Dr. Sanford Katz

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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.

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  Airs Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Concerns about the spread of Zika virus have been mounting. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on Zika virus. Guests will be Dr. John Vanchiere, Associate Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at LSU Health Shreveport; Dr. Michelle Arnold, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport; and Dr. Beverly Burden, Entomologist and Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences at LSU Shreveport.

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Airs Thursday, March 17, at 6 p.m. Spring begins this weekend and the pollen is already in the air; allergy sufferers know this all too well. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on allergies, along with guests Dr. David Kaufman, Allergist and Immunologist with BreatheAmerica Shreveport; and Dr. Lori A. Lemonnier, LSUHSC Assistant Professor; Rhinology. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio. 

Airs Thursday, January 10, at 6 p.m. Chronic pain can make even small tasks difficult. Host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by guests Dr. Randall Brewer, Neurologist, Dr. Steven Abney, Clinical Psychologist, both with River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists, and Dr. Lee Rielly, Physical Therapist and Program Director at Willis Knighton Spine Institute. They will discuss what it’s like to live with chronic pain and what treatments are available. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Aired Thursday, December 3, at 6 p.m. It’s important to get a good night’s sleep. Lack of sleep can interfere with our daily activities or contribute to a variety of health or behavioral issues. Host Dr. Sanford Katz led a discussion on conditions related to sleep. Our guests were Dr. Michelle Yetman, Clinical Psychologist with the LSU Health School of Allied Health Professions’ Children’s Center; Dr. Nabil Moufarrej, Medical Director of the Neurology and Sleep Clinic in Shreveport; and Dr.

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