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GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill. Now Republicans in the Senate have to decide how to make their version different.

Community Health Fair – Clark Regional Medical Center

Katy Hedge and Ed Mastrean, with Clark Regional Medical Center, come to the studio to tell Matt Groves how they're celebrating 100 years of making communities healthier.

State Sen. Reginald Thomas receives Public Health Hero Award

State Senator Reginald Thomas was honored with the 2017 Dr. Rice Leach Public Health Hero Award at a Lexington-Fayette County Health Department board meeting Monday night.

Getting Health Info off the Internet – UK Extension

Dr. Nicole Peritore, Family Health Specialist with UK Extension, returns to the studio to talk with Eric Burke about the potential perils involved with looking up health information on the internet.
Republican Elephant

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.

Diabetes Alert Day! – Lexington-Fayette County

1 in every 8 people have Type 2 Diabetes in the state of Kentucky. Tami Ross of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department stops by to speak with Troy Thompson about the symptoms of Diabetes.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky

Ahead of Trump visit, Paul hopes health proposal will fail

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he hopes the Republican health care proposal will fail so that "true negotiations" can begin.
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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.

Pence to visit Louisville to promote health plan

Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday as he tries to make the case for repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care law.

What’s Going Around – GI Illness & Kidney Issues

In this weeks "What's Going Around" segment, Dr. Ryan Stanton addresses GI Illness and Kidney Issues.

Give Your Skin A Healthy, Spring Glow – Skin Secrets

Have you suffered from dry, flaky skin during the winter months? Rachel Hamilton of Dermatology Consultants & Skin Secrets shares her skincare techniques to help give your skin a healthy, spring glow.

National Registered Dietitians Day

Alyson Layne-Davidson, Dietitian and Jenny Preston, Nutritionist tell Eric Burke about National Registered Dietitians Day. They also discussed their commitment to improving the health...

Health issues at forefront of Black History Month event in Frankfort

Health was the focus of a Black History Month event at the state capitol in Frankfort on Tuesday.

Lexington Abortion Clinic Closes

A Lexington abortion clinic closed it's doors for good on Friday.

Getting Past a Weight-loss Plateau -Bluegrass Medical Aesthetics

Are you stuck at a plateau? Finding it difficult to keep the weight off? David Goldman & Stacey Blake with Bluegrass Medical Aesthetics are here to tell you about their medically supervised program to get you back on track with your weight loss goals.

Study: KY Smokers Spend More Than $1M Over a Lifetime

With the societal and economic costs of smoking totaling more than $300 billion a year and rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State on Tuesday.

Sculpt the Perfect Legs & Backside from Home – Lydia Sweetser – Proof...

Are you ready to sculpt the perfect beach body? Watch as Lydia Sweetser of Proof Fitness showMeteorologist Eric Burke & Troy Thompson a few moves to get you bikini ready.

Get “Fabulously Fit” for 2017!

Get Fabulously Fit with Ebony "Coach Coop" Cooper and other local personal trainers in Lexington at the 3rd annual Fabulously Fit fitness event in Georgetown this weekend.

#Can’t StopWon’t Stop – Ronda’s Weight Loss Journey – Bluegrass Medical Aesthetics

Get ready for another big reveal! it's week two of Ronda Simmons can't stop, won't stop weight loss journey... and you have to see the amazing results for yourself. Plus, schedule your FREE consultation with Bluegrass Medical Aesthetics to start your very own weight loss journey.

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