Posted by: yourhealthradio | January 13, 2017

Dancing with My Cancer Demon

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Laura Gay welcome Dr. Clark Hanmer, a family practice physician who was diagnosed with Stage-4 cancer in 2015. Dr. Hanmer shares his moving story and talks about his new book Dancing with My Cancer Demon.

Please tune in! The show will air: photo-clark-face-1015

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, January 14, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 15, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 17, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, January 15, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-10:00) Violence spreads like a disease among teenagers; Choking risks for young children eating small fruits; New at-risk group for skin cancer from indoor tanning beds; Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents
  • Conversations with Dr. Clark Hanmer (min 10:00-40:00)
Posted by: yourhealthradio | January 4, 2017

The Ethics of Scientific Research

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Laura Stark, Ph.D., assistant professor at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, and associate editor of the journal History & Theory, about the ethics of scientific research.

Please tune in! The show will air: image001

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, January 7, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, January 8, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, January 9, at 6 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
  • Sunday, January 8, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:33) Tasmanian devil milk could fight superbugs; What do tweets say about our health?; Erectile dysfunction and physical activity; Hearing loss in older adults may be due to changes in the brain
  • Conversations with Dr. Laura Stark (min 8:33-29:24)
  • House Calls (min 29:24-40:00) What can I do about floaters in my eyes?; Chance of mastitis during breastfeeding; What causes shin splints and how can I treat them?; I get headaches every few weeks that last a few hours. What should I do?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | December 30, 2016

Re-air: Opioids and Chronic Pain

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Daniel AlfordMedical Director of Office-Based Opioid Treatment at Boston Medical Center about Opioids and Chronic Pain.

Please tune in! The show will air: Dr. Daniel Alford, Medical Director of Office-Based Opioid Treatment at Boston Medical Center

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, December 31, at 9 a.m. 
• Sunday, January 1, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, January 2, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, January 1, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:16) Younger people are having heart attacks and more heart risk factors; “Tough guys” are less likely to be honest with doctors; Stress management in cardiac rehab results in fewer subsequent cardiac events; People with hearing loss have higher medical costs than people who don’t.
  • Conversations with Dr. Daniel Alford (min 10:16 -30:10)
  • House Calls (min 32:22-39:24) I’ve been standing at work at a desk and my shins hurt, what should I do?; I can’t sleep and my doctor will not prescribe medication, should I see a sleep specialist?; Do I have options for getting medical care at home, as my kids live far away and I’m having trouble getting around?
Posted by: yourhealthradio | December 23, 2016

Re-air: Precision medicine and the medicalization of the smartphone

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther, MD, will have a fascinating conversation with Dr. Eric Topol, cardiologist, author and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, about precision medicine and how it can be facilitated by, as he says, the “medicalization of the smartphone.”

Please tune in! The show will air:Eric Topol, MD, cardiologist, author and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Monday, December 26, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, December 25, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

 

  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:18) Mental stress and heart disease in young women; Great recession of 2008 and possible link to weight gain in children; Is sitting in a traffic jam unhealthy because of pollution?; Does the time of day surgery is performed matter?
  • Conversations with Dr. Eric Topol (min 9:18-30:35)
  • House Calls (min 30:35-40:00) It takes days for the anesthesia to wear off after I have a procedure. How do I mitigate the effects?; My husband has food allergies. Do I need to take any precautions as I start giving my six-month-old new foods?; I wonder if I have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). What do I need to look for and how is this treated?; Smartphone case takes ECG for monitoring premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)
Posted by: yourhealthradio | December 16, 2016

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, December 18, 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 | December 9, 2016

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

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM
• Sunday, December 11, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

  • 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) 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 | 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

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