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Dr. Randy Brewer

6:00pm

Thu April 2, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Alcoholism

Aired Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Around 88,000 people in the U.S. die from alcohol related causes annually. In 2012, 17 million adults reportedly had an alcohol use problem, with 1.4 million receiving treatment at a specialized facility. This week on Health Matters, Dr. Paul Wilson, Internal Medicine Specialist, and Bill Rose, Executive Director of CADA, were our guests. A special guest joined them to share their experience with alcoholism from the viewpoint of a family member.  Your calls were taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.


6:00pm

Thu June 26, 2014
Health Matters

Health Matters: Adolescent Addictions

Aired Thursday, June 26 at 6 p.m. On this Health Matters from Red River Radio we examined addiction and our youth. From drug addiction to self-mutilation, many families struggle with adolescent addictions. What are the signs parents should look for and where do they turn for diagnosis and treatment? We spoke with Dr. Jennifer Hodges Crowder, Program Director at CADA Adolescent Treatment Center, and Dr. Lee Stevens, Medical Director of the CADA Adolescent Treatment Center about these issues and answered your questions. Kermit Poling hosted.

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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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