Kathy Kozak

Host, The Body Show

In 1999, Dr. Kozak came to Straub Clinic and Hospital where she currently works as an internist specializing in preventative health, travel medicine, women's health and wellness. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Kozak has also spent time in medical clinics in Australia, Peru, Zimbabwe, India, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. She studies Cambodian language and sponsored the Kozak Ohana School in Kompong Thom, Cambodia. A woman of varied talents, she is a member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra since 2000 and studies voice.

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Gerry Lauzon / Flickr

Cancer touches all of us here in the islands, each year over 6,000 people are diagnosed and 2400 die from this devastating disease. Queen's Medical Center has partnered with MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide the latest in cancer diagnosis and treatment. We'll discuss what this means for our island residents along with the latest in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The Body Show: Exercise

Sep 21, 2015
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Dion Hinchcliffe / Flickr

Ever wonder if your favorite exercise is causing your back or muscle pain? Want to know how to avoid the activity that makes things worse? How about targeting your exercise to treat your pain rather than masking it with medication? Tonight we talk with a panel of sports medicine and physiotherapy experts about how you can make your work-out work better for you.

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Wikipedia

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and yet there’s still a bit of controversy whether screening is necessary and if it saves lives. Discuss the latest in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Wikipedia Commons

  Robotic surgery, is it really like on TV or in the movies? They say this type of surgery can reduce scars and improve recovery time but does it really make a difference in overall surgical care? Dr. Charles Kim, urology expert will be in the studio to talk about the changes taking place in the operating room and how the technology of tomorrow is actually right here in Hawaii. 5 PM on HPR-2.

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Wikipedia

Personality disorders....when does that quirky behavior become more than just being a little "odd?" Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Stitham gives us some insight about personality disorders - and when something needs to be treated, and not just ignored if it affects daily life. 5 PM on HPR-2.

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Wikipedia

  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can make going up a flight of stairs feel like you are running a 10K. What is it and how can you improve your lung function over time? Valerie Chang from the COPD Coalition will be in the studio to tell us more. 5 PM on HPR-2.

  Dr. Shane Morita is in the studio talking about the latest in the treatment of thyroid cancer amongst our diverse ethnic population, and the newest medication approved by the FDA. 5pm on HPR-2. 

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Cheryl / Flickr

  Keeping both the baby and mom healthy is the best way to start out a new life. Dr. Eileen Ogasawara-Chun joins the show to talk about her work in helping new moms to handle the transition to: having a baby, breastfeeding, and beyond. Tonight at 5 on HPR-2.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District / Flickr

  It’s back to school time, and with that comes the typical concerns about colds and flus, required school shots, and how to keep your entire family healthy all year long.  This show, we talk with Dr. Brent Matsumoto from Kaiser Permanente about the keys to keeping germs from taking over this school year.  

Tune in today at 5pm on HPR-2. 

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Flickr / zsoolt

The Paleo lifestyle - what exactly does it mean? Eat like a caveman and hope to be healthy? Nope, it's a lot more than that. We'll talk with the folks at Good Clean Food Hawaii about what the paleo diet really is - and what it means to be eating our best. Today on The Body Show, 5pm on HPR-2. 

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