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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.

Latest Episodes

The Body Show: Running 101

Running can help strengthen your body if you do it right. What are the most common mistakes people make? Do shoes really matter? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with Dr. Mike Turner of Ortho Sport about the tricks of the trade for running.

29 MIN2 days ago
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The Body Show: Running 101

The Body Show: Tips From An ER Physician

If you think you might be having an emergency, when should you call 9-1-1? What might be helpful to bring with you? Are there tips that can help you get the best care? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with an emergency room physician about what happens in the ER, and why more is better when it comes to medical history information.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Body Show: Tips From An ER Physician

The Body Show: Addressing Childhood Obesity

Dr. Theresa Wee talks about the inspiration behind her "Walk with a Doc" program, and how helping families address childhood obesity has become her mission in medicine.

20 MIN2 weeks ago
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The Body Show: Addressing Childhood Obesity

The Body Show: Treating and Removing Varicose Veins

Varicose veins -- when is it bad enough that these pesky little circulation problems should be removed? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with an expert about the various ways to treat and remove varicose veins anywhere they may pop up. 6:30 PM on HPR-1 _____________ Wellcome Images / Photo Source / CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0

28 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Body Show: Treating and Removing Varicose Veins

The Body Show: Vaccinations For Your Child

On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with a pediatric expert about the vaccinations schedule for kids and young adults, why it's important to get immunized, and what infections can be avoided. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

29 MINSEP 17
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The Body Show: Vaccinations For Your Child

The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. What's the latest recommendations for screening, diagnosis, and treatment? On this edition of The Body Show , a discussion on what to do if you, or someone you love, is diagnosed with prostate cancer. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

28 MINSEP 10
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The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

The Body Show: Healthcare And The Environment

Healthcare and the environment can intersect sometimes when we least expect it. The use of disposable menstrual products illustrates one way where revisiting a discovery from the past can potentially revolutionize the way we do things now, and help protect the environment and our health.

28 MINSEP 3
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The Body Show: Healthcare And The Environment

The Body Show: COPD Care In Hawaii

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a medical condition that can make breathing feel blowing in and out of a very small straw. What causes this? And are there medications to help? On this edition of The Body Show , the head of the Hawaii COPD Coalition joins the show to discuss the latest in COPD care in the islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

28 MINAUG 27
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The Body Show: COPD Care In Hawaii

The Body Show: Medical Aid in Dying in Hawaii

In 2018, Hawaii's Legislature authorized residents with a terminal illness, with six months or less to live, the ability to request medical aid in dying prescriptions from their doctor. How many people actually received medication? Did anyone take it? On this edition of The Body Show , the latest on medical aid in dying in the state.

28 MINAUG 20
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The Body Show: Medical Aid in Dying in Hawaii

The Body Show: The Importance Of Sleep

Sleep. It's essential for our waking hours. And if you don't get enough, it can affect your heart, brain, metabolism, cancer risk, and your risk for infection. So what's the best way to get more good rest? On this edition of The Body Show , a discussion about how you can sleep better and improve your health.

29 MINAUG 13
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The Body Show: The Importance Of Sleep

Latest Episodes

The Body Show: Running 101

Running can help strengthen your body if you do it right. What are the most common mistakes people make? Do shoes really matter? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with Dr. Mike Turner of Ortho Sport about the tricks of the trade for running.

29 MIN2 days ago
Comments
The Body Show: Running 101

The Body Show: Tips From An ER Physician

If you think you might be having an emergency, when should you call 9-1-1? What might be helpful to bring with you? Are there tips that can help you get the best care? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with an emergency room physician about what happens in the ER, and why more is better when it comes to medical history information.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Body Show: Tips From An ER Physician

The Body Show: Addressing Childhood Obesity

Dr. Theresa Wee talks about the inspiration behind her "Walk with a Doc" program, and how helping families address childhood obesity has become her mission in medicine.

20 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
The Body Show: Addressing Childhood Obesity

The Body Show: Treating and Removing Varicose Veins

Varicose veins -- when is it bad enough that these pesky little circulation problems should be removed? On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with an expert about the various ways to treat and remove varicose veins anywhere they may pop up. 6:30 PM on HPR-1 _____________ Wellcome Images / Photo Source / CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0 CC BY 4.0

28 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Body Show: Treating and Removing Varicose Veins

The Body Show: Vaccinations For Your Child

On this edition of The Body Show , a talk with a pediatric expert about the vaccinations schedule for kids and young adults, why it's important to get immunized, and what infections can be avoided. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

29 MINSEP 17
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The Body Show: Vaccinations For Your Child

The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. What's the latest recommendations for screening, diagnosis, and treatment? On this edition of The Body Show , a discussion on what to do if you, or someone you love, is diagnosed with prostate cancer. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

28 MINSEP 10
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The Body Show: Prostate Cancer

The Body Show: Healthcare And The Environment

Healthcare and the environment can intersect sometimes when we least expect it. The use of disposable menstrual products illustrates one way where revisiting a discovery from the past can potentially revolutionize the way we do things now, and help protect the environment and our health.

28 MINSEP 3
Comments
The Body Show: Healthcare And The Environment

The Body Show: COPD Care In Hawaii

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a medical condition that can make breathing feel blowing in and out of a very small straw. What causes this? And are there medications to help? On this edition of The Body Show , the head of the Hawaii COPD Coalition joins the show to discuss the latest in COPD care in the islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

28 MINAUG 27
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The Body Show: COPD Care In Hawaii

The Body Show: Medical Aid in Dying in Hawaii

In 2018, Hawaii's Legislature authorized residents with a terminal illness, with six months or less to live, the ability to request medical aid in dying prescriptions from their doctor. How many people actually received medication? Did anyone take it? On this edition of The Body Show , the latest on medical aid in dying in the state.

28 MINAUG 20
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The Body Show: Medical Aid in Dying in Hawaii

The Body Show: The Importance Of Sleep

Sleep. It's essential for our waking hours. And if you don't get enough, it can affect your heart, brain, metabolism, cancer risk, and your risk for infection. So what's the best way to get more good rest? On this edition of The Body Show , a discussion about how you can sleep better and improve your health.

29 MINAUG 13
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The Body Show: The Importance Of Sleep