The Body Show

Mondays at 5pm

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. Each week features a specific topic and she'll take your calls, too.

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The Body Show
8:45 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

The Body Show: When pain medication can hurt

  Pain is such an individualized experience, and medication can help, but sometimes, too much of it can hurt - a lot. Today on the show we'll hear from a local nurse, Claire Santos, who has dealt with the harsh reality of addiction in her own family, and what constructive efforts need to take place to prevent anyone else from suffering the same fate.

The Body Show
8:32 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

The Body Show: Childbirth

Childbirth has changed over the last century, improving the health of the mother and baby along the way. But modern science has made cesarean sections much more common than perhaps they should be. Dr. Eileen Ogasawara Chun and Midwife Amanda Lawry will be in the studio to share their perspective on why going back to the basics might be the best after all.  

The Body Show
8:46 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

The Body Show: Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day

  Happy Valentine's Day! What's the best gift to give to those you love? Well, keeping your heart healthy of course! Dr. Anne Leake from Queen's West will be in the studio to discuss the latest in the management of cholesterol, sugar, blood pressure and more, all to keep your heart as healthy as possible, all year long. 

The Body Show
8:24 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

The Body Show: Heart Valve Disease

  Heart valve disease is one of the most common heart problems, affecting 1 in 8 patients over the age of 75. Just a decade ago, there weren't a lot of options for people with valve issues. Luckily, all that has changed. Dr. Christian Spies, interventional cardiologist will explain how more lives can be saved than ever before. 
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The Body Show
8:07 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

The Body Show: Vaccines

  Measles, mumps, rubella, polio, tetanus, hepatitis, pneumonia – what do these all have in common? Vaccines to prevent them.  Today on The Body show we’ll have nationally renowned Dr. Bill Atkinson, who spent 25 years at the CDC, live on the show to help explain why shots exist and why we all need them. 
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The Body Show
8:16 am
Mon January 12, 2015

The Body Show: Weight Management

  Weight management - it's not just about having surgery these days, there are multiple ways to work on having a healthier body this year. Dr. Cedric Lorenzo of Queen's West Oahu will be in the studio to share his team approach to achieving healthy weight goals  for 2015. 

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The Body Show
8:51 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

The Body Show: A Good Start To A New year

Dr. Roger White, author of "Slimming with Daniel" is in the studio, here to help us start the year off right with realistic health goals, and some inspirational stories as well.

The Body Show
8:40 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

The Body Show: Dealing with Holiday Stress

Do you find yourself getting a bit more stressed over the holidays? Too much to do, so little time? Well you are not alone, this can be the most difficult time of year for many of us. This week we talk to an expert about how to stay sane this season and start 2015 with a healthy state of mind! 

The Body Show
8:45 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

The Body Show: Skin Cancer

  In Hawai‘i we get to play in the sun year round…but what lurks in those UV rays can be the start of melanoma and other skin cancers. Our panel of experts compares notes on what you need to know.  

The Body Show
8:30 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

The Body Show: Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis can have profound effects on the body and inadequate treatment early on can lead to misery later in life. Dr. Tracy Kurano, rheumatologist at Straub Clinic will be in the studio to explain more about these immune system issues and more.

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