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.
||The changing role of nursing||Health care is more complex than ever, chronic diseases are becoming a major problem, and cost, access and quality are increasingly scrutinized. Nursing has been changing and continues to change to adapt to these changes and needs. This program will discu||8/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Attention deficit disorder||Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder manifests in early childhood with symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. The prevalence in school-age children is estimated to be about 10 percent, making it one of the most common disorders of||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders||Any quantity of alcohol during pregnancy has been associated with a host of lifelong effects on the developing fetus. On this program we will look at the evidence for this, describe the effects, discuss how the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder||8/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Origins of Dementia||The dementia first described by Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906 remains the most common but not the only form of dementia. Dr. Woodard and guests discuss the common dementias, their causes and symptoms, and the newest information that may help prevent their o||7/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||‘The Hijacked Brain’ — Addiction and Recovery||Addiction costs society millions in productivity, is one of the major contributing factors to incarceration, and takes a devastating toll on individuals and families from every socioeconomic background. Why do millions of people struggle daily to maintain||7/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Colon Cancer||We have discussed colon cancer before but it’s been awhile since we looked at it from the surgeon’s point of view. On this program, join Anchorage colorectal surgeons Drs. Kerrie Bossard and Dan Rossi in a discussion about colon cancer and the role of||7/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Former City Mayor Rick Mystrom & 50 Years of Experience Living With Type 1 Diabetes||Former Anchorage mayor Rick Myrstrom has lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years. He believes he's actually healthier than he would have been had he not developed diabetes. Learn what he means by that on the next Line One. KSKA: Monday, July 6,||7/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||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|
Except for a few, rare digressions into the realm of politics, Dr. Woodard's interviews are thoughtful and interesting. Highly recommended!