Health Matters: Television for Life

KSPS-TV moderator Teresa Lukens hosts a live call-in program addressing a specific illness and/or health concern, featuring local physicians, patients, and caregivers who share their experiences and expertise. We hope to help improve the quality of life through exploration of better medical care and health alternatives.

Production funding provided by Providence Health Care

Providing Support for PBS.org

Providing Support for PBS.org

Episodes 69

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Mental & Behavioral Health

Health Matters: Television for Life

Mental & Behavioral Health

Mental and behavioral health, in our homes and on the streets.

58:26

Mental & Behavioral Health

58:26

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Breathe Easy: Treating Lung Diseases

Health Matters: Television for Life

Breathe Easy: Treating Lung Diseases

Our expert panel answers questions about the causes and treatments for many lung diseases

58:39

Breathe Easy: Treating Lung Diseases

58:39

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Stroke: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Health Matters: Television for Life

Stroke: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Time is critical when treating a stroke, and innovative telemedicine is improving outcomes

58:47

Stroke: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

58:47

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life The Skin You're In

Health Matters: Television for Life

The Skin You're In

Skin health, from acne to skin cancer is discussed by our panel of experts

59:49

The Skin You're In

59:49

See all Episodes

Clips 23

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life COPD patient rehabs at St Luke's

Health Matters: Television for Life

COPD patient rehabs at St Luke's

COPD patient Don Owens has learned how to remain active with therapy at St Luke's

2:26

COPD patient rehabs at St Luke's

2:26

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Providence Tele-Stroke Network

Health Matters: Television for Life

Providence Tele-Stroke Network

Innovative program connects stroke victims to a neurologist any time day or night

1:57

Providence Tele-Stroke Network

1:57

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Head Start Vision Screening

Health Matters: Television for Life

Head Start Vision Screening

Twins Jalen and Jude are 15 months old and they’ve already had their vision checked!

2:03

Head Start Vision Screening

2:03

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Mount Carmel Hospital

Health Matters: Television for Life

Mount Carmel Hospital

Med students explore rural residency at Colville, WA hospital

2:29

Mount Carmel Hospital

2:29

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Web Extra - Dan Buettner

Health Matters: Television for Life

Web Extra - Dan Buettner

"Blue Zones" author Dan Buettner shares 9 lessons for living longer

15:02

Web Extra - Dan Buettner

15:02

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Living Life with Asthma

Health Matters: Television for Life

Living Life with Asthma

Lifelong allergies hasn't slowed down Theresa DeWit of Coeur D'Alene

9:53

Living Life with Asthma

9:53

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Tony's Story

Health Matters: Television for Life

Tony's Story

A Stem Cell transplant gets a Spokane cop back on the street.

2:22

Tony's Story

2:22

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Mommy & Me Group

Health Matters: Television for Life

Mommy & Me Group

Spokane moms are finding creative ways to connect and share

1:45

Mommy & Me Group

1:45

See All Clips

Previews 32

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Pain Management DEC.15

Health Matters: Television for Life

Pain Management DEC.15

Expert advice on finding relief from chronic pain

0:29

Pain Management DEC.15

0:29

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Mental Health Nov. 17

Health Matters: Television for Life

Mental Health Nov. 17

Mental and behavioral health, in our homes and on the streets.

0:30

Mental Health Nov. 17

0:30

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Lung Disease OCT 20

Health Matters: Television for Life

Lung Disease OCT 20

From Asthma to Influenza, COPD to TB - taking a deep breath is not an option for millions.

0:30

Lung Disease OCT 20

0:30

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life STROKE  Sept. 22

Health Matters: Television for Life

STROKE Sept. 22

How to prevent, treat, and beat stroke, see the Providence Telestroke Network in action.

0:30

STROKE Sept. 22

0:30

See All Previews

Support for PBS.org provided by: