Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 18, 2017

Bolstering Food Safety

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Adia Hinds talk with Dr. Simone Raszl of the Pan American Health Organization—the regional office of the World Health Organization—about what happens when what we eat makes us sick and how we can bolster food safety.

Please tune in! The show will air: Version 2

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, August 19, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 20, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, August 21, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, August 20, at 7 a.m.
Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 8, 2017

How the Air around Us Affects Public Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther talk with with Dr. Jason West, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC, about how the air around us affects public health—and the work he’s doing with NASA to help us all breathe easier.

Please tune in! The show will air: JW-indoors-DSC_8915b-small

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, August 12, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 13, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, August 14, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, August 13, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show on the WCHL website!

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:30) Mental Health Parity; Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls; Many ADHD Kids Have Questions for Their Doctor but Don’t Ask; Common Nursery Products Send Thousands of Children to Hospitals
  • Conversations with Dr. Jason West (min 9:30-30:39)
  • House Calls (min 30:39-40:00) I’m a new grandmother. My appetite has declined despite being retired. I help care for my mother-in-law and can’t get away very often to visit my grandchild. Am I depressed?; Should I be worried when mumps are reported in my area? How do you prevent mumps and what should you do if you think you have mumps?; I was recently bitten by a tick. What do I need to watch out for and when should I see a doctor?; Is there a significant risk of getting sick from foods like raw oysters?

 

 

Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 3, 2017

Who Makes Healthcare Decisions on Behalf of a Patient Who Can’t?

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Catherine Coe talk with with Dr. Erin DeMartino, pulmonary and critical care medicine fellow at the Mayo Clinic, about who makes healthcare decisions on behalf of a patient who can’t.

Please tune in! The show will air: Sullivan_Erin_E_14JL

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, August 6, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:09) Lab-grown blood stem cells produced; Early cancer diagnoses increase under Obamacare; Chemicals found in wild plants may offer new contraceptive options; When states have strong gun laws, they also have fewer fatal police shootings
  • Conversations with Dr. Erin DeMartino (min 10:09-30:52)
  • House Calls (min 30:52-40:00) My 6-year-old son wets the bed. What should I talk about with his pediatrician?; When I leave a message for my doctor, the nurse practitioner returns my call. What can I do to talk with my doctor instead of the nurse practitioner?; Recently when my A1C was high, my doctor gave me the choice of losing weight or taking more medication and referred me to a nutritionist. I’ve lost weight and my A1C is better.; Results of a recent pap smear came back as unsatisfactory. My doctor said I was low risk and to repeat the test in six months. Should I get a second opinion?

 

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy talk with with Dr. Saranya Loehrer, head of the North America Region of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, about how occasionally breaking the rules just might result in better healthcare.

Please tune in! The show will air: SaranyaLoehrer

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, July 29, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 30, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 31, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, July 23, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:29) Hospital Entertainment System Helps Ease Kids’ Anxiety Before Surgery; Down With 8 A.M. Classes: Undergrads Learn Better Later In The Day; Tranexamic Acid Reduces Maternal Deaths From Bleeding After Childbirth; The Placebo Effect Can Mend a Broken Heart Too
  • Conversations with Dr. Saranya Loehrer (min 9:29-30:48)
  • House Calls (min 30:48-40:00) I have an arrhythmia that hasn’t been resolved with a beta blocker, a calcium channel blocker or 3 ablations. I’m in my early 30s so my electrophysiologist (EP) is hesitant to put me on flecainide? A friend suggested magnesium oxide. What should I do?; I’m 65 and six years ago I was diagnosed with psoriasis due to drinking too much alcohol and being overweight. I stopped drinking, lost weight and this year my doctor said my liver had improved. I’m sharing this so listeners can benefit from my story.; I’ve had kidney failure, am on dialysis and hope to have a transplant. When I was evaluated, I said I had a glass of wine a day and was disqualified. What do you think?

 

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.

 

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:26) As people get older, sleep quantity and quality decline; Allowing women to labor longer can cut C-section rate; A new study on daydreaming points to the benefits of letting your mind wander; Close to half of American adults infected with HPV
  • Conversations with Dr. Paul Chelminski (min 8:26-29:48)
  • House Calls (min 29:48-40:00) After using Augmentin, I broke out in hives. Could the two be related?; I recently started taking Prednisone and I think it’s disrupting my sleep. What’s your advice?; I’m a 30-year-old and had back spasms after doing a summersalt. What should I do?; I have a spot on my hand that I thought was a wart but started itching and now has darkened skin around it. Should I be concerned?

 

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.

Please tune in! The show will air:

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.

Please tune in! The show will air:stuebe

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.

Listen to the show!

 

  • 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.

 

Listen to the show!

 

  • 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?

 

 

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