At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where Arctic winds tear through the tundra. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf. As the spring melt approaches, these roaming hunters must adapt to being tethered parents and securing food for the pack. Watch now.
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From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend nearly a third of our lives in such a defenseless state? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be, playing a role in everything from memory retention and emotional regulation to removing waste from our brains. Watch now.
The Senate moves to limit gubernatorial pardons, and the House approves a vaping tax. Committees discuss addiction treatment coverage, local health department funding, and athletic trainers. Advocates for Kentuckians with disabilities rally at the capitol.
The proposed constitutional amendment known as Marsy's Law clears the Senate. Lawmakers discuss financial literacy for high school students, rules for ATVs and off-road vehicles, and tax options for cities. Gov. Andy Beshear honors social workers.
Always in Season follows the tragedy of African American teenager Lennon Lacy, who in August 2014, was found hanging from a swing set in North Carolina. His death was ruled a suicide, but Lennon’s mother and family believe he was lynched. The film chronicles her quest to learn the truth and takes a closer look at the lingering impact of more than a century of lynching African Americans. Watch now.
This documentary examines the alarming number of people with undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and how health champions throughout Kentucky are working to increase screening rates and connect people with proven lifestyle interventions. Next, Dr. Wayne Tuckson hosts a discussion with state experts on how to reduce the overall numbers of people with undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes.