Health Matters

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Airs Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 6 p.m. February is American Heart Month, and this Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosts Health Matters on cardiac health. Guests will be Dr. Trey Baucum, Cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology with Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists; Dr. Syed Mehmood, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon with Red River Cardiovascular Surgeons; and Dr. Pavan Katikaneni, Interventional Cardiology and Associate Program Director – Cardiology Fellowship, LSU School of Medicine and Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

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Due to a technical problem the first several minutes of this weeks show were not recorded.

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This is a repeat broadcast: No phone calls will be taken.

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Airs Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 6 p.m. Fall and winter are flu season, with peak flu activity usually occurring between December through March. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this Health Matters on flu and flu vaccines. He’ll be joined by Dr. Joseph Bocchini, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at LSU Health; Dr. Gerardo Negron, Infectious Disease Specialist with Willis-Knighton Health System; and Dr. Himanchu Desai with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists in Shreveport . Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, December 22, at 6 p.m. Every year, 230,000 women are told they have breast cancer and 40,000 will die. In this hour - long look at this disease, Oncologist Ken Miller explores its treatment, its history as a public policy issue, and its direct impact on women.

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