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
8:34 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. 

The Body Show
8:13 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

The Body Show: The windows to our world

  Our eyes, the windows to our world, are one of the most important senses that many of us have, and the loss of sight is devastating. Macular degeneration, diabetic eye damage, cataracts, all of these can affect our ability to see, especially as we get older.  On this show, we’ll talk with Dr. James Lai, an expert about the latest in the treatment of these common eye diseases and what to do now to prevent them.  
The Body Show
8:24 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

The Body Show: Advanced Directive

  When you are sick and  can’t speak for yourself, the most important document you might need to have is an advanced directive. What is it and how can it help your family?  On this show we’ll talk with Dr. Carolin Hubbard, an expert in palliative care and how to make the decisions now that will  help you and everyone you love with end of life care. 
The Body Show
11:24 am
Mon September 1, 2014

The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

  Did you know that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime? In fact, it’s the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Coming up on The Body show, we’ll talk with Steve Davidson and members of the prostate cancer coalition about the latest information spotlighting National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. NOTE: This show is pre-recorded.

The Body Show
7:35 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

The Body Show: After Summer Skin Care

 After summer,  what can you do if you've had a little too much fun in the sun?  Aesthetician Dawn Sunada and Dorothy Maurice, a physician’s assistant at Kaiser Permanente will be in the studio to talk about post summer skin care, including lasers, lotions, peels, and prevention.

The Body Show
8:01 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

The Body Show: COPD

  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. More than 50% of adults with low lung function don't know it's caused by this disease. Valerie Chang from the Hawaii COPD Coalition shares her story and talks in depth about how to know if you are at risk for COPD - and what you can do about it

The Body Show
8:25 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

The Body Show: Stress

Stress is coming after us. Physical, emotional, chemical... it’s all around and can be contributing to worsening health and disease. Jack Ebner, PhD, is a biophysiologist, and has a plan to improve health with corrective nutrition. We’ll be taking a different approach to “doctoring” and talk about the keys of prevention and how to live a healthier life, because it’s never too late.  

The Body Show
8:05 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

The Body Show: Dash Diets

The Dash Diet - it's all about lowering salt intake and improving blood pressure. But how much does it really work? Can it help you to get off of your hypertensive medication? Certified dietician Sally Belles will help to explain the diet, and tips on how to make your food taste delicious while still being good for you!

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The Body Show
8:59 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

The Body Show: Medical Errors

  Medical Errors: no one wants to admit they happen, but they do, and we're going to do something not a lot of medical professionals want to do.... talk about it. How can we all be safe with the changes in medicine, electronic records, and more? Karen Uyeda, risk management director at Straub Clinic and Hospital is going to share some tips for your next medical encounter in the hospital, the clinic, the ER and your doctor's office. 

The Body Show
8:39 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

The Body Show: The fit of your shoes

  A century ago, shoes were made individually for each person, and their particular foot needs were taken into consideration. Nowadays people all have to fit a fairly rigid list of sizes, and take what they can get. Next time on the body show, we’ll talk with Dr. David Yee about how to customize the fit of your shoes, and keep your feet happy all day long.

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