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Kentucky State Fair exhibit will offer wellness information

Visitors to the upcoming Kentucky State Fair can stop at an exhibit to get information and guidance on health and family assistance programs.

KentuckyOne Health- preventative services

Wellness and prevention are essential for good health. Most insurance companies cover preventative services at 100%. 

Amid health care uncertainty, carriers request rate hikes

Insurance rates for individual and small group plans in Kentucky could increase an average of more than 13 percent next year.

We Share Another Touching Story of a Young Cancer Survivor

We take a look at a moving video from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital about a mother whose child suffers from cancer. Being only...

Frontier Nursing University – “What’s Eating You”

Kelly Wilhite from Frontier Nursing University explains how to protect yourself against bugs that want to take a bite out of outside fun. 

What’s Going Around: Medications and Sunlight Exposure

We have had plenty of warm weather and sun the last several months and it has also produced several emergency department presentations for an under recognized source of rashes. There are countless sources of rashes out there, from infection to irritants and allergic reactions. One that most don't consider is the medications they are taking

Kentucky One Health – Gallbladder Health

Gallbladder problems can require immediate attention, which is why knowing symptoms of gallbladder pain is important. KentuckyOne Health is encouraging the community to learn about the signs and symptoms of gallbladder problems, and when to seek medical attention.

Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban on medical marijuana is being challenged in a lawsuit that says its use could help combat the state's opioid addiction woes.

West Virginia miner killed; state investigating

Authorities say a 32-year-old miner has been killed at a mine in southern West Virginia.

KPFC: Youth & Parent Conference

The Youth/Parent Conference began as an opportunity to educate, motivate and inspire teens and young adults with behavioral health challenges to learn how to advocate for themselves and become self-sufficient adults.

Summer Safety Tips from KentuckyOne Health

Many people often think of the dangers associated with swimming during summer months, but everyday activities such as gardening, mowing the lawn, grilling, and riding a bicycle or skateboard can also be dangerous – especially for children. Following safety guidelines can help avoid traumatic injury while enjoying time outdoors.

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 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.

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.

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.

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