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: Contraception today

The practice of contraception is as old as human existence. And today, the voluntary control of fertility is of paramount importance to modern society....

Tissue engineering for human organ use

Dr. Virna Sales of Children's Hospital, Boston joins Dr. Woodard to discuss efforts being made towards the development of tissue engineered heart structures. National Science...

Line One: Stress

Christine Sam from Good Samaritan Counseling Center in Anchorage joins Dr. Woodard to discuss the effects of stress and what can be done to...

Line One: Changes in health care for Alaska Natives in Anchorage

Dr. Doug Eby and Karen McIntire of Southcentral Foundation join Dr. Woodard to discuss the results of changes made to health care for Native...

Line One: Treating Depression – Psychotherapy vs. Medication

Treatment for depression is unique to each individual. As two of the most common treatments, what differs in the use of psychotherapy versus medication?...

A new blog for Line One listeners

Host of Line One: Your Health Connection, Dr. Thad Woodard writes... Science Based Medicine is a new blog site dedicated to the use of science...

Line One: Health Issues in Nome

Today statues stand tall in New York City's Central Park and Nome, Alaska commemorating the 1925 Serum Run to Nome in which Balto the...

Line One: Dr. Ryan Fagan

This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, epidemiologist Dr. Ryan Fagan from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Alaska...

Line One: Dr. Uwe Reinhardt

Recognized as one of the nation's leading authorities on health ...

Line One: Domestic Violence

This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, Dr. Woodard is joined by Dr. Linda Chamberlain of the Homer Health Center who will discuss...

Line One: Anesthesia

Host Dr. Woodard welcomes Scott McBride, Jr. M.D. of Elmendorf AFB. Dr. McBride will be discussing the issue of being awake or aware during...

Line One: Talking With Your Kids about Sex

This weeks guest on Line One: Your Health Connection, Dr. John Chirban tells parents how to talk to their kids about sex. Author of...

Line One: Brain Concussion

This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, neuropsychologists Dr. Russell Cherry and Dr. Heather Gray join Dr. Woodard for a discussion on brain...

Line One: Immunizations and the HPV Vaccine

Host Dr. Thad Woodard interviews members of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Alaska Immunization Program Manager, Laurel Wood and Education and...

Line One: Preventing, Predicting, and Treating Heart Failure

This week on Line One, Dr. Woodward and his guest, local cardiologist, Dr. Ankie Amos Dyke of the Alaska Heart Institute discuss preventing, predicting...

Line One: Breast Cancer & The Quiet War

This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, guests and callers will discuss breast cancer and The Quiet War, a film produced by the...

Line One: Making Medical Decisions

It is important to understand how science works and how to think critically about the information we receive when it comes to making decisions...

Line One: Adolescent Depression and Suicide

Dr. Woodard and his guest, Dr. Phil Neuberger will be discussing adolescent depression and suicide. Dr. Neuberger is board certified by the American Board...

Line One: Health Care in the U.S.

Dr. Woodard and his guest, Dr. David Kerns, will be discussing the state of health care in the United States. Dr. Kerns is Adjunct...

Line One: Motivation

What do we know about motivation and how can we use that knowledge to change our behavior and those around us? Find out...