Aired Thursday, November 13 at 6 p.m. This week on Red River Radio's "Health Matters,” the topic of discussion was Sports medicine. Dr. Randall Brewer was host to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Shane Barton and Lance Champagne, head athletic trainer for the LSUS Pilots and Lady Pilots. They took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502.
Aired Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Ebola, once thought to be far from having effects in the U.S., has arrived to touch us at home. Fear of the virus has spread across the nation, but is it warranted and how prepared are we to handle Ebola? In this edition of Health Matters we spoke with Dr. John Vanchiere, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Dr. Gerald Capraro, Assistant Professor of Pathology from LSU Health, and Knox Andress, RN, Region 7 Hospital Preparedness Coordinator. They provided information and took your calls at 800-552-8502.
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. With the first case on American soil emerging in Dallas, Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center is partnering with LSU Health Shreveport and Red River Radio to present a free public forum on Ebola at Sci-Port's IMAX Dome Theatre. The one-hour Ebola 101 Forum is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m.
Red River Radio's Kate Archer Kent will moderate a panel of experts featuring Dr. Martha M. Whyte, director of Region 7 Office of Public Health; Gerald A. Capraro, Ph.D., director of the clinical microbiology and diagnostic virology laboratory at LSU Health Shreveport; and Dr. John A. Vanchiere, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at LSU Health Shreveport.
Sci-Port is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, La., 71101. More information is at 318-424-3466.
Aired Thursday, October 16 at 6 p.m. On this edition of Health Matters we examines Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disease. Host Dr. Randall Brewer welcomed rheumatologist Dr. Katie Walton and Brad and Cheré Johnson of Helping Hands Physical Therapy. We took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502.
Airs Thursday, September 18 at 6 p.m This week on Health Matter's Dr. Sanford Katz, a Radiation Oncologist with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center, will host a program on Prostate Cancer. He will be joined by Dr. Loren Smith, a urologist with Willis-Knighton Pierremont Urology; Dr. Anil Veluvolu with Hematology/Oncology Associates; and Dr. Ben Wilkinson, a radiation oncologist with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center. They will take your calls and questions at 800-552-8502. Join us for Health Matters and a discussion on Prostate Cancer this Thursday night at 6 p.m. on Red River Radio.