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 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.

The Body Show
11:12 am
Mon December 1, 2014

The Body Show: Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

  It's holiday season, and everyone has a lot to do, and not a whole lot of time to do it.  Naturopath Diana Joy Ostroff is going to be in the studio, sharing her hints on what to do to avoid getting sick during this fun season, and how to stay healthy all year long with natural supplements and lifestyle choices that can help at any age.  Today on the Body Show, 5pm on HPR-2

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The Body Show
8:32 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

The Body Show: Medication

  The right medication at the right time for the right person...That's the goal of choosing wisely, and something that all patients should discuss with their providers. Dr. Mark Baker will be in the studio exploring a program designed to help people and their primary care providers to find the best way to navigate the ever-changing health care environment to make sure they get what they need.  Today at 5pm on HPR2

The Body Show
9:36 am
Tue November 18, 2014

The Body Show: Sports Medicine

(due to technical problems the show starts at 23:18 into the show)

Playing sports and staying safe is the goal of any athletic trainer, but injuries can happen, some more devastating than others. Sam Lee, certified athletic trainer will be in the studio, sharing his role of keeping all of our teams on the winning side of safety. 

The Body Show
1:42 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

The Body Show: The Face

Your face is the most recognizable part of your body. For some people affected by injuries, trauma, cancer and more, facial reconstruction can change that very part that everyone sees first. Dr. Daniel Alam was part of the team that did the first full face transplant a few years ago, and shared the latest on the surgical techniques for these delicate surgeries on such an important part of the body.

The Body Show
8:02 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

The Body Show: Nutrition

How can the holidays be fun, and healthy? Dr. Peggy Latare, pediatrician from Kaiser Permanente and Certified diabetes educator and nutritionist Sally Belles from Straub Clinic are in the studio to share their tips on keeping active and enjoying some treats during the next two months.

The Body Show
8:14 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

The Body Show: Parkinson's Disease

  Parkinson's disease is a serious neurologic condition that causes progressive loss of movement of the body, and can devastate anyone who is affected by it - and their families. Dr. Panida Piboolnurak from  Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience will be in the studio. She's just finished a fellowship in Parkinson's and wants to share the latest on what we know about this condition and what can be done to treat it.  

The Body Show
8:47 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

The Body Show: Happy Feet!

  Happy feet, we all want to avoid having foot pain at the end of the day, but what can we do about conditions like plantar fasciitis, bunions, and arthritis that can help to keep us walking throughout our lives? Dr. Karen Yamaguchi, will be in the studio, to share her secret about having pain free feet. 

The Body Show
8:34 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

The Body Show: Liver disease

  Liver disease is the fourth leading cause of death for middle aged adults in the US. Hepatitis C is one of the causes, and is being diagnosed at the highest rate in those born between 1945 and 1965. Have you been tested? Liver specialist Dr. Naoki Tsai and internist Dr. Marina Roytman are in the studio to share the latest. 

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