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 June 12, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Ear, Nose & Throat health issues

Dr. Brett Koder

Aired Thursday, June 12 at 6 p.m. On this Health Matters Dr. Brett Koder 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 1-800-552-8502. Randy Brewer hosted Health Matters on Thursday. June 12 at 6 on Red River Radio.

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6:00pm

Thu May 8, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Women's Health

Aired Thursday, May 8 at 6 p.m. 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 800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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6:00pm

Thu April 24, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Diabetes

Aired Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. On this Health Matters we were joined by Endocrinologist Dr. Laura Kimball Rivari to discuss diabetes and Dietician Alisha Smith who addressed how diabetes is affected by the food we eat. We also took your questions during the show at 1-800-552-8502 and on twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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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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