Kentucky Health

Kentucky Health

Improving health through education and increased awareness. Hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville.

All Past Episodes

Beyond Cold Turkey: Effective Strategies for Quitting Tobacco Use

26:30 | #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.

Rural Health Care: The Physicians Perspective

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.

Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine: Meeting the Challenges of Health Care in Rural Kentucky

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.

Kangaroo Care: The Effects Go Beyond Bonding to Helping Mother and Baby

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.

Cigarettes: Is the Cost of That Pack Worth the Damage to Your Body?

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.

Common Sense Foot Care: Keeping Feet Happy and Healthy

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.

Keeping Stress from Impacting Our Psychological State

28:48 | #1222

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Quintin Chipley, counseling coordinator, Health Sciences Center (HSC) at the UofL School of Medicine.

A Day in the Life of a Primary Care Doctor

28:10 | #1221

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Mary Barry of Norton Community Medical Associates and attorney Sarah Spurlock with Stites & Harbison PLLC.

A Day in the Life of An Emergency Room Doctor

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.

Breast Masses: Lumps, Bumps, Or Cancer

29:00 | #1219

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Nicolas Ajkay, a surgical oncologist in the Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville.

Medicaid Expansion: What Does It Mean for Kentucky

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.

Orthopedic Trauma: Automobiles to ATVs

28:33 | #1217

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Craig Roberts, an orthopedic surgeon with UofL Physicians.

Providing Care for the Immigrant Population

29:38 | #1216

Dr. Tuckson's guests are Drs. Svetlana Nakatis and Ricardo D. Ferreira-Lopez of KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates.

Hepatitis C

28:52 | #1215

Dr. Matthew C. Cave, associate professor of medicine at University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center, discusses Hepatitis C.

Addiction Prevention: Addressing the Issue Before It's a Problem

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.

How Good Is That Doctor in the Window: Choosing a Provider

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.

Peripheral Venous Disease: Varicosity, Stasis, and Swelling

27:42 | #1212

Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. David Lipski of KentuckyOne Health Vein Care Associates.

Radiation Therapy

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.

Pancreatitis: It's No Fun When The Pancreas Isn't Happy

28:40 | #1210

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. William B. Evans, a gastroenterologist in Louisville.

A Mass on the Chest X-Ray: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment

28:38 | #1209

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Michael Bousamra, head of Thoracic Surgery, Baptist Health Floyd.

Help I Can't Breathe: Asthma and COPD

29:07 | #1208

Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. John Wesley McConnell of Kentuckiana Pulmonary Associates.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: The Youngest Face of Drug Abuse

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.

The Food Label: What Does It Tell Us and What's Important

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.

Eating Right Makes Dollars and Sense

28:35 | #1205

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Andrea Doughty, a registered dietitian with Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness - Nutrition Services.

Health Care Problems and Opportunities in the Commonwealth

28:25 | #1204

Dr. Tuckson's guest is Dr. Hiram Polk, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

Insects: Beware and Be Thankful

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.

Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

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.

Family Health Centers: An Endangered Idea, Or Needed Now More Than Ever

28:32 | #1201

Dr. Tuckson speaks with Bill Wagner, executive director of Family Health Centers in Louisville.

Oral Health In Rural Kentucky

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.

Drug Addiction: The Impact on Family and Friends

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.

The Oral Health Issues of the Geriatric Population

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.

Complications of Pelvic Surgery: Mesh, Recurrence and Pain

27:44 | #1124

Dr. Kate Meriwether, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist at UofL Physicans, discusses complications of pelvic surgery.

Common Eye Disorders: Prevention and Treatment

28:16 | #1123

Dr. Frank R. Burns, MD, an ophthalmologist, eye physician and surgeon, discusses common eye disorders.

Hospice Care: Managing The End of Life

27:52 | #1122

Dr. Ruth M. Simons, MD, of Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville discusses end of life decisions and care.

Cervical Cancer: A Global Epidemic

27:28 | #1121

Dr. Robert D. Hilgers, MD, MA, CAE, president and CEO of Women's Global Cancer Alliance, discusses cervical cancer.

PTSD is Not Limited to the Military

27:08 | #1120

Dr. Eric Lydon, MD, president of Sensible Psychiatric Services in Louisville, discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

The History of African-American Health Care In Kentucky

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.

Human Trafficking: A Public Health Dilemma

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.

Pre-Term Infants and Their Care

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.

Teen Pregnancy

27:31 | #1116

Drs. Lori Caloia, MD, and Jennifer Angermeier, WHNP, clinic supervisor, JCPS Teenage Parent Program (TAPP), discuss teen pregnancy.

Health News We Need to Know

28:05 | #1115

Reporters Ja'Nel Johnson with WFPL Radio and Laura Unger with The Courier Journal discuss recent health news.

Dyslexia: When the Thinking Is Straight But the Words Aren't

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.

Diabetes: A New Public Health Emergency

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.

Cancer In Kentucky: Are We Winning The War?

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.

Adult Orthodonture: There's More Than Wire to a Beautiful Smile

27:23 | #1111

Drs. Chris Mattingly, DMD, MS, and Hannah Oliver, DMD, MS, discuss adult orthodonture.

Stress and Adolescence

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.

Treatment of Crohn's and Colitis: What's New and What's Effective

27:03 | #1109

Dr. Jeff Tuvlin, MD, a gastroenterologist at KentuckyOne Health, talks about Crohn's disease and Colitis.

Telemedicine: Extending The Reach of Providers

26:13 | #1108

Dr. Reed Tuckson, MD, president of American Telemedicine Association, talks about improving access to medical services through telemedicine.

Lung Cancer in Kentucky: Changing the Numbers

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.

Greater Louisville Medical Society

26:48 | #1106

Dr. Tuckson's guest is Bert T. Guinn, MBA, CAE, executive vice president/CEO of the Greater Louisville Medical Society.

Cervical Disc: Symptoms, Evaluation and Treatment

13:02 | #1105

Dr. Thomas A. Becherer, MD, with KentuckyOne Health Neurosurgery Associates, discusses cervical disc surgery.

Training New Physicians and Surgeons: It Ain't Like It Used To Be

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.

Keeping The Normal Pregnancy Normal

27:18 | #1103

Dr. Gabrielle Grundy, MD, of Total Woman Obstetrics & Gynecology in Louisville, discusses pregnancy.

Joint Replacement Therapy: Improving The Outcomes

26:27 | #1102

Drs. Greg Rinnirt, MD, and Jeffrey Stimac, MD, with KentuckyOne Health Orthopedic Associates, discuss joint replacement therapy.

Chemotherapy: New Applications, New Agents, and When to Stop

26:21 | #1101

Dr. Tuckson and his guest Dr. Khuda Dad Khan, MD, PhD, a hematologist/oncologist in Louisville, discuss new advances in chemotherapy.

End of Life Care

26:30 | #1016

Dr. Ruth Simons talks about end of life care.

Lung Cancer

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.

Natural Medicine and Personalized Pharmacy

26:30 | #1014

Alan Simon, RPh, talks about natural medicine and personalized pharmacy.

Primary Care

26:30 | #1013

Dr. Tracy L. Ragland, an internal medicine and pediatrics physician, discusses primary care.

Your Passport to Healthcare Coverage

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.

Caring for New Immigrants

26:30 | #1011

Svetlana Nakatis, M.D., and Ricardo Ferreira Lopez, M.D., discuss medical options for new immigrants.

What to Do After A Heart Attack

26:30 | #1010

Sohail Ikram, M.D., joins Dr. Wayne Tuckson to outline how cardiologists are treating heart attacks.

Health Journalism

26:30 | #1009

Ja'Nel Johnson of Louisville Public Media and Laura Ungar of The Courier-Journal discuss how they report health news.

Sunday Surgery

26:30 | #1008

Dr. Erica Sutton, MD, explains a new option some patients have - surgery on Sunday.

Pancreatic Cancer

26:30 | #1007

Dr. Charles Scoggins, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Farm to Table As A Health Strategy

26:30 | #1006

Janeen Wiche of Swallow Rail Farm discusses her farm-raised lamb and chickens and how farmers markets can make you healthier.

Cancer Sreening, The Good The Bad and the Ugly

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.

The Kynect Success Story

26:30 | #1004

Kentucky Secretary of Health Audrey Haynes discusses the Affordable Care Act's success in the state.

Concussions and Athletes

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.

Take Care of Your Feet!

26:30 | #1002

Dr. Todd Hockenberry discusses how modern techniques are helping people who injure their feet recover faster.

Heroin Takes Hold Across Kentucky

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.

Lupus, Diagnosis and Treatment

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.

Radiation for Cancer

26:30 | #914

A discussion about radiation treatment for cancer.

Disease Prevention and Treatment

26:30 | #913

Dr. Deborah Ballard of KentuckyOne Health discusses lifestyle as disease prevention and treatment.

Incontinence and Impotence In Men

26:30 | #912

Dr. Ganesh Rao discusses incontinence and impotence in men.

Neuropsychiatry

26:30 | #911

A discussion about Neuropsychiatry.

Wound Care

26:30 | #910

A discussion about wound care.

Prolapse and Incontinence

26:30 | #909

A discussion about prolapse and incontinence.

Colon Cancer

26:30 | #908

Dr. David Moore discusses acute psychiatric issues affecting the hospitalized patient.

Lymphomas and Leukemia

26:30 | #907

Dr. Khuda Dad Khan discusses new techniques in the treatment of lymphomas and leukemia.

Brain Lesions

26:30 | #906

Dr. Thomas Becherer discusses treatment of lesions affecting the brain.

Cornea Disease and Transplants

26:30 | #905

Dr. Mohammad Ali Haider discusses cornea disease and transplants.

Care for Aging Patients

26:30 | #904

Dr. Christian Furman discusses care for aging patients.

Community Health Issues

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.

Chronic Pain Management

26:30 | #902

Dr. James Patrick Murphy discusses social and medical issues in chronic pain management.

Mark Carter, Passport Health Plan

26:30 | #901

The man behind Kentucky's largest health exchange discusses escalating medical care costs, the Affordable Care Act, and you.

Cancer

26:32 | #820

A discussion about cancer and the American Cancer Society.

Heart Attacks

26:32 | #819

A discussion about heart attacks.

Concussions

26:30 | #814

A discussion about concussions with Dr. Tad Seifert.

Heart Attacks and STEMI

26:32 | #818

A discussion about heart attacks and STEMI (ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) with Dr. Mark Slaughter.

Laughter In Medicine

26:30 | #815

A discussion about laughter in medicine.

Vein Care

26:30 | #816

A discussion about vein care with Dr. David Lipski.

Colon Cancer Awareness and Treatment

26:32 | #817

A discussion about colon cancer awareness and treatment with Dr. Whitney Jones.

Hazing

26:32 | #813

A discussion about hazing with Ricky L. Jones, Ph.D.

Radiation Therapy

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.

Modern Asthma Treatment

26:32 | #811

A discussion about modern asthma treatment with Tanya Wiese, D.O.

Dental Implants

26:32 | #810

A discussion about dental implants with Dr. Michael Livesay and Dr. Martin Segal.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

26:32 | #809

A discussion about minimally invasive surgery with Dr. Erica Sutton.

Cardiac Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm

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.

Liver Transplants

26:32 | #807

Dr. Christopher Jones, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and Dr. Eric Davis with University Surgical Associates discuss liver transplants.

Physicians

26:32 | #806

Dr. Tuckson's guests are Dr. Mary Barry of Norton Community Medical Associates, and Dr. Ron Waldridge of Shelby Family Medicine.

Cervical Spine Injuries

26:32 | #805

Dr. Richard T. Holt discusses cervical spine injuries.

Surgical Treatment of Chest Disease

26:32 | #804

Dr. Michael Bousamra, a Louisville surgeon with University Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, discusses chest disease and surgical treatment for it.

Health Care Reform and Obamacare

26:32 | #803

Valinda Rutledge, CEO of Jewish Hospital, and Dr. Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan, discuss health care reform and Obamacare.

Modern Cancer Care

26:32 | #802

Dr. Alfonso Cervera discusses modern cancer care.

Foot Care

26:32 | #801

Dr. Nere Onosode discusses foot diseases.

The Future of Health Care

26:32 | #717

A discussion about the future of health care.

Bone Disorders

26:32 | #716

Dr. Tuckson and his guests discuss bone disorders.

Healthcare Coverage for the Poor

26:30 | #715

A discussion about heathcare coverage for the poor.

Hip Replacement Surgery

26:32 | #714

A discussion about hip replacement surgery.

Migraines & Headaches

26:30 | #713

A discussion about migraines and headaches.

Kidney Disease and Diabetes

26:32 | #712

Dr. Danny Woo joins Dr. Wayne Tuckson to explain what happens when kidneys begin to fail.

University of Pikeville College Osteopathic Medicine

26:30 | #711

Kentucky Health travels to Pikeville to see the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Teen Suicide Prevention

26:30 | #710

Kentucky Health travels to the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville to examine the services available at a special men's health clinic.

Medical Care In China and Vietnam

26:30 | #709

How far have these Asian nations come in the treatment of disease?

Congenital Heart Defects

26:30 | #708

Dr. Thomas Tu discusses the evaluation and treatment of congenital heart defects.

Sinus Health

26:30 | #707

Ear, nose, and throat specialists discuss sinus health.

Shoulder Pain

26:32 | #706

A discussion about shoulder pain.

Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

26:32 | #705

Just what is Subfertility? Dr. Henry Bohler and Dr. Chris Schrepferman have the answers.

Pikeville Medical Center

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.

Modern Cancer Care

26:32 | #703

In a special program taped before an audience, host Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks to the president of the American Cancer Society.

Women's Healthcare In Kentucky

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.

Modern Military Healthcare

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.

Bariatric Surgery

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.

Veins

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.

Health Care Reform: Obamacare

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.

Hormones: Friend or Foe?

26:32 | #617

Dr. James Witliff discusses the role of hormones in regulating numerous bodily functions.

Growing Fish in Kentucky

26:32 | #616 | TV-G

Just what is Aquaculture? Can you actually "grow" fish in the Commonwealth? Dr. Wayne Tuckson has the answers.

Cancer - An Equal Opportunity Disease

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.

Diabetes - More Than Just Sugar

26:30 | #614 | TV-G

Diabetes can be debilitating if left unchecked - but smart disease management means it's a chronic, but manageable disease.

Talk to Your Anesthesiologist

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.

Eat Local!

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.

Adult Daycare

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.

Stoma

26:30 | #610 | TV-G

Patients who have had a colostomy or ileostomy need special care after their operations.

Plastic Surgery

26:30 | #609 | TV-G

From facelifts to breast augmentation, Dr. Nana Mizuguchi shows host Dr. Wayne Tuckson modern plastiuc surgery techniques.

Waste and Your Health

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.

Facial Reconstruction

26:32 | #607

Oral and maxillofacial surgery can fix a variety of oral problems that can change your appearance. Find out how.

Neurology

26:32 | #606

Your neurological system controls everything in your body. What happens when it goes haywire?

Sports Injuries

26:30 | #605

What strategies should student athletes and their parents use to prevent and treat sports injuries?

Poison

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.

Special Hospitals

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.

Reproductive Cancer in Women

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.

The Medical and Social Costs of Gun Violence

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.

Diabetes

26:30 | #517

Endocrinologist Jahangir Cyrus discusses diabetes prevention and education.

Health Care Equity

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.

Rehabilitation

26:30 | #523

Dr. Jason Miller of Oaklawn Rehabilitation joins Dr. Tuckson to show modern approaches to post-surgery and post-injury rehabilitation.

Health Literacy

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.

Medical Malpractice

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.

Nurse Practitioners

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.

Colorectal Cancer

26:32 | #519

State Auditor Crit Luallen frankly discusses her disease with Dr. Whitney Jones and host Dr. Wayne Tuckson.

Sleep Disorders

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.

Kentucky Health

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.

Kidney Transplants

26:30 | #515

A conversation with Dr. Rosemary Ouseph, nephrologist.

Heart Transplants

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.

Infertility in Women

26:30 | #513

Dr. Steve Nakajima joins host Dr. Wayne Tuckson to discuss surgical solutions to infertility in women.

Health Care Reform

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.

Breast Cancer

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.

Hand Surgery

26:32 | #510

Dr. Louis Scheker joins host Dr Wayne Tuckson to discuss hand surgeries.

Back Surgery

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.

Parkinson's Disease

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.

Being an Informed Patient

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.

Pancreatitis

26:32 | #506

Drs. Eric Davis and Ben Evans discuss pancreatitis.

Flu Season

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.

Polypharmacy

26:32 | #504

Are we taking too many drugs? Dr. Tuckson examines polypharmacy with Dr. James O'Brien and Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris.

Growing Healthy Food

26:30 | #503

Dr. Wayne Tuckson visits the gardens of Jeneen Wiche to discover how we can grow our own healthy food.

Genetic Counseling

26:30 | #502

Dr. Wayne Tuckson discusses genetic counseling with Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg and counselor Maegan Roberts.

Cancer Treatment and Prevention

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.

Household Injuries

26:30 | #424 | TV-G

A visit to an ER and poison center to see how to deal with household emergencies.

Heart Transplantation

26:30 | #423 | TV-G

A discussion about heart transplants.

Liver Surgery

26:32 | #422 | TV-G

The latest techniques in hepatic surgery.

Stem Cell Research

26:32 | #421 | TV-G

Dr. Carolyn Ilstadt discusses how cutting edge stem cell research can lead to cures for diseases.

Fixing Facial Deformities

26:31 | #420 | TV-G

Dr. Robert Babcock discusses the latest surgeries to fix facial deformities.

Community Cancer Awareness

26:32 | #419

Who's helping to stop cancer and decrease tobacco use with Dr. Robert Bousamra and Virginia Bradford.

HIV/AIDS

26:35 | #418

Is risky behavior by certain populations helping spread HIV? Dr. Matin Raff and Dr. Jocelyn Elders discuss this question.

Nursing Home Care

26:33 | #417

What questions to ask before choosing a nursing home with Dr. Patrick Murphy.

Healthy Food Choices

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.

Urinary Incontinence

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.

Dental Care

26:32 | #414

Dental Care, including a visit to the "Healthy Smiles" van that travels the region providing free dental care.

Urban Violence and Health

26:31 | #413

Dr. Adewale Troutman and Professor Ricky Jones discuss urban violence and health.

Obesity

26:31 | #412

Is our nation getting fatter by the minute? Dr. Melinda Row and Dr. Julie Swindler discuss obesity and its treatment.

Ear Surgery

26:31 | #411

How inserting tiny tubes can improve the ability to hear. Guest: Dr. Michael Brown, ENT Specialists of Louisville.

Liver Functions

26:31 | #410

A look the important functions of the liver. Guest: Dr. Luis Marzano, Hepatology professor, University of Louisville Medical School.

Cancer Management

26:31 | #409

Guests include Dr. Whitney F. Jones, Colon Cancer Prevention Project; and Dr. Sandra E. Brooks, Norton Cancer Institute.

Healthy Food

26:32 | #408

Visit the Local Farms, Local Foods conference and meet authors, farmers, and other experts on the benefits of homegrown produce.

Skin Disorders

26:32 | #407

Dermatologist George Sonnier discusses common skin problems and what to look for during self-examination.

Prosthetics

26:32 | #406

A visit to Wayne Luckett's Louisville Prosthetics to see patients who are getting new high-tech artificial legs.

Women and Exercise

26:31 | #405

A discussion with Joe Lively from Body Benefits in Louisville on how to incorporate a workout into your day.

Workplace Wellness

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.

Eyesocket Abnormalities

26:32 | #403

Dr. M. Douglas Grossman discusses new surgical techniques for children with eyesocket abnormalities.

Back Surgery

26:32 | #402

A look at some new surgical procedures to help alleviate back pain with Dr. Mohammad E. Majd.

Poverty and Health

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?

Choosing a Physician

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.

Foot Care

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.

Gilda's Club

26:30 | #321

Administrators and members from Gilda's Club Louisville talk about their approach to supporting patients in their fight against cancer.

Medical Treatment and Cultural Diversity

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.

Proper Diet

26:30 | #319

Sarah Fritschner, an author and former food editor, discusses how what we eat and how we prepare it affects overall health.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

26:18 | #318

Dr. Phillip Bale of the Bale Center for Prevention outlines steps to take to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Death: End-of-Life Issues

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.

Chronic Kidney Disease

26:30 | #316

Dr. Danny Woo of Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana discusses the effects, causes, and treatments of chronic kidney disease.

Cancer Control

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.

Organ Donation

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.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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.

Gynecological Laparoscopy

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.

The State of the Health of Kentucky

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.

Pregnancy

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.

Hypertension

26:30 | #310

Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Steven Raible from Louisville Heart Specialists about the definition, causes, effects, and treatment of hypertension.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

26:30 | #308

Dr. Stephen Self of Thoracic Vascular Associates discusses the causes and treatments of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Baby Boomers' Health Care Issues

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.

Changing Population

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.

Chemistry in Athletics

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.

Improving Mental Wellness

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.

Health Initiatives

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.

Proper Conditioning for Young Athletes

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.

Health Care in the Developing World

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.

Hemorrhoids

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.

Disorders of Speech

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.

Abuse of Women with Children

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.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Techniques

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.

Stem Cell Research

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.

Preventive Cardiology

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.

Open-Heart Surgery

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.

Life After Transplants

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.

The Eyes Have It

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.

Aggressive Bacteria

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.

Dental Implants

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.

Cultural Sensitivity

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.

Depression

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.

Traffic Safety

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.

Violent Deaths in Kentucky

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.

Alzheimer's Disease

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.

Farming-Related Injuries

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.

Atherosclerosis and Other Vascular Diseases

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.

Shoulder Injuries

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.

Autism

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.

Pelvic Floor Injuries During Childbirth

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.

Human Papillomavirus

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.

AIDS and HIV

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.

Model Health Programs in Kentucky

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.

Smoking Prevention

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.

Bird Flu and Other Epidemics

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.

End-of-Life Decisions

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.

Stoma Care

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.

Preventing Plastic Surgery

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.

Back Surgery

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.

Neonatology

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.

Addiction

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.

Lung Cancer

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.

Cost of Health Care

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.

Physicians in the 21st Century

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.

Radiology

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.

Thyroid Cancer

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.

Treatment of Prostate Cancer

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.

Allergies and How They Affect Health

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.

Alzheimer's Disease

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.

Your Retina—When You Can and Cannot See

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.

Blood Transfusion—From Me to You

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.

Menopause

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.

Urinary Incontinence

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.

Headaches

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.

Sports-Related Injuries

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.

Prevention of Sports-Related Injuries

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.

Colon and Rectal Cancer Prevention

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.

Cardiac Valve and Artery Repair

A discussion about cardiac valve and artery repair with Dr. Naresh Kumar Solankhi.

Repair of Pelvic Floor Disorders

Dr. Sean Francis discusses repair of pelvic floor disorders.

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