Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Joseph Flynn, chief administrative officer of Norton Medical Group and physician-in-chief at Norton Cancer Institute.
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.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Kevin T. Scully, a cardiologist at Baptist Health Resistant Hypertension Center.
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.”
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Jessica Pack and Elizabeth Turner, co-founders of Advanced Tele-Genetic Counseling.
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.
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.
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.
Psychologist David Finke, Ph.D, vice-president of residential services at Uspiritus, discusses trauma and toxic stress and youth mental health.
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.