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Working Together: State Public Health Policies

Secretary Eric Friedlander of Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services talks about how CHFS's population health policies impact the state.
Season 18 Episode 15 Length 27:15 Premiere: 02/05/23

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Join host Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon, as he interviews experts from around the state to discuss health topics important to Kentuckians.


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About the Host

A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Wayne Tuckson is a retired colon and rectal surgeon based in Louisville. For more than 20 years, he has served as host for Kentucky Health, a weekly program on KET that explores important health issues affecting people across the Commonwealth. A graduate of Howard University School of Medicine, Tuckson is a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and is a recipient of the Community Service Award from the Kentucky Medical Society, the Thomas J. Wallace Award for “Leadership in Promoting Health Awareness and Wellbeing for the Citizens of Jefferson County” given by the City of Louisville and the Lyman T. Johnson Distinguished Leadership Award given by the Louisville Central Community Centers.


Season 18 Episodes

Working Together: State Public Health Policies

S18 E15 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 02/05/23

Sports Medicine: It's Not Just for the Athlete

S18 E14 Length 27:48 Premiere Date 01/29/23

Diabetes: It's Not Just Your Fathers' Insulin

S18 E13 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 01/22/23

Vaccinations: The Good, the Bad, the Misconceptions

S18 E12 Length 27:47 Premiere Date 01/15/23

Birth Control: Methods to Prevent Conception

S18 E11 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 01/08/23

Diet and Nutrition: The Halos and Horns of Our Food

S18 E10 Length 27:48 Premiere Date 12/18/22

Preventing Infections Through Wastewater Surveillance

S18 E9 Length 27:50 Premiere Date 12/11/22

Insects: Most Are Good, But Watch the Bad

S18 E8 Length 26:57 Premiere Date 11/20/22

Melanomas: The Consequence of Too Much Sun

S18 E7 Length 26:48 Premiere Date 11/13/22

Healthy Practices: Inform, Cajole or Mandate, Whatever Works

S18 E6 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 11/06/22

Diverticulosis: Little Pouches, Big Problems

S18 E5 Length 27:49 Premiere Date 10/30/22

Down Syndrome: Chromosome Number 21 is Just the Beginning

S18 E4 Length 27:47 Premiere Date 10/23/22

COVID-19, Monkeypox, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

S18 E3 Length 27:06 Premiere Date 10/16/22

Over the Counter Medications

S18 E2 Length 27:18 Premiere Date 10/09/22

Meeting Medical Supply Needs at Home and Overseas

S18 E1 Length 27:19 Premiere Date 10/02/22

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It’s Big, It’s Important, and It’s Trying Real Hard Ringo

Secretary Eric Friedlander of Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services talks about how CHFS's population health policies impact the state.

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Sleep Apnea: There's More to It Than the Noise

Pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Warren Shaikun talks about sleep disorders and their treatment.

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Causes and Impact of LGBTQ+ Health Inequity

T. Gonzales, director of the Center for Health Equity for Louisville Metro Dept. of Health and Wellness, discusses how bias and ignorance adversely impact health outcomes for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Treatment of Substance Abuse: It's Complicated

Joyce Johnson, clinical director of outpatient services at Intensive Health and Stepworks Recovery Centers, discusses strategies to treat and manage substance abuse.

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Diverticulosis: Little Pouches, Big Problems

Diverticulosis, an abnormal pouching in the colon, is common and generally insignificant. However, it can lead to big problems. Dr. Tuckson discusses diverticular disease with colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Sandra Kavalukas.

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Healthy Practices: Inform, Cajole or Mandate, Whatever Works

If we can agree that “a penny saved is a penny earned,” then why can’t we apply this principle to healthcare? Dr. Tuckson talks with Ben Chandler, president and CEO of Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, about the practicality of prevention over treatment.

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Sports Medicine: It's Not Just for the Athlete - S18 E14

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Diabetes: It's Not Just Your Fathers' Insulin - S18 E13

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Vaccinations: The Good, the Bad, the Misconceptions - S18 E12

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Birth Control: Methods to Prevent Conception - S18 E11

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Down Syndrome: Chromosome Number 21 is Just the Beginning - S18 E4

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