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Airs Thursday, April 19, 2018. This week’s Health Matters is all about the pets, from allergies to mosquito related illness and more. So have your pet questions ready and tune in, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host Dr. April Mackey from Towne South Animal Hospital. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. It’s officially spring, and cars are covered in the yellow, powdery pollen which produces runny noses and red, itchy eyes. Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters as Dr. Sanford Katz hosts Dr. Lori A. Lemonnier, LSU Health Assistant Professor–Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, and Dr. Caroline Caperton, with WK Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center, to talk about allergy triggers and treatments. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.

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Airs Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday t 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte will host our discussion on Chronic Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System. Guests will be Attorney Elton Richey, and forensic psychiatry fellows from University Health Dr. Vinay Kothapalli and Dr. Erica Parker. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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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, February 8, 2018 at 6 p.m. This season's flu epidemic has been particularly alarming. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by infectious disease physicians Dr. Gerardo Negron and Dr. Raymond Coghlan to talk about the risks, treatment, and prevention of the flu. Your questions and comments will be taken during the show at 

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