The recent ten year observance of the Comair crash provided an opportunity for Dr. Greg Davis to reconnect with former NTSB lead investigator Debbie Hersman. Debbie now serves as president and chief executive officer of the non-profit National Safety Council. She talks about a number of safety related topics ranging from impaired driving, texting while walking or driving, alcohol, marijuana, and opioid abuse.
Recently we told you about a study linking walking with cancer prevention, today's there's evidence that staying active can also help in the fight against type two diabetes. However, Dr. Gillian Booth with Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto says there are several things we need to keep in mind. She talks this week with Dr. Greg Davis.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Deborah Reed, professor in the UK College of Nursing about a dinner theater program designed to get farm families to talk openly about their own health and safety.
This week Dr. Greg talks with Megan Jaspersen and Lindsey Catherine Mullis with the University of Kentucky's Human Development Institute; Kentucky’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service.
On this week's Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy at Tufts University, about new research questioning the health benefits of low fat alternatives in the prevention of Type 2 Diabetes.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. David Burgess, professor in the UK College of Pharmacy about Kentucky having the highest prescription rate of antibiotics per capita than any other state in the U.S. Many of these antibiotics end up doing more harm than good for patients.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host speaks with Meredith Swim, a community coordinator with Green Dot Lexington. Green Dot is a bystander-focused anti-violence program created by former UK faculty member Dorothy Edwards which has become a national model for intervention and prevention.
The 8th Annual Sanders Brown Center on Aging's Mind Matters Health Fair takes place Monday May 23rd at the Fayette County Extension Office on Red Mile Road. Dr. Greg gets a preview from event organizer Greg Jicha.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host speaks with Glen Mays of the UK College of Public Health, about Kentucky's score in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index. The index analyzes the most important health security and emergency preparedness on a state and national level. Dr. Mays leads the research team at UK in managing the index.