Health Matters

Airs Thursday, January 28, at 6 p.m. Children are creative with vivid imaginations. How do we carry that creativity into adulthood, and how can creativity affect our mental health? Join host Dr. Mark Vigen and co-host Shelley Visconte for this Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our guests will be Anne Gremillion, owner of Gremillion and Pou Marketing, and Logan Sledge, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Centenary College. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-802 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

  Airs Thursday, January 21, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Maters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this Health Matters to talk about epilepsy, types of seizures, and the latest treatments. He will be joined in the studio by Dr. Rosario Reil-Romero, Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport; and Dr. Jessica Wilden, Assistant Professor Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport; and Dr.

Airs Thursday, January 14, at 6 p.m. It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. They are definitely our windows to view the world around us, so it’s important to protect our eyesight. Kermit Poling hosts this Health Matters with guests Dr. Chanping Liang, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology/Glaucoma Specialist at LSU Health, and Dr. Amar Patel, from the LSU Health Shreveport Ophthalmology Department, to talk about glaucoma and other conditions that affect vision. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

Airs Thursday, January 10, at 6 p.m. Chronic pain can make even small tasks difficult. Host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by guests Dr. Randall Brewer, Neurologist, Dr. Steven Abney, Clinical Psychologist, both with River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists, and Dr. Lee Rielly, Physical Therapist and Program Director at Willis Knighton Spine Institute. They will discuss what it’s like to live with chronic pain and what treatments are available. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

Airs Thursday, December 18 at 6 p.m. On this repeat edition of Health Matters Psychologist Dr. Mark Vigen and  Licensed Counselor Shelly Visconte provide tips on surviving the holidays. Your questions were taken during the show. Join Red Radio for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m.