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The TSET Better Health Podcast

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The TSET Better Health Podcast is your go-to source for everything related to tobacco, health, fitness and community. Join us each month as we cover topics like health care in rural communities, mental health and tobacco use, childhood obesity and prevention, farmers markets, our Healthy Living Program grants and grantees, and more. You can find us on our website at tset.ok.gov/podcast or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Please follow our Facebook page for updates. Welcome to Better Health!

The TSET Better Health Podcast is your go-to source for everything related to tobacco, health, fitness and community. Join us each month as we cover topics like health care in rural communities, mental health and tobacco use, childhood obesity and prevention, farmers markets, our Healthy Living Program grants and grantees, and more. You can find us on our website at tset.ok.gov/podcast or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Please follow our Facebook page for updates. Welcome to Better Health!

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The TSET Better Health Podcast is your go-to source for everything related to tobacco, health, fitness and community. Join us each month as we cover topics like health care in rural communities, mental health and tobacco use, childhood obesity and prevention, farmers markets, our Healthy Living Program grants and grantees, and more. You can find us on our website at tset.ok.gov/podcast or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Please follow our Facebook page for updates. Welcome to Better Health!

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English

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4055213062


Episodes

#19: OML, Incentive Grants and Environmental Impact on Health

9/30/2021
Join the TSET Better Health Podcast team for an inside look at the annual Oklahoma Municipal League conference and how TSET grants benefit cities and schools. Since 2012, TSET has awarded Healthy Incentive Grants to more than 130 cities and towns and to numerous school sites and districts, and every grant creates healthier local environments – as determined by local residents and officials. This episode tells more about the grants that any qualifying school or community in Oklahoma can apply...

Duration:00:22:35

#18: Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research

8/26/2021
Explore the exciting world of stem cell research with Courtney Griffin, Ph.D., Scientific Director at the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research. This innovative approach to regenerative care shows promise in areas across the medical spectrum from blindness to COVID-19. Join your hosts and TSET Executive Director Julie Bisbee to learn about this state-of-the-art research facility right here in Oklahoma that is helping TSET fulfill its mission.

Duration:00:18:33

#17: YAHL: Youth Action for Health Leadership

7/30/2021
The Youth Action for Health Leadership, part of TSET's Healthy Youth Initiative, inspires and incentivizes young people to become advocates for public health. Jessica Davis, TSET Assistant Director of Programs, and Caryle Hausbeck, Senior Program Manager at Rescue Agency, give us an inside look at this innovative approach to youth engagement and generational impact. Music licensed through PremiumBeat. Full transcripts and credits available at tset.ok.gov/podcast.

Duration:00:17:58

#16: Food Equity: Grocery Stores and Double Up Oklahoma

6/29/2021
Join the Better Health podcast team and special guests for a discussion on systemic causes and effects of poor nutrition in Oklahoma and some partnerships that are addressing it. Marc Jones, CEO of Homeland Acquisition Corporation, and Richard Comeau with Hunger Free Oklahoma break down the realities of food insecurity and what the Double Up Oklahoma program is doing to help. Jonathan Veal with RestoreOKC introduces listeners to a new grocery store in northeast Oklahoma City, Market at...

Duration:00:28:52

#15: The Power of Prevention with Dr. Steven Schroeder

6/4/2021
TSET welcomes its first national guest and public health powerhouse, Dr. Steven A. Schroeder, to discuss the importance of prevention and why it should be a priority in Oklahoma and the United States. Dr. Schroeder wrote the 2007 Shattuck Lecture "We Can Do Better," a landmark report on the status of health and mortality in America. His findings suggest that despite high health care spending and standards, the United States ranks poorly in health rankings compared to the rest of the world....

Duration:00:26:11

#14: Resilience in Action: Fighting Food Insecurity in Rural Oklahoma

5/6/2021
Food insecurity in Oklahoma was higher than the national average before the pandemic. Since then, the need for food access has only increased, especially in rural areas and smaller cities in Oklahoma. This episode highlights a few inspiring stories from recipients of the 2020 TSET Food Systems Impact Grants. These projects make a little go a long way: Learn about the resilience of rural Oklahoma in this month’s episode of the TSET Better Health Podcast. TSET is participating in a virtual...

Duration:00:40:41

#13: A Lesson in Better Health Education

3/26/2021
Public health advocates have identified a root cause of many health issues plaguing Oklahomans: insufficient health education in public schools. In this episode, State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, Healthy Schools OK Executive Director Lindsi Lemons, and new TSET Program Officer Laura Matlock provide their expert opinions and on-the-ground perspectives about what it will take to improve health education in Oklahoma. Join your hosts James and Cate to find out what a comprehensive health...

Duration:00:26:48

#12: Swap Up! A New Look At Teen Health

3/2/2021
Swap Up is an exciting new statewide education campaign from the TSET Healthy Youth Initiative. Focused on youth nutrition and obesity prevention, Swap Up is collaboration between TSET and Rescue Agency and is tailored to the specific health needs of Oklahomans 13-18. Join James and Cate as they pull back the curtain on this groundbreaking campaign as it positions itself to help build a brighter future for Oklahoma youth. Hear from guests Julie Bisbee, TSET Executive Director; Jeff Jordan,...

Duration:00:22:58

#11: Preemption: Big Tobacco's Political Play

1/22/2021
What is Big Tobacco’s influence in our government? Public health policy experts Sarah Rivin with the American Heart Association and Doug Matheny with the TSET Health Promotion Research Center join hosts James and Cate to discuss preemption, Big Tobacco lobbying, and vaping regulation. (Music: “Hoist”, “Space”, “Scramby Eggs”, “Sheffield Hall”, and “A Perceptible Shift” by Andy G. Cohen, released under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC By) license)

Duration:00:20:07

#10: Happy Healthy Holidays!

12/21/2020
Seasons greetings from TSET! This month, James and Cate spread holiday cheer with guests Jae Morrison and Valarie Carter. Jae Morrison, an obesity prevention specialist for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, talks about ways to stay physically active during the winter season and best practices for sticking to your New Year’s resolutions. Valarie Carter, chef and culinary medicine instructor for the OU-TU School of Community Medicine, shares what culinary medicine is, which ingredients...

Duration:00:22:03

#09: Youth Vaping and the Great American Smokeout

11/19/2020
In honor of the Great American Smokeout, a national holiday to encourage tobacco cessation for one day, James and Cate explore the current state of youth vaping with advocates and professionals alike. Hear conversations with Rescue founder Jeff Jordan and Tulsa Public Schools physical education coordinator Jen Sanders about the myths, facts, figures and advice for youth vaping. Paola Klein of the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline describes the tools and strategies that allows OTH to be so...

Duration:00:53:25

#08: TSET Research Impact

10/22/2020
In addition to funding grants that transform schools and communities, TSET plays a big role in advancing cutting-edge scientific research in Oklahoma. Directors from Stephenson Cancer Center, Health Promotion Research Center and Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research share the work they do to save lives and improve health statewide.

Duration:00:38:42

#07: Free Resources for Hunger and COVID-19

9/28/2020
School is back in session, and times are tough for all of us. This episode of the TSET Better Health Podcast provides listeners with informative interviews and lists of resources for those affected by food insecurity and COVID-19. Representatives from the Regional Food Bank and Hunger Free Oklahoma share the wide array of resources available to struggling Oklahomans, including senior meal boxes, prescriptions, food pantries, and more. Carrie Slatton-Hodges of the Oklahoma Department of...

Duration:00:55:18

#06: TSET Community Impact

8/14/2020
The TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) and its coordinators have transformed communities across Oklahoma. Join James and Cate as they travel the state to share first-person perspectives of these grant-funded initiatives: Muskogee has used the TSET HLP to implement vast changes from complete streets, childhood nutrition, community gardens and wellness in the workplace. The coordinator in Newkirk helped city leaders and advocates secure a large grant to connect the community through safe...

Duration:00:48:30

#05: Improving Medical Access in Rural Oklahoma

7/20/2020
James and Cate head to McAlester to take a look at rural health care and the importance of the TSET-funded Physician Manpower Training Commission (PMTC) during COVID-19. Janie Thompson, PMTC executive director, and Michelle Mabray, physician recruiter at McAlester Regional Health Center, discuss how PMTC incentivizes physicians to practice at rural hospitals through medical student loan debt forgiveness. David Keith, CEO of McAlester Regional Health Center provides a bird’s-eye view of the...

#04: Farmers Markets and Summer Nutrition

6/17/2020
Better Health is bringing healthy, local food to you in this episode. Your hosts James and Cate explore the sights, sounds and people at the Scissortail Park Farmers Market, have an informative conversation with Abbey Owens, Meredith Scott and Jade Owen of the Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education (ONIE) Project, and dive into the story of Shelby Sieg, chef at Lua Mediterranean and Bottle Shop and a featured chef with Shape Your Future. Tune in to learn more about local farmers...

Duration:00:29:47

#03: Role Modeling and No Menthol Sunday

5/15/2020
Sunday, May 17, is No Menthol Sunday, a day for churches in the African American community to shine a light on the insidious nature of menthol and targeted tobacco advertising. Dr. Adam Alexander of the OU Health Sciences Center shares the latest research on the appeal and dangers of menthol, and Theodore Noel of Guiding Right shares the influential work of the organization and the importance of community outreach. Then firefighter and former smoker Shaun Pryor shares his experience with the...

Duration:00:50:50

#02: Better Health During COVID-19

4/15/2020
James and Cate discuss important ways to stay physically and mentally healthy while practicing social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Jennifer Goodrich, licensed professional counselor and CEO of Pivot: A Turning Point for Youth, provides valuable insights and useful tips for nurturing your mental health and keeping perspective during unusual and traumatic times. Then, Melissa Oishi, RD/LD, Pediatric Dietitian at OU Physicians, explains the importance of keeping a...

Duration:01:01:08

#01: Tobacco 21

3/6/2020
Health communication consultant James Tyree and intern Cate Howell co-host this episode about Tobacco 21, the new federal law restricting sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. After taking a look at the research behind how and why the law originated, Cate shares an interview with Dr. Amy Cohn of the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center. Dr. Cohn explains why this is the first step toward a broader movement in limiting tobacco use and how it affects youth and young adults. Then,...

Duration:00:36:49

Announcing the TSET Better Health Podcast

3/6/2020
Welcome to the TSET Better Health Podcast! Executive director Julie Bisbee and host James Tyree share information about TSET's mission and what to expect from the podcast moving forward. Join us for Better Lives and Better Health!

Duration:00:01:54