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Airs Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 6 p.m. More young people are playing sports than ever before, which can be both healthy and fun, but sports also carry risks for injuries.  Dr. Sanford Katz hosted this Health Matters discussion on the prevention of sports injuries and how they’re treated when they do occur. He was joined by Dr. Shane Barton, Chairman and Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSU Health; Dr.

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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, July 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Shelley Visconte will talk about sex addiction with guest Clint Davis, Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters this Thursday at 6 p.m. when Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Kara Babaian, Assistant Professor of Urology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about men’s health and other urologic concerns. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, when Dr. Shelley Visconte hosts a show on the effects of family trauma. She will be joined by Dr. Dudley Chewning, Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist with the Counseling Center of Northwest Louisiana, and Clay Walker, Caddo Parish Director of Juvenile Services. Questions will be taken at 1-80-552-8502.

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