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Public Health: Where Do We Go From Here?

The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated the strengths and limitations of our public health infrastructure. Craig Blakely, Ph.D., dean of the University of Louisville School of Public Health, discusses the future of public health.
Season 16 Episode 26 Length 27:50 Premiere: 04/25/21

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Season 16 Episodes

Emergency Departments in Rural Kentucky

S16 E27 Length 27:19 Premiere Date 05/02/21

Public Health: Where Do We Go From Here?

S16 E26 Length 27:50 Premiere Date 04/25/21

Telemedicine: Better Than Dr. Google

S16 E25 Length 27:13 Premiere Date 04/17/21

Hospice and Palliative Care: The Bridge Over Troubled Waters

S16 E23 Length 26:56 Premiere Date 04/11/21

The Impact of Racism on Health Outcomes

S16 E22 Length 27:43 Premiere Date 04/04/21

A Tribute to Health Care Providers

S16 E21 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 03/28/21

Sepsis: The Serious Side of Infections

S16 E20 Length 28:04 Premiere Date 03/21/21

The Future of Long-Term Care in Kentucky

S16 E19 Length 27:14 Premiere Date 03/14/21

Addiction and Recovery in the Time of COVID-19

S16 E18 Length 27:43 Premiere Date 02/21/21

Infections of the Brain and Nervous System

S16 E17 Length 27:00 Premiere Date 02/14/21

Rural Healthcare: Who Pays and Who Benefits

S16 E16 Length 27:39 Premiere Date 02/07/21

Pancreatic Cancer: Uncommon But Deadly

S16 E15 Length 26:53 Premiere Date 01/31/21

Crohn's Disease: When Surgery is Required

S16 E14 Length 26:23 Premiere Date 01/24/21

Visualizing a Smoke-Free Kentucky

S16 E13 Length 27:33 Premiere Date 01/17/21

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ready for Prime Time

S16 E12 Length 26:56 Premiere Date 01/10/21

Contact Tracing: Knowing Keeps Us All Safe

S16 E11 Length 27:37 Premiere Date 01/03/21

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 11/08/20

Oral Healthcare: Our Teeth Should Last a Lifetime

S16 E5 Length 27:00 Premiere Date 11/01/20

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 10/04/20

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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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Down Syndrome: Chromosome Number 21 is Just the Beginning

An expecting mother is told that her baby has trisomy 21 but doesn't understand exactly what that means. Dr. Tuckson talks about Down Syndrome with Julie Torzewski, executive director of Down Syndrome of Louisville.

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Over-the-Counter Medications: What's Safe and Are They Effective? - S18 E2

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Supplies Over Seas: Meeting Medical Supply Needs at Home and Overseas - S18 E1

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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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