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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.

  • Do you ever doze off during the day at work, or feel a wave of exhaustion come over while driving? It could just be a sign you need more rest, but for some it’s a sign of narcolepsy. We'll have a sleep specialist from Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience on the show to share how to know if you have this serious condition and what can be done to help!
  • At any given time, Hawaii has about one week of red blood cells available for transfusion readily on hand. Dr. Kim-Ann Nguyen, President and CEO of the Blood Bank of Hawaii is on the show sharing how important blood donation is to keep the supply available and how this saves lives.
  • At any given time, Hawaii has about one week of red blood cells available for transfusion readily on hand. Dr. Kim-Ann Nguyen, President and CEO of the Blood Bank of Hawaii is on the show sharing how important blood donation is to keep the supply available and how this saves lives.
  • On today's episode of The Body Show, we will hear from Dr. Kore Liow from Pacific Neuroscience about the latest research on Alzheimer's Disease done here in Hawaii, and the controversial new drug approval by the FDA.
  • Who needs to be concerned about sun exposure and skin cancer? All of us, no matter how much we think a tan can help! We’ll hear from Dr. Rebecca Luria, board certified dermatologist, about how to stay safe in the sun this summer, and all year long.
  • Snorkeling is a lot of fun but may not be the low risk activity that you think it is! Strong swimming skills are not enough to save someone in serious trouble. This episode, Carol Wilcox describes the groundbreaking findings about the Snorkel Safety Study that explains what warning signs every snorkeler should know before entering the water.
  • If you have an urgent medical condition, could the doctor be just a video call away? Is the care for most conditions the same? Where is the world of telemedicine going as the pandemic restrictions are lifted, and people can return to see their doctors? We will talk with the founders of Cloudwell Health about their solution for local patients to get care from the convenience of their own home.
  • Forest bathing.... wait, does this involve soap? Not so fast, there is no water involved, unless it comes from the sky. This Japanese tradition has been studied and found to reduce stress, improve the function of the immune system, and to be beneficial for a variety of health reasons, and all it takes is a step out in nature. Certified forest therapy guide Phyllis Look is in the studio, sharing the evidence behind the movement of getting back to our ancestral home.Find out more about Forest Bathing Hawaii
  • Forest bathing.... wait, does this involve soap? Not so fast, there is no water involved, unless it comes from the sky. This Japanese tradition has been studied and found to reduce stress, improve the function of the immune system, and to be beneficial for a variety of health reasons, and all it takes is a step out in nature. Certified forest therapy guide Phyllis Look is in the studio, sharing the evidence behind the movement of getting back to our ancestral home.Find out more about Forest Bathing Hawaii
  • May is skin cancer awareness month. are you at risk? If you spend time in the sun the answer is yes. 80% of skin cancers can be prevented by limiting…