Improving health through education and increased awareness. Hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville.
All Past Episodes
26:30 | #1321
Dr. Mohammad Bashar Mourad, a nephrologist at Pennyrile Nephrology Associates, and Dr. David Kabithe, a general surgeon at Jennie Stuart Medical Group discuss kidney function and renal disease.
26:42 | #1320
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Eric Burton, a neuro-oncologist with University of Louisville Physicians and Dr. Brian J. Williams, assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #1319
Dr. Tuckson discusses GI health with Dr. Thomas Abell, a professor in the Department of Medicine and the Arthur M. Schoen, MD chair of Gastroenterology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
26:30 | #1318
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Christian Furman, a specialist in geriatric medicine with University of Louisville Physicians.
26:30 | #1317
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Frank R. Burns, an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky and State Rep. Jason Nemes.
27:25 | #1316
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Michael Bousamra, head of Thoracic Surgery at Baptist Health Floyd and State Rep. McKenzie Cantrell.
26:30 | #1315
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Lori Warren, a partner at Women First of Louisville and co-director of the MIGS Fellowship at UofL.
26:30 | #1314
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Bryan Loy, corporate medical director at Humana, Inc. and co-chair of the Louisville Health Advisory Board.
26:30 | #1313
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Kris Preston, a pharmacist and musician.
26:30 | #1312
Dr. Tuckson speaks with CEO Marla Cautilli and Board Member Dr. Cynthia Rigby of Hand in Hand Ministries.
26:30 | #1311
Dr. Tuckson's guest is cardiologist Dr. Henry Sadlo, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Louisville.
18:40 | #1310
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Terrance Blackford, First Urology in Louisville.
26:20 | #1309
Dr. Tuckson's guest is dermatologist Dr. Denise Puthuff.
28:10 | #1308
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Kelly Clark, president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
28:32 | #1307
Dr. Tuckson's speaks with Dr. Alex Cravanas, an anesthesiologist with University of Louisville Physicians.
26:37 | #1306
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Tony Parrott, executive director, and Angela Akridge, chief engineer, at Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District.
28:45 | #1305
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Chris Crum, public health director in Greenup County and Tom Clay, a local media personality.
28:41 | #1304
Dr. Tuckson speaks with two former presidents of the American Medical Association - Drs. Steven J. Stack and Ardis Dee Hoven.
26:36 | #1303
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Bobbye Gray, RN, TTS, tobacco cessation administrator at the Kentucky Department for Public Health. Part of KET's on-going initiative "Smoking and Health" funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
26:51 | #1302
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Drs. Anthony T. Yonts, DO, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Quantum Healthcare Associates in Hazard, and Tiffany Thompson, DO, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pikeville Medical Center Clinic.
27:36 | #1301
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Boyd R. Buser, D.O., FACOFP, vice president or Health Affairs and dean of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) at the University of Pikeville.
28:27 | #1225
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Frances E. "Libby" Smith, nursing director at the Center for Women and Infants at the University of Louisville Hospital.
29:15 | #1224
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Ellen J. Hahn, professor and director, BREATHE, director, Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy, and Marcia A. Dake professor of nursing at the University of Kentucky.
28:25 | #1223
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Benjamin M. Schaffer with Commonwealth Foot & Ankle Center and visits with John Knotts of J. Carlton Shoes in Louisville.
28:48 | #1222
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Quintin Chipley, counseling coordinator, Health Sciences Center (HSC) at the UofL School of Medicine.
28:10 | #1221
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Mary Barry of Norton Community Medical Associates and attorney Sarah Spurlock with Stites & Harbison PLLC.
28:27 | #1220
Dr. Tuckson's guests are David Yates, president of Louisville Metro Council, and Dr. Robert Couch, emergency department medical director at Norton Audubon Hospital.
29:00 | #1219
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Nicolas Ajkay, a surgical oncologist in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville.
28:38 | #1218
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Michael Rust, FACHE, president and CEO of the Kentucky Hospital Association and Patrick T. Padgett, executive vice president of the Kentucky Medical Association.
28:33 | #1217
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Craig Roberts, an orthopedic surgeon with UofL Physicians.
29:38 | #1216
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Drs. Svetlana Nakatis and Ricardo D. Ferreira-Lopez of KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates.
28:52 | #1215
Dr. Matthew C. Cave, associate professor of medicine at University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center, discusses Hepatitis C.
28:32 | #1214
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dana Quesinberry, an attorney with the Kentucky Drug Overdose Prevention Program, and Kentucky Injury Prevention and the Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health; and Dr. Joann Schulte, director of Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
28:11 | #1213
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. J.David Richardson, professor of surgery and vice-chairman of the Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MD Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
27:42 | #1212
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. David Lipski of KentuckyOne Health Vein Care Associates.
28:35 | #1211
Dr. Shiao Woo, endowed professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville, talks about radiation therapy.
28:40 | #1210
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. William B. Evans, a gastroenterologist in Louisville.
28:38 | #1209
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Michael Bousamra, head of Thoracic Surgery, Baptist Health Floyd.
29:07 | #1208
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. John Wesley McConnell of Kentuckiana Pulmonary Associates.
28:33 | #1207
Dr. Lori Devlin, associate professor of pediatrics, Neonatal Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, talks about neonatal abstinence syndrome. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
28:29 | #1206
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Kristopher Grimes, Ph.D., assistant professor and state specialist for Nutrition and Nutrition Education in the College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems at Kentucky State University.
28:35 | #1205
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Andrea Doughty, a registered dietitian with Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness - Nutrition Services.
28:25 | #1204
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Hiram Polk, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health.
28:40 | #1203
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Grayson C. Brown, Ph.D., director of the Public Health Entomology Laboratory at the University of Kentucky, and Blair Leano-Helvey of Idlewild Butterfly Farm.
28:32 | #1202
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Russell Farmer, a colorectal surgeon and assistant professor in Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville.
28:32 | #1201
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Bill Wagner, executive director of Family Health Centers in Louisville.
27:34 | #1127
Bill Collins, DMD, current president of the Kentucky Dental Association and a practicing dentist in Pikeville, discusses the challenges of dentistry in rural Kentucky. Part of KET's Oral Health Initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
28:35 | #1126
Counselor Karen Hagan with JADAC (Jefferson Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center) discusses addiction and how it impacts family and friends. Part of KET's Inside Opioid Addiction Initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
27:13 | #1125
Dr. W. Michael Mansfield, DMD, assistant professor at the Department of General Dentistry and Oral Medicine, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, and Dr. Robert G. Henry, DMD, MPH, chief of dentistry at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington, discuss oral health as we age. Part of KET's Oral Health Initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
27:44 | #1124
Dr. Kate Meriwether, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist at UofL Physicans, discusses complications of pelvic surgery.
28:16 | #1123
Dr. Frank R. Burns, MD, an ophthalmologist, eye physician and surgeon, discusses common eye disorders.
27:52 | #1122
Dr. Ruth M. Simons, MD, of Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville discusses end of life decisions and care.
27:28 | #1121
Dr. Robert D. Hilgers, MD, MA, CAE, president and CEO of Women's Global Cancer Alliance, discusses cervical cancer.
27:08 | #1120
Dr. Eric Lydon, MD, president of Sensible Psychiatric Services in Louisville, discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
27:25 | #1119
Dr. Morris Weiss, a cardiologist with KentuckyOne Health Cardiology Associates and a member of Louisville's medical history society, The Innominate Society, discusses the Red Cross Hospital and African-American health care in the Jim Crow era.
28:19 | #1118
Steve Magre, a former Metro Louisville councilman, and Jami Wilson, human trafficking case manager at Catholic Charities of Louisville, discuss human trafficking.
28:05 | #1117
Dr. John Roberts, MD, a neonatologist with the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, School of Medicine and Norton Kosair Hospital, discusses the issues surrounding infant premature births and the care of pre-term newborns.
27:31 | #1116
Drs. Lori Caloia, MD, and Jennifer Angermeier, WHNP, clinic supervisor, JCPS Teenage Parent Program (TAPP), discuss teen pregnancy.
28:05 | #1115
Reporters Ja'Nel Johnson with WFPL Radio and Laura Unger with The Courier Journal discuss recent health news.
28:11 | #1114
Rachelle Schmitz, MA, CCC-SLP, CALP, a speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and vice president of the International Dyslexia Association - Kentucky Branch, and Lois Combs Weinberg, founder of the Hindman Settlement School Dyslexia Program, International Dyslexia Association board member - Kentucky Branch, and executive director of the Institute for Dyslexia Education in Appalachia (IDEA), discuss dyslexia.
28:52 | #1113
Dr. Gilbert Friedell, MD, and J. Isaac Joyner, MPH, co-authors of The Great Diabetes Epidemic: A Manifesto for Control and Prevention, discuss the increase of diabetes cases in the U.S.
27:26 | #1112
Dr. Tom Tucker, PhD, MPH, associate director for cancer prevention and control at UK's Markey Cancer Center, discusses cancer in Kentucky.
27:23 | #1111
Drs. Chris Mattingly, DMD, MS, and Hannah Oliver, DMD, MS, discuss adult orthodonture.
27:10 | #1110
Dr. John E. Gallehr, MD, a psychiatrist and pediatrician at UofL Physicians - Bingham Clinic in Louisville, discusses child and adolescent psychiatry issues.
27:03 | #1109
Dr. Jeff Tuvlin, MD, a gastroenterologist at KentuckyOne Health, talks about Crohn's disease and Colitis.
26:13 | #1108
Dr. Reed Tuckson, MD, president of American Telemedicine Association, talks about improving access to medical services through telemedicine.
26:43 | #1107
Drs. Jorge Rios, MD, and Goetz Kloecker, MD, from the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, discuss lung cancer in Kentucky.
26:48 | #1106
Dr. Tuckson's guest is Bert T. Guinn, MBA, CAE, executive vice president/CEO of the Greater Louisville Medical Society.
13:02 | #1105
Dr. Thomas A. Becherer, MD, with KentuckyOne Health Neurosurgery Associates, discusses cervical disc surgery.
28:36 | #1104
Dr. Erica Sutton, MD, a surgeon with UofL Physicians, and Dr. Amy Holthouser, MD, with UofL Physicians and associate dean for medical education at the UofL School of Medicine, discuss training new physicians and surgeons.
27:18 | #1103
Dr. Gabrielle Grundy, MD, of Total Woman Obstetrics & Gynecology in Louisville, discusses pregnancy.
26:27 | #1102
Drs. Greg Rinnirt, MD, and Jeffrey Stimac, MD, with KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Associates, discuss joint replacement therapy.
26:21 | #1101
Dr. Tuckson and his guest Dr. Khuda Dad Khan, MD, PhD, a hematologist/oncologist in Louisville, discuss new advances in chemotherapy.
26:30 | #1016
Dr. Ruth Simons talks about end of life care.
26:30 | #1015
Dr. Michael Bousamra of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center talks about a new diagnostic tool for early detection of lung cancer.
26:30 | #1014
Alan Simon, RPh, talks about natural medicine and personalized pharmacy.
26:30 | #1013
Dr. Tracy L. Ragland, an internal medicine and pediatrics physician, discusses primary care.
26:30 | #1012
Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan in Kentucky, talks about the Affordable Care Act and how more Kentuckians now have health care insurance.
26:30 | #1011
Svetlana Nakatis, M.D., and Ricardo Ferreira Lopez, M.D., discuss medical options for new immigrants.
26:30 | #1010
Sohail Ikram, M.D., joins Dr. Wayne Tuckson to outline how cardiologists are treating heart attacks.
26:30 | #1009
Ja'Nel Johnson of Louisville Public Media and Laura Ungar of The Courier-Journal discuss how they report health news.
26:30 | #1008
Dr. Erica Sutton, MD, explains a new option some patients have - surgery on Sunday.
26:30 | #1007
Dr. Charles Scoggins, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.
26:30 | #1006
Janeen Wiche of Swallow Rail Farm discusses her farm-raised lamb and chickens and how farmers markets can make you healthier.
26:30 | #1005
Dr. Tuckson talks to oncologists Mohammad Khan, M.D. and Vijay Raaghavan, M.D. about how important it is to screen for cancers.
26:30 | #1004
Kentucky Secretary of Health Audrey Haynes discusses the Affordable Care Act's success in the state.
26:30 | #1003
Darryl Kaelin M.D., Melissa Stover, and Jennifer R. Street of Jewish Hospital Sports Medicine discuss the injuries suffered by weekend athletes.
26:30 | #1002
Dr. Todd Hockenberry discusses how modern techniques are helping people who injure their feet recover faster.
26:30 | #1001
Dr. Robert H. Couch of Norton Audubon Hospital's Emergency Department discusses the huge increase in heroin overdoses and new measures to treat addicted patients.
26:30 | #915
A discussion about the diagnosis and treatment of lupus with Drs. W. Neal Roberts and Roneka Ravenell of UofL's Division of Rheumatology and Pamala Bryant, a lupus patient and spokesperson for the Lupus Foundation.
26:30 | #914
A discussion about radiation treatment for cancer.
26:30 | #913
Dr. Deborah Ballard of KentuckyOne Health discusses lifestyle as disease prevention and treatment.
26:30 | #912
Dr. Ganesh Rao discusses incontinence and impotence in men.
26:30 | #911
A discussion about Neuropsychiatry.
26:30 | #910
A discussion about wound care.
26:30 | #909
A discussion about prolapse and incontinence.
26:30 | #908
Dr. David Moore discusses acute psychiatric issues affecting the hospitalized patient.
26:30 | #907
Dr. Khuda Dad Khan discusses new techniques in the treatment of lymphomas and leukemia.
26:30 | #906
Dr. Thomas Becherer discusses treatment of lesions affecting the brain.
26:30 | #905
Dr. Mohammad Ali Haider discusses cornea disease and transplants.
26:30 | #904
Dr. Christian Furman discusses care for aging patients.
26:30 | #903
The directors of Kentucky's three largest public health departments shed insight on the Affordable Care Act and looming public health issues. Guests: Dr. Rice Leach, commissioner of health, Lexington-Fayette County Health Department; Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness; and Dr. Lynne Saddler, district director of health, Northern Kentucky Health Department.
26:30 | #902
Dr. James Patrick Murphy discusses social and medical issues in chronic pain management.
26:30 | #901
The man behind Kentucky's largest health exchange discusses escalating medical care costs, the Affordable Care Act, and you.
26:32 | #820
A discussion about cancer and the American Cancer Society.
26:32 | #819
A discussion about heart attacks.
26:30 | #814
A discussion about concussions with Dr. Tad Seifert.
26:32 | #818
A discussion about heart attacks and STEMI (ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) with Dr. Mark Slaughter.
26:30 | #815
A discussion about laughter in medicine.
26:30 | #816
A discussion about vein care with Dr. David Lipski.
26:32 | #817
A discussion about colon cancer awareness and treatment with Dr. Whitney Jones.
26:32 | #813
A discussion about hazing with Ricky L. Jones, Ph.D.
26:32 | #812
A discussion about radiation therapy with Dr. Shiao Woo, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville.
26:32 | #811
A discussion about modern asthma treatment with Tanya Wiese, D.O.
26:32 | #810
A discussion about dental implants with Dr. Michael Livesay and Dr. Martin Segal.
26:32 | #809
A discussion about minimally invasive surgery with Dr. Erica Sutton.
26:32 | #808
Dr. Brad Sutton, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and associate director of electrophysiology at Jewish Hospital, discusses cardiac electrophysiology and heart rhythm.
26:32 | #807
Dr. Christopher Jones, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and Dr. Eric Davis with University Surgical Associates discuss liver transplants.
26:32 | #806
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Dr. Mary Barry of Norton Community Medical Associates, and Dr. Ron Waldridge of Shelby Family Medicine.
26:32 | #805
Dr. Richard T. Holt discusses cervical spine injuries.
26:32 | #804
Dr. Michael Bousamra, a Louisville surgeon with University Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, discusses chest disease and surgical treatment for it.
26:32 | #803
Valinda Rutledge, CEO of Jewish Hospital, and Dr. Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan, discuss health care reform and Obamacare.
26:32 | #802
Dr. Alfonso Cervera discusses modern cancer care.
26:32 | #801
Dr. Nere Onosode discusses foot diseases.
26:32 | #717
A discussion about the future of health care.
26:32 | #716
Dr. Tuckson and his guests discuss bone disorders.
26:30 | #715
A discussion about heathcare coverage for the poor.
26:32 | #714
A discussion about hip replacement surgery.
26:30 | #713
A discussion about migraines and headaches.
26:32 | #712
Dr. Danny Woo joins Dr. Wayne Tuckson to explain what happens when kidneys begin to fail.
26:30 | #711
Kentucky Health travels to Pikeville to see the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
26:30 | #710
Kentucky Health travels to the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville to examine the services available at a special men's health clinic.
26:30 | #709
How far have these Asian nations come in the treatment of disease?
26:30 | #708
Dr. Thomas Tu discusses the evaluation and treatment of congenital heart defects.
26:30 | #707
Ear, nose, and throat specialists discuss sinus health.
26:32 | #706
A discussion about shoulder pain.
26:32 | #705
Just what is Subfertility? Dr. Henry Bohler and Dr. Chris Schrepferman have the answers.
26:30 | #704
The man responsible for the growth of the Pikeville Medical Center says he'd like it to become the Mayo Clinic of the South.
26:32 | #703
In a special program taped before an audience, host Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks to the president of the American Cancer Society.
26:32 | #702
Join guest Eleanor Jordan, executive director for the Kentucky Commission on Women, to learn how Kentucky is providing services across the state.
26:32 | #701
What does a military flight surgeon do in Iraq? Host Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks to Dr. Gordon Carnes about modern health care during war.
26:32 | #620
Overweight people have more surgical options to help them lose the pounds. Dr. Tuckson talks with Dr. Julie Swindler of UK about modern bariatric surgery techniques.
26:32 | #619
Venous diseases can leave unsightly veins and may point to much larger problems. Dr. David Lipski has the details in his discussion with host Dr. Ayne Tuckson.
26:32 | #618
What do doctors think of Health Care Reform? Host Dr. Wayne Tuckson gets the answers from both the KMA and the AMA.
26:32 | #617
Dr. James Witliff discusses the role of hormones in regulating numerous bodily functions.
26:32 | #616 | TV-G
Just what is Aquaculture? Can you actually "grow" fish in the Commonwealth? Dr. Wayne Tuckson has the answers.
26:30 | #615 | TV-G
The "Reach (and Road) to Recovery" networks sponsored by the American Cancer Society not only raise awareness about cancer but help patients cope with life post-diagnosis.
26:30 | #614 | TV-G
Diabetes can be debilitating if left unchecked - but smart disease management means it's a chronic, but manageable disease.
26:30 | #613 | TV-G
What happens when you "go under" for an operation? Dr. Laura Clark has the answers for host Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:32 | #612 | TV-G
Your health is directly related to what you eat. We examine programs bringing local produce to underserved neighborhoods - grown within miles of your home. This fresh produce can improve your overall health and well-being.
26:30 | #611 | TV-G
Caring for an adult with a debilitating disease can make you sick too. Karen Robinson, PhD and Janice Baldon-Gutter discuss care giving in 2010.
26:30 | #610 | TV-G
Patients who have had a colostomy or ileostomy need special care after their operations.
26:30 | #609 | TV-G
From facelifts to breast augmentation, Dr. Nana Mizuguchi shows host Dr. Wayne Tuckson modern plastiuc surgery techniques.
26:30 | #608
Just what happens after we flush the toilet? Learn how to ward off illness with handwashing and visit a waste treatment plant to see how it all works.
26:32 | #607
Oral and maxillofacial surgery can fix a variety of oral problems that can change your appearance. Find out how.
26:32 | #606
Your neurological system controls everything in your body. What happens when it goes haywire?
26:30 | #605
What strategies should student athletes and their parents use to prevent and treat sports injuries?
26:32 | #604
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Henry Spiller of the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center to get advice on what to do when you think you have ingested something that's bad for you.
26:30 | #603
Learn the history of the Red Cross and Marine Hospitals in Louisville - both served special populations but are no longer in operation.
26:32 | #602
A look at modern techniques of diagnosis and treatment of reproductive cancer with Dr. John R. van Nagell, Jr., director of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Kentucky Medical School.
26:30 | #601
A frank discussion of how society pays for gun violence. Guests include: Bill Smock, MD, from the University of Louisville Medical School and Ricky Jones, PhD, professor of Pan African Studies at the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #517
Endocrinologist Jahangir Cyrus discusses diabetes prevention and education.
26:32 | #524
Dr. Tuckson talks to Dean Terry Singer of the Kent School of Social Work, Dr. Fay Jones of the Medical School, and University of Louisville Vice President Dan Hall to discuss the Signature Partnership Initiative. The initiative brings health care students and professionals closer to the patients who need their care.
26:30 | #523
Dr. Jason Miller of Oaklawn Rehabilitation joins Dr. Tuckson to show modern approaches to post-surgery and post-injury rehabilitation.
26:30 | #522
Wayne Tuckson introduces the concept of health literacy with guests Lee Todd, president of the University of Kentucky; and Mike McCallister, president and CEO of Humana.
26:30 | #521
Just when should you consider suing a doctor? And what defense do they have? Join host Dr. Wayne Tuckson to find the answers.
26:30 | #520
They can prescibe medicine and treat a wide variety of illnesses - but they are not physicians. Dr. Tuckson talks to nurse practitioners.
26:32 | #519
State Auditor Crit Luallen frankly discusses her disease with Dr. Whitney Jones and host Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:32 | #518
How important is a great night's sleep? Join Dr. Wayne Tuckson as he gets the sleep lowdown from Dr. David Winslow. Also, a visit Dr.Winslow's sleep clinic to see how patients are assessed.
26:32 | #516
Dr. Wayne Tuckson visits the the Paris Simulation Center at the University of Louisville Medical School and the Simulation Center at the University of Louisville Dental School.
26:30 | #515
A conversation with Dr. Rosemary Ouseph, nephrologist.
26:32 | #512
Dr. Kelly McCants, a cardiac surgeon at Jewish Hospital, discusses the ventricular assist device and how it is extending the lives of patients, and heart transplants.
26:30 | #513
Dr. Steve Nakajima joins host Dr. Wayne Tuckson to discuss surgical solutions to infertility in women.
26:30 | #514
Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses health care reform with the president-elect of the Kentucky Medical Association and the vice president of the Kentucky Hospital Association.
26:32 | #511
Dr. Anthony Dragun of the Brown Cancer Center joins host Dr. Wayne Tuckson to discuss new breast cancer treatments that are less invasive.
26:32 | #510
Dr. Louis Scheker joins host Dr Wayne Tuckson to discuss hand surgeries.
26:32 | #509
We all know someone who complains about their aching back. Join host Dr. Wayne Tuckson as he discusses back surgery with Dr. Muhammad Majd.
26:32 | #508
Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders don't mean you'll be trapped in your body. Join Dr. Wayne Tuckson as he discusses Parkinsons with Dr. Irene Litvan.
26:32 | #507
How can we be excellent patients? Join Dr. Wayne Tuckson as he gets the lowdown on being an informed patient from Dr. Patricia Wheeler.
26:32 | #506
Drs. Eric Davis and Ben Evans discuss pancreatitis.
26:32 | #505
Dr. Matt Zahn of the Jefferson County Department of Health and Wellness explains to Dr. Tuckson how we can arm ourselves against the seasonal flu and H1N1 virus.
26:32 | #504
Are we taking too many drugs? Dr. Tuckson examines polypharmacy with Dr. James O'Brien and Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris.
26:30 | #503
Dr. Wayne Tuckson visits the gardens of Jeneen Wiche to discover how we can grow our own healthy food.
26:30 | #502
Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses genetic counseling with Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg and counselor Maegan Roberts.
26:30 | #501
Dr.Wayne Tuckson discusses cancer treatment and prevention with Dr. Sandra E. Brooks, vice president of research at the Norton Cancer Institute.
26:30 | #424 | TV-G
A visit to an ER and poison center to see how to deal with household emergencies.
26:30 | #423 | TV-G
A discussion about heart transplants.
26:32 | #422 | TV-G
The latest techniques in hepatic surgery.
26:32 | #421 | TV-G
Dr. Carolyn Ilstadt discusses how cutting edge stem cell research can lead to cures for diseases.
26:31 | #420 | TV-G
Dr. Robert Babcock discusses the latest surgeries to fix facial deformities.
26:32 | #419
Who's helping to stop cancer and decrease tobacco use with Dr. Robert Bousamra and Virginia Bradford.
26:35 | #418
Is risky behavior by certain populations helping spread HIV? Dr. Matin Raff and Dr. Jocelyn Elders discuss this question.
26:33 | #417
What questions to ask before choosing a nursing home with Dr. Patrick Murphy.
26:30 | #416
Join Dr. Tuckson as he visits a farmers market with Sarah Fritscher, and then a grocery store to see how to make healthier food choices.
26:32 | #415
Bladder control issues often plague women after childbirth and as they age. Dr. Ryan Malone discusses several surgical options to treat uriniary incontinence.
26:32 | #414
Dental Care, including a visit to the "Healthy Smiles" van that travels the region providing free dental care.
26:31 | #413
Dr. Adewale Troutman and Professor Ricky Jones discuss urban violence and health.
26:31 | #412
Is our nation getting fatter by the minute? Dr. Melinda Row and Dr. Julie Swindler discuss obesity and its treatment.
26:31 | #411
How inserting tiny tubes can improve the ability to hear. Guest: Dr. Michael Brown, ENT Specialists of Louisville.
26:31 | #410
A look the important functions of the liver. Guest: Dr. Luis Marzano, Hepatology professor, University of Louisville Medical School.
26:31 | #409
Guests include Dr. Whitney F. Jones, Colon Cancer Prevention Project; and Dr. Sandra E. Brooks, Norton Cancer Institute.
26:32 | #408
Visit the Local Farms, Local Foods conference and meet authors, farmers, and other experts on the benefits of homegrown produce.
26:32 | #407
Dermatologist George Sonnier discusses common skin problems and what to look for during self-examination.
26:32 | #406
A visit to Wayne Luckett's Louisville Prosthetics to see patients who are getting new high-tech artificial legs.
26:31 | #405
A discussion with Joe Lively from Body Benefits in Louisville on how to incorporate a workout into your day.
25:32 | #404
Doctors and safety experts discuss workplace wellness. Guests: Ronald Podoll, M.D., Jewish Hospital; Robert R. Jacobs, Ph.D.; and Naira H. Campbell-Kyureghyan, Ph.D.
26:32 | #403
Dr. M. Douglas Grossman discusses new surgical techniques for children with eyesocket abnormalities.
26:32 | #402
A look at some new surgical procedures to help alleviate back pain with Dr. Mohammad E. Majd.
26:32 | #401
Dr. Toni P. Miles and Maria Gabriela Alcalde discuss health disparities related to income. Why do poor people generally have poor health? Is it their environment or their access to health care?
26:30 | #323
Dr. Tom James, a medical adviser from Humana Inc., and Dr. J. David Richardson, a University of Louisville professor of surgery, outline some criteria to use in selecting a physician.
26:30 | #322
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. George Quill about foot care, including who is most susceptible to foot problems and what to do to keep feet healthy.
26:30 | #321
Administrators and members from Gilda's Club Louisville talk about their approach to supporting patients in their fight against cancer.
26:30 | #320
Medical Director Dr. Julia Richerson and Executive Director Bill Wagner of the Family Medical Centers talk about the increasing need for multicultural competency among medical personnel and about the centers' efforts to improve communication with minority and immigrant populations.
26:30 | #319
Sarah Fritschner, an author and former food editor, discusses how what we eat and how we prepare it affects overall health.
26:18 | #318
Dr. Phillip Bale of the Bale Center for Prevention outlines steps to take to prevent cardiovascular disease.
26:30 | #317
Dr. Wayne Tuckson and two guest experts talk about what happens in the process of death and how health care providers can help prepare both patients and families. Guests: Dr. Joseph Rotella of Alliance Community Hospices & Palliative Care Services and Hope Walker of Norton Health Care.
26:30 | #316
Dr. Danny Woo of Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana discusses the effects, causes, and treatments of chronic kidney disease.
26:30 | #315
Dr. Wayne Tuckson and his guests discuss cancer prevention and the reasons behind higher cancer mortality rates in particular segments of the population. Guests: Dr. Sandra Brooks, associate vice president of the Norton Cancer Institute, and Dr. Claudia Baquet, associate dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
26:30 | #314
A discussion of the process of organ donation with Dr. Mary Eng, a transplant surgeon with University Surgical Associates, and donor Patricia Dobbs-Tate.
26:30 | #313
Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Warfield outlines the causes, symptoms, and treatment of two of the most prevalent inflammatory bowel diseases: Crone's disease and ulcerative colitis.
26:20 | #312
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Read Pasic from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health at the University of Louisville about how laparoscopy has revolutionized gynecological surgery.
26:30 | #311
Kentucky is rated 39th among the states in overall health. Mark Birdwhistell, secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services under Gov. Ernie Fletcher, lists the Commonwealth's most prevalent health problems and talks about state government initiatives to overcome them.
26:30 | #309
Dr. Wayne Tuckson and Dr. Anna Feitelson of Associates in Obstetrics & Gynecology list things expectant mothers can do during pregnancy to help ensure the health of their babies.
26:30 | #310
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Steven Raible from Louisville Heart Specialists about the definition, causes, effects, and treatment of hypertension.
26:30 | #308
Dr. Stephen Self of Thoracic Vascular Associates discusses the causes and treatments of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
26:30 | #307
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with two doctors from Family Care Physicians about the increasing medical problems facing members of the Baby Boomer generation.
26:30 | #306
Ron Crouch of the Kentucky State Data Center talks about how Kentucky's population is changing and how those changes will affect the future of health care.
26:30 | #305
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with a doctor of family medicine and a pharmacist about athletes' use of chemical supplements to improve their performance. They discuss the benefits of protein and vitamins in the athletic regimen as well as the hazards of steroids, creatine, and other chemical supplements.
26:30 | #304
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with two mental health experts from Seven Counties Services about the processes and methods the organization uses to help improve mental wellness throughout the region.
26:00 | #303
Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses Metro Louisville government efforts to improve the health of the city's residents with Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the Department of Health and Wellness, and Mayor Jerry Abramson, who initiated the Healthy Hometown project. 1968 Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith discusses his national youth sports initiative.
26:30 | #302
Strength and conditioning specialist Joe Lively discusses the advantages and disadvantages of letting children concentrate on one sport and the importance of total-body workouts. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #301
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Frank Miller, professor of surgery at the University of Louisville, about his nearly 40 years of helping and teaching people in Africa and Southeast Asia.
26:30 | #223
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Janice Rafferty, colon/rectal surgeon with University of Cincinnati Surgeons Inc., about the prevalence, causes, treatments, and prevention of hemorrhoid disease.
26:30 | #222
Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses types, causes, and treatments of speech and communicative disorders with two staff members from the Frazier Rehab Institute: Kathy Panther, director of inpatient rehabilitation, and Lorri Rennirt-Smith, clinical supervisor.
26:30 | #221
Denise Troutman, president and CEO of the Center for Women and Families, discusses the different types of domestic abuse and the options open to women with children who want to escape an abusive situation. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #220
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with several urologists about the various treatment options, including hormonal therapy, radiation, cryosurgery, and surgical removal of the prostate.
26:30 | #219
Dr. Suzanne Ildstad, director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics at the University of Louisville, outlines the functions of stem cells and their potential for helping to regenerate and repair the body. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
24:30 | #218
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. M. Saleem Seyal, a cardiologist with River Cities Cardiology, about how to prevent the development of high blood pressure and lipidemia—the buildup of cholesterol and other fatty substances in the blood—and the potentially severe consequences of these conditions on the heart.
26:31 | #217
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with cardiothoracic surgeon Sam Pollock and perfusionist Herbert Eggers about the elements of a successful cardiac program, the functions of the heart, and the process of open-heart surgery.
26:30 | #216
Dr. Mary Eng, a transplant surgeon with University Surgical Associates, discusses the recovery of transplant patients after surgery, including how physical activity factors in. Participants in the 2006 Transplant Games talk about their experiences. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #215
Dr. Daniel Weinberg, an optometrist with Advanced Vision of Louisville, discusses development optometry, which seeks to solve eye muscle and vision problems that relate to learning deficiencies. M. Douglas Gossman talks with host Wayne Tuckson about plastic surgery to the eyes that can improve their looks and function.
26:30 | #214
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Paul Schulz of University Medical Associates and Dr. John Van Arsdall of Louisville Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine about the development, spread, and treatment of some common types of aggressive bacteria.
25:00 | #213
Dr. Wayne Tuckson hosts a discussion of the causes, prevention, and treatment of missing teeth as well as the use of implants to improve dental health. Guests: Dr. Kenny Livesay, an oral surgeon with East Louisville Oral Surgery, and Chis Freudenberger, territory manager for Straumann.
26:30 | #212
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with experts from Cultural and Linguistic Services at Passport Health Plan about how well the health care system addresses the needs of Kentucky's increasingly multicultural population.
25:30 | #211
Dr. Robert Frierson, professor of psychiatry at the University of Louisville, discusses the effects, symptoms, and treatments of depression and whether it's really more pervasive around special occasions. A U of L production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:00 | #210
The number one cause of death among young people is motor vehicle accidents. Jeff Gardner of AAA Kentucky discusses the organization's initiative on driving safety, and he and host Wayne Tuckson outline ways in which young drivers can protect themselves, their passengers, and other drivers from crashes.
26:30 | #209
Sabrina Walsh of the Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System at the University of Kentucky discusses the increase in violence in Kentucky homes, including the most common types of violence, the situations that provoke it, and initiatives designed to prevent it. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:31 | #208
Experts from the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging discuss the diagnosis, risk factors, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease as well as family issues that sometimes result from caring for a person with the debilitating disease. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #207
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Deborah Reed from the University of Kentucky School of Nursing about the various injuries and illnesses that are specific to farming in Kentucky. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #206
Dr. Nicholas Xenopoulos of Cardiovascular Specialists discusses the causes, effects, and prevention of atherosclerosis and other vascular diseases as well as the latest non-invasive procedures for repairing blood vessels damaged by these conditions. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #205
Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses rotator cuff injuries with Dr. Kittie George, an orthopedic surgeon with Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists, and David Boyce, an orthopedic physical therapist with Physical Therapy Plus. Topics include the anatomy of the shoulder, the most common types of shoulder injuries, and the treatment and prevention of rotator cuff injuries. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #204
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with three experts about the characteristics, detection, and treatment of autism. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #203
Host Dr. Wayne Tuckson and Dr. Michael Heit of Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana discuss the prevalence, treatment, and prevention of common injuries during childbirth. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #202
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. A.B. Jenson, professor of vaccinology at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, about human papillomavirus and its relationship to cervical cancer. Jenson has developed a new vaccine that he hopes will revolutionize treatment of this cancer. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #201
Dr. Anna Huang from the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Disease discusses the latest research on the definition, demographics, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of HIV and AIDS. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:31 | #111
At the 2005 Kentucky Leadership Institute on Health, Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with representatives from three model programs from around the state that are applying community-based solutions to significant health and prevention problems. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #125
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Michael Bousamra of the University of Louisville Department of Surgery about his efforts to stop kids from smoking. Lexington mayor Teresa Isaac and Matt Rhodes of the Louisville Metro Health Department discuss the smoking bans instituted in their respective cities. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:33 | #124
Dr. Matt Zahn, medical director of the Louisville Metro Health Department, discusses the effects of "bird flu" and other pandemics and epidemics as well as precautions individuals can take to avoid contracting and spreading influenza viruses. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #123
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with experts about the legal, moral, and religious issues involved in end-of-life decisions. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #122
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with two enterostomal therapy nurses from Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville. They discuss the definition, circumstances, and types of stomas as well as postoperative stoma care. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #121
Host Wayne Tuckson and Dr. Richard DuBou talk about simple preventive measures that can be taken early in life to slow down the aging of the face and avoid plastic surgery later. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #120
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Mladen Djurasovic of the Spine Institute about the structure of the spine and surgical procedures used to treat a variety of back problems. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #119
Dr. Dan L. Stewart, professor of pediatrics at the University of Louisville, outlines some diseases and problems that occur in newborn babies and discusses the facilities available at Kosair Children's Hospital's neonatology intensive care unit. A University of Louisville production hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:30 | #118
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Burns Brady, the medical director of the Kentucky Physicians Health Foundation, about addiction, including its effects on the addicted person and others and what treatments are available. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #117
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Michael Bousamra from the University of Louisville Department of Surgery about the causes, effects, and treatments of lung cancer. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #116
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with two medical finance experts about the costs associated with health care. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #115
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with three physicians whose practices have adapted to the changing needs of their patients and the medical community. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #114
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Raymonda Stevens of Medical Imaging Consultants about the various tests conducted by a radiologist, what those tests show, and how they are used by physicians. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #113
Dr. Wayne Tuckson and Dr. Richard Goldstein, a professor of surgery at U of L, discuss the origins, detection, and treatment of thyroid cancer. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #112
Dr. Wayne Tuckson is joined by Dr. Greg S. Steinbock and Dr. Brad B. Bell, surgeons with Metropolitan Urology, for a discussion of new procedures for treating prostate cancer. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:31 | #110
Dr. Mark Corbett of Allergy Care outlines the types, symptoms, responses, and treatment of allergies and discusses their relationship to asthma. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:33 | #109
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. David Casey about the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimer's disease. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #108
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks about retinal health with Dr. Charles Barr, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Louisville. They discuss the function and structure of the eye, the causes and surgical repair of retinal detachment, and common retinal diseases. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:32 | #107
Dr. Carolyn Burns, director of transfusion services at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, outlines the types, components, and uses of blood and the process it goes through in moving from donor to recipient. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:32 | #106
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Rebecca J. Booth from Women First Obstetrics and Gynecology about menopause, including the physical changes that cause it and the physical changes it creates. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:30 | #105
Dr. Wayne Tuckson, Dr. Carol A. Graham from Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana, and Dr. David C. Benson from Metropolitan Urology discuss the causes, types, and treatments of incontinence. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:32 | #104
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Tarvez Tucker, associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kentucky, about the causes and prevention of headaches and new procedures for the relief of migraines. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:32 | #103
Dr. David Caborn, professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Louisville, discusses orthopedic injuries and shows a video of an arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament replacement surgery. A production of the University of Louisville hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson.
26:32 | #102
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with a panel of experts from the Frazier Rehab Institute in Sports Medicine about preparing for physical exercise and how to avoid injury during exercise. They also discuss methods of helping physically challenged people adapt to the activities of everyday life. A production of the University of Louisville.
26:32 | #101
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Whitney Jones about colon and rectal cancer, including how they typically progress, the importance of early detection, and steps to take to help prevent these diseases. A production of the University of Louisville.
A discussion about cardiac valve and artery repair with Dr. Naresh Kumar Solankhi.
Dr. Sean Francis discusses repair of pelvic floor disorders.