Eating for health and enjoyment
Line One Your Health Connection co-host Dr. Jay Butler and registered dietitian Kayleigh Hill discuss the ways to eat for health and enjoyment. Thanks for listening!
Shell shock: Traumatic brain injury in the military
Almost 400,000 active duty military personnel have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury. Often hard to diagnose, due to being an “invisible injury,” veterans suffer longer term consequences from TBI like higher rates of Parkinson's disease and dementia.
LISTEN: How kidney health impacts overall physical health
Our kidneys are amazing organs that filter our blood of waste and extra water to create urine. The function of our kidneys can be impacted by many things from high blood pressure, to diabetes and even trauma.
LISTEN: What resources are available for people affected by HIV and AIDS?
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.
Line One: Flourishing with mental illness
In her new book, From Survive to Thrive, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Chisolm details evidence-based principles that help people living with mental illness not only improve their well being but flourish in their lives.
Line One: Mental Health Mosaics – Houselessness and crisis response
During the third installment of Mental Health Mosaics on Line One, we learn about the intersections of houselessness and mental health through the stories of two individuals.
Line One: Adult ADD / ADHD
Dr. Vatsal Thakkar and Dr. Woodard discuss adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) -- what it is, how it...
Listener questions on foot and ankle problems
Monday, April 04, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Once a year on Line One we feature a program addressing listener questions about the foot and ankle problems like foot pain, nail infections, and the foot care in diabetes. LISTEN NOW
Diet, microbes, and colon cancer
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!
After the fall: Craig’s reaction
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!
LISTEN: Let’s get to the guts of it! Colon and rectum health from top to bottom.
The digestive tract is one organized system that includes multiple organs from the stomach to the liver to the intestines and more. But what can happen when something goes wrong? Let’s start to understand this system from the bottom to the top.
LISTEN: What is vein disease? What are the signs and symptoms?
Varicose veins are one of the most common signs of vein disease in the legs. They are often caused by defective valves in the leg veins causing blood to pool. There are now many treatment options ranging from noninvasive compression stockings to more invasive surgical treatments
LISTEN: An insider’s look at ADHD
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.
Line One: Health and homelessness in Anchorage and beyond
Health issues related to homelessness include frostbite, injuries from violence and mental health problems. How does sheltering and medical treatment of the homeless population impact outcomes?
Line One: Living with the End in Mind
On the next Line One Prentiss Pemberton speaks with Ordained interfaith Chaplain, Barbara Becker who will discuss her new book, HEARTWOOD, which chronicles her search to find the answer to 1 Question: Can we live our lives more fully knowing someday we will die?
Line One: Influenza Prevention
According to the CDC, influenza rates in the United States are currently low, making it an ideal time to get vaccinated. This week on...
Line One: Predicting and Preventing Type I Diabetes
The Blood Bank of Alaska is a member of an international network of sites conducting research to prevent, delay and reverse the progression of Type I diabetes. Host Dr. Thad Woodard and guests will discuss this research and the involvement of the Blood Bank of Alaska and also serve to recruit appropriate Alaskans into the research. KSKA: Monday, March 24, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
The Affordable Care Act open enrollment period- Listener questions and comments
Monday, November 6, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began November 1st and ends December 15th. With slashed funding for outreach and a shortened enrollment period, the ACA is facing some challenges. How’s it going so far? How many people are signing up, who needs to sign up, and why do so many choose not to participate? Join us on the next Line One for a discussion about the Affordable Care Act and how the start of the open enrollment period is going so far. LISTEN HERE
The Affordable Care Act- What you need to know
Join Line One Co-Host, Prentiss Pemberton and his guests, United Way of Anchorage COO, Sue Brogan, and Lead Navigator, Jane Straight, for a discussion about how the ACA works, how you can sign up, where you can find help, and how the political climate is affecting healthcare in America. Thanks for listening!
Teen voices: stories about mental health, stigma and hope
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.