Health Matters

6:00pm

Thu July 2, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Advancements in Cancer Treatments and Genetic Testing

Airs Thursday, July 2, at 6 p.m. Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a frightening experience. Fortunately, great strides have been made in improving cancer treatments in recent years. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this edition of “Health Matters” on River Radio. Guests will be Dr. Anil Veluvolu, oncologist with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center, and Dr. Mary Lowery Norberg, molecular genetic specialist. We’ll talk about exciting recent advancements in cancer treatment and how genetic and molecular testing is helping doctors individualize care and improve outcomes. We will also be joined by a patient who will share her experience. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

6:00pm

Fri June 26, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Raising Happy & Psychologically Healthy Children

Aired Thursday, June 26, at 8 p.m. This week on Health Matters Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, hosted along with Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor and marriage and family therapist. The topic was raising happy and psychologically healthy children. Dr. Candi Hill and Ms. Laura Harris, Specialist in School Psychology, were guests and we answered your questions.

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6:00pm

Thu June 18, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Dr. Alireza Minagar & Dr. Meghan Harris

    

Airs Thursday, June 18, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this edition of Health Matters on Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Guests will include Dr. Alireza Minagar, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, LSU Health; Dr. Meghan Harris, Neurologist with the Highland Clinic in Shreveport; and Dee Anne Phillips, a patient with MS who will relate her experience with the disease. Your calls will be taken during Health Matters at 800-552-8502

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6:00pm

Thu May 28, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Happiness (repeat broadcast)

Ranae Moran

Airs Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. (Repeat Broadcast) What is happiness? Can we learn to be happy? What are the practices of happy people? On the next 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 will join us on Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. 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. (Repeat - No phone calls will be taken)

6:00pm

Thu May 21, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Romance

Airs Thursday, May 21, at 6 p.m. What is romance and how can you have more romance in your life? Join hosts Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and Shelley Visconte, licensed marriage and family counselor, for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition. Kimberly Lang, romance writer and USA Today best-selling author, will be our guest. Your calls will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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