Health Matters

From Morehead State Public Radio

Health Matters is a hour-long program that focuses on the health care needs of the mountain region. The weekly program is a co-production of Morehead State Public Radio and the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center. AHEC offices are located at the Saint Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland. Host Tony Weaver, a practicing physician in Rowan County, and his team of health experts interview guests and discuss health issues like obesity, tobacco use, heart disease, exercise and other topics concerning the well being of eastern Kentuckians.More from Health Matters »

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Health Matters Caucus Show

The word caucus either comes from an Algonquian word for "counselor" or from egg record for "drinking cup". Do you gain knowledge from wise elders, or f...

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The Big Shorts Show

"The Big Short" is a critically acclaimed movie exploring the 2008 housing market crash. "The Big Shorts" is a clinically deranged show exploring the...

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Heigh-Ho the Holly show

"Heigh-Ho the Holly", or "Oh Ho the Mistletoe", which was written by Shakespeare? The first, in "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind". Mediocre poetry sounds g...

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Blame It on the Papilloma (Again) show

Human papilloma virus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US, with nearly 80 million people infected. Almost all sexually ...

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2016 and Beyond show

Health Matters confidently predicts that in 2016, many of the trends we have identified in 2015 will continue and only get worse. However, new things...

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Returns and Exchanges Show

You are in the home stretch – the nightmare ends soon. But one final task awaits. As always, Health Matters is right there beside you in the returns and...

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Holiday Shopping Guide Part II show

We finally put together the show you needed to hear for the holidays. This show is all about ladder safety, decorating safety, holiday buffets, as well...

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The Jamie Studts Lung Cancer Show

Dr. Jamie Studts is a psychologist, affiliated with the University of Kentucky Department of Behavioral Science and the Department of Psychology, and...

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"The Twelve Diseases of Christmas" show

It started when we saw a bizarre research article about using pigeons to diagnose breast cancer. The results were better when researchers aggregated...

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Salute to Kristi Show

Kristi likes our Facebook page. A lot. Common sense like that should be celebrated, and that's why we titled our show. We talk about 3-D printing, sleep...

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