Health Matters

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Airs Thursday, September 22, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host our discussion on hearing and speech disorders with guests Dr. Maura Cosetti , of the Department of Otolaryngology at LSU Health, and Daisy Vyvial, Audiologist with University Health and LSU Medical School. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, September 15, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this Health Matters on foot health. Guests will be Dr. Jerry Toups and Dr. Bryan Randolph with Foot Specialists of Shreveport, and Amy Sutton, RN and clinical liaison with STAT home health. This is a repeat program and no phone calls will be taken. 

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Airs Thursday, September 8, at 6p.m. From pills to new forms of IUDs to surgery, many options exist when selecting a form of birth control. Dr. Kristy Waltman and Dr. John Haynes, with Pierremont OB/GYN Specialists in Shreveport, join Dr. Sanford Katz on Health Matters to provide information about forms of birth control and side effects. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, Sepetmber 1, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this discussion on joint problems and joint replacement surgery. Guests include orthopedic surgeons Dr. Shane Barton and Dr. Edward Morgan, with The Orthopedic Clinic in Shreveport, and Dr. Ellis Cooper, with Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, August 25, at 6 p.m. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, with host Shelley Visconte. Kids are returning to school and on this Health Matters, specialist in school psychology, Laura Harris; licensed professional counselor and former teacher, Mark Nettles; and school based mental health professional, Glenn Robinson will provide tips on helping your child have a successful school year. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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