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Career Mistakes To Avoid

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

Episode 49, Season 2

Our friends from the Alumni Career Services Center at the University of Kentucky, return this week to share some great insights into your career.  Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane sit down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter to talk about this missteps that can have a detrimental effect on your career.

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Susanna’s Story - The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia: KY Students Take ACTION

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

Guest: Susanna Goggans, ACTION and PreMed student, University of Kentucky

Special Edition Series - Cancer in Kentucky Episode 18

Susanna Goggans' mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer during a routine screening by the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program at the University of Kentucky, immediately following Susanna's first year of college.  Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Susanna to talk about how this experience has shaped her view of healthcare in her hometown and the surrounding region of Appalachia. Susanna shares her life experiences that have led her down a medical career path.

Malignancy in the Mountains by Susanna Goggans

ACTION Appalachian Career Training in Oncology program

The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia: Kentucky Students Take Action

The Ovarian Cancer Screening Program at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

 

Avoiding Car Sickness

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, Season 2

As things are beginning to open back up, some families are embarking on summer trips.  Whether you're traveling across the county or across the state, car sickness might be an issue for someone in the car.  Dr. David Weisenhorn shares tips for keeping kids engaged that might help to alleviate the signs of carsickness.

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Online Grocery Shopping

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

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 47, Season 2

Grocery shopping can be a challenge for many right now, especially those from vulnerable populations.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf to explore the ins and outs of online grocery shopping.

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Wearing Cloth Face Coverings

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

Guest: Jeanne Badgett, Senior Extension Associate for Clothing, Textiles, and Household Equipment

Episode 46, Season 2

In Kentucky, our governor has asked that everyone wear cloth face coverings when out in public places. Jeanne Badgett shares with Dr. Jennifer Hunter the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions that we have been getting from across the state.

Click the links below for demonstration videos making three different types of face coverings.

Sewn Cloth Face Covering

No-Sew Cloth Face Covering - Bandana Method

No-Sew Cloth Face Covering - T-shirt Method

Supporting Your Immune System

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

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 45, Season 2

It is important to give our immune system the support it needs to effectively fight off infections and diseases.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf breaks down the facts about how we can best support our immune system.  She share with Dr. Jennifer Hunter ways that the nutrients can support a healthy lifestyle!

For more information:

Supporting Your Immune System with Pantry Staples

How to Support Your Immune System

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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

The Many Uses of Vinegar

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

Guest: Annhall Norris, Extension Specialist for Food Safety and Food Preservation

Episode 44, Season 2

Vinegar has many uses and lately it seems that every time you look on social media, a new use is being shared.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Annhall Norris shares with Dr. Jennifer Hunter some of the ways you CAN use vinegar and provides cautions about what you shouldn't expect vinegar to do!

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The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia

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 16

In this episode of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter visits with Dr. Nathan Vanderford to learn about his just released book, The Cancer Crisis in Appalachia.  The book is a collection of essays written by students who share their own cancer stories.  This is the first in a series of three episodes about this book.

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Cancer Crisis in Appalachia

Managing Finances when Funds are Tight

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 43, Season 2

Limiting expenses when income is reduced is sometimes a challenge.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Kelly May to discuss important considerations for when money is tight.

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