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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.
Season 18 Episode 6 Length 27:32 Premiere: 11/06/22

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Season 18 Episodes

Insects: Most Are Good, But Watch the Bad

S18 E8 Length 26:41 Premiere Date 11/20/22

Melanomas: The Consequence of Too Much Sun

S18 E7 Length 26:32 Premiere Date 11/13/22

Healthy Practices: Inform, Cajole or Mandate, Whatever Works

S18 E6 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 11/06/22

Diverticulosis: Little Pouches, Big Problems

S18 E5 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 10/30/22

Down Syndrome: Chromosome Number 21 is Just the Beginning

S18 E4 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 10/23/22

COVID-19, Monkeypox, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

S18 E3 Length 27:01 Premiere Date 10/16/22

Over the Counter Medications

S18 E2 Length 27:01 Premiere Date 10/09/22

Meeting Medical Supply Needs at Home and Overseas

S18 E1 Length 27:01 Premiere Date 10/02/22

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Insects: Most Are Good, But Watch the Bad

Insects can be helpful, while others can cause harm. Dr. Tuckson talks with entomologist Dr. Jonathan Larson about a healthy respect for insects.

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Supplies Over Seas: Meeting Medical Supply Needs at Home and Overseas

“Supplies Over Seas” is rescuing medical devices, medications, and supplies, shipping them to communities in need, both at home and abroad. Denise Sears, president and C.E.O. of SOS International, talks about the group’s work.

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Over-the-Counter Medications: What's Safe and Are They Effective?

The cost of medical care is one reason some people turn to over-the-counter medications that appear to be equivalent to medications that require a prescription. Dr. Angela Sandlin, pharmacy director at Baptist Health La Grange, discusses supplements, minerals, vitamins, and other over-the-counter medications.

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Wastewater Surveillance: Community-Wide Swabbing for Infections

Infectious diseases can be tracked using wastewater. Dr. Eric Rouchka discusses wastewater epidemiology.

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Diet and Nutrition: The Halos and Horns of Our Food

Do we have the information to make the best choices when deciding what to eat? Dr. Tuckson discusses the "halos and horns of food" with registered dietician Marianne Smith Edge.

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COVID-19 and Monkeypox: Deja Vu All Over Again

Dr. Tuckson discusses COVID-19, monkeypox and the resurgence of sexually transmitted diseases with infectious disease specialist Dr. Mark Burns.

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Insects: Most Are Good, But Watch the Bad - S18 E8

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Melanomas: The Consequence of Too Much Sun - S18 E7

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Healthy Practices: Inform, Cajole or Mandate, Whatever Works - S18 E6

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Diverticulosis: Little Pouches, Big Problems - S18 E5

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

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