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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. 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.

Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program. 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.
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Anchorage, AK

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Alaska PR

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Line One: Your Health Connection is a weekly health news, interview and call-in program. 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.

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English

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


Episodes

The causes, consequences and management of stress

8/16/2019
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Stress is a word that most of us use with regularity to describe our state of mind or our lives but what does it really mean? Being in a prolonged state of stress is toxic to our body and mind. This state of “toxic stress” has serious emotional and physical health. The post The causes, consequences and management of stress appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Listener questions, comments and stories about mental health

8/9/2019
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Are you or a loved one struggling with a mental health problem? Whatever you are dealing with, you are not alone. On the next Line One co-host and licensed clinical social worker Prentiss Pemberton devotes the hour to listener questions and comments. The post Listener questions, comments and stories about mental health appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Why do immunizations matter?

8/2/2019
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Childhood vaccinations have become a sensitive topic in the media. What are vaccines, and why are they important? On the next Line One, guest host Dr. Jillian Woodruff and a panel of experts discuss why immunizations matter. The post Why do immunizations matter? appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Unmasking brain injury

7/26/2019
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People who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can experience a wide range of symptoms, from a headache to death. Often these symptoms are subtle and can be missed by care providers, family members, and coaches. The post Unmasking brain injury appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Don’t settle for Depends: solutions to bladder issues for women

7/19/2019
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Don’t settle for Depends. There are many solutions to bladder issues for women. Learn where to go to seek care, the types of issues that affect women and various treatment modalities, including medications, surgeries and holistic options. The post Don’t settle for Depends: solutions to bladder issues for women appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Dealing with the loss of an active duty family member

7/11/2019
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Parents of active duty military members live daily with the fear of death when their child makes the decision to serve, but when the reality comes to be, loss is often complicated by many factors that they could not have imagined. The post Dealing with the loss of an active duty family member appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal hernias

7/5/2019
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Over 1 million hernia repairs are done every year, making it one of the most common general surgery procedures. On the next Line One, hernia specialists discuss the diagnosis and treatment of abdominal hernias. The post Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal hernias appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Teen voices: stories about mental health, stigma and hope

6/26/2019
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Despite the fact that almost 50% of the US population experience mental illness at some point in their lifetimes, mental health awareness and advocacy programs are often poorly funded. The post Teen voices: stories about mental health, stigma and hope appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Using NSAIDS safely and wisely

6/20/2019
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Over the counter pain and inflammation medicines such as ibuprofen are one of the leading causes of hospitalization for drug side effects. What do you need to know to use NSAIDs safely and wisely? The post Using NSAIDS safely and wisely appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Sleep disorders in adults and children

6/13/2019
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Sleep disorders are a comment health concern and can affect many aspects of our overall health. Problems range from insomnia and snoring to severe sleep apnea. The post Sleep disorders in adults and children appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:55

Thyroid hormone and disease

6/7/2019
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In humans, the thyroid gland has a significant effect on our metabolic rate. Thyroid dysfunction can produce many and sometime subtle symptoms. The post Thyroid hormone and disease appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Infant, child and adolescent wellness

5/31/2019
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Childhood is a time of significant developmental change. Along with this enormous growth, come some expected and unexpected challenges to a child’s health and wellness. The post Infant, child and adolescent wellness appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

An inside look at college boys becoming men

5/24/2019
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In her newest book Fraternity, investigative journalist Alexandra Robbins takes a deep dive into the world of college fraternities and the challenges experienced by young men as they move from boyhood into manhood. The post An inside look at college boys becoming men appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:58

Mental health literacy and first aid

5/10/2019
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Just as First Aid and CPR help teach people how to aid in a medical emergency, Mental Health First Aid teaches the skills needed to recognize and assist someone who is experiencing a mental health related crisis. The post Mental health literacy and first aid appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Living well and sparking a climate revolution

5/3/2019
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The word environment has become interchangeable with the word nature. That dualism contributes to the idea that humans are outside of nature, unbound by natural laws, or special among all species. The post Living well and sparking a climate revolution appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:59

The impact of social media on our emotional, cultural and social health

4/29/2019
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Not all of what is available on the internet is bad, but learning to manage it and filter out the noise is a difficult task for adults and nearly impossible for teens. Prentiss Pemberton discusses the traps and pitfalls of social media and how we can consume it in a way that does not harm our health. Thanks for listening! The post The impact of social media on our emotional, cultural and social health appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:59:02

Why we elect narcissists and sociopaths and how we can stop

4/19/2019
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Far from being a problem that exists in the past, there is a worldwide rise of authoritarian leaders who proclaim to be “heros” and promise a return to greater times and glory. Prentiss Pemberton is joined by a leading expert to discuss electing narcissists and sociopaths. Thanks for listening! The post Why we elect narcissists and sociopaths and how we can stop appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:59:02

Tuberculosis in Alaska

4/11/2019
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Alaska has led the nation in reported tuberculosis cases for decades, and at double the national rate. On the next Line One co-host Prentiss Pemberton and guests discuss the health risks of tuberculosis and the importance of testing and treatment. Thanks for listening! The post Tuberculosis in Alaska appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

After the fall: Craig’s reaction

4/5/2019
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On July 21st 2002, Expert Rock Climber Craig DeMartino, fell 100 feet and landed on his feet, sending a shock wave through his body, crushing vertebra, shattering his legs, damaging internal organs, and leaving him broken and fighting for life. But, there is more to the story. Thanks for listening! The post After the fall: Craig’s reaction appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:57

Surgical interventions for obesity

3/29/2019
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The root causes of obesity are a complex combination of genetics, mental health problems, dietary habits, and a lack of physical activity. For people who struggle with weight loss a surgical approach may be the best option to help reduce and keep off the weight and improve quality of life. Thanks for listening! The post Surgical interventions for obesity appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:58:58