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‘Kentucky Health’ discusses infections of the brain and nervous system


‘Kentucky Health’ discusses infections of the brain and nervous system

For Release: 02/02/21 3:48 PM

Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Duane Densler, a neurosurgeon with the Norton Science Institute, about a lesser-known danger associated with IV drug use, central nervous system infections, and the lengthy treatment and recovery process faced by patients.  

The episode Kentucky Health: Infections of the Brain and Nervous System airs Sunday, Feb. 14, at 12:30 pm/11:30 am on KET and Monday, Feb. 15, at 2/1 pm on KET2. 

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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