Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 21, 2017

Collaboration in Medicine

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy talk with Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, director of UNC’s physician assistant program and professor of medicine, about the broad range of experiences he’s had throughout his career and what they taught him about medicine and the importance of collaboration

Please tune in! The show will air:e0757154-5a67-4cd6-9a1f-6e6fe08ca895

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, July 22, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 23, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 24, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, July 23, at 7 a.m.
Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 14, 2017

“Forgotten Grievers”—Children Who Lose a Brother or Sister

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Caroline Roberts talk with Dr. James Bolton, assistant professor at the University of Manitoba’s Department of Psychiatry, about “forgotten grievers”—children who lose a brother or sister.

Please tune in! The show will air: James_Bolton

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, July 15, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 16, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 17, at 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 16, at 7 a.m.

 

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:08) The family dog could help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities; ADHD medication associated with reduced risk for motor vehicle crashes; Weekend exercise may be as good as daily workouts; Should doctors be paid by salary or fee-for-service?
  • Conversations with Dr. James Bolton (min 10:08-29:15)
  • House Calls (min 29:15-40:00) Is there anything wrong medically with a 5-year-old getting her ears pierced?; After stepping off a curb, I felt a pop in the back of my leg and couldn’t walk for two days. Now there’s a bruise on my leg. My sister thinks I may have injured my hamstring. Should I see a doctor?; I’ve had back pain the last couple of years which I was told is arthritis. Now I have pain in my hip which hasn’t gotten better. Could the hip pain be related to arthritis?; I’m receiving physical therapy after a stroke. My physical therapist noticed I’m falling more and thinks I may have a urinary tract infection. Should I get this checked?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | July 7, 2017

How Science and Medicine Influence Conversations about Race

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Catherine Coe talk with Dr. Alondra Nelson, professor of sociology and dean of social science at Columbia University, about her book The Social Life of DNA and how science and medicine influence conversations about race.

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WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, July 8, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 9, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 10, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, July 9, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:32) Depression medications for children and teens; A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restores ovarian function in sterilized mice; New blood test is more accurate in predicting prostate cancer risk than PSA; Novel device significantly reduces blood draw contamination, reduces risks to patients
  • Conversations with Dr. Alondra Nelson (min 9:32-30:39)
  • House Calls (min 30:39-40:00) I’m a recent college graduate starting a new job and was just diagnosed with lupus. Do you have any advice?; My doctor said my 14-year-old daughter is anemic. What does that mean and what do we do?; What do I do about fuzzy vision and headaches after staring at my computer too long?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | June 30, 2017

Re-air: The Benefits of Breastfeeding—for Baby and Mom

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and Cristy welcome Dr. Alison Stuebe, associate professor for the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at UNC, about the benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mom.

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WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, July 1, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, July 2, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, July 3, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, July 2, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:58) Good cardiovascular health may protect you from depression; Pre-cut salad may encourage growth of Salmonella; Women who have their last baby after 35 are mentally sharper in old age; High-dose monthly vitamin D for prevention of acute respiratory infection in older patients
  • Conversations with Dr. Alison Stuebe (min 9:58-30:45)
  • House Calls (min 30:45-40:00) How do you know when you have a cold vs a sinus infection and you should see your doctor?; Is cracking my knuckles a big deal?; My mother is in her late 70s and I’m concerned she’s losing her vision. How can I tell if this is a problem and what can I do?; What advice do you have about a senior citizen living alone who might fall?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | June 23, 2017

How the Story of Illnesses Can Shape Care

IrvineSpencerThis weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther talk with the Program of Narrative Medicine at Columbia University’s academic director Dr. Craig Irvine and lecturer Danielle Spencer, co-authors of the new book The Principles and Practices of Narrative Medicine, about how the story of illnesses can shape care.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, June 24, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 25, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, June 26, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, June 25, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:04) Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy; Women more sensitized than men to metal used in joint replacement; Children conceived after fertility treatments are at increased risk for pediatric cancers; Early death of Medicare patients after discharge from emergency departments
  • Conversations with Dr. Craig Irvine and Danielle Spencer (min 10:04-31:54)
  • House Calls (min 31:54-40:00) My daughter is very afraid of needles. After having a biopsy, I noticed her doctor making faces and mocking my daughter’s discomfort. Should we change doctors?; I’ve been taking Lexapro for several years and feel better now. Can I stop taking the antidepressants?; How do I get rid of dandruff?

 

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | June 16, 2017

The Murky Ethics of Right-to-Try Legislation

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with Liz Richardson, managing associate at the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, about the murky ethics of right-to-try legislation.

Please tune in! The show will air: Richardson photo 2

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, June 17, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 18, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, June 19, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, June 18, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:19) What color is this dress?; Why do so many Hollywood villains have skin conditions?; Book up for a longer life: readers die later; Smart bandages to monitor wounds in real time with 5G
  • Conversations with Liz Richardson (min 8:19-27:51)
  • House Calls (min 27:51-40:00) I had blood work done at my recent annual exam and was surprised when I got a bill for the blood work. Did my doctor make a mistake?; Is there a link between cancer and antiperspirants?; My in-laws have a gun and I’m hesitant to let my toddler go to their house. What do you think?; How do I prevent another bout of pinkeye and what can I look out for since my daughter seems to catch it easily?

 

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | June 9, 2017

Health Technology and Curbing the Spread of HIV

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk to Dr. Lisa Hightow-Weidman, associate professor of medicine and principal investigator of the Behavior and Technology (BAT) Lab at UNC, about the role of technology in curbing the spread of HIV and other health issues.

Please tune in! The show will air: 9ce35ef7-fda6-4d1c-8725-5fb41e79d72a

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 11, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, June 12, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, June 11, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:34) Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens; Brain changes in older adults increase risk for scams; Third hand smoke residue may harm children; ATV-related injuries in children remain large public health problem
  • Conversations with Dr. Lisa Hightow-Weidman (min 9:34-28:50)
  • House Calls (min 28:50-40:00) What advice do you have for someone who is very sensitive to smells?; I have ADHD and used to take Adderall and Ritalin but they made me anxious. Is Strattera a good option for me?; My doctor suggested a stimulant to increase my potassium which is low because of blood pressure medicine. Can I increase my potassium through my diet?

 

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | June 1, 2017

Your Health, Your Decisions

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam, Cristy & guest co-host Dr. Caroline Roberts talk to Dr. Robert Alan McNutt, president and CEO of YouChooseMedical and author of Your Health, Your Decisions: How to Work with Your Doctor to Become a Knowledge-Powered Patient, about why patients and doctors should approach healthcare as partners and how to do so.

Please tune in! The show will air: Robert Alan McNutt author photo

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, June 4, at 7 a.m.

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:12) Handheld screen time linked with speech delays in young children; Raw milk and cheese cause 840 times more illnesses than pasteurized products; Zinc acetate lozenges may increase the recovery rate from the common cold by three-fold; Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack.
  • Conversations with Dr. Robert Alan McNutt (min 10:12-29:32)
  • House Calls (min 29:32-40:00) What can I do about my blood pressure dropping when I stand up?; What kind of withdrawal symptoms or side effects could I have coming off medications?; My son has stitches and his wound is still healing. Is it okay for him to swim in a lake?; Should someone who is adopted have genetic testing to learn more about their family history?

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 22, 2017

Re-air: Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy welcome Gary Chapman, Ph.D., counselor, pastor and author of the best-selling book The 5 Love Languages. On the show, Chapman will discuss the new book he co-authored, Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, May 28, at 7 a.m.

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:52) Public libraries as partners for population health; Constipation and kidney disease may be linked; Major artery more rigid in African-Americans, which may explain high rate of hypertension and heart disease; High eye pressure after cataract surgery
  • Conversations with Dr. Gary Chapman (min 9:52-31:36)
  • House Calls (min 31:36-40:00) What can a 58-year-old woman do to sleep through the night?; My 7-year-old is having trouble in school and I’m concerned he may have a learning disability or ADD. How do we get help?; What do I need to know about having plastic surgery for a scar?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 15, 2017

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.

Please tune in! The show will air:

Tara S, Author Photo, Credit to Joshua Michael Shelton

Photo by Joshua Michael Shelton

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, May 20, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 21, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 22, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, May 21, at 7 a.m.

 

 

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:13) Can trusting your doctor help reduce pain?; Surprising link between blood sugar and brain cancer found; Bullying may be decreasing in U.S. schools; Deaths linked to lack of healthcare
  • Conversations with Dr. Sylvia Tara (min 10:13-31:11)
  • House Calls (min 31:11-40:00) What is the difference between different kinds of doctors: internists, primary care, family care, etc?; What can I do to help my child stop biting fingernails?; What do you recommend for adult acne?; Do you think I should follow the advice of my dermatologist and have a lymph node removed?

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