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: 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...

Line One: Savant Syndrome

While there is as yet no over-arching theory to explain all instances of Savant Syndrome, more progress has been made in better understanding this...

Line One: The other side of love, when relationships turn sour

What happens when the romance is gone? Local psychologist, Dr. Richard Lazur joins host Dr. Woodard to talk about the other side of love....

Line One: Blood Bank of Alaska

Dr. Norman Means Host Dr. Woodard interviews Dr. Norman Means, medical director at the Blood Bank of Alaska. Means discusses the mission of his organization...

Line One: Disorders of the hair and scalp

Are you concerned about baldness? Dandruff? Going gray? This week on Line One, Dr. Woodard hosts board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Peter ...

Line One: Canadian and American health care systems compared

The U.S. spends twice as much as other industrialized nations on health care, yet our system performs poorly in comparison. How would you be...

Line One: Podiatry

Whether its a bunion or just a blister, take a step in the right direction and ask the expert. Local podiatrist, Dr. Ken Swayman...

Line One: Child passenger safety

This week Dr. Woodard explores the rationale behind the regulations and recommendations on child passenger safety. What are Alaska's laws on child safety seats?...

Line One: Respiratory health

Lung disease is rapidly becoming a women's disease. Lung cancer kills more women than breast, ovarian and cervical cancers combined. On Line One, join...

Line One: Colorectal cancer

In honor of National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 13-19th) Line One will explore colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer. An estimated 148,800...

Line One: Sexuality education

Sex and relationship educators, Marshall Miller and Dorian Solot join host Dr. Woodard for a discussion on sexuality education. Marshall and Dorian have presented...

Line One: Wilderness Medicine

With summer approaching and outdoor activities on the rise Line One will explore wilderness medicine with guests Deb Ajango from UAA and Dr. Paul...

Line One: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Join host Dr. Woodard and his guest Dr. Jana Cole for discussion about plastic surgery. Dr. Cole is a plastic surgeon in Anchorage and...

Line One: Dr. Jack Hickel

Dr. Jack Hickel has spent many years in Swaziland as a medical missionary. Today he is a local family physician working at Southcentral Foundation....

Line One: Health Literacy

Dr. Barry Weiss from the University of Arizona College of Medicine joins host Dr. Woodard for a discussion about health literacy. Health literacy includes...

Line One: Bioesthetic Dentistry

This week on Line One, Dr. Bill Gerace, DDS and Dr. Joseph Mauro, DDS join Dr. Woodard for a discussion about bioesthetic dentistry. Unlike...