Dr. Randall Brewer

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Airs Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 6 p.m. Many people make New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier and get more physically fit, but may not have a good plan in place to stay on track. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Libby Burkhalter, fitness expert and owner of Libbfit Personal Training, and Shelly Redmond, culinary dietician and author of Skinny Louisiana in the Kitchen. They’ll provide fitness and healthy eating tips. Your questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.

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Airs Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 6 p.m. February is American Heart Month, and this Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosts Health Matters on cardiac health. Guests will be Dr. Trey Baucum, Cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology with Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists; Dr. Syed Mehmood, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon with Red River Cardiovascular Surgeons; and Dr. Pavan Katikaneni, Interventional Cardiology and Associate Program Director – Cardiology Fellowship, LSU School of Medicine and Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

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Airs Thursday, November 10, at 6 p.m. Fall and winter are flu season, with peak flu activity usually occurring between December through March. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this Health Matters on flu and flu vaccines. He’ll be joined by Dr. Joseph Bocchini, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at LSU Health; Dr. Gerardo Negron, Infectious Disease Specialist with Willis-Knighton Health System; and Dr. Himanchu Desai with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists in Shreveport . Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, December 8, at 6 p.m. Cytomegalovirus infects 20,000 to 40,000 infants each year, far more than Zika, and can cause permanent disabilities, but it’s something we do not hear much about. This week Dr. Randall Brewer, host of Health Matters, will be joined by Dr. Andrew D. Yurochko, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about CMV research. He’ll also be joined by Dr.

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.

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