Dr. Randall Brewer

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Airs Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6 p.m. Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and here in the Ark-La-Tex, we are in what’s known as the “strokebelt.” Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host our show on brain health and stroke risk. Guests will be Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Director at the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health; along with Dr. Kevin Lin and Dr. Oleg Chernyshev, also from the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport.

Airs Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 6 p.m. “Treat Me Right”–that’s the theme for STD awareness throughout April. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Levo will be your host to talk about sexually transmitted diseases and April events with Louisiana Office of Public Health officials Dr. Martha Whyte, Regional Administrator and Regional Medical Director; Yolanda Chandler, Regional Nurse Manager; Dia Johnson, Nurse Practioner; and Toka Bradshaw, DIS. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6 p.m. This season's flu epidemic has been particularly alarming. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by infectious disease physicians Dr. Gerardo Negron and Dr. Raymond Coghlan to talk about the risks, treatment, and prevention of the flu. Your questions and comments will be taken during the show at 

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Airs Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. February is American Heart Month. Learn more about Heart Health on Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Trey Baucum, cardiologist with Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists; Jarrod Mitchell Coordinator of Cardiac Rehab at WK Health and Fitness Centers; and registered dietician and certified health coach Julie Hartley. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

Airs Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m., when Dr. Randall Brewer will host our conversation on "Changing Ourselves for the Better in 2018." Guests will include Jarrod Mitchell, Clinic Coordinator for the Willis-Knighton Tobacco Treatment Clinic; Dr. Jennifer Russell, Clinical Psychologist; and fitness expert Libby Burkhalter of Libfit. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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