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Breast Cancer: Innovations Beyond Screening

Medical oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Hargis talks about breast cancer, one of the most common cancers among women.
Season 19 Episode 9 Length 27:23 Premiere: 12/10/23

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Join host Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon, as he interviews experts from around the state to discuss health topics important to Kentuckians.


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About the Host

A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Wayne Tuckson is a retired colon and rectal surgeon based in Louisville. For more than 20 years, he has served as host for Kentucky Health, a weekly program on KET that explores important health issues affecting people across the Commonwealth. A graduate of Howard University School of Medicine, Tuckson is a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and is a recipient of the Community Service Award from the Kentucky Medical Society, the Thomas J. Wallace Award for “Leadership in Promoting Health Awareness and Wellbeing for the Citizens of Jefferson County” given by the City of Louisville and the Lyman T. Johnson Distinguished Leadership Award given by the Louisville Central Community Centers.

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Season 19 Episodes

Markey Cancer Center: Changing Cancer Treatment in Kentucky

S19 E18 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 02/25/24

Sustainability: Government, Corporate and Public Cooperation

S19 E17 Length 26:43 Premiere Date 02/18/24

Federally Qualified Health Centers: More Than a Safety Net

S19 E16 Length 26:40 Premiere Date 02/11/24

Government Sponsored Health Insurance: Value and Promise

S19 E15 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 02/04/24

The Unspoken and Misunderstood Stigma of Eating Disorders

S19 E14 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 01/28/24

Bariatric Surgery: Intervention for a Chronic Illness

S19 E13 Length 27:29 Premiere Date 01/21/24

Suicide Prevention: The First Step to Mental Health

S19 E12 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 01/14/24

Rural Healthcare: Crisis or Opportunity on the Horizon

S19 E11 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 01/07/24

Taste Not Waste: Making Nutritious Dishes from Leftover Food

S19 E10 Length 27:19 Premiere Date 12/17/23

Breast Cancer: Innovations Beyond Screening

S19 E9 Length 27:23 Premiere Date 12/10/23

Heart Failure: Prevention and Treatment

S19 E8 Length 27:23 Premiere Date 11/19/23

Better Cancer Screening: The Answer Is In the Blood

S19 E7 Length 27:25 Premiere Date 11/12/23

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

S19 E6 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 11/05/23

Cannabis: The Hype, the Reality, and the Potential

S19 E5 Length 26:55 Premiere Date 10/29/23

Sleep Apnea: New Treatments

S19 E4 Length 27:14 Premiere Date 10/22/23

Senior Care: Better Health Care for the Golden Years

S19 E3 Length 27:16 Premiere Date 10/15/23

Pelvic Prolapse

S19 E2 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 10/08/23

Climate Change and Insect Vectors

S19 E1 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 10/01/23

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Markey Cancer Center: Changing Cancer Treatment in Kentucky and the World - S19 E18

Surgical oncologist Dr. Mark Evers discusses new trends in cancer treatment. A 2024 KET production.

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Cannabis: The Hype, the Reality, and the Potential - S19 E5

The study of marijuana is hampered by state and federal regulations, and limited funding. What data is known about safety, efficacy and long-term effects? Dr. Shanna Babalonis talks about the changing role of marijuana in society and healthcare. A 2023 KET production.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia - S19 E6

Neurologist Dr. Gregory Cooper talks about dementia and Alzheimer's disease. A 2023 KET production.

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Climate Change: A Change in Our Health - S19 E19

Meteorologist Tawana Andrew talks about how climate change is affecting our health. A 2024 KET production.

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RSV, COVID and Influenza - S19 E20

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Mark Burns discusses Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), COVID-19 and influenza. A 2024 KET production.

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Sustainability: Government, Corporate, and Public Cooperation - S19 E17

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Federally Qualified Health Centers: More Than a Safety Net - S19 E16

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Government Sponsored Health Insurance: Value and Promise - S19 E15

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The Unspoken and Misunderstood Stigma of Eating Disorders - S19 E14

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