Health Matters en Health Matters: Happiness <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Aired Thursday, July 24 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What is happiness? Can we learn to be happy? What are the practices of happy people? On this Mental Health edition of Health Matters psychologists Dr. Mark </span>Vigen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Shelley </span>Visconte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> along with Wayne Smith, Assistant Chief for the Shreveport Police Department Support Division; and Louis Johnson, Chief of Training for the Shreveport Fire Department joined the discussion with information and advice on how to achieve happiness. This show will kick off a regular series addition of “Mental Health Matters” to our “Health Matters” lineup, with psychologists from </span>Goebel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Vigen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosting. As always we took your calls at 800-552-8502.</span></div><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 +0000 47417 at Health Matters: Happiness Health Matters: Keeping Children Safe <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Aired Thursday, July 3 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From bikes to skateboards to swimming or motor vehicles, kids’ activities can come with some safety hazards. So how do we ensure our kids stay safe from&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">harm? On this week's Health Matters we were joined by Dr. Christina&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Notarianni</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Assistant Professor and Chief of Pediatric&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Neurosurgury</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport for this discussion on Keeping Children Safe. As always, we also took your&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">questions</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. As always, your&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">questions will also be taken at 800-552-8502.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Randy Brewer & Dr. Christina Notarianni 46578 at Health Matters: Keeping Children Safe Health Matters: Adolescent Addictions <p><strong>Aired Thursday, June 26 at 6 p.m.</strong> On this Health Matters from Red River Radio we examined addiction and our youth. From drug addiction to self-mutilation, many families struggle with adolescent addictions. What are the signs parents should look for and where do they turn for diagnosis and treatment? We spoke with Dr. Jennifer Hodges Crowder, Program Director at CADA Adolescent Treatment Center, and Dr. Lee Stevens, Medical Director of the CADA Adolescent Treatment Center about these issues and answered your questions. Kermit Poling hosted.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Kermit Poling 46220 at Health Matters: Adolescent Addictions Health Matters: Ear, Nose & Throat health issues <p><strong>Aired Thursday, June 12 at 6 p.m.</strong> On this Health Matters <strong>Dr. Brett Koder</strong> of Ark-La-Tex Ear, Nose, Throat and Hearing Center joined us to discuss sinusitis, sinuplasty and other related health issues. We also took your calls and questions at <strong>1-800-552-8502</strong>. Randy Brewer hosted Health Matters on Thursday. June 12 at 6 on Red River Radio.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:00:00 +0000 45492 at Health Matters: Ear, Nose & Throat health issues Health Matters: Women's Health <p><strong>Aired Thursday, May 8 at 6 p.m.</strong> On this edition of Health Matters women’s health was the topic and took a look at issues such as cervical cancer, breast health, osteoporosis and more. our guests for this Health Matters were surgical gynecologic oncologist Dr. Destin Black, surgical breast specialist Dr. Julie Mook and rheumatologist Dr. Katie Walton. We also took your calls and questions at <strong>800-552-8502</strong> or via <strong>Twitter&nbsp;@rrrpublicradio</strong>.</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 23:00:00 +0000 43912 at Health Matters: Women's Health