Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine

Fayette County Health Department

This week Dr. Greg has details on a now postponed Colon Cancer Prevention Fair at the Lyric Theatre where people can learn about the disease, the number two cancer killer, and receive a free take-home colon cancer screening kit.  The Fayette County Health Department says the event will be rescheduled for later this month.  March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

A Candid Conversation On Vaccines

Feb 25, 2015
Associated Press

This week Dr. Greg talks with Chris Feddock, internal medicine and pediatrics physician at UK Healthcare, about the recent measles outbreak which heightened conversations about vaccines in general.

This week Dr. Greg chats with Kristy Deep, director of UK Healthcare Enterprise Quality about the importance of patient satisfaction surveys.

Heart Health The Focus Of February

Feb 11, 2015
American Heart Association

This week Dr. Greg talks with Alison Bailey with UK's Gill Heart Institute about ways to keep that ticker from getting out of whack.

UKNow

This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with Emily Waits, dietitian to UK students and also a health counselor.  She talks about the challenges young adults may face in adopting healthier eating habits.

Dr. Greg talks with author and Registered Nurse Theresa Brown, who along with Dr. William Rafelson, recently co-wrote an article for the Journal of the American Medical Association calling for nurses to associate with physicians during patient rounds.  Brown talks about why she thinks this idea hasn't taken root sooner.

Quitting smoking, losing weight, exercising more...if you're having trouble keeping those New Year's resolutions to live healthier in 2015, Dr. Greg's guests just may inspire you to try again!  He talks with Vanessa Oliver and Karen Bryla-McNees of UK Health and Wellness.

HIV Drugs Show Promise In Treating Common Eye Disease

Jan 7, 2015

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, and his colleague Dr. Ben Fowler about a landmark study published recently in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by Dr. Ambati, showing that HIV/AIDS drugs that have been used for the last 30 years could be repurposed to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, because of a previously undiscovered intrinsic and inflammatory activity those drugs possess.

Dr. Greg covers the myths, misinformation, and facts about this year's flu season which is well under way in Kentucky.  His guest is State Public Health Commissioner Dr. Stephanie Mayfield.

This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Omid Safi of Duke University who blogs often about how technology has had a negative effect on interpersonal communication, especially between parents and children.

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