LISTEN: Parenting during a pandemic means managing mental and physical health in new ways. We’re here to help.
COVID-19 has altered our lives dramatically, and will for the foreseeable future. how will we each navigate our individual challenges in a way that will foster growth in us and our children?
LISTEN: Identifying the root cause of disease with functional medicine
The field of functional medicine works to find and treat the root cause of diagnoses and not just the diagnoses themselves. Is it the key to a long and healthy life?
Line One: The rise in fentanyl overdoses in Alaska
Overdose deaths from fentanyl are on the rise in Alaska, and its important to remember that the statistics account for more than just one person.
Line One: Detecting and Preventing Colorectal Cancer
What are the modifiable and non modifiable risks for colon cancer? What are the current screening guidelines? Is colonoscopy the only option? Join host Dr Justin Clark as he explores these questions and much more about colorectal cancer on the next Line One.
Line One: Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's disease is the...
Line One: Effects of Secondhand Smoke and E-Cigarettes
This week Line One Dr. Woodard will discuss the health effects of second-hand smoke and e-cigarettes with Marge Stoneking of the American Lung Association and Emily Nenon of the American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network. KSKA: Monday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:
Bedwetting and urinary incontinence in the pediatric age group
Monday, November 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Questions about urinary wetting during the day or night, such as "when is it a sign of a serious problem?", or "what is abnormal?", and "how to help it resolve?", are not unusual for parents. On this program Dr. Thad Woodard and pediatric urologist Dr. Laura Merriman discuss bedwetting and urinary incontinence in the pediatric age group. LISTEN HERE
Medicaid, Kids, and Mental Health Services- Something Is Wrong
Drug abuse, domestic violence, and poverty rates are all very high in Alaska and impact many young people who are supported by Medicaid. A problem arises, however, when Medicaid recipients try to access mental health services. Thanks for listening!
Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal hernias
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.
LISTEN: Show some backbone: delving into surgery of the spine
Problems of the spine can manifest themselves in many ways, like back pain, neck pain, and even shooting pain down your arms and legs. Not all back problems require surgery, however, there are some conditions where surgery can make a big difference.
LISTEN: When it comes to anxiety and depression, why is it so hard to reach men?
Like anxiety and depression, mood disorders are among the most common mental health problems, affecting roughly 40% of the population at some point in their lives. Thanks to national efforts to address this major public health issue, some of the stigma associated with having a mental health problem has diminished, resulting in more people seeking treatment. While this is encouraging, there remains one major demographic holdout to those changing attitudes: Men.
LISTEN: The Addiction Inoculation part 2
Author Jessica Lahey returns for a closer look at addiction prevention. When and how should we talk to our children about addiction? How much should we tell them about our own stories? And what are the right things to do when it comes to protecting your children from addiction.
Line One: Aging in place and caregiver support
Occupational therapists can provide much needed services to allow our elders to age with dignity in their homes and provide caregiver support.
Line One: Anchorage Project Access
There’s a lot of barriers to accessing healthcare in Alaska including costs, long waitlists, language barriers, and more. Anchorage Project Access is a group that assists Alaskans statewide to help uninsured patients with a medical need access various specialties across 900 providers. On this Line One, join host Dr Justin Clark as he explores the resources available with Anchorage Project Access.
Line One: Migraine and Chronic Headaches
Migraines are chronic headaches that can cause significant pain for hours or even days. Symptoms can be so severe that all you can think...
The Environment and Health
Monday, August 08, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Modern humans evolved 200,000 years ago yet our immediate environment hardly changed until the onset of the industrial revolution about 250 years ago. Daily our genes, our skin, our respiratory tract, our intestines, our brains are exposed to relatively new substances compared to exposures for 200,000 years. What are the effects on our health? LISTEN NOW
Care and prevention of premature delivery
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!
Parenting with love and limits
Pushing back against the authority of parents is a normal part of the individuation process for teens. These behaviors can usually be handled with patience, discipline, and love. Thanks for listening!
Alaska language specialists talk about the effects of multilingualism on the developing brain
What are the benefits of multilingualism to the developing brain? Are there long term benefits to speaking more than 1 language fluently?
LISTEN: Say cheese! The ins and outs of good dental health
Do you visit your dentist every 6 months? Your oral health not only impacts your quality of life and your smile, it also has a major impact on your overall health.