Dr. Patrick Lavo

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Airs Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 6 p.m. It's back-to-school time.  Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. John A. Vanchiere, Vice-Chair for Pediatric Research and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at LSU Health; and Dr. Jennifer Singh, LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions Physician Assistant Program Medical Director; and Director of Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine Services at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and Board Certified in Lifestyle Medicine. They will talk about getting the kids prepared for school and lifestyle tips to make school time easier for parents and kids. 

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Airs Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 6 p.m. Perhaps you want to change your look in 2018. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. Paige Bundrick, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, specializing in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery at LSU Health. We’ll hear from Dr. Bundrick on a variety of facial rejuvenation procedures , facial and nasal reconstructive procedures, and more. This is a Repeat Broadcast and no calls will be taken.

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Airs Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. Cataract surgery may help you live longer, or so a recent study says. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Lavo will host Dr. Jeffrey Lusk, ophthalmologist with Lusk Eye Specialists, to talk about cataracts and other conditions that can affect our eyesight. Questions will be taken at 800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. Early detection affects cancer treatment outcomes. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Our host, Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. Shawn Milligan, Dr. Jerry McLarty, and Jenny Green from Feist-Weiller Cancer Center to talk about the importance of early detection and the Feist-Weiller Family Health Day. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-52-8502

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Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 6 p.m. According to the CDC, 1.7 million people in the U.S. suffer from traumatic brain injury annually. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. as Dr. Patrick Lavo hosts this discussion on traumatic brain injury. Guests will be Dr. Christina Notarianni, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at LSU Health; Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Associate Professor of Neurology at LSU Health; and Dr. John Owings, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Trauma and Critical Care at LSU Health.