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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 11, 2017

Violence in intimate relationships and its effects

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas will be talking with Melinda Manning, director of UNC Hospitals’ Beacon Program Melinda Manning about violence in intimate relationships and the effects it can have.

Please tune in! The show will air: MM2

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, May 13, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 14, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 15, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, May 14, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:12) Brain tissue from a petri dish; An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life; How ‘Training’ Patients for Surgery Shortens Hospital Stays and Saves Money; Black U.S. babies still more likely to die than white infants
  • Conversations with Melinda Manning (min 9:12-28:35)
  • House Calls (min 28:35-40:00) What is renal tubular acidosis?; A recent test showed high cholesterol. My doctor says this puts me in a high risk category and I have to take medication. Is this too aggressive?; My doctor changed my anxiety medication from Atavan to Zoloft which doesn’t work as well and my anxiety is back. What should I do?; When my father was discharged from the hospital after having a heart attack, he was given an appointment with his primary care physician and cardiologist. Does he really need to see his primary care physician?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 3, 2017

New Narratives in the Field of Mental Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler Will be talking with Dr. Nathaniel Morris, a resident in psychiatry at Stanford University Medical School, about new narratives in the field of mental health.

Please tune in! The show will air: npm

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, May 7, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:35) Exercise better than drugs for cancer fatigue; Bacon, processed meat, soda tied to many U.S. deaths; Prolonged sleep may predict dementia risk; Your Name Might Shape Your Face
  • Conversations with Dr. Nathaniel Morris (min 9:35-29:39)
  • House Calls (min 29:39-40:00) Can hypnosis really help me stop smoking?; Help for a couple losing weight together; What is complex regional pain syndrome?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 28, 2017

Aphasia: Communication can literally break down for some patients

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler welcome Dr. Adam Jacks, associate professor of speech and hearing sciences at UNC’s Department of Allied Health Sciences, for a conversation about aphasia and how communication can literally break down for some patients.

Please tune in! The show will air: adam_jacks

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, April 29, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 30, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 1, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, April 30, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:00) Gene (CDH2) found to cause sudden death in young people; Hormone Replacement Therapy May Help Improve Women’s Heart Health, Overall Survival; Increasing Minimum Wage Would Reduce Teen Pregnancies; Volunteers are in Better Health Than Non-volunteers
  • Conversations with Dr. Adam Jacks (min 8:00-28:53)
  • House Calls (min 28:53-40:00) When should I be concerned about a fever and when is a fever too high?; Do you recommend nose spray for seasonal allergies?; What’s the one thing you wish your patients knew?; How can I make healthier choices when eating out?
Posted by: richarlm | April 22, 2017

Dizziness and What to Do When the Room Starts Spinning

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler welcome Dr. Greg Whitman, co-author of the book Dizziness: Why You Feel Dizzy and What Will Help You Feel Better, about what to do when the room starts spinning.

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WCHL 97.9 FM

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


KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, April 23, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:17) U.S. patients have lower mortality rates with foreign-trained doctors; New research suggests that delayed gratification is overrated; Low gluten diets linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes; Signs may help vending machines peddle healthier snacks
  • Conversations with Dr. Greg Whitman (min 9:17-30:21)
  • House Calls (min 30:21-40:00) What causes brittle nails?; How can I have a healthy diet without a lot of gas?; How can I find out my blood type? What does blood type mean and why does it matter?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 14, 2017

The Critical Impact Urban Design Can Have on Our Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Jonathan Waldmann, M.D. will talk with James Sallis, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine at the University of California San Diego and program director of Active Living Research, about the critical impact urban design can have on our health.

Please tune in! The show will air: James Sallis

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, April 15, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 16, at 9 a.m.
  • Monday, April 17, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, April 16 , at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:43) Pets can help owners manage mental illness; User-friendly medication packaging design can boost patient safety; Collaboration between media, medical journals often leads to misinformation, hysteria; Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) apps may have inaccurate, harmful information
  • Conversations with Dr. James Sallis (min 9:43-29:05)
  • House Calls (min 29:05-40:00) What do we do about head lice and what are the health risks?; What do you think about Botox treatments?; How do you treat and prevent cold sores?; What problems are caused by thyroid nodules?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 7, 2017

From Abuse to Abundance

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther will talk with Dr. Jamila Battle about her book From Abuse to Abundance and how to address trauma that can hold you back.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, April 9, at 7 a.m.

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  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:11) B vitamins reduce schizophrenia symptoms; False positive mammograms can delay future screenings; Technology helps older adults living with heart failure; Use of multiple brain-affecting drugs is rising among seniors, despite risks
  • Conversations with Dr. Jamila Battle (min 9:11-30:08)
  • House Calls (min 30:08-40:00) Do you ever recommend your patients see a chiropractor?; Is it safe to have your hair colored during pregnancy?; Is it really that bad to clean your ears with a Q-Tip?; One of my children has a peanut allergy and my other child loves peanut butter. How can I satisfy them both?

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