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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 December 4, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Childhood Upper Respiratory Illnesses

Airs Thursday, December 4 at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters Dr. Randall Brewer will host and welcomes special guests Dr. Brett Koder from Ark-La-Tex Ear, Nose and Throat and Dr. Steven Bienvenu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at LSU Health. They will examine childhood upper respiratory illnesses and will take your questions at 800-552-8502. Join us for Health Matters, Thursday night at 6p p.m. on Red River Radio.


6:00pm

Thu November 27, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Holiday pounds and how to lose them

Airs Thursday, November 27 at 6 p.m. For this Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a pre-recorded edition of with guests Jennfer Utley, dietitian with Willis-Knighton Health System, and Libby Burkhalter, personal trainer and group exercise specialist. They will provide tips for diet, exercise, and healthy eating especially related to the holiday season. 

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6:00pm

Thu November 20, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Dating as an Adult

Amy Hammond

Airs Thursday, November 20 at 6 p.m. Join Red River Radio this Thursday for our Mental Health Edition of Health Matters and a program on “Dating as an Adult.” Psychologist Dr. Mark Vigen will host with co-host Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor, and our Guest will be Centenary Associate Professor of Psychology Amy Hammond. Call in with your questions during the show at 800-552-8502.

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6:00pm

Thu November 13, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Sports Medicine

Aired Thursday, November 13 at 6 p.m. This week on Red River Radio's "Health Matters,” the topic of discussion was Sports medicine.  Dr. Randall Brewer was host to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Shane Barton and Lance Champagne, head athletic trainer for the LSUS Pilots and Lady Pilots. They took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502. 

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6:00pm

Thu November 6, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Aired Thursday, November 6 at 6 p.m. On this Health Matters we examined Autism Spectrum Disorders with a panel featuring Clinical Psychologist Dr. Michelle Yetman and Speech Pathologist Mike McGill with the LSU Health School of Allied Health Professions’ Children’s Center; Holy Angels CEO Laurie Boswell and Holy Angels Director of Resident Care Mary O’Neal. We also took your questions. Listen again here.

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