Dr. Randall Brewer

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Aired Thursday, June 9, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosted this Health Matters on foot health. His guests were Dr.  Jerry Toups  and  Dr. Bryan Randolph with Foot Specialists of Shreveport, and Amy Sutton, RN and clinical liaison with STAT home health. 

 

From left to right, as labeled in the original image, the "healthy" man has a 33 inch (84 cm) waist, the "overweight" man a 45 inch (114 cm) waist, and the "obese" man a 60 inch (152cm) waist.
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Airs Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Obesity can affect health and quality of life. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host a discussion on advancements in the treatment of obesity. Guests will be Dr. Anthony Stuart with Tri-State Internal Medicine; Dr. James Barnes, bariatric surgeon with the Highland Clinic; and social worker Claudia Harris, who evaluates patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. When anesthesia is required for a procedure, a patient may have questions and concerns. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Charles Fox III, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology; Dr. Debbie Chandler, Associate Professor Anesthesiology and Director of Perioperative Services; and Dr. Shilpa Patil, Assistant Professor Anesthesiology and Residency Director; all with LSU Health in Shreveport. They will talk about types of anesthesia, its administration and safety.

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  Airs Thursday, March 24, at 6 p.m. The latest technique for performing CPR is increasing survival rates. We’ll discuss this and other emergency and safety topics on Health Matters, this Thursday at 6 p.m. on Red River Radio. Host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Robert Freedman with Freedman Memorial Cardiology in Alexandria, La.; David Melancon with Start a Heart Cenla; and Richard Corbett, Director of the Sheriff’s Safety Town in Shreveport.

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Airs Thursday, February 18, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters when Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a discussion on cardiac health with guests Dr. Robert Martin, cardiologist with Pierremont Cardiology in Shreveport, and Sherry Free, Team Leader of Cardiac Rehab at Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier, Your questions will be taken during the show at 800-552-8502 or via Twitter@rrrpublicradio.

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