Kentucky Health discusses gun violence and its role as public health issue
For Release: 10/19/20 10:43 AM
Dr. Wayne Tuckson speaks with surgeon and critical care specialist Dr. Keith Miller, who regularly treats gunshot victims at the University of Louisville hospital. Currently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is prevented from collecting detailed data on gun violence due to a law called the “Dickey Amendment,” and Dr. Tuckson and Dr. Miller discuss the importance of addressing gun violence as a public health issue and the need to obtaining better data.
Kentucky Health: Gun Violence: It is a Public Health Issue airs Sunday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 pm/11:30 am on KET.
Kentucky Health is a weekly KET program that seeks to improve the people’s health through education and increased awareness. Kentucky Health is hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville, and produced by Laura Krueger.
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