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Dr. Kathy Kozak Hosts The Body Show
The Body Show
Mondays at 6:30pm on HPR-1

Making informed health choices can be tough. On The Body Show, Dr. Kathleen Kozak makes them a little easier to understand with the latest medical information and knowledgeable guests.

Latest Episodes
  • Can snoring be deadly? Well, if it happens from sleep apnea, it could be. Dr. Sriharsha Vajjala from the Sleep and Insomnia Center of Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is in the studio to share more about why it’s so important to diagnose and treat this serious condition.
  • It’s one thing to forget where you parked your car, and another thing to forget the steps on how to drive home! Dr. Kore Liow of Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience and LJ Duenas of the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter are in the studio, sharing what resources are available locally and why early diagnosis is the key.
  • What’s the difference between palliative care and hospice, well almost everything, when it comes to treating a serious medical condition. But both are underused and many cases misunderstood, too. Jeannette Koijane is in the studio to share more about the benefits of a team based approach to serious medical illnesses and end of life care.
  • Who needs advanced directives? Well, all of us do, and tonight we will learn why. It’s not just about wanting CPR or not, there is so much more to this essential conversation that needs to take place with your loved ones. Hope Young from Kokua Mau is in the studio to explain the difference between directives, living wills, and why we should all start thinking about this now.
  • Sarah May Colon, Director of Missions and Spiritual Care at Castle Medical Center shares advice for dealing with the death of a loved one, especially during the Covid pandemic. From grief to finding the way to live with the loss, she helps share her experiences that may just be examples for all of us.
  • Many of our aches and pains come from the muscles and joints. Sometimes we overdo it, other times we don’t use those areas of our body enough! Cindy Ogata is a medical massage specialist and will share how this type of therapy can help make the pain go away, and get the body moving the way it used to, or maybe even better!
  • Kona resident and Hawaii Island Recovery manager Jimmy Kayihura discusses the process of rehabilitation and recovery here in the islands. Stephen Gallagher, also in Kona, shares his story and both their wish list for fulfilling the needs of our local community struggling with addiction.
  • Medicare open enrollment starts later this week, and there are some important changes that everyone needs to know about. Dr. Eileen Hilton from Crown Care is on the show to share what’s new with Medicare, if the advantage plans really are an advantage, and how to know where to start finding out!
  • Today we are going to highlight the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer with Dr. David Chou of Hawaii Pacific Health and hear from the Prostate Cancer Coalition with Paul Mizue.
  • Telemedicine has undergone a transformation from a rare experience to an everyday convenience, helping to improve access to healthcare throughout the islands.What’s next? Could virtual care someday replace your usual in office visits to see your doctor?Cloudwell Health founders Dr. Cedric Strong and Dr. Neal Chauhan are on the line to share their experiences as virtual docs, and their predictions for the telemedicine of tomorrow.