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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.

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Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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, August 7 at 11:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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 Friday, August 14 at 11:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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 Friday, August 21 at 11:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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 Wednesday, September 9 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 11 at 4:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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, September 16 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 18 at 4:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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 Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 25 at 4:00 am EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 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 Wednesday, September 30 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 2 at 4:00 am EDT
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