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What mindset do you need to have to be the most successful in life? Well, it's not about just being talented or smart. It's about being willing to learn and make mistakes. Today on The Body Show, a talk with Dr. Carol  Dweck, an expert in setting the right mindset for life.

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  Can you see me now? Well, not very well if you have cateracts or macular degeneration or some other common eye problems. Today on The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the best way to have good vision and healthy eyes. 

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Tuberculosis may not be something you hear about everyday, but it's out there and needs to be treated. The next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak talks to Dr. Elizabeth MacNeill about how Hawaii is handling TB testing and treatment to a cure.

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How do you find a way to keep your elderly loved one safe at home or even go to a nursing home when they need it?  Next time on The Body Show talking with experts about patient advocacy and how knowing what to do now, might just make all the difference in to the future.

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The opioid epidemic has helped expand the focus on treatments for chronic pain both physically and pharmacologically. Today on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak will talk with an expert about the personalized approach needed to treat pain safely and effectively for all of us.

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With the current crisis in the use of opioid pain medicine, what can people with acute and chronic pain do to feel better? Today on The Body Show, we'll talk to laser expert Les Iczkovitz about a new FDA approved laser treatment and how this novel therapy might just be the next frontier for pain relief and long term control.

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Bones break, especially in an accident, but did you know that kids bones heal differently than adults? Listen in on the latest with Dr. Byron Izuka, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, about how to take care of an injury, and when surgery might be needed, versus when it's better to just let nature take care of itself.

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An annual statewide school vaccination program is being scaled back.

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There is a national physician shortage…and Hawai‘i is not immune. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States could be short more than 100,000 doctors by 2030. But Hawai‘i may have a solution. HPR’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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Today on The Body Show, smart screening is the new approach to diagnosing prostate cancer and Dr. Kathy Kozak will go over the latest with her expert guests about who needs to be tested and how.

The Big Island is celebrating this weekend. Hawaiʻi County will become the first county in the United States to receive a Blue Zones designation. The Blue Zones health initiative launched in East and North Hawaiʻi in 2015, and is already seeing results. HPR's Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi reports.

The Body Show: COPD

Aug 21, 2017
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COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a quarter of the people who get this are not smokers.  Today on The Body Show we'll talk with an expert about the signs and symptoms of this serious disease and why it's important to get the correct diagnosis the first time.

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Concussions don't just happen when you hit your head and you don't need to blackout to have one. So what is going on and what can be done to treat them? Talking with an expert on how to know when you or your loved one has signs of having a concussion and the best treatment to help the brain heal itself.

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Today on The Body Show, a continuation of last week's topic talking with summer student research scholars about what they can teach all of us about their latest research in medical care, here at home. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Hawaii has a unique multi-ethnic population that is a dream of medical researchers in the quest to personalize medical care. Today on The Body Show, talking with summer student research scholars about what they can teach all of us about their latest research in medical care, here at home.

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Is the air we breathe and the food we eat as healthy as we think? Today on The Body Show, talking with an expert about our local use of chemicals and the medical implications to our health.

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One hour of exercise that burns calories for up to 36 hours later? Have you heard of Orangetheory Fitness? It's a combination of cardio and muscle building that can help anybody at any Fitness level to improve their health through exercise and maybe even make it fun while they're at it.

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40% of adults in Hawaii have prediabetes, but only 12% know about it. If you're told that you're at risk, is there anything you can do? On this edition of The Body Show, an exciting new program coming to a YMCA near you.

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Summertime is meant to be fun and no one wants to spend their time in the ER if they don't have to. So what types of injuries require medical attention? Are there things you can do to stay safe while enjoying the Great Outdoors? On the next Body Show, we're exploring some common mishaps and how to avoid them. 

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The kidneys, essential to the function of the body, and hard to replace, even with the latest advances in dialysis. Today on the Body Show, we’ll talk with an expert about the best way to protect your kidneys right now, and long into the future.

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For many people the location of their nearest hospital is not in downtown Honolulu. What are the unique challenges and opportunities for Hawaii's rural hospitals to provide quality care? Hear more about how Kahuku Medical Center is meeting the needs of the community and how.

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Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm abnormality there is. And the treatment for this is rapidly changing. Today on The Body Show, we'll talk to an expert about the emerging trends atrial fibrillation comprehensive management.

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HIV, we don't hear much about it these days, but the virus continues to affect our population. Both in Hawaii and the world. Today on The Body Show, we'll talk about the latest in the screening, diagnosis and treatment for those infected with the HIV virus.

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Today on The Body Show, if you have arthritis, Parkinson's or other medical problems going to the gym to the work out might just be harder than you think. We'll talk to an expert about the concept of a medical gym and why it just might help provide the personalized attention that can make all the difference.

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Ever get really nervous about what's going on? Feel super stressed and know that your body is feeling it too? Today on The Body Show, talking with an expert about stress and anxiety. When is it a symptom and when is it a disease? 

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Today on The Body Show, swallowing seems automatic but what happens when things go down the wrong pipe it can be a simple problem or much more serious. Talking with an expert on how to know if the simple reflex of swallowing is something you need to pay more attention to.

The Body Show: Knees

Apr 17, 2017
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Knee pain going up and down the stairs? Well, it might just be getting older, but certain symptoms suggest it's time for treatment and that might just include surgery for a knee replacement. Today on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak talks with an orthopedic expert all about the knees.

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Ever wonder what the “plastic” means in plastic surgery? What’s the latest in cosmetic procedures and is there something even better right around the corner? Today on The Body Show, we’ll talk with an expert about the recent trends in his field and how these procedures are safer than ever. 

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If you notice facial asymmetry, arm weakness or slurred speech it could be a sign of something serious like a stroke, and you need to act fast. Today on the Body Show, we talk with an expert about what happens after you call 911 and the lifesaving medications that are available to help.

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and if you're over 50, and have not done this essential test, then it's time to learn about all of your options to prevent this potentially treatable disease. From home kits to colonoscopies and more, we'll talk about the best way to screen and detect early-stage colon cancer which might just save a life.

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