Dr. Sanford Katz

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Airs Thursday, September 22, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host our discussion on hearing and speech disorders with guests Dr. Maura Cosetti , of the Department of Otolaryngology at LSU Health, and Daisy Vyvial, Audiologist with University Health and LSU Medical School. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, September 8, at 6p.m. From pills to new forms of IUDs to surgery, many options exist when selecting a form of birth control. Dr. Kristy Waltman and Dr. John Haynes, with Pierremont OB/GYN Specialists in Shreveport, join Dr. Sanford Katz on Health Matters to provide information about forms of birth control and side effects. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, August 18, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz hosts this Health Matters on cancer in children. Dr. Samer Zaid Kaylani, pediatric oncologist, with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Dr. Christina Notarianni, pediatric neurosurgeon with University Neurosurgery; and Dr. Ben Wilkinson, radiation oncologist with WK Cancer Center join Dr. Katz to talk about the most common types of cancer in children and how they are treated. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, August 4, at 6 p.m. Host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by special guest Dr. G.E. Ghali, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and interim chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport. Dr. Ghali will highlight the programs offered at the School of Medicine, School of Allied Health, and School of Graduate Studies. He will also discuss some of the current challenges and opportunities in healthcare delivery and education in our region. Calls will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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  Airs Thursday, June 30, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on head and neck cancers. Dr. Cherie Nathan, LSU Health ENT Chairman, and Dr. Hazem El-Osta, medical oncologist with LSU Health, will be our guests to talk about diagnosing head and neck cancers and the latest treatments. Your questions will be taken at 800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.