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.

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Episodes 75

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Colon Cancer

Health Matters: Television for Life

Colon Cancer

Fighting colon cancer, which is killing more women and men at earlier ages

59:10

Colon Cancer

59:10

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Autoimmune Diseases

Health Matters: Television for Life

Autoimmune Diseases

Physicans answer your questions about MS, Lupus, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

59:07

Autoimmune Diseases

59:07

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Athletic Training and Injury Prevention

Health Matters: Television for Life

Athletic Training and Injury Prevention

Ways to minimize your aches and pains as you get into your spring excercise routine.

58:56

Athletic Training and Injury Prevention

58:56

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Heart Health 2017

Health Matters: Television for Life

Heart Health 2017

Learn more about your risk of heart disease, and how to prevent it.

58:14

Heart Health 2017

58:14

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Clips 27

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Calves, Feet, Shin Exercises

Health Matters: Television for Life

Calves, Feet, Shin Exercises

A simple 3-in-1 stretch to help stretch your calf muscles is demonstrated.

0:50

Calves, Feet, Shin Exercises

0:50

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Knee & Hip Pain Exercises

Health Matters: Television for Life

Knee & Hip Pain Exercises

Resisted Banded Walks are used to treat lateral knee pain, IT Band pain, and hip pain.

Knee & Hip Pain Exercises

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Low Back Pain Exercises

Health Matters: Television for Life

Low Back Pain Exercises

Two-legged Glute Bridge exercise for low back pain is demonstrated

0:44

Low Back Pain Exercises

0:44

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Life with Chronic Pain

Health Matters: Television for Life

Life with Chronic Pain

After 6 hip surgeries, Connie Pace finds managing her chronic pain a daily struggle

1:47

Life with Chronic Pain

1:47

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

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Previews 36

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Colon Cancer MAY 18

Health Matters: Television for Life

Colon Cancer MAY 18

Fighting colon cancer, which is killing more women and men at earlier ages

0:30

Colon Cancer MAY 18

0:30

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Autoimmune Diseases  APRIL 20

Health Matters: Television for Life

Autoimmune Diseases APRIL 20

Our expert physician panel answer your questions about MS, Lupus, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

0:30

Autoimmune Diseases APRIL 20

0:30

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Preventing Injuries MARCH 23

Health Matters: Television for Life

Preventing Injuries MARCH 23

Learn how a few pre-workout exercises can keep you from getting hurt.

Preventing Injuries MARCH 23

Video thumbnail: Health Matters: Television for Life Resolute Recipes for a New Year  JAN 19

Health Matters: Television for Life

Resolute Recipes for a New Year JAN 19

Travis Dickinson, Executive Chef of Clover Restaurant cooks in the KSPS kitchen

0:30

Resolute Recipes for a New Year JAN 19

0:30

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