Health Matters

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Airs Thursday, July 14, 2016, at 6 p.m.  According to the CDC, an estimated 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases occur each year in the U.S. Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Joseph Bocchini, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at LSU Health; Dr. Danielle Baker  Cooper, with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at LSU Health;  and Dr. Gerardo Negron,  Infectious Disease Specialist with Willis-Knighton Health System, to talk about the types of STDs, risks and treatments. Calls will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio. 

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  Airs Thursday, June 30, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on head and neck cancers. Dr. Cherie Nathan, LSU Health ENT Chairman, and Dr. Hazem El-Osta, medical oncologist with LSU Health, will be our guests to talk about diagnosing head and neck cancers and the latest treatments. Your questions will be taken at 800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

Airs Thursday, June 23, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. In the aftermath of the attack on patrons of the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., we’ll talk to Troy Hylan, President, Adrienne Critcher, Political Director, and Guy Robison, Youth Group Facilitator with PACE (People Acting for Change and Equality) headquartered in Shreveport, La. Shelley Visconte, licensed counselor and family therapist, will host this Health Matters: Mental Health Edition.

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Aired Thursday, June 9, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosted this Health Matters on foot health. His guests were Dr.  Jerry Toups  and  Dr. Bryan Randolph with Foot Specialists of Shreveport, and Amy Sutton, RN and clinical liaison with STAT home health. 

 

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  Airs Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Concerns about the spread of Zika virus have been mounting. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on Zika virus. Guests will be Dr. John Vanchiere, Associate Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at LSU Health Shreveport; Dr. Michelle Arnold, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport; and Dr. Beverly Burden, Entomologist and Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences at LSU Shreveport.

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