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Airs Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. Students are going back to school, whether in person or online. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition. Host Shelley Visconte will address issues affecting children and parents, as the schoolyear starts, with guests Michelle Yetman, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at LSU Health Shreveport; Stephanie Curry, Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Instructor of Communication Disorders at LSU Health Shreveport, and Adam Blancher, PhD, Counseling Psychologist, Clinical Associate Professor at LSU Health Shreveport. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, July 16, 202, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Health Matters host Dr. Randall Brewer will be joined by Dr. Joseph Bocchini,  infectious disease physician with Willis-Knighton Health System, and Dr. John Vanchiere, Vice-Chair for Pediatric Research and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases with LSU Health Shreveport, to continue our updates on COVID-19. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Airs Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 8 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. With cases of COVID-19 again on the rise, Dr. G.E. Ghali, Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport, will join Health Matters host Dr. Randall Brewer to provide updates and discuss the current situation. Questions 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, September 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host, Dr. Patrick Lavo, will discuss head trauma with Dr. Jennifer Kosty, Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Shreveport, and Jonathan Ford, Sports Director at the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Airs Thursday, July 18, 2018, at 6 p.m. Keep safe and healthy while enjoying summer activities. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Lavo will host our talk on summer safety with guests Lt. Richard Corbett, Director of Sheriff’s Safety Town; Dr. Steven Bienvenu, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics with LSU Health Shreveport; Raymond Lee, Executive Director of the BHP Billiton YMCA; and Shelley McMillian, CEO of Rock Solid. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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Airs Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 6 p.m. Measles outbreaks, a polio-like virus, the flu–what’s a parent to do? Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. John A. Vanchiere, Associate Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about these pediatric health issues and more. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.

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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, December 8, at 6 p.m. Cytomegalovirus infects 20,000 to 40,000 infants each year, far more than Zika, and can cause permanent disabilities, but it’s something we do not hear much about. This week Dr. Randall Brewer, host of Health Matters, will be joined by Dr. Andrew D. Yurochko, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about CMV research. He’ll also be joined by Dr.

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  Airs Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Concerns about the spread of Zika virus have been mounting. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz will host this discussion on Zika virus. Guests will be Dr. John Vanchiere, Associate Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at LSU Health Shreveport; Dr. Michelle Arnold, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport; and Dr. Beverly Burden, Entomologist and Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences at LSU Shreveport.

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