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Kids receive free dental care from BCTC students

Oral health experts in Kentucky say the state has a chronic problem with poor oral health. Sometimes, it's because it's too expensive or hard to find a dentist.

New legislation to improve dementia care

Two recently passed bills aim to improve care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

‘You are a miracle’: Home care is new front in virus fight

Home health care is becoming a new front in in the national fight against the COVID-19 virus.

Governor Beshear rebidding medicaid managed care contracts

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Monday that he is cancelling and rebidding the state's Medicaid managed care contracts.

Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Hospital Named ‘Best Hospitals’

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East were recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as Best Hospitals 2019-20 .

Man pleads guilty in death of infant

A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the death of an infant in his care.

Murray State grad a contestant on “Survivor”

A Murray State graduate who works in Louisville as a nurse is competing on this season's "Survivor" on CBS.

Summer Car Care Tips – Tire Discounters

Meteorologist Eric Burke sits down with Ben Sweger, with Tire Discounters to talk about bringing your car up to speed as the hot summer months approach.

Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

Defying President Donald Trump on the Republican Party's promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily.

House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

Bevin administration not estimating GOP health bill’s impact

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it will not calculate how the proposed GOP health care plan will impact Kentucky, a state where more than 400,000 people got health insurance through an expanded Medicaid program under a previous Democratic governor.

$40K donation allows helps expansion of cancer care at Saint Joseph East

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, says they've received $40,000 in donations that helped with the expansion of KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Saint Joseph East.

Animal shelter needs donations for care of dog

The Clark County Animal Shelter is asking for help from the community to assist in costs associated with the care of a dog brought to the center.

Arrest Made After Fire At Lexington Adult Day Care Facility

Firefighters are assessing the damage at a Lexington adult day care center after the facility caught fire Monday afternoon, on the center's very first day of business.

KentuckyOne Health lays off several top executives

KentuckyOne Health has laid off some top executives in a move officials said in an internal announcement is an effort to improve efficiency and continue focusing on patient care.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises over $200K

The Alzheimer's Association of Lexington says that over 1,700 people participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday at the Fayette County Courthouse, and raised over $200,000 to fund care, support, and research programs into the debilitating disease.

Senior Living Center residents donate backpacks, school supplies to The Nest

Residents from Morning Pointe Senior Living Center stopped by Nest Child Care Center with a surprise for the students Monday morning.

What’s Going Around – Proper Burn Care

ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop and our Doc-On-Call, physician Ryan Stanton, talk about proper treatment of burns in this week's "What's Going Around."

I just found bunnies! What do I do?

Lexington-Fayette Animal Care & Control are alerting residents to a higher chance of finding baby rabbits during this time of year, and that despite the temptation, it is very hard to successfully raise baby bunnies by hand.

University Hospital to sever ties with Planned Parenthood

KentuckyOne Health, which operates the University of Louisville Hospital, has backed out of an agreement to provide Planned Parenthood patients emergency care in case complications arise during an abortion.

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