Posted by: yourhealthradio | December 7, 2017

Why Access to Affordable Housing is a “Vaccine”

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Laura Higginbotham talk with associate professor of pediatrics and public health at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health Dr. Megan Sandel about why access to affordable housing is a “vaccine” important for good health.

Please tune in! The show will air: SandelMeganBioPhoto

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, December 9, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, December 10, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, December 11, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, December 10, at 7 a.m.

 

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Warren Perry talk with investigative journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin about her new book Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery.

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WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, December 2, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, December 3, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, December 4, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, December 3, at 7 a.m.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 24, 2017

Re-air: The Misguided Battle of the Bulge

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Caroline Roberts welcome Sylvia Tara, Ph.D., biochemist and author of The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body’s Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You, who talks with us about the misguided battle of the bulge.

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Tara S, Author Photo, Credit to Joshua Michael Shelton

Photo by Joshua Michael Shelton

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, November 25, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, November 26, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, November 27, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, November 26, at 7 a.m.

 

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 16, 2017

Men’s Health—and Why You Might See a Few More Mustaches This Month

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Warren Perry talk with Mark Hedstrom, senior vice president of the Movember Foundation, about men’s health—and why you might see a few more mustaches this month.

Please tune in! The show will air: Headshot 2[1][1][1]

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, November 18, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, November 19, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, November 20, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, November 19, at 7 a.m.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 10, 2017

Author and Physician Perri Klass Talks Reading, Writing and Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther talk with Dr. Perri Klass, author and professor of journalism and pediatrics at NYU, about the muses influencing her work in both science and art.

Please tune in! The show will air: klass6_headshot

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, November 11, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, November 12, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, November 13, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, November 12, at 7 a.m.

 

 

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 3, 2017

Conversations about Interdisciplinary Care

dahs_2This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with associate dean and chair in UNC’s Department of Allied Health Services Dr. Stephen Hooper as well as Dr. Eileen Burker, division director and professor of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, and Dr. Philip Griffin, clinical associate professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, about the importance of interdisciplinary care.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, November 4, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 5, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, November 6, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, November 5, at 7 a.m.

 

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:17) Sleep deprivation is an effective anti-depressant for nearly half of depressed patients; Saunas may be good for blood pressure; Chronic bronchitis: new insights could lead to first diagnostic test and better treatments; A nanoparticle-coated skin patch could treat obesity and diabetes
  • Conversations with Dr. Stephen Hooper, Dr. Eileen Burker and Dr. Philip Griffin (min 9:17-31:58)
  • House Calls (min 31:58-40:00) I’m a 24-year-old woman with breast cancer in my family. When should I start being more alert for signs of problems?; I’ve been a smoker since I was a teenager. I recently quit smoking but still use chewing tobacco. How do I quit all tobacco products?; My mother was diagnosed with dementia but doesn’t have Alzheimer’s. What’s the difference and does the nuance of the diagnosis change her treatment?

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 27, 2017

“Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear”

Untitled designThis weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with sociologist Dr. Margee Kerr about her book Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear.

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WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Sunday 10/29 at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday 10/30 at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday 10/29 at 7 a.m.

 

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-7:46) Zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells; Psoriasis patients face increased risk of heart attacks and death; Umbilical cord stem cells show promise as heart failure treatment; Cost of contact in sports Is estimated at over 600,000 injuries a year
  • Conversations with Dr. Margee Kerr (min 7:46-30:25)
  • House Calls (min 30:25-40:00) If my first child was premature, is it more likely my second child will be premature as well?; What is metabolic syndrome?; I’ve been taking Ambien occasionally for years. How prevalent is Ambien’s affect on memory?; My six-year-old fell and hit his head. He didn’t lose consciousness but has a bump on his head. Should I take him to the ER?

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 19, 2017

Using Teens’ Phones to Tackle Tough Topics

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Liz Chen (center) and Vichi Jagannathan (right) along with fellow co-founder Cristina Leos

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with the co-founders of MyHealthEd Liz Chen and Vichi Jagannathan about Real Talk, the company’s new app that uses teens’ phones as a tool to tackle hard topics.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, October 21, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 22, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, October 23, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, October 22, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:23) Link between youth football and emotional issues in adulthood; Resistance exercise reduces anxiety; Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk; Study identifies protein that may improve flu symptoms, reduce deaths
  • Conversations with Liz Chen and Vichi Jagannathan (min 8:23-28:22)
  • House Calls (min 28:22-40:00) How common is tuberculosis and how easily can it spread?; My doctor of 35 years is retiring. Can you offer any reassurance as I look for a new general practitioner?; What should I expect with polycystic ovarian syndrome?; Is there a difference in how doctors would approach my care if I have depression vs. bipolar depression?

 

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Mary Otto (photo by Nancy Crampton) and her book Teeth

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Warren Perry talk with health journalist and author Mary Otto about her recent book Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.

 

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, October 14, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 15, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, October 16, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, October 15, at 7 a.m.

 

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-7:14) Oral food challenges are safe for diagnosing food allergies; Condom sales drop blamed on smartphones; Alcohol abuse rising among older adults
  • Conversations with Mary Otto (min 7:14-29:17)
  • House Calls (min 29:17-40:00) My 19-year-old daughter has been to the ER twice because she couldn’t breathe. She was having panic attacks. What can we do for her at home and how do I know when she needs to go to the ER?; I’ve had muscle pain in my abdomen for months that’s not getting better. My physical therapist thinks I strained my adductor. What is that and why does it take so long to heal?; How do you know when pain is a stomachache or appendicitis?; Is strep throat harder to combat as an adult and am I likely to get it again?

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 6, 2017

Worldwide Work Against Threats to Our Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Elizabeth Parks talk with Dr. Myron Cohen, director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at UNC, about his worldwide work against the spread of AIDS and other threats to our health.

Please tune in! The show will air: ac932eba-fe33-49a6-8849-d6c02f96f7df

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 8, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, October 9, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, October 8, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:54) TB vaccine BCG effective for twice as long as previously thought; More older men get prostate radiation when doctors own the equipment; FDA announces first US gene therapy approval for cancer treatment; Sequencing all 24 human chromosomes uncovers rare disorders
  • Conversations with Dr. Myron Cohen (min 10:54-32:38)
  • House Calls (min 32:38-40:00) What are the risks of a facelift?; When should my wife and I consider fertility treatments and what’s the first step?; Is it really worth getting a flu shot?

 

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