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.

Health Matters Disclaimer:
Health Matters is a program for informational purposes only. Consult your physician or health care provider for all health concerns. Health Matters is part of Red River Radio's Community Connections series of outreach programs. Guests on Health Matters are not compensated and are selected by relevance to the topic. No fees are charged for participation in Health Matters.

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6:00pm

Thu February 12, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Sexual Dysfunction

Airs Thursday, February 12, 6 p.m. Male and female sexual dysfunction are problems that affect quality of life for many adults. Quite often, sexual dysfunction is related to medical health conditions, and it can be caused by mental or emotional issues. Many suffer with these conditions and do not realize help is available. 

Join Red River Radio for Health Matters,Thursday at 6 p.m. Host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by the following guests: Dr. Kelly Tyner, marriage and family therapist and clinical coordinator at the Shreveport Vet Center; Jenny Lewis, physical therapist with Willis-Knighton Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Dr. Gerard Henry, with Regional Urology; and Dr. Debra Cline, with Gynecologic Oncology Associates at Willis-Knighton. The discussion will focus on some of the causes of sexual dysfunction in both men and women and current treatment options. Calls will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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6:00pm

Thu February 5, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Parkinson’s Disease

Airs Thursday, February 5 at 6 p.m. In the United States as many as one million people are living with Parkinson’s Disease. Join Red River Radio for Health Matters this week when Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a conversation on Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders. His guests will be Dr. Meghan Harris, neurologist with the Highland Clinic, and Dr. Jessica Wilden, Assistant Professor and Director of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. Questions are welcome during Health Matters at 1-800-552-8502. 


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6:00pm

Thu January 29, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Body Image

Airs Thursday, January 29 at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters hosts Dr. Mark Vigen and licensed counselor Shelley Visconte will talk about body image and how we see ourselves. Their guests will be Dr. Simeon Wall, Sr. and Dr. Holly Casey Wall from The Wall Center. Your questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.   


6:00pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Cultural, Community, Information

Health Matters: Selecting Insurance

Airs Thursday, January 22 at 6 p.m. On this week's Health Matters Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by Jason Weinland of TFG Financial and Krista Buckhalther, Communications and Development Director for Martin Luther King Health Center, for a discussion on selecting an insurance plan in today's market. Call in with your questions during the show at 800-552-8502. 

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6:00pm

Thu January 8, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Hospice Care

Airs Thursday, January 8 at 6 p.m. Join Red River Radio for the next Health Matters when Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a discussion on hospice care. His guests will be Lucy Groves, RN, with Willis-Knighton Hospice, pharmacist Doug Boudreaux, and Keith Rhodes, Willis-Knighton Hospice Chaplain and a pastor of the Simple Church. Your questions are welcome at 800-552-8502.

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