Health Matters

  Repeat Broadcast Aires Thursday, October 1, 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.  (This is a repeat broadcast and no calls will be taken during the show)

Aired Thursday, September 24, at 6 p.m. On this Mental Health Edition of Health Matters, Psychologist Dr. Mark Vigen hosted with Shelley Visconte, a licensed counselor and marriage and family therapist. They were joined by Psychiatrist Dr. Pat Sewell, and will discuss to talk about anxiety. Also joining them will be special guest "Laura," who has experienced anxiety throughout her life and will relate her experiences. Your calls were taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.


Aired Thursday, September 17, at 6 p.m.  Did you fail to keep your New Year’s resolutions to stop smoking, eat healthier or start exercising?  Dr. Sanford Katz hosted this Health Matters. Dr.

Repeat Broadcast Thursday, September 10, at 6 p.m. Join Red River Radio for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host a discussion on gastrointestinal health. Dr. James Hobley, gastroenterologist with GI Specialists in Shreveport, and Dr. Joann Warrick, colorectal surgeon with GI Specialists, will be our guests. Repeat Broadcast - No Calls will be taken during the show.

  Airs Thursday, September 4, at 6 p.m.   Dr. Randall Brewer will host this edition of Health Matters. Spina bifida, scoliosis, clubfoot and other orthopaedic disorders are commonly treated in children. Guests from Shriners Hospital in Shreveport including Dr. John Fox, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon; Leslie Armstrong, physical therapist; and Alyse Wells, occupational therapist; will join Dr. Brewer for this Health Matters to talk about pediatric orthopaedic disorders. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.