Line One

Mondays at 2 p.m.(LIVE) and 8 p.m. Co-hosts Dr. Thad Woodard and Prentiss Pemberton and their guests discuss a variety of health-related topics during this LIVE call-in show. Line One features local physicians and national subject experts from the fields of nutrition, childcare, pharmacology and surgery. Prentiss Pemberton hosts special shows to address mental health issues. Callers can talk one-on-one with each week’s guests and even participate online.

Monday, June 05, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Alaska has some of the highest rates of domestic violence and sexual assault in the country. On the next Line One, the newly appointed Executive Director for the Counsel on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Diane Casto, joins co-host Prentiss Pemberton to discuss what has been working, what is left to be done, and shares what we can all do to help achieve her vision of an Alaska freed from domestic violence and sexual assault. LISTEN HERE

Monday, May 22, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Speech, language, and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes including brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, cleft palate, or emotional issues. Dr Thad Woodard discusses the work of speech language pathologists in helping diagnose and treat disorders of speech, language, and swallowing on this Line One program. LISTEN HERE

Monday, May 15, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. On this Line One, Anchorage School District Prevention Specialist, counselor and member of the Alaska Suicide Prevention Council, Julie Vinceck joins co-host Prentiss Pemberton to discuss teen suicide and the controversy surrounding the new Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why. href="http://media.kska.org/2017/lohc-20170515.mp3">LISTEN HERE

Monday, May 08, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Adverse childhood experiences have been linked to risky health behaviors, chronic health conditions, low life potential, and early death. As the number of adverse childhood experiences increases, so does the risk for these outcomes. On the next Line One program the topic is the Mat-Su Health Foundation report on combating child maltreatment. LISTEN HERE

Monday, May 01, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Having a child with a severe emotional or behavioral problem is a challenging thing for a family. Parents often find themselves desperate for answers that are often difficult to come by. During this program, child and adolescent therapist Lori Houston, joins Line One co-host Prentiss Pemberton, for a discussion about childhood mental health. LISTEN HERE

Monday, April 24, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Our immune system does an amazing job of protecting us from infections and even works naturally prevent cancer. . It has long been recognized that harnessing the immune system to treat cancer is a reasonable goal but efforts have not been stellar. It now appears that this is changing. LISTEN HERE

Monday, April 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Electronics, the internet, smartphones, and social media have changed the landscape for teens and added a new dimension for parents of today’s tech savvy teens. Join Host Prentiss Pemberton and award winning documentary filmmaker, Dr. ​Delaney Ruston, as they discuss her latest groundbreaking film SCREENAGERS. LISTEN HERE
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Monday, April 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. On this program we open phone lines and email for listener questions on health, health care, mental and behavioral health for co-hosts Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW and Thad Woodard, MD. They will do their best to provide or help you find reliable information on your question. LISTEN NOW

Monday, April 04, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Once a year on Line One we feature a program addressing listener questions about the foot and ankle problems like foot pain, nail infections, and the foot care in diabetes. LISTEN NOW

Monday, March 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Many Divorces end after years of legal battles. Tens of thousands of dollars spent, kids torn apart by their parents’ conflict, and two people left filled with anger and animosity toward their parenting partner. Lawyers make a killing and the “Divorce Machine” drones on, leaving in it’s wake a path of destruction and despair that can last for generations. LISTEN NOW

Monday, March 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. The Human heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body. Given this never-ending workload, it's a wonder it performs so well, for so long, for so many people. But the heart can also fail, brought down by a poor diet and lack of exercise, smoking, infection, unlucky genes, and more. LISTEN NOW

Monday, March 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. With traumatic brain injury it can be difficult to assess how much the brain has been injured and to predict the outcome. New neuroradiologic techniques are helping to better understand traumatic brain injury and other disorders of the brain like Parkinson’s Disease, dementias, and multiple sclerosis. LISTEN NOW

Monday, March 06, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Lost in the ecstasy of a new relationship, it’s easy to ignore the early warning signs that all might not be as it seems. On the next Line One Your Health Connection, High Conflict expert, Bill Eddy, joins Line One Co-Host Prentiss Pemberton to discuss the warning signs and clues that indicate you might be dating a Narcissist. LISTEN NOW

Monday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. On the next Lin One we'll be discussing colorectal cancer. We'll hear from a survivor as he shares his experiences with surgeries, screenings and treatment. You don't have to be afraid of the process, and he'll be with us to tell you why. We'll also have a local pathologist on the show to talk about treatment and screening options here in Alaska. LISTEN NOW

Monday, February 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. This program will review the prevention, detection and treatment of gynecologic cancers with cancer specialist Dr. Joanie Hope. The finding of human papilloma virus (HPV) as a cause of cervical cancer and its close association with other gynecologic cancer has led to the development of the HPV vaccine and the prevention of infection with this virus and HPV related cancers. LISTEN NOW

Monday, February 07, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Kid's health and wellness is a complex thing. Cell phones, pornography, and social media challenge our best parenting efforts at every turn. At a loss for what to do, it’s easy for parents to become frustrated and angry. Please join Line One Co-Hosts, Prentiss Pemberton and Dr. Thad Woodard, as they open up the phone lines to answer your questions about pediatric health and wellness. LISTEN NOW

Monday, January 30, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Like Goldilocks finding the porridge that was “just right” for her, diagnosis and management of prostate cancer today is about finding the approach that is just right for each patient. This program will discuss who should be screened, what to do with screening results, and what treatment, if any, is “right” given what is known today. LISTEN NOW

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. On December 11th, at 3:17 PM, 30 year old Anchorage resident, Jonathan Gilbert was pronounced Brain Dead after suffering a gunshot wound to the head. Jonathan’s death, and his families loss meant that Bill and his family would be given the ultimate gift, the gift of life. Please join Host Prentiss Pemberton and his special guest, Heart recipient, Bill Atkinson as they discuss Bill’s difficult journey to finding a new heart and new hope. LISTEN NOW

Monday, January 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Anger is a natural and necessary human emotion that serves to activate and protect us in times of danger. Uncontrolled anger however, can act as a very destructive force in relationships and has a negative impact on emotional and physical health. On the next Line One: Your Health Connection, clinical psychologist, Dr. Bruce Pemberton returns to Line One for a deeper look at Toxic Anger and it’s impact on our lives.  LISTEN NOW

Monday, January 09, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Some people who have lost a limb continue to experience the sensation of pain from the lost limb. Others may experience a seemingly minor injury and develop severe chronic debilitating pain in the injured area. How is this possible? What is going on? Can the pain be alleviated? Our next guest is pain specialist Dr. Andrea Trescot and our topic is unusual pain syndromes. LISTEN NOW