Web site: http://www.ket.org/health/healththree60/
A health series designed to explore important health issues in Kentucky from a fresh perspective. Each program will present three sides of an issue in 60 minutes, as well as the goal of the program - to explore an issue from 360 degrees.
Champions of Children's Health #303
This program features innovative and effective strategies for improving the well-being of Kentucky's children including Better Bites, an initiative to transform snack bars in the Lexington area; and HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services), a state-sponsored program that provides support and information about child development to new parents.
- KETKY Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00 am EST
- KETKY Thursday, December 5 at 4:00 pm EST
Healthy Competition: How County Health Rankings Are Catalyzing Change #302
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.
- KETKY Thursday, December 12 at 4:00 pm EST
- KETKY Friday, December 13 at 9:00 am EST
When Children Are Cruel #301
Bullying has become a serious concern in school districts across the state and in the nation. Host Renee Shaw and guests explore the impact of bullying on students today, the role of bystander intervention, and how schools are implementing anti-bullying programs.
- KETKY Friday, December 20 at 9:00 am EST
- KETKY Friday, January 3 at 3:00 pm EST
Erasing The Stigma of Mental Illness #102
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.
- KETKY Thursday, January 16 at 4:00 pm EST
The New Face of Diabetes #101
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.
- KETKY Friday, January 17 at 9:00 am EST
The Heart Facts #201
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.
- KETKY Thursday, January 23 at 4:00 pm EST
Probing Prescription Drug Abuse #103
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.
- KETKY Friday, January 24 at 9:00 am EST
No Health Without Mental Health #202
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.
- KETKY Thursday, January 30 at 4:00 pm EST
Citizens Taking Charge #203
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.
- KETKY Friday, January 31 at 11:00 am EST
Official web site: http://www.ket.org/health/healththree60/