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Line One: Your Health Connection

Alaska PR

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: 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

LISTEN: Teens talk mental health to combat stigma

1/29/2021
The stigma associated with mental health remains one of the biggest barriers to young people seeking effective treatment. Teens involved with Mental Health Advocacy Through Storytelling hope to change this story by sharing their own.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: ‘Let Every Woman Know’ the signs and symptoms of female cancers

1/22/2021
Some cancers may have significant symptoms, while others may have none. Let Every Woman Know is a group spreading the word about the signs and symptoms of gynecologic female cancers like ovarian, cervical and vaginal.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: What resources are available for people affected by HIV and AIDS?

1/15/2021
The Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, or Four A’s, is a nonprofit geared toward preventing new HIV cases and providing much needed service to those who are HIV positive.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: What do Alaskans need to know about COVID-19 vaccination?

1/11/2021
The FDA recently approved two vaccines for emergency use in the United States. They’re already being distributed in Alaska, but how can people who want the shots get them once they’re available? Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink will discuss the different vaccines and the state’s plan for vaccination. HOST: Dr. Justin Clark Guest: Dr. […]

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Healthy Futures: Physical Activity And Children’s Health

1/3/2021
An important part of helping kids develop these critical attitudes of mind is helping them develop the habit of engaging in daily physical activity

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: In a holiday season like no other, gratitude in the medical field

12/16/2020
With COVID-19 continuing to ravage the country, we'll be speaking with medical professionals about what they are grateful for as we head into the holiday season.

Duration:00:58:58

LISTEN: What’s it like to have COVID-19? Doctors and callers explain.

12/7/2020
As COVID-19 spreads freely through the state, more Alaskans have either had it or know someone who has. We want to know what your experience has been.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: ‘It Will Never Happen To Me’:Growing Up with Addiction

11/16/2020
Growing up to become an addict is never part of anyone's plan. Yet despite witnessing firsthand, children who grow up around substance abuse often go on to experience addiction as adults themselves. What can be done to break this cycle?

Duration:00:58:58

LISTEN: PTSD and Veteran Mental Health Care Resources

11/6/2020
Over a million veteran’s a year receive mental health services. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is one of the most common reasons. What are the symptoms? Causes? How is it treated? Can it be prevented? Join host Dr Justin Clark this Veteran’s Day on Line One, as we discusses the latest updates on PTSD and VA […]

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Election Anxiety, Conflict, Social Division, And Reasons To Hope

10/30/2020
Americans are experiencing more stress than ever from a combination of factors: the coronavirus, social unrest, and a contentious election season. What are strategies for diminishing and controlling anxiety we can use to help us manage uncertain times?

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: What’s behind dry, irritated eyes, and can it be fixed?

10/23/2020
Do you have red eyes, itching, burning, or irritation of the eyes, a gritty feeling in the eyes, or contact lens discomfort? You may be experiencing dry eyes. Dry eyes is an actual medical condition which is caused by a deficiency in one or more areas of the tear film. There are multiple treatment options available, but can this be prevented?

Duration:00:58:57