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 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|
||The Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance Survey||Behaviors associated with poor health can be assessed and this leads to understanding of how to best use limited resources to improve overall population health. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBSS) is one instrument used to understand such||4/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||‘Checking Out’ — Dissociative Disorders from A-Z||We all dissociate to some degree or another but sometimes self-destructive behaviors like substance abuse, sexual acting out, excessive media consumption, or shopping, become the means we use to remove ourselves from our realities and relieve us temporari||4/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trauma — America’s Biggest Health Threat?||This week, host Prentiss Pemberton joins one of the world's leading experts on trauma, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, for a discussion about the mechanisms and areas of the brain that are activated and altered during prolonged or intense exposure to extreme fea||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Epidemiology and screening of colorectal cancer||This week, Dr. Woodard will be following on the theme of Ken Burns' upcoming documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" with a show on colorectal cancer epidemiology and screening. Two local experts join the show for a conversation on this health||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Woodard fields your health care questions||On the next Line One, we're leaving it to the listeners to tap into Dr. Woodard's expertise on a wide variety of health-related topics. If you have questions about infants, children, or adolescents, immunizations, the social factors contributing to health||3/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medicare for Alaskans||According to the Alaska Commission on Aging, seniors are the fastest growing population and comprise the largest percentage of all ages in Alaska. On the next Line One, Judith Bendersky, program manager for the State of Alaska Medicare Information Office,||3/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Street Life — Alaska’s homeless youth||The streets, trail and woods of Anchorage can be a mean place for a homeless person. Now, imagine that person is your 15-year-old son or daughter. Nobody knows the realities faced by these kids more than the front-line workers from Covenant House Alaska w||2/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Contraception Effectiveness||According to a New England Journal of Medicine study, approximately half of unintended pregnancies in the United States are due to contraceptive failure. This week on Line One, obstetrics and gynecology expert, Dr. Brooke Winner joins the show to speak ab||2/20/2015||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!