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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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U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr

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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Free-Photos / Pixabay

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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Is that uncomfortable sensation in your chest just heartburn or something more serious? Get the details on the signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer on this edition of The Body Show.

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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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Flickr / anieto2k

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.

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Today on The Body Show, guest Ira Zunin will talk about pain management in the islands and how integrative medicine may be the answer.

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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Hawaii’s adolescent female children are at risk for being sexually trafficked right here in the islands. What are some of the signs that a young girl is in danger? Today on The Body Show when we talk with the founder of Ho’ola Na Pua and a representative from Architects Hawaii about the latest efforts to provide a safe haven for these vulnerable victims.

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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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It's late the pediatrician's office is closed and you just found out your kids are sick and it can't wait until tomorrow. Should you go to the ER or can your local Urgent Care help out? Talking about what types of medical conditions can be taken care of after hours, without waiting a long time for help. 

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Athletes train to be the best at their sport, but how can all of us learn to stay safe when working out? This week we talk with Ross Oshiro, top certified athletic trainer in the islands, about how to get in great condition while also avoiding injuries.

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There's a new metal in town, oxinium, and it might just revolutionize the joint replacements of the future. We'll talk with a physician entrepreneur about how he's changing a world of joint replacements.

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Medical Aid in dying. Does it make sense or could this lead to potential misuse here in the islands? On The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak hears from the national group Compassion With Choices, about how this could be legalized here in Hawaii.

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When does eating become unhealthy? Are there triggers in society that promote obsessions about food? Dr. Kathy Kozak will talk with an expert about eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia and more.

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Today on The Body Show, talking about the new vaccines on the horizon with guest Dr. Andrew Croaker of the Centers for Disease Control about the different shots offered for kids, adults seniors, and more.

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Oxidation and inflammation...sound scary? How about free radicals? Well inside the body it could be to blame for a lot of common conditions like heart disease and more. Today on the Body Show, talking with experts about how to minimize these effects on health and maximize longevity.

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Looking and feeling your best, we all want that for the New Year. So what's the latest in cosmetic surgery to help you look and feel great? Next time on The Body Show, talking about the latest in invasive and non-invasive ways to put your best face forward.

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