Health Matters, Television for Life

Health Matters, Television for Life

Teresa Lukens, hostYour opportunity to talk directly with physicians, nurses and other regional experts about the health issues that are important to you. Teresa Lukens hosts this monthly conversation and viewers are encouraged to call, text or email their questions for the panel.

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Our most recent Health Matters program

Rural Medicine – May

Rural Medicine – May

Dedicated physicians and new technology merge to provide care in small Washington towns


Andy Castrodale MD
Chief of Staff – Coulee Medical Center

Elizabeth Stuhlmiller MD
3rd-year resident in Spokane, planning to practice in Tonasket

Robert St. Clair MD, Family Physician
North Basin Medical Clinic and Lincoln Hospital

Edward Johnson MD
Mount Carmel Hospital
Family Medicine

Ron Rehn DHA
Chief Executive for Providence NorthEast Washington Medical Group, Providence Mount Carmel Hospital, Providence St. Joseph's Hospital and Providence DominiCare

Helpful links and further information

Lincoln Hospital, Davenport

Coulee Medical Center

Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chewelah

Providence Mount Carmel Hospital, Colville

WSU Medical Education Program

Spokane Teaching Health Consortium, Rural Residency Track

University of Washington School of Medicine: WWAMI program

Rural/Underserved Opportunities Program (RUOP)

Northwest TeleHealth

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Inside Spokane's ER and Urgent Care facilities.

Veterans' Health

Veterans' Health

Spokane VA care providers explain services for area vets

Teen Health

Teen Health

How parents can help their teenager thrive in body and mind.

The Complete Health Matters, Television for Life Topic List:
(Titles A to Z)

Active at Any Age
Affordable Care Act
Alzheimer's: A Bridge to Hope
Alzheimer's (2012 edition)
Autism: Unraveling the Mystery
Baby and Me
Backs and Bones
The Battle Within: Autoimmune Diseases
Brain Injuries
The Brain (2014)

Chronic Pain
Complementary Medicine
Dental Care
Depression: Matters of the Mind
Diabetes: Living Beyond the Limits
Early Childhood Development
Eating Well
Elder Care
Feeding Kids
Fit Kids!

Healing Healthcare: Prescriptions for Reform
Healthy Eating (2014)
Healthy Holidays with Chef LJ Klink (2013)
Healthy Holidays (2012)
Healthy Holidays (2011)
Hips, Knees, Backs & Bones
Just Sleep On It
Kick that Habit
Living Longer
Man and Machine
Men's Health

Mental Health
Mind-Body Connection
M.S. & Parkinson's
Nip and Tuck
Obamacare Basics
Parenting a Healthy Teen
Sex Ed
Suicide: From Pain to Prevention
Vision Quest
Winter Activity
Women's Worries