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Sepsis: The Serious Side of Infections

Sepsis: The Serious Side of Infections

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Benjamin Klausing, an infectious disease specialist with Baptist Health Medical Group, about sepsis, a potentially deadly condition that occurs when our bodies are not able to mount an effective immune response to a virus, bacteria or fungus.
Season 16 Episode 20 Length 28:04 Premiere: 03/21/21

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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.

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The Red Cross: Feeding, Caring and Sheltering Us Following Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Stephen Cunanan, CEO for the American Red Cross Kentucky Region, talks about the many ways in which the Red Cross responds after disasters and other misfortunes, including the recent tornadoes in western Kentucky.

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Blood Transfusions: Blood Management and Blood Health

Carolyn D. Burns, MD, president of the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, shares the latest information about when and how blood transfusions should be given.

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Ankle Replacement: It's Not Just for Hips, Knees and Shoulders

Todd Hockenbury, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at UofL Health, talks about diagnosing and treating unremitting ankle pain and when surgery or ankle replacement is warranted.

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Migraines and Headaches: They Are Serious and Can Be Incapacitating

Mandy Whitt, MD, a headache medicine specialist at the Norton Neuroscience Institute, discusses how she diagnoses and treats headaches.

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Urinary Tract Reconstruction and Incontinence - S17 E19

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Battling Food Insecurity in Kentucky - S17 E18

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Obesity, Diabetes, Lung Diseases and Other Healthcare Problems in Kentucky - S17 E17

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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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