KET's Casey Parker-Bell talks with journalist Sam Quinones about his book, “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.” Gov. Matt Bevin mentioned the work in his recent budget address to legislators.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the United States. However, the disease manifests itself differently in women.
This documentary tells the story of a little-known, but landmark event of women’s history and reproductive rights, A small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
One in 10 babies in Kentucky is born prematurely. Dr. John Roberts, MD, a neonatologist with the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Norton Kosair Hospital, discusses the issues surrounding infant premature births and the care of pre-term newborns.
Vitamins and supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry with limited FDA oversight. FRONTLINE, the New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation examine the marketing and regulation of supplements, and cases of contamination and serious health problems.
Kentucky has the second highest smoking rate in the entire country. This episode looks at the policies, programs, and community solutions needed to reduce our dependence on tobacco and create a healthier Kentucky.
Finding love can be hard enough for anyone, but for those on the autism spectrum, the challenges may seem overwhelming. The disorder can jeopardize the core characteristics of a successful relationship — communication and social interaction. Autism in Love offers a warm and stereotype-shattering look at four people with autism as they pursue and manage romantic relationships.
Two Louisville-based medical professionals, Dr. Lori Caloia of the University of Louisville and Jennifer Angermeier, a nurse practitioner and clinical supervisor of the Teenage Parent Program in the Jefferson County Public Schools, discuss teen pregnancy and birth control options.
Follow the growth of a child and explore the importance of good nutrition starting in infancy and continuing through the teenage years. How can parents, schools, and communities provide children with the best nutrition possible in a society filled with highly palatable but unhealthy foods?