Health Care

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.

Aired Thursday, August 7 at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosted this episode of Health Matters on ADHD. Children can be very active and sometimes inattentive, but what is normal and what is a cause for concern?  Psychologist Dr. Bruce McCormick and Jenny Barrow, an occupational therapist with Willis-Knighton Health System joined Dr. Brewer to explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). They also took your questions during the show.

Ranae Moran

Aired Thursday, July 24 at 6 p.m. What is happiness? Can we learn to be happy? What are the practices of happy people? On this Mental Health edition of Health Matters psychologists Dr. Mark Vigen and Shelley Visconte along with Wayne Smith, Assistant Chief for the Shreveport Police Department Support Division; and Louis Johnson, Chief of Training for the Shreveport Fire Department joined the discussion with information and advice on how to achieve happiness. This show will kick off a regular series addition of “Mental Health Matters” to our “Health Matters” lineup, with psychologists from Goebel and Vigen hosting. As always we took your calls at 800-552-8502.

Health Matters: Keeping Children Safe

Jul 3, 2014

Aired Thursday, July 3 at 6 p.m. From bikes to skateboards to swimming or motor vehicles, kids’ activities can come with some safety hazards. So how do we ensure our kids stay safe from harm? On this week's Health Matters we were joined by Dr. Christina Notarianni, Assistant Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgury at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport for this discussion on Keeping Children Safe. As always, we also took your questions. As always, your questions will also be taken at 800-552-8502.

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