Aired Thursday, November 13 at 6 p.m. This week on Red River Radio's "Health Matters,” the topic of discussion was Sports medicine. Dr. Randall Brewer was host to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Shane Barton and Lance Champagne, head athletic trainer for the LSUS Pilots and Lady Pilots. They took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502.
Aired Thursday, November 6 at 6 p.m. On this Health Matters we examined Autism Spectrum Disorders with a panel featuring Clinical Psychologist Dr. Michelle Yetman and Speech Pathologist Mike McGill with the LSU Health School of Allied Health Professions’ Children’s Center; Holy Angels CEO Laurie Boswell and Holy Angels Director of Resident Care Mary O’Neal. We also took your questions. Listen again here.
Aired Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Ebola, once thought to be far from having effects in the U.S., has arrived to touch us at home. Fear of the virus has spread across the nation, but is it warranted and how prepared are we to handle Ebola? In this edition of Health Matters we spoke with Dr. John Vanchiere, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Dr. Gerald Capraro, Assistant Professor of Pathology from LSU Health, and Knox Andress, RN, Region 7 Hospital Preparedness Coordinator. They provided information and took your calls at 800-552-8502.
Aired Thursday, October 23, at 6 p.m. Domestic violence by an intimate partner affects approximately 10 million people a year, according to the CDC, and costs for medical and mental health care due to domestic violence are in the billions each year. On this month's Mental Health Edition of Health Matters on Red River Radio, co-hosts Mark Vigen and Shelley Visconte were joined by Patrina Jenkins, domestic violence advocate with Project Celebration, and Sergeant Lindsay Bonner of the Shreveport Police Domestic Violence Unit. They discussed signs of abuse and options for help and took your calls at 800-552-8502.
Aired Thursday, October 16 at 6 p.m. On this edition of Health Matters we examines Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disease. Host Dr. Randall Brewer welcomed rheumatologist Dr. Katie Walton and Brad and Cheré Johnson of Helping Hands Physical Therapy. We took your calls and questions during the show at 800-552-8502.