Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 24, 2017

How Climate Change Affects Public Health

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Bob Gwyther, M.D., will talk with Robert Dubrow, M.D., Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health and the faculty director of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, about how the changing climate affects public health.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, March 26, at 7 a.m.
Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 10, 2017

The Amazing Brain

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler welcome Marsha Penner, Ph.D., director of undergraduate research in UNC’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, about brain awareness and how you can get to know your brain better.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, March 12, at 7 a.m.

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:38) Scalp cooling effective in reducing hair loss during chemo; Worrying about your grown kids really can keep you up at night; Gene that helps form trauma-related memories may also help prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; Alzheimer’s may be delayed by speaking a second language
  • Conversations with Marsha Penner, Ph.D. (min 9:38-30:17)
  • House Calls (min 30:17-40:00) I’m a man in my 30s and my skin has recently become sensitive when I shave. Any advice?; Is a front-facing car seat safe?; When I have blood drawn, the nurse has a hard time finding my vein. How can I make this easier?; I’m a 65-year-old man and hurt my arm in a fall about a month ago. It is still tender. Should I be concerned?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 9, 2017

Living Organ Donation: One Woman’s Story

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Carol Often with her son and husband at the 2016 Kidney Walk

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, in honor of National Kidney Month, Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler welcome Carol Offen, who, after donating a kidney to her son 10 years ago, has become an advocate for living organ donation. 

Please tune in! The show will air: 

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, March 19, at 7 a.m.

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:56) Language barriers may block access to kidney transplant list; 25% of all overdoses are from heroin; A fasting-diet may trigger regeneration of a diabetic pancreas; Strenuous exercise may lower sex drive in men
  • Conversations with Carol Offen (min 9:56-32:20)
  • House Calls (min 32:20-40:00) What do you think about switching to the Paleo Diet?; What causes my finger to become irritated and dry under my wedding ring?; How long will I be in pain from a dislocated shoulder?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 2, 2017

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, March 5, 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 | February 24, 2017

The surprising number of young stroke victims

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy talk with Amy Edmunds, stroke survivor, founder, and chief executive of YoungStoke, and Lester Leung, MD, neurologist and director of the Stroke and Young Adults Program at Tufts Medical Center, about the alarming rate of young stroke victims.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, Feb. 26, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:57) Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread; Postpartum depression and anxiety distinct from other mood disorders, brain studies suggest; Women treated for precursor of breast cancer, DCIS, can expect to live as long as other women; Elderly face increased disability risk after emergency room visit
  • Conversations with Amy Edmunds and Dr. Lester Leung (min 9:57-29:34)
  • House Calls (min 29:34-40:00) My aunt had tinnitus for about a year and was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma. What is that?; Why do I get skin tags and how do I get rid of them?; My son has a stomach bug. How do I keep the rest of my family from catching it?; How can you tell if a family member’s increased drinking is a problem?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | February 16, 2017

The Healthcare Crisis Awaiting Many Inmates After Incarceration

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host  Dr. Jonathan Waldmann talk with Dr. David Rosen, assistant professor of medicine at UNC, and Dr. Evan Ashkin, professor of medicine at UNC, about the healthcare crisis awaiting many inmates after incarceration.

Please tune in! The show will air: ashkin-facpicd00ca35b-3f76-46fb-a694-931d35a531d0

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, February 18, at 9 a.m. 
• Sunday, February 19, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, February 20 at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, February 19, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!
  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:29) Accidental gun deaths of children under-counted; Running actually lowers inflammation in knee joints; Scientists reveal ‘safety catch’ within all dividing cells which may lead to new cancer treatments; Men are at risk of overeating in social settings
  • Conversations with Dr. David Rosen and Dr. Evan Ashkin (min 8:29-28:58)
  • House Calls (min 28:58-40:00) Is it okay to let a 2-year-old who doesn’t watch much television play with an iPad occasionally?; How does a scale calculate my BMI?; How can I speed up healing a pulled hamstring?; I’m 42 and recently started snoring. What might have caused this?
Posted by: richarlm | February 16, 2017

Re-air: Industry Support of Research: Tales of Deception

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and Cristy welcome Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., professor at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and director of the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, who will share tales of deception that has resulted from industry supported research.

Please tune in! The show will air:

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Photo credit: Noah Berger


WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, February 11, at 9 a.m. 
• Sunday, February 12, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, February 13, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, February 12, at 7 a.m

Listen to the show!

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:41) Teens who smoke to lose weight; New options for colonoscopy prep; Doctors ordering too many diagnostic tests for low back pain; Wearable tattoo sends alcohol levels to your cell phone
  • Conversations with Dr. Stanton Glantz (min 9:41-32:32)
  • House Calls (min 32:32-40:00) What advice do you have for a pregnant woman with mild preeclampsia?; Suggestions for dealing with a three-year-old picky eater; Increased nosebleeds in cold weather; Causes of mild cough over several weeks
Posted by: yourhealthradio | February 3, 2017

Negotiating Conflict and Tricky Power Dynamics

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy talk with psychologist and co-author of Making Conflict Work Robert Ferguson about successfully negotiating conflict and tricky power dynamics.

Please tune in! The show will air:image001

WCHL 97.9 FM

Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 5, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

Sunday, Feb. 5, at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:57) Urine test may predict high-risk cervical cancer; New information on how brain tumor form glioblastoma spreads; Pessimism may be bad for your heart; Smokers have higher lifetime risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Conversations with Robert Ferguson (min 8:57-29:42)
  • House Calls (min 29:42-40:00) It’s hard to get an appointment with my doctor. What is the best way to ask my doctor simple questions?; What are some causes of frequent bad breath assuming you have good oral health and what can you do about it?; I’ve been exceedingly tired recently. What can I do?; What are the symptoms of gluten intolerance?

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Laura Gay talk with Rabbi Mark Borovitz, a recovering alcoholic and ex-con who now serves as Senior Rabbi and co-director of the Elaine Breslow Institute at Beit T’Shuvah, about his story and faith and spirituality’s role in recovery.

Please tune in! The show will air: rabbimarkborovitzbiobig

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, January 28, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 29, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, January 30 at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, January 29, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:32) Using Big Data to End “Hurry Up and Wait”; Witnessing Fear Can Physically Change the Brain; Effectiveness of Morning Sickness Pill Questioned; New Drug Reduces Sickle Cell Pain Crises
  • Conversations with Rabbi Mark Borovitz (min 9:32-29:19)
  • House Calls (min 29:19-40:00) Is it a good idea to go to a doctor you know personally?; What do I need to keep in mind when selecting healthy cleaning products?; What are the risks and benefits of home birth?; Can being outside in cold weather with wet hair make you sick?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | January 19, 2017

Monitoring Marijuana Use as Attitudes, Behaviors and Legislation Change

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Bob Gwyther talk with Dr. Alejandro Azofeifa, epidemiologist with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, about monitoring marijuana use as attitudes, behaviors and legislation change.

Please tune in! The show will air: dr-alejandroazofeifa_officialheahshot

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, January 22, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:26) Television cooking shows overlook safe food handling practices; Social networking by doctors may save patients’ lives; Giving more pregnant women thyroid medicine may reduce risk of complications; White coat hypertension may indicate risk for heart disease in some people
  • Conversations with Dr. Alejandro Azofeifa (min 9:26-29:46)
  • House Calls (min 29:46-40:00) How do I keep my newborn healthy until he is vaccinated since there are so many other parents not vaccinating their children?; When should I talk to my daughter’s pediatrician about her anxiety over flying?; If I eat healthy and have good lifestyle habits, is there any benefit to taking a daily multivitamin?; What questions should I ask when getting a second opinion about a hip replacement?

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