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Don’t forget the Suncreen!

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 2, Volume 2

Protecting our skin from the sun is important all the time, but especially in the summer we tend to engage in more outdoor activities when more of our skin is exposed.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones discuss the important realities of skin protection and steps you can take to avoid over exposure.

 

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Exploring Kentucky Water and more!

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Amanda Gumbert, Extension Specialist for Water Quality

Episode 1, Volume 2

Come on down, the water's great! With over 90 thousand miles of streams and rivers, Kentucky is a water rich state!  Listen in as Dr. Hunter sits down for another visit with Dr. Gumbert to discuss the importance of KY water and how we can all get involved in preserving and properly utilizing this important natural resource.

For more information about our water visit:

The KYH2O podcast

Kentucky Water Health Portal

Kentucky Backyard Streams

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Gifts from the Heart for Father’s Day

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Kelly May, Senior Extension Associate for Family Finance and Resource Management

Episode 52

With Father's Day around the corner, finding a great gift for Dad can sometimes be a challenge!  This week on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Kelly May, a new voice to our show, to talk about finding the perfect gift. 

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Changing Careers

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

 

Are you contemplating a career change?  This week on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with the Director and Associate Director of Alumni Career Services, Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane to discuss important considerations to reflect upon before and during this transition stage of life.

Visit Alumni Career Services online.

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The Importance of Community Outreach

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Nathan Vanderford, UK College of Medicine, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology and Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series - Cancer in Kentucky episode 5

Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. Nathan Vanderford continue the Cancer Conversations on this episode of Talking FACS.  Dr. Vanderford explains some of the Community Outreach activities that the Markey Cancer Center conducts across Kentucky.  He also outlines ways that Kentuckians can get involved in and benefit from cancer research.

Connect with the UK Markey Center

Online Markey Cancer Center

On Facebook @UKMarkey

On Twitter @UKMarkey

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The Value of Water

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Amanda Gumbert, Extension Specialist for Water Quality

 

In most parts of the United States, water is ever present.  Turn on the tap and clean water will flow.  In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Amanda Gumbert to discuss the value and importance of clean water.  Listen in for tips to help conserve this valuable resource.

For more information about our water visit:

The KYH2O podcast

Kentucky Water Health Portal

Kentucky Backyard Streams

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Education and Oncology Training

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Nathan Vanderford, UK College of Medicine, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology and Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series - Cancer in Kentucky episode 4

Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. Nathan Vanderford continue the Cancer Conversations on this episode of Talking FACS.  They discuss the Appalachian Career Training in Oncology (ACTION) program which is providing education to youth in 57 Kentucky counties in the cancer field.  They also talk about other educational opportunities that are happening in Central Kentucky middle and high schools, as well as on the University of Kentucky campus.

Click for more information about the ACTION Program.

Connect with the UK Markey Center

Online Markey Cancer Center

On Facebook @UKMarkey

On Twitter @UKMarkey

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Emergency Preparedness

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Sarah Hanks, Senior Extension Associate for Healthy Homes

Episode 49

Being prepared before emergencies arise can make a difficult situation a little easier to handle.  In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Sarah Hanks discuss the important items to keep in your emergency kit and the importance of having emergency plans for your family.

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Research at the UK Markey Cancer Center

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Nathan Vanderford, UK College of Medicine, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology and Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series - Cancer in Kentucky episode 3

There is cancer research occurring every day at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and across the Commonwealth.  On this episode of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Nathan Vanderford to explore cancer research and its impact on Kentuckians.

Connect with the UK Markey Center

Online Markey Cancer Center

On Facebook @UKMarkey

On Twitter @UKMarkey

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Sometimes, “No” is a complete sentence!

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development

Episode 48

Parenting can be challenging and finding ways to help your children accept when you must say "No" can sometimes be difficult.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. David Weisenhorn to explore tips for saying "No" and sticking to your answer.

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