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.
||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|
||Sleep Disorders||The importance of getting a good night's sleep cannot be overestimated, although for many, this essential need is a constant battle. Our next guest, Dr. Ross Dodge, medical director for sleep medicine at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, will discuss his w||2/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Autism and Environmental Toxins||A lot of research effort is going into finding the cause of autism. Our next guest, Dr. Irva Hertz-Picciotto of the University of California Davis MIND Institute, an authority on environmental effects on health, will discuss with Dr. Woodard the evidence||1/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||High Conflict People: How to Live and Work with Challenging Personalities||Blaming others, extreme behaviors, all-or-nothing thinking and unmanaged emotions all characterize the “high conflict person.” Host Prentiss Pemberton and guest, Bill Eddy, explore the mind of high conflict people and what you can do to live with and||1/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pediatric and Prenatal Genetic Counseling||The ability to identify and sometimes intervene in genetic health problems is growing rapidly. However, the public understanding of genetic disease, genetic testing and the use of information obtained is often quite limited. This program will help listene||1/16/2015||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!