KET’s new webpage in its PBS LearningMedia portal offers the entire “You Are Not Alone” series on youth mental health as well as additional resources to give educators, advocates, parents, and peers the tools they need to reach young people with mental health challenges and improve their lives.
The Associated Press reported on Nov. 11 that doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. No other details of the transplant were initially released by Henry Ford Health System. The patient has asked his medical team to share photographs and an update to warn others about vaping.
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Dan Chapman of Redd Remedies and Summer Auerbach of Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods.
Despite an uptick in the number of child psychiatrists nationwide, one out of five U.S. children live in a county with no such provider, according to a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, which also found that those specialists are largely concentrated in certain pockets of the country. Meanwhile, for various reasons, only half of U.S. children with a mental health condition are receiving treatment. A report from PBS NewsHour's Laura Santhanam.
PBS NewsHour's Laura Santhanam offers expert recommendations to help parents and children both stay healthy as flu season kicks into gear.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with pediatrician Dr. Patricia Purcell, immediate past-president of the Kentucky Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Janikaa Sherrod, MPH, cancer control specialist at the Kentucky Cancer Program, and Dr. Mounika Mandadi, an oncologist at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Read more and watch the episode.
Monday, Oct. 21 was supposed to be the start of a landmark trial against drug companies and distributors. But before arguments could start, several companies announced a $260 million settlement with two Ohio counties. With lawsuits still pending from thousands of communities, can a bigger national settlement be reached? William Brangham talks with Lenny Bernstein of the Washington Post for more.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Jamshed F. Kanga, chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Kentucky Children's Hospital.
In his latest Making Sen$e column, PBS contributor Phil Moeller offers advice on using Medicare's online Plan Finder, which is the primary tool that anyone with a private Medicare health or drug insurance plan (such as Medicare Advantage) should use to compare the costs and coverage options of plans that will be offered to them next year.