Dr. Thad Woodard

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Dental Hygiene

Dental caries are one of the most common illnesses in the world and can affect many other aspects of our health besides oral health. This program will discuss the causes and prevention of this disease. KSKA: Monday, 1/9 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

State of Alaska Health Impact Assessment Program

Monday, July 25 at 2:00 pm Alaska is one of the few states participating in the emerging practice of Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), a combination of procedures and methods used to judge the potential effects of a program or practice on the health of a population. This week on Line One, state epidemiologists, Paul Anderson and Joe McLaughlin join host Dr. Thad Woodard to discuss how they're using HIA's to improve the health of Alaskans.

Skin Cancer Types, Causes, and Treatments

Monday, July 18 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm As more facts become available about skin cancer, more questions pop-up. What are the types of skin cancer? Who is at risk? What are the treatments available?

Parenting Teenagers

Monday, July 11 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Parenting an adolescent can be challenging in terms of communication. Licensced clinical social worker Richard Steinzeig is our in-studio guest this week on Line One, and we'll be talking about how temperaments differ between male and female teenagers, how social media affects parenting teenagers, and the top ten parenting traps.

Medical Anthropology

Monday, June 27 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm How does the economic and political systems of a society shape health risks and treatment resources? This week on Line One, Dr. Sergei Bogojavlensky joins host Dr. Thad Woodard to discuss the relationship between anthropology, medicine and medical practice.

The Stone Soup Group

Monday June 20 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Have you ever heard the Stone Soup fable about a hungry stranger who teaches a village the power of sharing and collaboration? Taking their inspiration, and name, from this story, the Stone Soup Group works to provided assistance and support to families of children with special needs.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

A medical condition affecting one's abilities to sit still, focus and pay attention, ADHD is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, Anchorage pediatrician, Dr. Lyn Clark joins host Dr. Thad Woodard, also a pediatrician to talk about the symptoms and treatment of ADHD. Call-in with your questions and comments Monday 2:00 - 3:00 pm.