Explore important health issues in Kentucky from a fresh perspective by watching KET's Health Three60 series. The hour-long programs, hosted by Renee Shaw, present three sides of an issue in 60 minutes through a mix of studio and documentary segments.
Season Four (2014)
Sleepless in Kentucky Host Renee Shaw and guests look at the importance of sleep to overall health, examine sleep disorders like sleep apnea, and discuss how "screens" are leading to more restless nights. Monday, Aug. 25 at 10/9 pm on KET
Easing the Burden of Asthma What are the common myths and misunderstandings about asthma? We explore efforts across the state to better educate those living with this condition. Monday, Sept. 29 at 10/9 pm on KET
The Heroin Epidemic: Kentucky Fights Back Heroin use is skyrocketing in certain areas of Kentucky. Renee Shaw and guests share how concerned communities are coming together to save lives, expand treatment options, and prevent others from falling into the grip of this highly dangerous and addictive drug. Monday, Oct. 27 at 10/9 pm on KET
Season Three (2013)
Champions for Children's Health Guests from three innovative children's health initiatives discuss how Kentucky fares on the issues of children's nutrition, early childhood/brain development, and the social determinants of health.
Healthy Competition: How County Health Rankings are Catalyzing Change This program unpacks the data inside the Kentucky county health rankings and provides information about the factors that shape a community's health. Learn how innovative strategies, relentless analysis of data, and a little competitive spirit can bring about improved health outcomes.
When Children are Cruel This program explores the impact of bullying on students today, the role of bystander intervention, and how schools are implementing anti-bullying programs.
Season Two (2012)
Citizens Taking Charge This program highlights the work of citizens who are actively working to improve the health outcomes and lives of Kentuckians on a community and state-wide level.
No Health Without Mental Health This program explores the impact of depression, stress, and anxiety on our physical health and looks at health care solutions that connect our minds to our bodies.
The Heart Facts Cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death in the nation and in Kentucky. In this episode, we trace the history of cardiovascular disease and its treatment in the last 50 years; understand how individual lifestyle choices, societal changes, and genetics impact heart health; and learn why women are particularly vulnerable to heart disease.
Season One (2011)
The New Face of Diabetes Diabetes rates are soaring in this country and Kentucky's burden is alarming. Meet people who are living with diabetes and see how they manage the disease to live healthy, full lives. Also, learn about a YMCA program in Louisville that offers classes to help those identified as prediabetic make important behavioral changes, and state workers identify specific ways people without diabetes can contribute to resolve this growing problem.
Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness A look at the pervasiveness of stigma in the media and in society regarding mental illness. Also, meet several people who are recovering from mental illness and learn how stigma impacts our treatment of people with this disease.
Probing Prescription Drug Abuse Learn about prescription drug abuse in Kentucky from three people on the front lines: a drug treatment counselor, a narcotics detective, and a prevention specialist. Recovering addicts discuss how they first became involved with prescription drugs, how they obtained them, and what finally led them to treatment. Experts will highlight the most promising strategies underway for dealing with this problem.
Health Three60 is a KET production, funded in part
by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.