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.
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, May 30 at 11:00 am EDT
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 Tuesday, June 4 at 4:00 am EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, June 26 at 9:00 am EDT
- KETKY Monday, July 15 at 4:00 am EDT
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 Wednesday, July 3 at 9:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, July 18 at 4:00 am EDT
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 Thursday, July 25 at 4:00 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.ket.org/health/healththree60/