Kathy Kozak

Host, The Body Show

In 1999, Dr. Kozak came to Straub Clinic and Hospital where she currently works as an internist specializing in preventative health, travel medicine, women's health and wellness. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Kozak has also spent time in medical clinics in Australia, Peru, Zimbabwe, India, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. She studies Cambodian language and sponsored the Kozak Ohana School in Kompong Thom, Cambodia. A woman of varied talents, she is a member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra since 2000 and studies voice.

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Robotic surgery, is it really like on TV or in the movies? They say this type of surgery can reduce scars and improve recovery time but does it really make a difference in overall surgical care? Dr. Charles Kim, urology expert will be in the studio to talk about the changes taking place in the operating room and how the technology of tomorrow is actually right here in Hawaii. Tune in at 5 PM on HPR-2.

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  Have you ever had a loved one with serious health problems have to go to the mainland to get life-saving treatment? Dr. David Singh is going to discuss the need for advanced cardiac procedures like ventricular assist devices or VAD's and how this is currently in the process of being brought to the islands so loved ones with heart problems can stay in the islands and get the best treatment here at home. 5 PM on HPR-2.

Smoke Testing Maunawili Wastewater Pipes; Jordan Segundo; Honolulu Charter Commission Accepting Public Proposals; Celtica

Smoke Testing Maunawili Wastewater Pipes: Lori Kahikina

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Kyo-Ya’s Shoreline Exemption Revoked; Human papillomavirus (HPV) Awareness; HCDA Reflective Glass Issues; Hispanic Heritage in Hawaii

Kyo-Ya’s Shoreline Exemption Revoked: Donna Wong

Facebook: Leo Days

The Long View; Burn'n Love Waikiki; Rx Drugs and Medicare; Art of Being an Emcee

The Long View: Neal Milner

GIH Questions DOI Rule; Preparing for Miss Hawaii USA; From the Farm; The Pet Hui

Proposed Dept. of the Interior Rule Questioned: Dr. Keli`i Akina

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Ed Uthman / Flickr

  Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV, causes cancer, and yet our rates of immunization here in the islands is one of the lowest in the nation. What are the consequences of having HPV, and how can getting shots protect both women and men from this? We'll talk to experts about who needs to be concerned about this deadly virus, and why it changes the recommendations for routine care for women throughout their entire lives.

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Social Media and Recent Events with School Principals; Side by Side by Sondheim; Lawyers Warned Not to Help Marijuana Dispensaries; The World Goes 'Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb

Social Media and Recent Events with School Principals: Catherine Payne

Iyengar Yoga

Local Catholic Reaction to Pope’s US Visit; Iyengar Yoga Honolulu; Homelessness on Maui; Kelby Photo Walk

Local Catholic Reaction to Pope’s US Visit: Darlene Dela Cruz

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BLEACHAPALOOZA; Teacher-Singer/Songwriter-InspirationReaction to Kaiser operations in MauiUrban Sketchers-O`ahu, Art on the Zoo Fence

BLEACHAPALOOZA: Anne Rosinski

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WalletHub Tax  Survey;  Banking Seeds; Natural Farming Symposium; Sleepy Orange Butterfly

WalletHub Survey, Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems: Jill Gonzalez

HHSC Maui Regional Board Selects Kaiser; I Wish Someone Had Told Me; 

HHSC Maui Regional Board Selects Kaiser: Avery Chumbley

Kaeo R.

Technology Park in Kakaako; Hawaii Curling Olympian; El Nino Pacific Exacerbates Coastal Hazards; Through the Eyes of Kaua`i Youth Photo Exhibit

Technology Park in Kakaako: Robbie Melton

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Gerry Lauzon / Flickr

Cancer touches all of us here in the islands, each year over 6,000 people are diagnosed and 2400 die from this devastating disease. Queen's Medical Center has partnered with MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide the latest in cancer diagnosis and treatment. We'll discuss what this means for our island residents along with the latest in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The Body Show: Exercise

Sep 21, 2015
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Dion Hinchcliffe / Flickr

Ever wonder if your favorite exercise is causing your back or muscle pain? Want to know how to avoid the activity that makes things worse? How about targeting your exercise to treat your pain rather than masking it with medication? Tonight we talk with a panel of sports medicine and physiotherapy experts about how you can make your work-out work better for you.

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Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and yet there’s still a bit of controversy whether screening is necessary and if it saves lives. Discuss the latest in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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  Robotic surgery, is it really like on TV or in the movies? They say this type of surgery can reduce scars and improve recovery time but does it really make a difference in overall surgical care? Dr. Charles Kim, urology expert will be in the studio to talk about the changes taking place in the operating room and how the technology of tomorrow is actually right here in Hawaii. 5 PM on HPR-2.

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Wikipedia

Personality disorders....when does that quirky behavior become more than just being a little "odd?" Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Stitham gives us some insight about personality disorders - and when something needs to be treated, and not just ignored if it affects daily life. 5 PM on HPR-2.

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  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can make going up a flight of stairs feel like you are running a 10K. What is it and how can you improve your lung function over time? Valerie Chang from the COPD Coalition will be in the studio to tell us more. 5 PM on HPR-2.

  Dr. Shane Morita is in the studio talking about the latest in the treatment of thyroid cancer amongst our diverse ethnic population, and the newest medication approved by the FDA. 5pm on HPR-2. 

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Cheryl / Flickr

  Keeping both the baby and mom healthy is the best way to start out a new life. Dr. Eileen Ogasawara-Chun joins the show to talk about her work in helping new moms to handle the transition to: having a baby, breastfeeding, and beyond. Tonight at 5 on HPR-2.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District / Flickr

  It’s back to school time, and with that comes the typical concerns about colds and flus, required school shots, and how to keep your entire family healthy all year long.  This show, we talk with Dr. Brent Matsumoto from Kaiser Permanente about the keys to keeping germs from taking over this school year.  

Tune in today at 5pm on HPR-2. 

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Flickr / zsoolt

The Paleo lifestyle - what exactly does it mean? Eat like a caveman and hope to be healthy? Nope, it's a lot more than that. We'll talk with the folks at Good Clean Food Hawaii about what the paleo diet really is - and what it means to be eating our best. Today on The Body Show, 5pm on HPR-2. 

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European Commission DG ECHO / Flickr

  Today on the Body Show: Part 2 of the Advanced Care Planning discussion will center on common issues that we will all face as we age and how to make sure that we are doing all we can to help ourselves and our loved ones plan for our medical future.  Joy Kurihara, NP from Straub Geriatrics Team will be in the studio to continue our conversation about end of life care. 5pm on HPR-2. 

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d26b73 / Flickr

  Today on The Body Show, Part 1 of a 2- part series on Advanced Care Planning and Issues with End of Life care, we'll have Dr. Anna Loengard and Lori Protzman from Queens Medical Center start the conversation that we all need to have regarding how we wish to be cared for throughout our lives to the end. Today at 5 PM on HPR-2.

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|vv@ldzen| / Flickr

  Summer is here, and with it, the beautiful sunshine of paradise. Dr. Ryan Sato, dermatologist, will be on hand to discuss some helpful and healthy tips on protecting your skin from the sun, and how to deal with sunburn after it occurs. 

Maui GMO Decision; Ohina Film Festival; NEA Conference; Creative Director and Conversation Instigator

Maui GMO Decision: Michael Carroll 

HB207, Native Hawaii Rights Training; Vietnamese Cinema Series; HECO’s Proposed Solar Taxes; Hawaii Performing Arts Festival

HB207, Native Hawaii Rights Training: Kaniela Ing

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Bill 38 (Plastic Bag Bill) Loopholes & Background; Artists of Hawai‘i 2015; Possible Veto of Sex Trafficking Bill; Word on the Street

Bill 38 (Plastic Bag Bill) Loopholes & Background: Suzanne Frazer

Supreme Court Decision on Marriage; Vivo Concert at Dragon Upstairs; Maunalua Bay Follow-up; Kokua Nepal Fundraising Follow-up

Supreme Court Decision on Marriage: Andrea Anderson

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