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Dr. Amir Piracha from UofL Health on the Kentucky Health set

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Kentucky Health: Interventional Cardiology
Dr. Tuckson’s guest is interventional cardiologist Dr. Amir Piracha from UofL Health.

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Five Things Your Ears May Be Telling You
Learn how hearing loss can affect other areas of health.


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6 Must-Have Nutrients for Brain Health
A balanced nutritious diet that includes six specific nutrients can help slow the effects of time.

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Black Americans Face Greater Risk of Heart Disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Compared to other ethnic groups, Black Americans have the highest overall risk of developing heart disease.

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Connections: Poet and Playwright Constance Alexander
Renee Shaw talks with poet, playwright and civic journalist Constance Alexander about end-of-life issues and her new spoken word opera “The Way Home.”

Dr. Christian Furman on the Kentucky Health set

Kentucky Health: Aging Optimally
Dr. Tuckson’s guest is Dr. Christian Furman, professor of geriatric and palliative medicine, and interim chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Medical Education, UofL. Dr. Furman also serves as medical director of the UofL Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging.

Dr. Stephanie Moore on the Kentucky Health set

Kentucky Health: Heart Failure: Prevention and Treatment
On this episode of Kentucky Health, cardiologist Dr. Stephanie Moore talks about heart failure, including prevention and treatments.

A woman walks in a labyrinth outlined by rocks laid out on the ground.

What I Learned by Walking Labyrinths
I walk the stone pathway slowly, unsure. “What is the point of going around in circles?” I wonder. I am walking my first labyrinth in Crestone, Colorado, a small New Age village nestled into the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.