Posted by: yourhealthradio | September 23, 2016

The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Laurel Sisler will be talking with Doris Rouse, Ph.D., vice president of global health technology at RTI International, about the fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria and a new international partnership created to help.

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Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, Sept. 24,  at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 25, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, Sept. 26, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, Sept. 25, at 7 a.m.

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney welcome Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D., professor and chair of social medicine at UNC’s School of Medicine, and professor of health policy and management at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, for a conversation about the healthcare and health policy landscape: what voters should know in advance of the upcoming election.

Please tune in! The show will air:oberlander_jon_max_englund_200x200web

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, Sept. 17,  at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 18, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, Sept. 19, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7 a.m.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 31, 2016

Re-air: The Past, Present and Future of Alzheimer’s Research

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Amir Barzin will be talking with Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital about The Past, Present and Future of Alzheimer’s Research. 

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• Saturday, September 3,  at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, September 4, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, September 5, at 6 and 10 p.m.

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• Sunday, September 4, at 7 a.m.

 

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 26, 2016

Judging Laura and the Aftermath of Sexual Assault

This week on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Carol Ripley-Moffitt have an important conversation with Dr. Peter Rizzolo, author and retired professor of Family Medicine at UNC, and Natalie Ziemba, crisis response coordinator of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center. The theme of the conversation is Dr. Rizzolo’s new novel Judging Laura and the aftermath of sexual assault.YourHealth_JudgingLaura_OrangeCountyRapeCrisisCenter_UNCFamilyMedicine

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9FM

• Saturday, August 27,  at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, August 28, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, August 29, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, August 28, at 7 a.m.

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Royalties from the sale of Judging Laura benefit RAINN, a nonprofit organization that supports survivors of sexual assault, educates the public about sexual violence and works to improve public policy.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

Research that Matters

Treating ADHD with Two Simultaneous Medications

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Eating Nuts May Decrease Inflammation Biomarkers/Heart Disease

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Positive Health Impacts on Pre-term Infants of Breastfeeding

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Nose Bacteria Produces Antibiotic

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Conversations

Dr. Peter Rizzolo’s website
Orange County Rape Crisis Center
Blog posts by Natalie Ziemba

House Calls

Difference between HDL and LDL
Weight gain as a side effect of necessary medication
Lower back pain with mild to moderate scoliosis
Hypertension registered while asleep

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 19, 2016

The Global Fight Against Cervical Cancer

This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and guest co-host Carol Ripley- Moffitt have an exciting conversation with Dr.Vivien Tsu, senior program officer at the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health. The theme of the conversation is the global fight against cervical cancerVTsu.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, August 20, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, August 21, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, August 22, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, August 21, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 12, 2016

Indications on Prescription Drugs   

This week on Your Health Radio Adam and guest co-host Laurel Sisler, MSW, LCSWA, have an exciting conversation with Dr. Gordon Schiff, internist and safety science director at Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Academic Innovations Collaborative and associate director of Brigham and Women’s Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice. The theme of the conversation is Indications on Prescription Drugs.

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WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, August 13, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, August 14, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, August 15, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, August 14, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 5, 2016

The Price of Healthcare: Rising Premiums for the Affordable Care Act

This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and guest co-host Laurel Sisler, MSW, LCSWA, have an exciting conversation with Dr. Benjamin Sommers, assistant professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. The theme of the conversation is The Price of Healthcare: Rising Premiums for the Affordable Care Act.
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Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, August 6,  at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, August 7, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, August 8, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, August 7, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL97.9FM website.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 28, 2016

Re-Air: A Third Era of Healthcare with Dr. Donald Berwick

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Catherine Coe will be talking with Dr. Donald BerwickSenior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about A Third Era of Healthcare.

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WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, July 30th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, July 31st at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, August 1st at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, July 31st at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

Research that Matters

Pre-sports physicals not very effective at identifying adolescent cardiac issues:

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Finding the sweet spot for sleep:

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Dog ownership among seniors lowers rate of overall death:

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Taking aspirin during treatment for some cancers decreased cancer death risk:

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Conversations with Dr. Donald Berwick

Profiles in Leadership
Resource Guide on Dr. Berwick

House Calls

Should I see doctor about a blistered sunburn?
What is herd immunity and how does it affect people with vaccines?
Can my doctor help me figure out if I have an allergy?
My doctor told me to reduce my stress to treat muscle tension headaches but I don’t feel especially stressed. What should I do?
Should my boyfriend see a doctor for frequent nosebleeds?

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 22, 2016

The Ethics of Compassionate Use with Dr. Arthur Caplan

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther will be talking with Dr. Arthur Caplan, Director of the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University’s Langone Medical Center about The Ethics of Compassionate Use. 
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WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, July 23rd at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, July 24th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, July 25th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, July 24th at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:01) Preschool bed times related to obesity risk later in life; Cancer patients often think their prognosis is better than oncologists do; Artificial sweeteners are shown to increase appetite and overall calorie intake in fruit fly and mouse studies; Doctors can often get a good idea of specific patient problems from general questions.
  • Conversations with Dr. Arthur Caplan (min 10:01-30:54)
  • House Calls (min 31:08-39:23) Is it appropriate for a patient to tell their doctor to take care of themselves?; Why won’t my insurance cover a shingles vaccine until I’m 60 when research shows it can help me at 50?; Should I see a doctor about green stool?; I’ve been struggling with fatigue for years? Is it time to see an alternative provider?

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 15, 2016

Family Caregivers with Dr. Eve Wittenberg

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy will be talking with Dr. Eve Wittenberg, Senior Research Scientist at Harvard School of Public Health about Family Caregivers. 
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WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, July 16th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, July 17th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, July 18th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, July 17th at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:15) A new diabetes drug lowers complications with the kidneys; Feeding babies from bigger bottles causes them to put on much more weight; Americans broadly support raising the age to buy cigarettes; Male doctors are less likely to diagnose women with heart disease.
  • Conversations with Dr. Eve Wittenberg (min 10:15-31:55)
  • House Calls (min 31:55-39:28) If I have heart problems and I want to start exercising, do I need to see a cardiologist first?; Should I see a doctor for a small, flaky rash that doesn’t itch but isn’t going away?; Can we get help from a doctor for a family member who we are worried might have a drinking problem?; A child at my daughter’s day care has pertussis or whooping cough, is my daughter safe if she got her vaccine?

Research that Matters

A new diabetes drug lowers complications with the kidneys

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Feeding babies from bigger bottles causes them to put on much more weight

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Americans broadly support raising the age to buy cigarettes;

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Male doctors are less likely to diagnose women with heart disease.

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Conversations with Dr. Eve Wittenberg – Family caregivers

Dr. Eve Wittenberg’s website
Decision Making in Health and Science
New England Journal of Medicine article: Health as a Family Affair 
National Caregiving Alliance
Family Caregiver Alliance
Caregiver Action Network 

House Calls

If I have heart problems and I want to start exercising, do I need to see a cardiologist first?

Cardiac rehabilitation 

Should I see a doctor for a small, flaky rash that doesn’t itch but isn’t going away?

Rashes 

Can we get help from a doctor for a family member who we are worried might have a drinking problem?

Alcohol abuse
Helping a loved one with a drinking problem
Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help 

A child at my daughter’s day care has pertussis or whooping cough, is my daughter safe if she got her vaccine?

Whooping Cough
Whooping Cough: Post-exposure guidance
Whooping Cough Fact Sheet for Parents

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