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Nursing Homes: Ensuring That Critical Needs Are Met

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Season 18 Episode 26 Length 26:41 Premiere: 05/07/23

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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 18 Episodes

Nursing Homes: Ensuring That Critical Needs Are Met

S18 E26 Length 26:41 Premiere Date 05/07/23

The Environment and Cardiovascular Disease

S18 E25 Length 27:01 Premiere Date 04/30/23

Domestic Violence Is a Public Health Issue

S18 E24 Length 26:40 Premiere Date 04/23/23

Public Health: Good Policy, Good Sense

S18 E23 Length 26:37 Premiere Date 04/16/23

Preventing Deaths from Coronary Artery Disease

S18 E22 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 04/09/23

Anesthesia: You Won’t Feel a Thing

S18 E21 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 04/01/23

Food: It Does A Body Good

S18 E20 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 03/25/23

Physicians: A Trusted Source for Healthcare

S18 E19 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 03/19/23

Treatment of Substance Abuse: It's Complicated

S18 E18 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 02/26/23

Causes and Impact of LGBTQ+ Health Inequity

S18 E17 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 02/19/23

The Science of Sleeping Better

S18 E16 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 02/12/23

Working Together: State Public Health Policies

S18 E15 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 02/05/23

Sports Medicine: It's Not Just for the Athlete

S18 E14 Length 27:48 Premiere Date 01/29/23

Diabetes: It's Not Just Your Fathers' Insulin

S18 E13 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 01/22/23

Vaccinations: The Good, the Bad, the Misconceptions

S18 E12 Length 27:47 Premiere Date 01/15/23

Birth Control: Methods to Prevent Conception

S18 E11 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 01/08/23

Diet and Nutrition: The Halos and Horns of Our Food

S18 E10 Length 27:48 Premiere Date 12/18/22

Preventing Infections Through Wastewater Surveillance

S18 E9 Length 27:50 Premiere Date 12/11/22

Insects: Most Are Good, But Watch the Bad

S18 E8 Length 26:57 Premiere Date 11/20/22

Melanomas: The Consequence of Too Much Sun

S18 E7 Length 26:48 Premiere Date 11/13/22

Healthy Practices: Inform, Cajole or Mandate, Whatever Works

S18 E6 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 11/06/22

Diverticulosis: Little Pouches, Big Problems

S18 E5 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 10/30/22

Down Syndrome: Chromosome Number 21 Is Just the Beginning

S18 E4 Length 27:47 Premiere Date 10/23/22

COVID-19, Monkeypox, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

S18 E3 Length 27:06 Premiere Date 10/16/22

Over the Counter Medications

S18 E2 Length 27:18 Premiere Date 10/09/22

Meeting Medical Supply Needs at Home and Overseas

S18 E1 Length 27:19 Premiere Date 10/02/22

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Heart Failure: Prevention and Treatment - S19 E8

Cardiologist Dr. Stephanie Moore talks about heart failure, including prevention and treatments. A 2023 KET production.

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Breast Cancer: Innovations Beyond Screening - S19 E9

Medical oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Hargis talks about breast cancer, one of the most common cancers among women.

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Taste Not Waste - S19 E10

Chef Christopher Stallard talks about making delicious and nutritious dishes from leftover food.

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Rural Healthcare: Crisis or Opportunity on the Horizon - S19 E11

We expect access to a healthcare provider and a hospital when we need them, but for a growing number, this may not be true for much longer. Dr. Stephen Toadvine talks about the status of rural healthcare in Kentucky. A 2024 KET production.

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Suicide Prevention: The First Step to Mental Health - S19 E12

The incidence of suicide is increasing with all age, ethnic, racial and social groups at risk. Psychiatrist Dr. Ali Farooqui talks about the causes, signs, and consequences of suicide. A 2024 KET production.

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Better Cancer Screening: The Answer Is in the Blood - S19 E7

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Better Health and Healthcare Delivery Through Data - S19 E26

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Balancing Finances and Keeping Good Health - S19 E25

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Pediatric Care - S19 E24

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Two-Generation Pediatric Care - S19 E23

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