Line One: Your Health Connection
By KSKA Public Radio - FM 91.1 Anchorage, Alaska
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Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program broadcast LIVE on Monday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, Alaska. Hosted by Dr. Thad Woodard, Line One focuses on the latest developments in health care and features national experts and LIVE call-in discussions of important health issues and topics. Learn more, ask questions and share comments online at alaskapublic.org.
||Child Abuse & Neglect – Causes, Consequences and Prevention||According to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, nearly 2,000 Alaskan children were in out-of-home placement in January 2014. The vast majority of those cases were due to child abuse and neglect. Office of Children's Services Director Chr||4/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||ADD, ADHD and Academic Performance||Maximizing academic performance depends on the educational system and the student. On the next Line One, host Dr. Woodard will discuss a leading cause of school underachievement, attention deficit disorder, with Dr. Lyn Clark of Anchorage. Topics discusse||4/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Screening for Prostate Cancer||Screening recommendations for prostate cancer have changed, leading to confusion and uncertainty for some. Join host Dr. Thad Woodard and guest Dr. Josh Logan to clarify current recommendations and the reasoning behind them. KSKA: Monday, April 7, at 2:00||4/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Line One: Effects of Secondhand Smoke and E-Cigarettes||This week Line One Dr. Woodard will discuss the health effects of second-hand smoke and e-cigarettes with Marge Stoneking of the American Lung Association and Emily Nenon of the American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network. KSKA: Monday, March 31, at||3/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Line One: Predicting and Preventing Type I Diabetes||The Blood Bank of Alaska is a member of an international network of sites conducting research to prevent, delay and reverse the progression of Type I diabetes. Host Dr. Thad Woodard and guests will discuss this research and the involvement of the Blood Ba||3/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Power of Gratitude and Positive Thinking||We all know people who make us feel better when we are around them, who inspire us to be kinder, gentler and more humane. Ever wonder why people like that tend to be happier and more successful? Research studies consistently show that individuals who exhi||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Domestic Violence: The Impacts of Family Abuse and Trauma||Domestic Violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Children, who grow up witnessing domestic violence, are among those most ser||3/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Problems with Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants||Hip implants numbers are growing -- but one type, metal on metal implants, is causing problems. On Monday’s show, Dr. Thad Woodard and guests will address what you need to know about this procedure, especially if you've had this surgery. KSKA: Monday, 3||2/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Parenting the Modern Teen, Part 4: Blended Families, Single Parents and Co-Parenting After Divorce||It is difficult enough to parent challenging teenagers in a two-parent family. Different parenting circumstances – like single parenting, co-parenting after divorce or coping with a parent who is often away – can have adverse effects on the mental hea||2/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Talking with Patients About End-of-Life Care||Communication - can physicians do better? What do patients want? This week on Line One, we'll discuss talking with patients, especially about end-of-life care, with Anchorage pulmonologist Dr. John Clark and Dr. Stephen Rust, director of the Palliative Ca||2/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
Except for a few, rare digressions into the realm of politics, Dr. Woodard's interviews are thoughtful and interesting. Highly recommended!