Line One: Your Health Connection
High Conflict People: How to Live and Work with...01/23/15
Blaming others, extreme behaviors, all-or-nothing thinking and unmanaged emotions all characterize the “high conflict person.” Host Prentiss Pemberton and guest, Bill Eddy, explore the mind of high conflict people and what you can do to live with and...
Pediatric and Prenatal Genetic Counseling
The ability to identify and sometimes intervene in genetic health problems is growing rapidly. However, the public understanding of genetic disease, genetic testing and the use of information obtained is often quite limited. This program will help...
Are Narcotics Overused for Noncancer Pain?
It appears we are in the midst of an epidemic of mortality and morbidity related to the overuse of narcotic medications for noncancer pain in this country. Our guest, Dr. Gary Franklin, has written a position statement for the American Academy of...
Aches, Pains and Aging
Musculoskeletal pain with aging is common and associated with many disorders. On the next Line One, we'll discuss the general recommendations for prevention and treatment of this common issue. The goal is to help prevent disability with aging. KSKA:...
Alaska’s Homeless Youth
How does a young person come to be homeless in Alaska? In the first of a three-part series on teen homelessness in Alaska, Line One host Prentiss Pemberton and guests will delve in to what it's like to live on the streets. In the first of three parts,...
On Immunity and Inoculation
On the next Line One, we revisit the "immunization question.” Dr. Woodard is joined on the program by author Eula Biss, whose recent book "On Immunity: An Inoculation," was selected as one of the New York Times' top 10 books of 2014. KSKA: Monday,...
Your Amazing Brain: ‘An Owners Guide for Maintenance and Performance’
Ever wonder how we know what we know, and if we really know it at all? What about the question of certainty and the significance of perception? How do fear and anxiety get stuck in our brains and how do we break free of them? Line One host Prentiss...
Disorders of the Foot and Ankle
On the next program we're swan-diving into common problems of the foot and ankle -- think plantar faciitis, bunions and more. The phone lines will be open for listener questions and comments. Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard is joined by Anchorage...
Dr. Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928 and received the Nobel Prize in 1945, along with Dr. Howard Florey and Dr. Ernst Chain, “for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases." In his Noble Prize...
Premature Birth: Costs and Prevention
Premature birth increases an infant’s risk of several dangerous and costly medical problems. It can also be emotionally difficult for families. On the next Line One, we'll discuss premature birth - its causes, treatment, prevention and emotional and...
Herpes, Mono, Chickenpox and Ebola – Oh My!
Chickenpox, shingles, herpes, mononucleosis, and more: If you have questions about these diseases, or perhaps even Ebola or the illness spreading in the Caribbean caused by the Chikungunya virus, then the next program is for you. Infectious disease...
Disabilities & Your Health
About 23 percent of Alaskans are listed as having a disability. Additionally, people with disabilities have more chronic health issues and less access to health care than those without. On the next Line One, we'll discuss the reasons for these...
Kids in the Wild – Wilderness Therapy for Teens
Taking an angry, defiant, and depressed adolescent into the wilderness can have a profound effecton that young persons emotional development and can alter their lives forever. Join hostPrentiss Pemberton and his guests from the Alaska Crossings...
On the next Line One, Dr. Woodard and guest surgeon Dr. Karen Barbosa will delve into surgical treatment of both benign and malignant disorders of the breast, including reconstruction. KSKA: Monday, Oct. 20, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Screening for Colon Cancer
There is controversy regarding breast and prostate cancer screening. Is this true about colon cancer screening as well? On our next program we will discuss the symptoms, screening tests, and treatment of colon cancer with Anchorage gastroenterologist...
Looking at the Health Effects of Marijuana Use
Dr. Woodard and guest psychiatrist Dr Doris Gundersen will discuss the medical side of the marijuana legalization debate. What does the science say? What's been the health impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado? How is marijuana used as a...
Dave’s Heart Attack – A Personal Health Crisis
Line One host Prentiss Pemberton talks to one couple about how a sudden heath crisis changed their lives. KSKA: Monday, Sept. 26, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Long-Term Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Line One host Dr. Woodard and his guest, health journalist Jane Stevens discuss research on the consequences of adverse experiences in childhood. KSKA: Monday, Sept. 17, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Risk and Benefits of Common Immunizations
Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard and two guest physicians discuss the risks, benefits and what’s new regarding childhood immunizations. KSKA: Monday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard interviews a prominent addiction expert to the program. Addiction medicine and research physician Dr. Peter Friedmann of Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies joins the program to talk about disorders...
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