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Carotid Artery Disease: A Precursor to a Stroke

Carotid Artery Disease: A Precursor to a Stroke

Carotid artery disease can cut off the flow of blood to the brain, potentially causing a stroke. Dr. Tuckson discusses life-saving surgical solutions for carotid artery disease with Nick Abedi, M.D., a vascular surgeon with Fayette Surgical Associates.
S17 E4 Length 28:26 Premiere: 10.24.21

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Though lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, there is cause for optimism. Dr. Tuckson talks to Jason Chesney, M.D., director of the UofL Health-Brown Cancer Center in Louisville, about new developments in the treatment of lung cancer.

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Lung Health: Breathing Does a Body Good

Dr. Neal Moser, a pulmonologist and president of the Kentucky Medical Association, discusses the most common threats to our lungs and the best ways to protect them.

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Otitis Media: Impact on Hearing and Learning

Dr. Swapna Kartha Chandran, an otolaryngologist with UofL Health, talks about the impact of recurrent otitis media (ear infection) on learning and hearing in young children.

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GERD: A Burning in the Chest and a Whole Lot More

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, also known as GERD, is a painful but common condition caused by irritation in the lining of the esophagus. Dr. Tuckson talks with Jeff Allen, M.D., director of laparoscopic surgery at Norton Surgical Specialists, about surgical options for GERD.

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Carotid Artery Disease: A Precursor to a Stroke

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Environmental Pollution: Trees and Bushes as the Fix

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Season 17 Episodes

Oral Cancer and HPV: The Surprising Connection

S17 E8 Length 27:53 Premiere Date 11.21.21

Medical Information: Discerning the Wheat from the Chaff

S17 E7 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.14.21

Glaucoma and Cataracts: Treating These Common Eye Diseases

S17 E6 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 11.7.21

Environmental Pollution: Trees and Bushes as the Fix

S17 E5 Length 27:46 Premiere Date 10.31.21

Carotid Artery Disease: A Precursor to a Stroke

S17 E4 Length 28:26 Premiere Date 10.24.21

GERD: Burning in the Chest and a Whole Lot More

S17 E3 Length 26:54 Premiere Date 10.17.21

Lung Cancer: Improving Treatment, Decreasing Mortality

S17 E2 Length 26:55 Premiere Date 10.10.21

Medications: Are They Safe and Effective?

S17 E1 Length 26:33 Premiere Date 10.3.21

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