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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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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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Episodes

Telepsychology

10/5/2018
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On the next Line One, Prentiss Pemberton welcomes Dr. Cathy Von Hippel, from Alaska Telepsychology, for a discussion about the mental health challenges we face as a state and for a look at how technology is playing a critical role in delivering important mental health resources to the farthest reaches of our state. Thanks for listening!

Heart disease

9/28/2018
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the U.S. and disease of the coronary arteries of the heart is the major cause of heart disease. The good news is that the incidence and death rate of coronary heart disease has been declining. What can we learn regarding the reasons for these declines that might help all of us? Dr. Thad Woodard returns to guest host a program on coronary heart disease on this edition of Line One: Your Health Connection. Thanks for listening!

Parenting tips, strategies and resources

9/21/2018
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Parenting in today’s complex landscape can prove a daunting task. As our kids age, and as they gain their freedom and independence, we as parents lose control and influence. How do we as parents maintain connection with our kids while setting clear limits and guidelines? On the next Line One:Your health conniction, Prentiss Pemberton and his guest will discuss the challenges parents face and give helpful tips and resources for how to best help your child if you are concerned about their...

Alaska CARES and building resiliency

9/14/2018
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Childhood trauma can affect our health throughout the lifetime. But there are paths to healing for our kids and our communities. Co-host Dr. Jay Butler will be speaking with Dr. Cathy Baldwin-Johnson and Hillary Walker of Alaska CARES at the Providence Alaska Medical Center on ways to mitigate the effects of childhood trauma and build resiliency in our children. Thanks for listening!

Tech and our kids- The science behind the noise.

9/7/2018
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Cell phone free middle schools was the last topic on Line One-Your Health Connection. This week, Line One co-host Prentiss Pemberton builds on that conversation with a closer look at the evidence that points to “immersive technology” use as the #1 threat to our kids physical and mental health. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

Cell phone free middle schools in Anchorage? Why not?

8/31/2018
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Prentiss Pemberton hosts a conversation about the pros and cons of allowing cellphones in middle schools with one of the producers of the film ​Screenagers. They will also take a look at an initiative that promotes cell phone free learning environments, and will discuss the results experienced by schools that have already taken this step for their students. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

“Aware”- The science of presence

8/24/2018
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On the next Line One: Your Health Connection, co-host, Prentiss Pemberton is joined by UCLA Psychiatry Professor and Author, Dr. Daniel Siegel, for a discussion of how Meditative and “Mindful Attention” practices can improve mood, functioning, and overall health. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

Diet, microbes, and colon cancer

8/17/2018
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Roughly 1 in 25 Alaskans develop colon cancer, yet we still know little of the causes of this all-too-common and life-threatening disease. On the next Line One Your Health Connection, join Dr. Jay Butler for a discussion with Dr. Stephen O’Keefe, of the University of Pittsburgh. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

Artificial intelligence and robotics in healthcare

8/10/2018
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Testing drug safety without patients, machines that are better than radiologists at detecting breast cancer, robots caring for the elderly…is this hype or the future? Dr Thad Woodard returns to guest host a program on artificial intelligence, robotics and your health on this edition of Line One: Your Health Connection. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:02

A conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General

8/3/2018
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In September 2017, Dr. Jerome Adams was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. The Surgeon General is often described as America’s Doctor. Please join Dr. Jay Butler for a conversation with US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on the next Line One: Your Health Connection. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

Drug and alcohol use during pregnancy

7/20/2018
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We’ll be talking with pediatrician, author and lecturer Doctor Ira Chasnoff, one of the nation’s leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of maternal alcohol and drug use. Find out what we’re learning to improve the health of mothers and their children on Line One: Your Health Connection Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:58:57

“Less than human”- Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others

7/13/2018
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Are we, in America, “immune” from the risk of a genocide event? On the next Line One, Professor of Philosophy at the University of New England, Dr. David Livingstone Smith, will join co-host Prentiss Pemberton for a discussion about dehumanization, fear, and moral disengagement. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:58:59

Housing for health

7/6/2018
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Over 1.5 million Americans experience homelessness in any given year. They face numerous health risks and are disproportionately represented among the highest users of costly hospital-based acute care. Providing supportive housing is one way to treat homelessness that can potentially improve health, reduced costs, and decrease hospital utilization. Tune in and join co-host Dr. Jay Butler and his guests, Dr. Monica Gross and Dr. Dick Mandsager for a lively discussion of Housing for Health....

Duration:00:58:54

Certainty and conflict

6/29/2018
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At the heart of conflict lies each individual's belief that they are right. Without the basic belief of one’s “rightness” getting in the way, humans have the ability to work toward cooperative solutions to common problems. The problem with being certain is that it turns off the parts of the brain that are responsible for problem solving and critical thinking. On the next Line One co-host Prentiss Pemberton and mediator, Angela Hamann will discuss what’s at the heart of conflict and will...

Duration:00:58:58

National HIV Testing Day

6/22/2018
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For persons living with HIV infection, the good news is that early diagnosis and appropriate medical care can lead to a life expectancy similar to that of all Alaskans.The bad news is that 1 in 7 people with HIV still do not know that they are infected. Join Dr. Jay Butler and his guests for an update on HIV testing and care in Alaska. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00

Personality disorders and high conflict people

6/15/2018
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On the next program, Bill Eddy, founder of the High Conflict Institute, will join us to discuss how to recognize and deal effectively with high conflict people. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:02

Open Phone Lines

6/12/2018
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Whatever you are dealing with, you are not alone. For every person struggling with an issue, there are thousands of others who share their struggle. One of the main challenges in treating mental health or relationship problems is the shame and isolation that are associated with these complex issues, that feeling of being alone, vulnerable, and in emotional pain. Part of the mission for Line One is to reduce the stigma of mental health by having conversations about mental health. Thanks for...

Duration:00:59:00

Hypnosis- myths, realities, and practical applications

6/1/2018
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Hypnosis has long had the reputation of being a party trick, a gimmick or, at best, a “fringe” therapeutic intervention. In reality, hypnosis has long been used as a tool to treat a variety of conditions and there is a growing body of evidence that supports it as an effective approach to change. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:01

Teens and Technology

5/22/2018
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Today’s teenagers interact with an increasing amount of technology in their lives. Line One co-host Prentiss Pemberton and Dr. Delaney Ruston, the director and producer of the documentary Screenagers,discuss the challenges of parenting in the digital world, as well as the pros and cons of the impact technology has in the life of the average

Duration:00:59:00

Care and prevention of premature delivery

5/11/2018
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Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal death, and increases the chances of disabilities and developmental delays in those infants who survive. Join Dr. Jay Butler, co-host of Line One: Your Health Connection, for a discussion with Dr. Lily Lou on the state of the art of the care of the premature infant and prevention of premature delivery. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:59:00