Health Matters

Health Matters is a call in series featuring local Health Care Specialists discussing current understanding and treatment of health issues. The topic on the series range from pain management to cancer diagnosis and treatment options to depression and substance abuse. Kermit Poling is the host for these discussions and your calls and questions are an important part of each program.

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6:00pm

Thu April 10, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Dr. David McCarty

Aired Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m.  On this Health Matters we examine the importance of a good night’s sleep and the health implications of not sleeping well. Host Dr. Randy Brewer is joined by Dr. David McCarty, a Sleep Medicine specialist at LSU Health. They answer your questions about healthy sleep and sleep disorders.

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7:00pm

Thu March 27, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Becoming A Healthier Male

Aired Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters, Dr. Randy Brewer was joined by urologist Dr. Loren Smith, psychologist Dr.  Mark Vigen, and physical therapist Terry Eberhardt for a discussion on Becoming A Healthier Male. As always, your questions were also addressed during the show. 

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6:00pm

Thu March 13, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: End Of Life Decisions

Aired Thursday, March 13 at 6 p.m. On this edition of Health Matters Nurosurgeon Dr. Anil Nanda, Attorney Lake Hearne, and Reverend Guido Verbeck III joined host Dr. Randy Brewer to talk about the medical, legal and spiritual issues involved in making end of life decisions. They also took your calls during the show at 800-552-8502.

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6:00pm

Thu February 27, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Heart disease, prevention, treatment and rehab

Aired Thursday, February 27 at 6 p.m. On our next Health Matters this Thursday, 6 p.m., Cardiologist Dr. Anil Chhabra will join our panelists for a discussion on heart disease risks, prevention, treatment and rehab. Dr. Randy Brewer hosted and they took your calls during the program at 800-552-8502.

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6:00pm

Thu January 23, 2014

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