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
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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8:21 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

The Body Show: Breast Cancer Treatment

  

1 in 8 women in their lifetime will develop breast cancer. Are mammograms better than MRI's? What's the latest in personalized tumor genetics and how does that affect treatment? Dr. Sherin Shirazi is in the studio, here to help explain the new world of breast cancer treatment and how it's rapidly changing to help more women and save lives. 

The Body Show
8:55 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

The Body Show: Veins

  It's summertime, and just when we all want to wear shorts and enjoy the nice weather, we see those pesky little veins that seem to be popping out. What's the difference between a little visible vein and a sign of a more serious problem? Dr. Danelo Canete is in the studio, here to tell us more about which ones to worry about and which ones can easily be taken away in a quick office procedure. 

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The Body Show
8:33 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

The Body Show: Diabetes

Is there a cure for diabetes? Can you ever get off of medication once you get started? What are the keys to success for controlling blood sugar? Today on the show we will have an interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book "Diabetes Breakthrough" along with certified diabetes educator, Sally Belles who will bring it home and talk about how to make local foods healthier for all of us! 

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The Body Show
8:02 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

The Body Show: Tuberculosis

Who gets TB these days, and how is it treated? Should we all be screened periodically to make sure we're safe? Dr. Elizabeth McNeill is in the studio, head of Hawaii's TB control branch , and she's going to talk about where the risk lies in Hawaii and what we can all do about it. 

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