Line One

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (LIVE) and 8 p.m. (pre-recorded) Co-hosts Dr. Jay Butler 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.

Line One: Prostate cancer and robotic surgery

Prostate cancer is the third most common cause of death from cancer in men of all ages. To discuss prostate cancer prevention, risk factors,...

Line One: Health Care For All

NPR's Health care for All examines how Germany, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland provide universal coverage for their citizens. As a leader...

Line One: Dyslexia

Whether they are teaching English, math, social studies, history or science, Gateway School in Anchorage immerses students in language usage throughout the day and...

Line One: Indoor air quality

In North America adults spend about 87% of their time in buildings, 6% in vehicles and 7% outdoors, making indoor air quality extremely important...

Line One: Anxiety

Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg, an expert on the treatment of anxiety and depression joins Dr. Woodard this afternoon on Line One: Your Health Connection. Author...

Line One: Breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer author, nurse, and survivor, Lillie Shockney joins Dr. Woodard on Line One this afternoon. Mrs. Shockney is the administrative director at John...

Line One: Complimentary and alternative medicine

Today on Line One, Simon Singh, PhD joins Dr. Woodard on the phone from England. Author of Trick or Treatment: Alternative Medicine on Trial,...

Line One: Evaluating medical information online

Before you self diagnosis the pain in your back or the itch on your arm based on your online research, take a closer look...

Line One: Birth

Host Dr. Woodard welcomes certified nurse midwife, Barbara Norton to discuss the various options for giving birth. Learn about the history of midwifery, modern...

Line One: Parkinson's disease

Typically characterized by muscle rigidity, tremor, a slowing of physical movement and, in extreme cases, a loss of physical movement,  Parkinson's disease is a...

Line One: Environmental Cancer Risks

Dr. Devra Davis, a University of Pittsburg epidemiology professor and author joins Dr. Woodard in the studio today.  A Line One guest earlier this...

Line One: Radiological imaging

Today Dr. Woodard discusses efforts to improve the safety of medical imaging with Anchorage radiologist, Dr. Brad Cruz. As the number of radiation intensive...

Line One: Dr. Jocelyn Krebs

Professor of biology at UAA, Dr. Jocelyn Krebs discusses frogs and brewer's yeast both "model organisms" she studies to better understand human developmental disorders....

Line One: Deep vein thrombosis

Blood clots, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) will be the topic on Line One this afternoon. Medical Director, Dr. Michael Jaff of...

Line One: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

This week Dr. Woodard discusses Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the physical, mental, behavioral, and learning disabilities they visit...

Line One: The Importance of Knowing Your Family's Health History

This week Dr. Thad Woodard talks about the importance of knowing your family's health history with Vence Bonham, J. D., Senior Advisor to the...

Line One: Epidemiology of Drowning in Alaska

Dr. Woodard and his guests discuss epidemiology and how its being used to better understand and prevent drowning in Alaska. In an effort to...

Line One: Breast Imaging Advancements

Dr. Denise Farleigh and Shelley Coolidge from the Providence Imaging Center in Anchorage discuss recent advancements in breast imaging and new radiologic techniques used...

Line One: Facelifts and cosmetic surgery

Thinking of getting a facelift? Plastic surgeon, Dr. Zachary Gerut joins Line One host, Dr. Woodard to discuss cosmetic surgery and facelifts.  Learn about...

Line One: Environmental cancer risks

Today's guests is Dr. Devra Davis, director of the world's first Center for Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Her most...