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Carrigan’s Story - The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia: Kentucky Students Take ACTION

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

Guest: Carrigan Wasilchenko, ACTION and PreMed student, University of Kentucky

Special Edition Series - Cancer in Kentucky Episode 17

Growing up in Appalachia and experiencing cancer in a loved one at a young age, help to shape Carrigan Walilchenko's desire to become an oncologist.  In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Carrigan to learn about her life experiences that have brought her to the University of Kentucky and her ultimate goal to serve the people in the state she loves as a physician.

Fighting Cancer in My Old Kentucky Home by Carrigan Wasilchenko transcript

ACTION Appalachian Career Training in Oncology program

The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia: Kentucky Students Take Action

Quitting Nicotine

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

Guest: Dr. Audrey Darville, University of Kentucky College of Nursing

Episode 39, Season 2

Any day is a good day to stop using products containing nicotine.  Kick Butts Day is on March 18th.  So,why not get a jump on the festivities and quit today.  Dr. Audrey Darville from Kentucky BREATHE shares great information about why and how you can quit nicotine.  Do your health a favor and quit!

For more information:

Kick Butts Day

BREATHE Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments

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Colorless, Odorless, and Tasteless: Radon

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

Guest: Dr. Ellen Hahn, Professor and Director,  BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments)  Program University of Kentucky College of Nursing and Director of UK CARES (Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences)

Episode 31, Season 2

How much do you know about radon?  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Ellen Hahn to talk all about radon.  How radon gets into our homes, how radon can impact our health, how to get your home tested for radon and who to call to help you get rid of it, are all part of this important discussion.

For more information:

BREATHE|See Blue

Quick Facts about Radon

County Radon Data

 

Full episode transcript

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