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Line One: Your Health Connection

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Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program broadcast LIVE on Monday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, Alaska. Hosted by Dr. Thad Woodard, Line One focuses on the latest developments in health care and features national experts and LIVE call-in discussions of important health issues and topics. Learn more, ask questions and share comments online at KSKA.ORG.

Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program broadcast LIVE on Monday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, Alaska. Hosted by Dr. Thad Woodard, Line One focuses on the latest developments in health care and features national experts and LIVE call-in discussions of important health issues and topics. Learn more, ask questions and share comments online at KSKA.ORG.

Location:

Anchorage, AK

Networks:

Alaska PR

Description:

Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program broadcast LIVE on Monday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, Alaska. Hosted by Dr. Thad Woodard, Line One focuses on the latest developments in health care and features national experts and LIVE call-in discussions of important health issues and topics. Learn more, ask questions and share comments online at KSKA.ORG.

Twitter:

@kska

Language:

English

Contact:

Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc 3877 University Dr Anchorage AK 99508-4676 907-550-8433


Episodes

LISTEN: The Addiction Inoculation

7/16/2021
When and how should we talk to our children about addiction? How much should we tell them about our own stories? Author Jessica Lahey discusses raising healthy kids in a culture of dependence.

Duration:00:58:58

LISTEN: ‘Keeping Love Alive’ co-authors discuss coping with Alzheimer’s

7/2/2021
Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most terrifying diagnoses a person can receive. It also takes a tremendous toll on the partners and children of those suffering from the unrelenting march of this incurable disease.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Addressing eating disorders among athletes

6/25/2021
Guests from the Alaska Eating Disorder Alliance discuss the impact of the pandemic on eating disorders and take a look at the frequency among athletes.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Pediatric surgery resources

6/10/2021
Alaska may be a small state but its services for pediatric surgery and oncology are robust. What services are available in Alaska?

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Conquering the clutter

6/4/2021
The label “hoarder” is often thrown around in society as a way to poke fun at someone or to point out excessive clutter. But hoarding is, in fact, a very serious and overwhelming condition that affects somewhere between 10 to 15 million Americans.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Dating after the pandemic

5/28/2021
Perhaps the biggest impact from the past year has been on our social lives, as lockdowns and limits on gatherings forced us into isolation. For many single people, this put traditional dating on hold.

Duration:00:58:58

LISTEN: Gray divorce — causes, consequences and prevention

5/24/2021
Co-authors and therapists Carol Hughes and Bruce Fredenberg discuss their book, "Home Will Never Be The Same Again," and shares tips and tools to help families navigate later in life separation.

Duration:00:58:58

LISTEN: Recognizing racism as a pandemic

5/14/2021
Racism is beginning to be recognized as a public health crisis that contributes to disparities and inequities in health care experienced by the Black, Indigenous and people of color communities.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Vaccine fears in the BIPOC community

5/7/2021
In the Black, Indigenous and People of Color community, mistrust of the COVID-19 vaccine is deeply rooted and extends to vaccines, medical treatments and even hospitals.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

5/3/2021
On this program, we'll devote the entire show to listener questions and comments about anything related to mental, behavioral or emotional wellness.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Identifying the root cause of disease with functional medicine

4/26/2021
The field of functional medicine works to find and treat the root cause of diagnoses and not just the diagnoses themselves. Is it the key to a long and healthy life?

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: An insider’s look at ADHD

4/19/2021
The symptoms can make living with people with ADHD challenging and leave many parents at a loss for how to deal with their child’s behavior.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: All about anesthesia

4/12/2021
If you have ever had a medical procedure done before, chances are you had some form of anesthesia. How safe is anesthesia, and how has it changed during COVID?

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: COVID-19’s impact on kids’ mental health

4/2/2021
Remote learning, the loss of sports and activities and social isolation have caused an increase in anxiety and depression for children of all ages over the past year.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat depression

3/29/2021
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: The risky business of delivering babies

3/22/2021
Diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety and addiction are unfortunately common problems that threaten healthy pregnancies.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Electroconvulsive therapy and inpatient psychiatric treatment

3/12/2021
Much of the stigma involving electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, is from portrayal in movies. But when done correctly, it can cause changes in brain chemistry that can reverse certain mental health conditions like severe depression.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Working the frontlines of teen suicide prevention

3/8/2021
Suicide is currently the leading cause of death in Alaska for young people age 12 to 19. Youth suicide prevention advocate Justin Pendergrass shares his journey through abuse, addiction and mental health and how those experiences led him to work on the frontlines of teen suicide prevention.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Why aren’t there more Black men in medicine?

2/19/2021
In 1978, Black males made up a little over 3% of medical school enrollments, but in 2019 that number was even smaller. Does this disparity contribute to healthcare inequities in minority communities?

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Treatment options for severe back pain

2/5/2021
Back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the United States, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. It is also the second leading cause of disability.

Duration:00:58:57