SDPB wants your medical questions

SDPB wants your medical questions South Dakota Public Broadcasting can answer your medical questions through two new medical shows, House Calls on SDPB Radio and On Call on SDPB Television.

House Calls

House Calls is looking for questions on joint pain, migraines or women�s health and happiness. Call 1-800-422-4195. The producers of House Calls will return selected phone calls to have your question answered on air.

House Calls runs regularly on SDPB Radio on Saturdays at noon CT, and encores Sundays at 6 a.m. Coming up in August on House Calls, hosts Deb Soholt and Jim Woster will examine the following topics during the weekly program:

? Aug. 2 � Breastfeeding

? Aug. 9 � Back�to�School Anxiety

? Aug. 16 � Migraines

? Aug. 23 � Facial Laser Surgery

? Aug. 30 � Joint Pain

House Calls is sponsored by Avera McKennan and the Heart Hospital of South Dakota.

On Call

SDPB Television makes weekly visits to your living room with On Call. During the half-hour show, hosts Dr. Rick Holm and Lindsey Meyers touch on new developments in medicine, current medical issues, research breakthroughs and new treatments.

Upcoming topics for On Call include:

? Sunday, July 27 � Dermatology

? Sunday, Aug. 3 � Epidemics, including West Nile, SARS, and others

? Sunday, Aug. 24 � Depression

? Sunday, Aug. 31 � Rheumatoid Arthritis

? Sunday, Sept. 7 � Diabetes

On Call is the only medical program endorsed by the South Dakota State Medical Association and the South Dakota Department of Health. It is made possible by major sponsors Sioux Valley Hospitals & Health System and Avera Health. DakotaCare, Brookings Hospital and GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals provide additional support.

On Call is produced by the SDSU Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with SDPB.

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