaching for our golf clubs and heading for the nearest course, but before you hit that first tee, you should take a few minutes to warm-up and decrease the chances of hurting yourself. Video Video
Kids' Friends Influence Level Of Activity
A new study finds a child's friends may play a big role in how much physical activity they get. Video Video
Early Diagnosis Key For Kids With Autism
Autistic children often show signs of the disorder before age three, but a new report from the National Institutes of Mental Health finds less than 40 percent of autistic children are being diagnosed before age four, and the average age of diagnosis is five. Video Video
Summer Swimming Safety Tips
Many of us head to the pools in the summer, but before you and the kids take that dip, you may want to run through a refresher course on safety to decrease drowning dangers. Video Video
Teen Diabetes Risk Increasing
A new study finds 50 percent of overweight teenagers and 60 percent of obese teens have one or more risk factors for cardiovascular disease, like high blood pressure or high cholesterol, but prediabetes/diabetes has increased the most. Video Video
What Causes The "Menopause Fog"?
Post-menopausal women sometimes complain of feeling a step behind, and it's not just in their head. Doctors say the "menopause fog" can be caused by a variety of factors. Video Video
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