HEALTH

Leukemia and Lymphoma

Kentucky Health

Leukemia and Lymphoma

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Joseph Flynn, chief administrative officer of Norton Medical Group and physician-in-chief at Norton Cancer Institute.

Why More Millennials Are Becoming Caregivers

PBS NewsHour

Why More Millennials Are Becoming Caregivers

More young Americans are becoming caregivers to elderly or disabled family members, according to a recent study from Genworth Financial, a company that researches long-term care options. That is putting them under considerable stress as they seek to balance their loved ones’ needs with their own work, finances and need to care for their children. A report from PBS NewsHour's Zoe Rohrich.

Hypertension: The Silent but Consequential Disease

Kentucky Health

Hypertension: The Silent but Consequential Disease

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Kevin T. Scully, a cardiologist at Baptist Health Resistant Hypertension Center.

Will Drug Companies Be Held Accountable for the Opioid Crisis?

PBS NewsHour

Will Drug Companies Be Held Accountable for the Opioid Crisis?

The nation’s opioid crisis was declared a public health emergency in 2017 and received new funding this past October. But rampant addiction led to some 40,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. last year, and 2019 could see the culmination of a flood of ensuing lawsuits seeking accountability. William Brangham speaks to Barry Meier, who explores the origins of the epidemic in a new book, “Pain Killer.”

Genetic Testing: Not a Parlor Game But a Serious Diagnostic Tool

Kentucky Health

Genetic Testing: Not a Parlor Game But a Serious Diagnostic Tool

Dr. Tuckson's guests are Jessica Pack and Elizabeth Turner, co-founders of Advanced Tele-Genetic Counseling.

Forget the Crash Diet: These Six New Year’s Resolutions Are Better for Your Health

PBS NewsHour

Forget the Crash Diet: These Six New Year’s Resolutions Are Better for Your Health

Forty-four percent of Americans say they will take on a resolution this year, many with health conscious goals in mind, but some resolutions are better for your overall health than others. PBS NewsHour's Julia Griffin presents six things medical experts recommend you do in 2019 to improve both your physical and emotional health.

In Rural Appalachia, Can Health Care Become the New Coal?

PBS NewsHour

In Rural Appalachia, Can Health Care Become the New Coal?

Pikeville, Ky. is a rural area that has struggled to survive the decline of the coal industry. Nowk local residents are pinning their futures on health care, which is desperately needed for a population whose life expectancy lags years behind the national average.

Art Is a Lifeline for This Appalachian Community Hit Hard by Opioids

PBS NewsHour

Art Is a Lifeline for This Appalachian Community Hit Hard by Opioids

Laura Santhanam from PBS NewsHour visits Hindman, Ky., to learn about the Culture of Recovery program at the Appalachian Artisan Center. The program allows persons affected by the opioid crisis and who have been through the court system to enroll in classes, where they learn to make Appalachian art and crafts including musical instruments.

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

Kentucky Health

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

Psychologist David Finke, Ph.D, vice-president of residential services at Uspiritus, discusses trauma and toxic stress and youth mental health.

Medicaid in Kentucky

Kentucky Tonight

Medicaid in Kentucky

Renee Shaw and guests discuss Medicaid. Scheduled guests: State Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, co-chair of the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee; Dustin Pugel, policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Kristi Putnam, deputy secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services; and State Rep. McKenzie Cantrell, D-Louisville.