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Non-Operative Treatment of Back Pain

Lindsay Graves, D.O., a spine specialist at the Comprehensive Spine Center at UofL Health, talks about working with patients to solve their back pain with the least invasive methods.
Season 17 Episode 22 Length 27:40 Premiere: 03/24/22

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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 17 Episodes

Migraines and Headaches: Serious and Often Incapacitating

S17 E26 Length 27:01 Premiere Date 04/24/22

Ankle Replacement: Good Feet Can't Be Beat

S17 E25 Length 27:09 Premiere Date 04/17/22

Blood Transfusions: Have We Been Doing Them Wrong?

S17 E24 Length 27:11 Premiere Date 04/10/22

The Red Cross: Feeding, Sheltering, and Caring For Us

S17 E23 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 04/03/22

Non-Operative Treatment of Back Pain

S17 E22 Length 27:40 Premiere Date 03/24/22

Chronic Disease Management of the Elderly

S17 E21 Length 27:07 Premiere Date 03/20/22

Restoring Male Sexual and Urinary Function After Surgery

S17 E20 Length 27:35 Premiere Date 02/27/22

Battling Food Insecurity in Kentucky

S17 E19 Length 27:23 Premiere Date 02/20/22

Urgent Public Health Concerns in Kentucky

S17 E18 Length 27:05 Premiere Date 02/13/22

Hunting, Fishing and Eating Right

S17 E16 Length 27:26 Premiere Date 02/06/22

Changes in Physician-Patient Communication

S17 E15 Length 26:15 Premiere Date 01/27/22

Nursing Shortages in the COVID Era and Beyond

S17 E14 Length 27:17 Premiere Date 01/23/22

LGBTQ Healthcare: Removing the Stigma, Improving the Outcome

S17 E13 Length 27:02 Premiere Date 01/16/22

Orthopedic Oncology: Bones Get Cancer Too

S17 E12 Length 27:35 Premiere Date 01/06/22

ICU Care: The Care That You Hope You Don't Need

S17 E11 Length 27:52 Premiere Date 01/02/22

Otitis Media: Impact on Hearing and Learning

S17 E10 Length 27:30 Premiere Date 12/16/21

Lung Health: Breathing Does a Body Good

S17 E9 Length 27:36 Premiere Date 12/12/21

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 11/07/21

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 10/03/21

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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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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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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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