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Kentucky Health Shows - with descriptions
and AIDS #201
Guests: Anna Huang, M.D. Division
of Infectious Disease University of Louisville
AIDS is one of the most common diseases effecting people
worldwide. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Anna Huang from
the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Disease
about the definition, demographics, transmission, symptoms and
treatment of HIV and AIDS.
Information: University of Louisville Division of Infectious
Disease (502) 561-8844
A. B. Jenson, M.D. Professor of Vaccinology James Graham Brown
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. A.B. Jenson, professor of vaccinology
at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center about human papillomavirus.
They discuss what it is, how it is transmitted and how the virus
relates to cervical cancer. Dr. Jenson also talks about his
revolutionary development of a vaccine to treat cervical cancer.
Information: James Graham
Brown Cancer Center (800) 802-8152
Floor Injuries During Childbirth #203
Michael Heit, M.D., Ph.D. Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana,
Problems can sometimes arise for women during childbirth. Dr.
Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Michael Heit from Urogynecology
Specialists of Kentuckiana, PLLC about the injuries that are
typically associated with childbirth. They discuss the prevelence,
treatment and prevention of the common problems.
Specialists of Kentuckiana, PLLC (502) 897-2392 www.mybladderdoctor.com
Judith A. Axelrod, M.D. Developmental Pediatrician Square One
Anne Gregory, President FEATof Louisville, Inc. Brandi Crawford,
Program Director Turning Point for Autism, Inc.
one in 166 people is diagnosed with autism. Dr. Wayne Tuckson
talks with three experts about the specifics of autism. They
discuss the characteristics, detection and treatment of this
Information: Square One (502) 896-2606 www.squareonemd.com FEAT
of Louisville, Inc. (502) 609-2901 www.featoflouisville.org
Turning Point for Autism (502) 899-9128 www.turningpoint1.org
Guest: Kittie George, M.D. Orthopedic
Surgeon Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists David Boyce, PT,Ed.D,OCS,ECS
Orthopedic Physical Therapist Physical Therapy Plus
shoulder or rotator cuff injuries reserved specifically to the
athlete? Dr.. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Kittie George, orthopedic
surgeon with Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists and David Boyce,
orthopedic physical therapist with Physical Therapy Plus about
rotator cuff injuries. They discuss the anatomy of the shoulder,
the types of common shoulder injuries as well as the treatment
and prevention of rotator cuff injuries.
Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists, PSC (502) 897-6579 www.lbjs.net
Physical Therapy Plus (502) 896-6686 www.ptpluslouisville.com
and Other Vascular Diseases #206
Guest: Nicholas P. Xenopoulos,
M.D., FACC Cardiovascular Specialists, PSC
is the most common medical problem we face today. Dr. Wayne
Tuckson talks with Dr. Nicholas Xenopoulos from Cardiovascular
Specialists, PSC talk about causes,effects, and prevention of
Artherosclerosis and othe vascular diseases. They also discuss
the latest non-invassive procedures that are used today to repair
blood vessels effected by these diseases.
Cardiovascular Specialists, PSC 1-800-844-0566
Related Injuries #207
Guests: Deborah B. Reed, Ph.D.,
MSPH, RNC University of Kentucky College of Nursing
has one of the highest injury rates of ant occupation. 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.
University of Kentucky College of Nursing www. mc.uky.edu/nursing
Guests: Deborah D. Danner, Ph.D. Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
University of Kentucky Jo Anna Hudson, R.N. Sanders-Brown Center
on Aging University of Kentucky
Disease is a growing problem within our communities. Dr. Wayne
Tuckson talks with two experts from the University of Kentucky
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging about the diagnosis, risk factors
and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. They also discus family
issues that are presented as a result of this debilitating disease.
Sanders-Brown Center for Aging (859)257-1412 ext. 271 www.mc.uky.edu/coa
Guest: Sabrina Walsh, MPH Project
Manager Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System University of
in the home is a very serious problem in today's society. Dr.
Wayne Tuckson talks with Sabrina Walsh from the Kentucky Violent
Death Reporting System at the University of Kentucky about the
increase in violence in the home here in Kentucky. They discuss
the types, common instances, and prevention of violence in the
University of Kentucky Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System
Guests: Jeff W. Gardner Traffic
Safety Manager AAA Kentucky
number one cause of death among young people today is motor
vehicle accidents. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Jeff Gardner
with AAA Kentucky about AAA Kentucky's initiative to promote
and instruct driving safety. They discuss many of the situations
that young drivers need to avoid to protect themselves, thier
passengers, and other drivers from automobile crashes.
AAA Kentucky (800)727-2552 www.aaa.com
Guests: Robert L. Frierson, M.D.
Professor, Psychiatry University of Louisville
holidays are a happy and exciting time of year. However for
some, the holidays can be very lonely and depressing. Dr. Wayne
Tuckson talks with Dr. Robert Frierson, professor of psychiatry
at the University of Louisville about the the effects, symptoms,
and treatments for depression. They also discuss the prominence
of depression around special events.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (502)852-5395
Guests: Lucy H. Ricketts, MBC
Director of Public Affairs Passport Health Plan Loretta Estes
Cultural & Linguistic Services Passport Health Plan
cultural barriers is a growing problem in the are of healthcare.
Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with to experts from the Cultural and
Linguistic Services of Passport Health Plan about the competence
of the healthcare system in addressing concerns of multilingual
individuals in our community. They focus on language and health
literacy issues facing the multicultural population in Kentucky.
Passport Health Plan (800)578-0603 www.passporthelthplan.com
Guests: Kenny Livesay, Jr., DMD
Oral Surgeon East Louisville Oral Surgery, PLC Chris Freudenberger
Territory Manager straumann
is noted for its poor dental health. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks
with Dr. Kenny Livesay, an oral surgeon with East Louisville
Oral Surgery and Chis Freudenberger, territory manager with
straumann about using dental implants to improve dental health.
They discuss the causes, prevention, and treatment of missing
East Louisville Oral Surgery, PLC (502)254-3818 www.eastlouisvilleoralsurgery.com
Guests: Paul Schulz, M.D. Division
of Infectious Diseases University Medical Associates, PSC John
A. Van Arsdall, II, M.D. Louisville Infectious Disease and Internal
flesh-eating bacteria fact or fiction? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks
with Dr. Paul Schulz with University Medical Associates and
Dr. John Van Arsdall with Louisville Infectious Disease and
Internal Medicine about the reality of aggressive bacteria.
They discuss the development, spread and treatment of some of
the more common aggressive bacteria.
University Medical Associates, PSC (502)562-6510 Louisville
Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine (502)581-0087 www.louisvilledoctor.com
Eyes Have It #215
Guests: Daniel L. Weinberg, OD
Advanced Vision of Louisville M. Douglas Gossman, M.D. Oculoplastic
Surgeon M. Douglas Gossman, M.D., PLLC
eyes are the window to the soul. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with
Dr. Daniel Weinberg, optometrist with Advanced Vision of Louisville
about development optometry. They discuss methods of improving
eye muscle problems and vision problems that relate to learning
deficiencies. Dr. Tuckson also talks with M. Douglas Gossman
about plastic surgery to the eyes that can improve the looks
and function of the eyes.
M. Douglas Gossman, M.D. (502)495-2122 Advanced Vision of Louisville
After Transplants #216
Guests: Mary Eng, M.D. Transplant
Surgeon University Surgical Associates Kathleen Adams Assistant
New Director WUKY 91.3 FM Ron Pinchback Transplant Patient Linda
G. Toy Transplant Patient
transplant patients lead normal lives? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks
with Dr. Mary Eng, a transplant surgeon with University Surgical
Associates about the recovery of transplant patients after surgery.
They discuss the factors involved with physical activity after
transplantation. Dr. Tuckson also talks with participants in
the 2006 Transplant Games that were held in Kentucky about their
experiences at the games.
University Surgical Associates (800) 872-8033
Guests: Sam Pollock, M.D. Cardiothoracic
Surgeon Kentucky Cardiothoracic Surgery, PLLC Herbert Eggers
Chief Perfusionist Louisville Perfusion Services, Inc.
happens during open-heart surgery? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with
Dr. Sam Pollock, cardiothoracic surgeon and Herbert Eggers,
chief perfusionist about the elements of a successful cardiac
program. They discuss the functions of the heart and the details
of open-heart surgery.
Kentucky Cardiothoracic Surgery, PLLC (502) 899-3858
Guests: M. Saleem Seyal, M.D.
,FACC, FACP Cardiologist River Cities Cardiology
cardiac problems can be prevented. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with
Dr. M. Saleem Seyal, cardiologist with River Cities Cardiology
about how to prevent the development of high blood pressure
and lipidemia. They also discuss some of the severe consequences
that these conditions have on the heart.
River Cities Cardiology, MPC (812) 282-1617
Cell Research #219
Guests: Suzanne T. Ildstad ,
M.D. Director Institute for Cellular Therapeutics University
are stem cells? And can they save lives? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks
with Dr. Suzanne Ildstad, director of the Institute for Cellular
Therapeutics at the University of Louisville about the function
of stem cells. They discuss the potential that stem cells have
to regenerate and repair the body.
Institute for Cellular Therapeutics (877) 453-7823