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Medications: Are They Safe and Effective?

Medications: Are They Safe and Effective?

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Angela Sandlin, PharmD, pharmacy director at Baptist Health LaGrange, about medication safety, availability and effectiveness.
S17 E1 Length 26:33 Premiere: 10.3.21

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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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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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Lung Cancer: Improving Treatment and Decreasing the Mortality

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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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.

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Environmental Pollution: Trees and Bushes as the Fix

Ted Smith, Ph.D., the director of the Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil at the UofL Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute, talks about how planting trees can reduce air pollution, decrease certain health risks and encourage participation in outdoor activities.

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Glaucoma and Cataracts: What's Clear and Are They Inevitable?

Dr. Tuckson talks with ophthalmologist Frank Burns, MD, of Middletown Eye Care, about glaucoma and cataracts.

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Medical Information: Discerning the Wheat from the Chaff

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Oral Cancer and HPV: The Surprising Connection

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

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Lung Cancer: Improving Treatment and Decreasing the Mortality

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Nutrition and Weight Management

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Medications: A Modern Miracle, But Are They Safe and Available

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The Immune System: Not Just Fighting Infections

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New Approaches to Shoulder Replacement

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Oral Healthcare: Our Teeth Should Last a Lifetime

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Season 17 Episodes

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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