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Airs Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 6 p.m. We all get tired, but when generalized fatigue becomes a problem for six months or more, it may be Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition. Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and Dr. Shelly Visconte, licensed counselor, will host our conversation on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, with guest Dr. Thomas Pressly. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Health Matters host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by Dr. Jessica Wilden, neurosurgeon, to talk about advancements in care for movement disorders. Questions,will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 6 p.m. Repeat Broadcast. 
Dr. Randall Brewer hosted this discussion on joint problems and joint replacement surgery. His guests included orthopedic surgeons Dr. Shane Barton and Dr. Edward Morgan, with The Orthopedic Clinic in Shreveport, and Dr. Ellis Cooper, with Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana. This is a repeat broadcast and no question will be taken.

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Airs Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 6 p.m. February is Senior Independence Month. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m. as Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist,and Dr. Shelley Visconte, counselor and marriage and family therapist, will host a discussion on living independently as a senior adult. Guests will include Mary Alice Rountree, Executive Director for the Caddo Council on Aging; Bridget Lymon, the Caddo Council on Aging’s Disability Resource Center Manager; and Susan Stewart from the Louisiana Assistive Technology Network.

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Airs Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz is joined in the studio by Dr. Michelle Yetman, clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Allied Health at LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport, and Dr. Pam McPherson, psychiatrist, specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry, to talk about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also known as ADHD. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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