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Recalled Ground Beef Sold in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois

This Memorial Day, if you plan on grilling out, be sure to check your ground beef. A ground beef recall from Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit, Michigan has effected meat sold at Gordon Food Service Marketplace stores (GFS) in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky - along with Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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Category: Food, Health
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Steve Frost, Juniperimages, Brand X Pictures
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Skin Cancer Self-Examination Guide

I spent my Monday at Owensboro Dermatology, telling you WBKR listeners some very important information regarding skin cancer awareness month. Of course, we all know how important sunscreen, at least SPF 30, is to our daily routine, but there are other things you can do to prevent skin cancer. When treated before it spreads, most skin cancers can be cured. One great way of prevention is a skin cancer self-examination. Knowing your skin is key, especially when noticing any changes.

Here is a great guide to help you with your self-exam. Now, I get it... it may seem awkward at first. But, pour yourself an adult beverage, strip down to your skibbies and get to checkin!

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Category: Family, Health
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(Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
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WBKR Announces Inaugural Kentucky Made Expo in September

There are a lot of things made in Kentucky.  Bourbon, Louisville Slugger baseball bats, wines, crafts, delicious foods and so much more.  And, this September, WBKR is rounding up some of the best homegrown, homespun and homemade products and putting them all under one roof in an exciting new event!  We are proud to present the 2014 Kentucky Made Expo.  It's coming up Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th at the Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club in Owensboro and we are currently recruiting vendors and exhibitors.

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9-Month-Pregnant Woman Has Insane Workout Regimen [VIDEO]

This woman can carry more than just a baby in her belly. Meghan Leatherman continued to work out intensely, even though she was nine months pregnant.

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Owensboro Health
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Owensboro Health Is Convention Center Sponsor

At a news conference this morning Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne and Dean Dennis, general manager and vice president of Global Spectrum, managers of the new Convention Center announced a sponsorship for the facility.

Owensboro Health is the “Official Health Sponsor” of the Owensboro Convention Center.

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Study Shows Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasing in Children

A troubling new study reveals an increase in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to age 19.

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5 Ways Gardening Is Great for Your Health

Gardening can do wonderful things for your health. Even if you only have enough space to put plants in a few pots on a patio, a little bit of gardening can go a long way.

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Category: AC, Country, Health, Hot AC, News
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6 Easy Outdoor Fitness Activities You Can Start Right Now

With the weather getting better and the days getting longer, it’s the perfect time to get outside. Nature-based activities tend to make people happier, so get outside and get fit.

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Lisa F. Young/ThinkStock
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These Distracted Driving Stats Will Scare You Into Never Texting and Driving Again!

Do you still text and drive? These statistics from fcc.gov should make you think twice about getting out that "K."

  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.
  • Forty percent of all American teens say they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone i
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Juniperimages, ThinkStock
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“Share The Road” Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

With the weather more beautiful every day, we all pick-up with our outdoor activities that we've missed all winter. For many, there's nothing better on a pretty day than taking a ride. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and we're asking you to "Share the Road" in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes.

The Kentucky Motorcycle Association offers these helpful tips to drivers on how to prevent a fatal crash with a motorcycle:

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Gabriel Olsen, Getty Images for John Varvatos
Gabriel Olsen, Getty Images for John Varvatos
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Willie Nelson Turns 81 And Did What?

Willie Nelson is one of the most decorated artist in any genre of music. This week, the living legend turns 81 years old and you're not going to believe what he did! And, don't worry, he didn't cut off his trademark braids, ha!

To be 81 years old and still be touring the country like he does, we all know that he must be in great physical condition. Now, we know why... (And, no... it's not because of that either, haha!)

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Lisa Abeyta via YouTube
Lisa Abeyta via YouTube
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Alzheimer’s Patient Energized by a Visit from the Family Dog [VIDEO]

I'd imagine most of us have been touched by Alzheimer's Disease in some way. My great-uncle, Uncle Forrest, who passed away in 1987 had Alzheimer's, as did the mother of one of my best friends. It's rough.

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Category: Animals, Health, Newsletter, Pets

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