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 September 5, 2013
Health Matters

Health Matters: Obesity Management

Aired Thursday, September 5 at 6 p.m. A special edition of Health Matters on Obesity Management,  guest hosted by Dr. Randall Brewer.   He was joined by three experts:  Dr. Anthony Stuart with Tri-State Internal Medicine, along with dietician Linda Delacerde and counselor Jan Burns, both with Willis Knighton Health System. They took your calls and answer your questions about Obesity Management.

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6:00pm

Thu August 22, 2013
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Health Matters: Migraines

Aired Thursday, August 22 at 6:00 p.m. Migraine headaches can be debilitating, causing sufferers to feel like they are losing days out of their lives. If you suffer from migraine headaches or know someone who does, then listen here to our latest next Health Matters as Debra Elliott Davis, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at LSU Health Sciences  Center in Shreveport joined Kermit Poling to talk about migraine headaches and take your calls.

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9:00pm

Thu July 25, 2013
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Health Matters: Advancements in the screening and treatment of HIV

Bobby Darrow, Kermit Poling, Dr. Gerardo Negron, and Brett Malone in the Noel Foundation studio
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Aired Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. Since the first Aids cases were diagnosed in the U.S. in the 80s, many advancements have been made in the screening and treatment of HIV. What are these advancements? Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Gerardo Negron, Brett Malone, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Center in Shreveport, and Robert Darrow joined us for Health Matters to provide the latest information and take your questions during the show.

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6:00pm

Thu July 11, 2013
Health Matters

Health Matters: Dr. Randall Brewer - causes and treating lower back pain

Aired Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Do you experience low back pain? Listen here to Health Matters as Dr. Randall Brewer of River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists shares information about the causes and treatment of low back pain. He took your questions during the show. (Click post to listen again)

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6:00pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Health Matters

Health Matters: Anxiety Disorders with Katie Garcia

Serenity Garden at the Center for Families

Aired Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m.  Listen again to Health Matters as Kermit Poling welcomes Katie Garcia, Clinical Director of the Center for Families in Shreveport. They discussed anxiety disorders and increased anxiety in a changing world.  

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