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COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

Dr. Jon Klein, vice dean for research at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, who participated in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, talks about the development of COVID-19 vaccines and the challenges in distributing them.
S16 E12 Length 26:56 Premiere: 1.10.21

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Learn how to improve your health through education and increased awareness. Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville, hosts.

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Crohn's Disease: When Surgery is Required

Dr. Tuckson speaks with colorectal surgeon Dr. Sandra Kavalukas of UofL Health about evaluating patients with Crohn’s disease and when surgery is recommended.

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Pancreatic Cancer: Uncommon But Deadly

Dr. Michael Egger, leader of the Cancer Care and Control Program at UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center, talks about pancreatic cancer and how difficulties in early detection have contributed to making it one of the deadliest forms of cancer today.

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Rural Healthcare: Who Pays and Who Benefits

Dr. Tuckson and guest Eugene H. Shively, MD, emeritus professor of surgery at the University of Louisville, explore the challenges threatening the stability of rural hospitals, particularly the role of our current system of insurance and payers.

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Infections of the Brain and Nervous System

Dr. Tuckson and Dr. Duane Densler, a neurosurgeon with the Norton Science Institute, discuss a lesser-known danger associated with IV drug use - central nervous system infections - and the lengthy treatment and recovery process these patients face.

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Addiction and Recovery in the Time of COVID-19

Dr. Tuckson welcomes Matt Brown, vice-president of administration at Addiction Recovery Care, a multi-service addiction recovery services provider in 17 counties in Kentucky. Using his own story from addiction to recovery as an example, Brown shares the best strategies for achieving and maintaining sobriety from drug and alcohol abuse and how ARC can help at each step.

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Visualizing a Smoke-Free Kentucky

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

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Contact Tracing: Knowing Keeps Us All Safe

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Strengthening the Immune System Through Diet

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Nutrition and Weight Management

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Reducing the Burden of Diabetes in Kentucky

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The Immune System: Not Just Fighting Infections

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Season 16 Episodes

Crohn's Disease: When Surgery is Required

S16 E14 Length 26:23 Premiere Date 1.24.21

Visualizing a Smoke-Free Kentucky

S16 E13 Length 27:33 Premiere Date 1.17.21

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

S16 E12 Length 26:56 Premiere Date 1.10.21

Contact Tracing: Knowing Keeps Us All Safe

S16 E11 Length 27:37 Premiere Date 1.3.21

Reducing the Burden of Diabetes in Kentucky

S16 E10 Length 27:02 Premiere Date 12.20.20

The Impact of Race-Based Trauma

S16 E9 Length 28:17 Premiere Date 12.13.20

Planning a Healthy and Nutritional Diet

S16 E8 Length 27:02 Premiere Date 11.22.20

The Immune System: Not Just Fighting Infections

S16 E7 Length 26:52 Premiere Date 11.15.20

New Approaches to Shoulder Replacement

S16 E6 Length 27:02 Premiere Date 11.8.20

Oral Healthcare: Our Teeth Should Last a Lifetime

S16 E5 Length 27:00 Premiere Date 11.1.20

Gun Violence: It is a Public Health Issue

S16 E4 Length 26:52 Premiere Date 10.25.20

Strengthening the Immune System Through Diet

S16 E3 Length 26:51 Premiere Date 10.18.20

Interventional Cardiology

S16 E2 Length 26:40 Premiere Date 10.11.20

The Importance of Preventive Cardiology

S16 E1 Length 26:18 Premiere Date 10.4.20

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