Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists

  Aired Thursday, December 10, at 6 p.m. Something as simple as breathing isn’t easy for those with COPD or other chronic respiratory illnesses. On this Health Matters Dr. Randall Brewer hosted a discussion on respiratory health. He’ll was joined by Dr. Himanchu Desai (Dehsigh) with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists in Shreveport; Karen Wells, Respiratory Therapist with Willis-Knighton Health System; and Jarrod Mitchell, Coordinator for Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Willis-Knighton Health System. Your calls were taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Aired Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m.
Caution: Cigarette Smoking may be hazardous to your health.
That message was introduced in 1966 on Cigarette packages. Today, nearly 50 years later we read.
Surgeon General's Warning: Smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, and may complicate pregnancy. On this edition of Health matter we discuss smoking cessation and tobacco related illnesses. Dr. Randy Brewer will be your host and is joined by Dr. Sanford Katz, a radiation oncologist with the Willis Knighton Cancer Center, Dr. Himanshu Desai who is a partner with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists in Shreveport, and Dr. Jarrod Mitchell, coordinator of the Willis Knighton Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. They examined the health risks of smoking and various smoking cessation programs.