Dr. Randall Brewer

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Airs Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 8 p.m. Tune in this Thursday for Health Matters. Dr. Joseph Bocchini, infectious disease physician with Willis-Knighton Health System, will update us on COVID-19. Dr. Randall Brewer will be our host, and Dr. Shelley Visconte will join to talk about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental health.

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Airs Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6 p.m. February is Heart Health Month. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Host Dr. Randall Brewer will talk about conditions of the heart with Dr. Ralph Baucum III, cardiologist with Advanced Cardiology Specialists; Jarrod Mitchell, Cardiac Rehab Coordinator with Willis-Knighton Health System; and Julie Hartley, Registered Dietitian with Willis-Knighton Health System. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 6 p.m. Hepatitis C is now a possibly curable disease with advancements in treatment. We will talk about this and other liver diseases on Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Raymond Coghlan, Clinical Associate Professor of Infectious Disease at LSU Health Shreveport, and Dr. Hrishikesh Samant, Clinical Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at LSU Health Shreveport and Site Director of Hepatology at John C. McDonald Regional Transplant Center. Calls will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 6 p.m. Headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound can all be symptoms of migraine. Tune in Thursday for Health Matters to learn about migraines and other headaches. Our host, Dr. Sanford Katz, will be joined by headache specialist Dr. Debra Davis, pain specialist Dr. Randall Brewer and neurosurgeon Dr. Jessica Wilden. This is a repeat broadcast and no phone calls will be taken..

Neurologist Dr. Debra Davis is Professor of Clinical Neurology specializing in headaches at LSU Health Shreveport. Neurologist Dr. Randall Brewer specializes in pain management at River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists, associated with the Willis-Knighton Physician Network; and Dr. Jessica Wilden, neurosurgeon, is the Director of Tri-State Neurosurgery, associated with the Willis-Knighton Physician Network.

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Airs Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. This week’s Health Matters is all about pets. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by Dr. April Mackey, veterinarian at Towne South Animal Hospital, to talk about summertime pet care and answer your pet health questions. Call in during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or ask a question via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 6 p.m. Summer may mean “fun in the sun,” but it also means it’s time to look at your skincare routine. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this show on protecting your skin from the effects of the sun and treatments for damage that is already done. Guests will be facial plastic surgeon Dr. Ken Sanders; radiation oncologist Dr. Sanford Katz, with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center; and dermatologist Dr. Josephine Futrell, with Ark-La-Tex Dermatology. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.

 

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Airs Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 6 p.m. Headache, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound can all be symptoms of migraine. Tune in Thursday for Health Matters to learn about migraines and other headaches. Our host, Dr. Sanford Katz, will be joined by headache specialist Dr. Debra Davis, pain specialist Dr. Randall Brewer and neurosurgeon Dr. Jessica Wilden. Your questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host, Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Mamatha Katikaneni, Assistant Professor of Rheumatology, with the Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about lupus and other rheumatoid conditions. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Host Dr. Randall Brewer will talk about treating the patient as a whole person including lifestyle with Dr. Nicole Cotter of Integrative Medicine of Shreveport-Bossier, and Julie Hartley, Wellness Dietician and Health Coach with Willis-Knighton Health System.

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Airs Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6 p.m. We’ve kicked off 2019 and made our New Year’s resolutions, with hopes that this will be our best year yet. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m., when our host, Dr. Randall Brewer, will be joined by dietician Julie Hartley, fitness coach Libby Burkhalter, and Jarrod Mitchell with Willis Knighton Cardiac Rehabilitation, to help keep us on track. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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