Posted by: yourhealthradio | December 2, 2016

Models of Home Care

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy will be talking with Alan Kronhaus, MD, co-founder and CEO of Doctors Making Housecalls, and Chrissy Kistler, MD, assistant professor of family medicine and geriatrics at UNC and the clinical director of the UNC REACH program, about models of home healthcare.

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Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, December 3, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, December 4, at 9 a.m.
• Monday, December 5, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, December 4, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:22) Concussions in high school female athletes; Hormonal contraception and antidepressants; Research suggests women’s ovaries can grow new eggs; Study of effect on adding nuts and olive oil to the Mediterranean diet
  • Conversations with Dr. Alan Kronhaus and Dr. Chrissy Kistler (min 9:22-31:54)
  • House Calls (31:54-40:00) I thought I had an allergic reaction on my skin but now think I have keratosis pilaris. Do you have any advice for treating this?; I had shingles in my 30s. Now that I’m in my 60s, do I need the shingles vaccine?; How often do I need to get x-rays at the dentist?
Posted by: brr0603 | November 28, 2016

Unraveling Zika

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Unraveling Zika, 6:30 – 8:00 pm November 29, 2016, in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center on UNC’s campus, is open to the campus community, as well as to the greater Triangle community. 

To submit a question to the panel in advance, email Caroline Curran.You may also bring your questions to the event.

Click for more information about moderator Claire Farel, MD, MPH, and panelists Helen Lazear, PhD, Anne Lyerly, MD, MA, and Elizabeth Stringer, MD, MSc.

 

 

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For Zika information for healthcare workers and consumers, see Zika Virus Disease 2016: Resources for NC Healthcare Workers, from the UNC Health Sciences Library.

Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 23, 2016

Re-air: Environment, Health and Peace

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy will be talking with Dr. Amer Sweity, post-doctoral researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Jack Platt, retired CPA; and Matan Afik, undergraduate student at the ARAVA Institute about environment, health and peace.

Please tune in! The show will air:

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WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, November 26, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, November 27, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, November 28, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, November 27, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Conversations with Dr. Amer Sweity, Jack Platt and Matan Afik (min 0-30:58)
  • House Calls (min 30:59-29:43) Patient and doctor expectations for ‘DNR’; Family doctors making house calls; Do I need a CT scan to check for pleurisy?

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 18, 2016

Race and gender in the medical profession

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther will be talking with filmmaker and producer Crystal Emery about her new documentary Black Women in Medicine, as well as race and gender in the medical profession.

Please tune in! The show will air:crystal-headshot-purple

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, November 19, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, November 20, at 9 a.m.
• Monday, November 21, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, November 20, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:24) Are patients more likely to fill and pick up medications if they receive a paper prescription or an electronic prescription?; Stem cells transplanted in mice could lead to development of artificial lungs; Secret to a happy sex life; Computer assessment of patient surveys about depression and suicide
  • Conversations with Crystal Emery (min 9:24-31:21)
  • House Calls (min 31:21-) Advice for parents of infants with colic; Tips to stop episodes of ventricular tachycardia; Preventing type 2 diabetes when there’s a strong family history of the disease
Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 11, 2016

The Looming Crisis in Drug Development

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and Cristy will be talking with Michael Kinch, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor and director of the Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology & Drug Discovery at Washington University in St. Louis, about his new book A Prescription for Change: The Looming Crisis in Drug Development.

Please tune in! The show will airmichael-s-kinch-copy:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, November 12, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, November 13, at 9 a.m.
• Monday, November 14, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, November 13, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:24) What’s the quality-adjusted life year of adding more bike lanes?; Omega-3 fatty acids could be a trigger for lupus; Adapted tango program alters balance control in Parkinson’s disease patients; Zika virus acquired after birth
  • Conversations with Dr. Michael Kinch (min 8:24-30:38)
  • House Calls (min 30:38-40:00) Tips for healthy eating during the holiday season; What could be causing hair loss?; When trying to get pregnant, at what point should I talk to my doctor about infertility?; Talking to your primary care physician about referrals to specialists

 

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney, Ph.D., will be talking with 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, about the healthcare and health policy landscape—what voters should know in advance of the election.

Please tune in! The show will air: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

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, November 6, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:18) Electrical Brain Stimulation during sleep can boost memory; Instagram feeds and social media may indicate depression; Virtual brain training helps paralyzed regain some movement; Racial and ethnic disparities in diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.
  • Conversations with Dr. Jonathan Oberlander (min 9:18-30:42)
  • House Calls (min 30:42-40:00) I’ve been feeling anxious and depressed and want to see a therapist. How do I start the therapy process?; Does a former competitive athletic with chronic should pain need surgery?; How do I know when to take my child to the emergency room?; Should a young man get the Gardasil vaccine?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | November 2, 2016

Medicare Open House with UNC Family Medicine

Interested in learning more about Medicare? Put this Medicare Open House on your calendar on Wednesday, November 16th, from 4-6 pm, at UNC Family Medicine, 590 Manning Drive in Chapel Hill. You’ll find out more about Medicare benefits, what’s included in a Medicare wellness visit, how to prevent falls and manage chronic pain and much more. Call 919-545-3440 to learn more or RSVP.

More information on Medicare.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 28, 2016

Nurses, Leadership, and Patient Care

donna-s-havensThis weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and Cristy will talk with Donna Havens, Ph.D., interim dean and professor at UNC’s School of Nursing, about nurses, leadership and patient care.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, October 29, at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, October 30, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, October 31, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, October 30, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:13) Protein identified that could slow progress of Parkinson’s Disease; Why do so many parents decline the flu vaccine for their children?; Energy drink use and risk for alcohol use and abuse; Perceptions of dementia patients’ caregivers
  • Conversations with Donna Havens (min 9:13-30:14)
  • House Calls (min 30:14-40:00) Last year I had an ovarian cyst rupture and it was very painful. How likely is it that another cyst could burst and how do I prevent it?; Are there significant risks to drinking sparkling water instead of tap water?; My friend recommended acupuncture for frequent headaches. What do you think?; I hit my foot on a door and think my toe might be broken. Is there anything a doctor can do for a broken toe?

Research that Matters

Protein identified that could slow progress of Parkinson’s Disease

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Why do so many parents decline the flu vaccine for their children?

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Energy drink use and risk for alcohol use and abuse

Abstract
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Perceptions of dementia patients’ caregivers

Abstract
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Conversations with Donna Havens

About Donna S. Havens
American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program
Interprofessional Education

House Calls

Ovarian Cysts
Are there significant risks to drinking sparkling water instead of tap water?
Acupuncture for headaches
Broken toes

Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 21, 2016

The Media’s Portrayal of Mental Illness

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther, MD, will talk with Beth McGinty, Ph.D., assistant professor of health policy and management and mental health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, about the media’s portrayal of mental illness.

WCHL 97.9 FMhart1372-2
• Saturday, October 22, at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, October 23, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, October 24, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, October 23, at 7 a.m.

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

  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:15) Do activity trackers help people lose weight and stay fit?; Allergies in young children and the impact of avoiding certain foods versus encouraging exposure; Bacteria and fungi associated with Crohn’s Disease; Smoking leaves its “footprint” on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation.
  • Conversations with Beth McGinty (min 10:15-30:08)
  • House Calls (min 30:08-40:00) I had a corneal abrasion a few years ago and still have pain in the morning. Should I seek treatment?; Knee replacement surgery for woman in her 80s; Suggestions for dry itching skin in the winter; How can I counteract stomach discomfort from antibiotics?

Research that Matters

Do activity trackers help people lose weight and stay fit?

Abstract
News item

Allergies in young children and the impact of avoiding certain foods versus encouraging exposure

Abstract

Bacteria and fungi associated with Crohn’s Disease

Abstract
News item

Smoking leaves its “footprint” on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation

Abstract
News item

Conversations with Beth McGinty

Abstract of Health Affairs article
About Beth McGinty

House Calls

Corneal Abrasion
Knee replacement surgery

Dry itching skin in the winter

Stomach discomfort from antibiotics

Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 14, 2016

The Microscopic Organisms that Live Inside Us

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney, Ph.D., have a fascinating conversation with Andrea Azcarate-Peril, Ph.D., the director of UNC’s Microbiome Research Core and assistant professor of cell biology and physiology in the UNC School of Medicine, about the microscopic organisms that live inside us.

azcarate-1Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, October 15, at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, October 16, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, October 17, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, October 16, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL 97.9FM website.

  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:23) About half of all heart attacks may be silent hearts; Link between diet and risk of Alzheimer’s Disease; Link between excess weight, obesity and cancer; Antimicrobial resistance genes and antimicrobial chemical in some products.
  • Conversations with Dr. Andrea Azcarate-Peril (min 9:23-31:47)
  • House Calls (min 31:47-40:00) I feel self-conscious reporting habits like drinking and smoking to my doctor; Sixty-year-old man on blood thinners now has frequent bruising; I’m a runner with the beginnings of a bunion. How can I prevent it from getting worse?; My mother’s memory is declining. Should I address it with her doctor?

Research that Matters

About half of all heart attacks may be silent

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Link between diet and risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Abstract
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Link between excess weight, obesity and cancer

Abstract
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Antimicrobial resistance genes and antimicrobial chemical in some products

Abstract
News Item

Conversations with Dr. Andrea Azcarate-Peril

Dr. Azcarate-Peril’s faculty page

House Calls

Moderate drinking
Blood thinners and bruising
Bunions
Memory loss

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