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.
||Internet Safety for Parents & Kids||"The Internet is a rewarding place for both kids and teens, but the potential risks to privacy and personal safety are real," according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. On the next Line One, we'll discuss these warnings with the officers of the APD||6/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What everyone needs to know today about HIV/AIDS||Many individuals treated for HIV infection are now living to a near normal life expectancy, an enormous change since this illness was first coming to awareness in the 1980’s. Who becomes infected, when, and how has changed as well. This program will dis||6/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Breastmilk Sharing – What’s Safe?||"Breast is best," goes the common advice for new mothers - but what if a mother's own breastmilk isn't available? Is it safe to feed your infant milk from a friend, or even a milk bank? Tune in on the next Line One to learn more. KSKA: Monday, June 15, at||6/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pediatric Dermatology||Skin is the largest organ in the human body. For pediatric dermatologist Dr. Gina Brown, skin works like a mirror - it shows illness, heredity and the effects of one's surroundings. On the next Line One, join Dr. Woodard for a discussion on pediatric derm||6/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Economic Costs of Childhood Obesity in Alaska||Along with the rise of the automobile, video screens and relatively inexpensive food comes obesity. “Aside from the 15.2 percent currently obese, another estimated 20 percent of children who aren’t currently obese will become obese as adults, if curre||5/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Adolescent Eating Disorders||Anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating - they're all serious eating disorders that pack serious health consequences. Dr. Woodard and his guest, Dr. Ellen Rome, head of Adolescent Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, will define these pro||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Asthma||Current U.S. statistics suggest about 8 percent of us have asthma. This highly variable lung problem can range in severity from so mild it may be difficult to diagnose, to a disabling condition. On the next Line One program, guests Marge Stoneking of the||5/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hepatitis Awareness Month||Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, but most do not know they are in||5/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||“The Sum of My Parts” – A Trauma Survivor’s Story of Dissociative Identity Disorder||Growing up, Olga Trujillo witnessed daily her father's brutal and terrifying attacks on her mother, and herself suffered constant physical, emotional and sexual abuse from her father, her brothers, and as she grew older, many others outside her family. Ol||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ionizing Radiation as a Cancer Treatment||The prognosis for many cancers has improved due to many factors including a better understanding of the cancer, earlier detection, and better treatment often with fewer side effects. Ionizing radiation for certain cancers is one of these improved treatmen||4/17/2015||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!