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Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests.


Honolulu, HI


Hawaii PR


Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests.






738 Kaheka St. Honolulu Hi, 96814 (808) 941-3689


The Body Show: Forest Bathing

Forest bathing.... wait, does this involve soap? Not so fast, there is no water involved, unless it comes from the sky. This Japanese tradition has been studied and found to reduce stress, improve the function of the immune system, and to be beneficial for a variety of health reasons, and all it takes is a step out in nature. Certified forest therapy guide Phyllis Look is in the studio, sharing the evidence behind the movement of getting back to our ancestral home. Find out more about Forest...


The Body Show: Skin Cancer Awareness

May is skin cancer awareness month. are you at risk? If you spend time in the sun the answer is yes. 80% of skin cancers can be prevented by limiting exposure and using sunscreen. Dr. Rebecca Luria, board certified dermatologist, is on the show, sharing what the different types of skin cancer are and how it’s never too late to prevent skin damage from the deadly rays of the sun!


The Body Show: Tackling Meth in Hawaiʻi

Hawaiʻi has a meth problem, and according to our guest today, it is only getting worse. Dr. Mark Baker, emergency room physician at Pali Momi Medical Center shares his experience on the front lines of the meth epidemic here in the islands. It will take the community to work together to help solve this problem, and he has started the charge. .


The Body Show: The Nursing Revolution (Part 2)

Nurses are the most trusted profession in the US year after year and play such an important role in healthcare. In Part 2 of this series weʻll highlight their growing responsibilities and their key role to help transform the healthcare system now and into the future!


The Body Show: The Nursing Revolution (Part 1)

Nurses are the most trusted profession in the US year after year and play such an important role in healthcare. Our two part series will highlight their growing responsibilities and their key role to help transform the healthcare system now and into the future!


The Body Show: Combating Sexual Assault

April is National Sex Assault Awareness month. This affects all of us in some way and prevention requires a community-wide response. We will be talking with leaders from the local Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC) about their efforts to combat this problem right here at home


The Body Show: Assessing Memory Function

If you have been thinking that you might not have the same memory function as you used to, you are not alone! Neuropsychologist Dr. Rachel Song will share her expertise on the assessment and diagnosis of various conditions such as dementia, parkinson's, and more.


The Body Show: Health Care at $10/Month

Dr. Tony Trpkovski of Niu Health is on the show, sharing how his latest program of primary care at $10/month is working here in Hawaii.


The Body Show: Diabetes Prevention

Can diabetes be prevented? Given the increasing rates of this condition in the islands, what research is being done locally to help? Dr. Mariana Gerschenson, Associate Dean for Research and Professor at JABSOM along with Dr. Marjorie Mau, principal investigator of the Diabetes Prevention Program in Hawaii and Professor of Native Hawaiian Health are on the show sharing the latest in what we are doing locally to prevent the diabetes epidemic right here at home.


The Body Show: Understanding Your Lymphatic System

People know about arteries and veins, but have you heard about the lymphatic system? That's a part of the circulation that helps the immune system to fight infection. When there's a problem with the lymphatics, there are downstream affects that can harm the body if not diagnosed or treated early. Louise Tanswell of Lymphacare Hawaii shares her expertise on the ways to diagnose and treat lymphedema, before it gets worse.


The Body Show: Understanding Medications

Do you know what medications you or your loved ones take, what doses, and why? Having this information on hand could save a life! Each year millions of people go to the emergency room, and many of those do not know what pills they are taking. Despite the advances of electronic records, your doctor's list might not be accessible to the ER when it's needed the most. Tami Rockholt is joining me today sharing her expertise with the Patient Advocate Alliance about why knowing your pills could...


The Body Show: Dr. Theresa Wee and COVID Survival Tips

Local physician and author Dr. Theresa Wee has written an entire book about what she has learned during the COVID pandemic, and has tips to share for all of us!


The Body Show: Understanding Your Meniscus

The meniscus is a very important cushion in the knee that can easily be torn and possible even contribute to early knee arthritis. Dr. Spencer Chang from Pali Momi Bone and Joint Center is on the show sharing the latest on how to treat this potentially painful condition.


The Body Show: Sugar and Diabetes

Added sugar can be harmful in the diet and studies have shown that drinking just one soda a day can significantly increase the risk of diabetes. We will talk to a panel of experts about creative ways to reduce the sugar in our drinks.


Today on The Body Show: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious illnesses. You can’t tell someone has one by just looking at them, and it’s not a problem that only affects women. Men get eating disorders too. Tonight we will talk with Dr. Heather Goff, child and adult psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente, about how to get help if you or someone you love is concerned about having an eating disorder.


The Body Show: Alzheimer's Foundation Educational Tour

The Alzheimer’s Foundation is launching their Educational Tour across the US helping to spread the word about this devastating disease and ways that families and caregivers can get access to help. Learn more from their Director of Communications Chris Schneider about the latest.


The Body Show: Managing Conflict During COVID

"The winner of the argument is the one who ends it first!" says Dr. Bart Pillen, along with more memorable advice regarding how to manage conflict especially during COVID when people are more likely to be home with their loved ones. He will be the featured guest on The Body Show sharing his many years of practice and what he's learned are the best ways to creatively address all different types of relationships as our ways of interacting have changed in the past year, and will probably be...


The Body Show: Strengthen that Pelvic Floor

You might have heard about strengthening CORE muscles, but how about FLOOR muscles, pelvic floor muscles to be specific! This group of muscles hold the key to preventing problems like incontinence, and yet rarely get attention despite their importance. Hands On Physical Therapists will be on the show sharing their expertise about how all of us can exercise these crucial muscles to help strengthen the pelvic floor.


The Body Show: Certified Nurse Anesthetists Week

CRNA Who? It's Certified Nurse Anesthetists Week , and we're going to discuss who this essential member of the health care team is and why they are needed now more than ever in the hospital to help patients in the operating room and throughout their hospital stay.


The Body Show: Jumpstart 2021!

Ever wanted to do a 5 or 10 K? Well you can right now, virtually, and start to revitalize your fitness goals for the new year! Dr. Spencer Chang is on the show sharing his expertise about how to jumpstart your exercise routine and avoid injuries. Time for getting healthy and having fun!