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Airs Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 6 p.m. Perhaps you want to change your look in 2018. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. Paige Bundrick, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, specializing in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery at LSU Health. We’ll hear from Dr. Bundrick on a variety of facial rejuvenation procedures , facial and nasal reconstructive procedures, and more. This is a Repeat Broadcast and no calls will be taken.

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Airs Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. Cataract surgery may help you live longer, or so a recent study says. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Lavo will host Dr. Jeffrey Lusk, ophthalmologist with Lusk Eye Specialists, to talk about cataracts and other conditions that can affect our eyesight. Questions will be taken at 800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 6 p.m. Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and here in the Ark-La-Tex, we are in what’s known as the “strokebelt.” Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host our show on brain health and stroke risk. Guests will be Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Director at the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health; along with Dr. Kevin Lin and Dr. Oleg Chernyshev, also from the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport.

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Airs Thursday, April 19, 2018. This week’s Health Matters is all about the pets, from allergies to mosquito related illness and more. So have your pet questions ready and tune in, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host Dr. April Mackey from Towne South Animal Hospital. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. It’s officially spring, and cars are covered in the yellow, powdery pollen which produces runny noses and red, itchy eyes. Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters as Dr. Sanford Katz hosts Dr. Lori A. Lemonnier, LSU Health Assistant Professor–Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, and Dr. Caroline Caperton, with WK Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center, to talk about allergy triggers and treatments. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.

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