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Veterans Coming Home: Ask An Arizona Expert
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Veterans Coming Home: Ask an Arizona Expert is part of Eight's ongoing Ask An Arizona Expert series and part of the national Veterans Coming Home initiative, offering members of our community the opportunity to phone in or write in via social media and speak directly with a local expert. This latest program focuses on the unique issues and challenges of transition faced by military veterans as they reintegrate into civilian life.

The panel of experts included in the show:

  • Colonel Jim Isenhower,
  • Dr. Adam McCray
  • Nicola Winkel

A public service of Eight made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

   

Keeping Children Safe

Keeping Children Safe
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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Keeping Children Safe: Ask an Expert is part of Eight's ongoing Ask An Arizona Expert series, offering members of our community the opportunity to phone in or write in via social media and speak directly with a local expert. This latest program focuses on issues of preventing child abuse and human trafficking, and takes place during national Child Abuse Prevention Month.

The panel of experts included in the show:

  • Becky Ruffner
  • Robert Bell
  • Cordelia Anderson

A public service of Eight made possible by The Steele Foundation.

   

Forgiveness

Forgiveness
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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This program in Eight's ongoing Ask An Arizona Expert community engagement initiative explores the value of forgiveness and the positive impact it can have on people's lives. The special will discuss the role of forgiveness in the prevention and healing process. Viewers called or instant messaged the ACE Consortium and asked local experts specific questions for appropriate resources.

The panel of experts included in the show:

  • Eileen Borris, Ed.D.
  • Douglas Kelley, Ph.D.
  • Amy Davis King, M.A., MFT
   

Ask a Child Trauma Expert Ask a Child Trauma Expert
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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Childhood trauma can take many forms. It can be neglect or physical, emotional or sexual abuse. It can also be the loss of a parent or mental illness of a loved one. Childhood trauma can cause lasting psychological harm, but help is available. Experts in all areas of childhood trauma were in the studio taking viewer phone calls Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

A public service of Eight made possible by First Things First; Association of Supportive Child Care; Phoenix Children's Hospital; St. Luke's Health Initiative; Department of Economic Security Division of Children, Youth & Families; Southwest Human Development; and Child Crisis Center.

   

Ask an Arizona Dentist

Ask an Arizona Dentist
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This program in Eight’s Ask an Arizona Expert series provides a wide range of dental information and practical, immediate solutions and strategies for viewers to help them with dental issues.  Dentists were in the studio taking viewer phone calls Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

A public service of Eight made possible by the Central Arizona Dental Society/Arizona Dental Association.

   

Ask a Physical Therapy Expert

Ask a Physical Therapy Expert
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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When injury strikes, often times the prescribed treatment is physical therapy. It helps not only with conditions like joint and muscle pain, but also with diseases such as cerebral palsy and diabetes. Physical therapy continues to evolve, with the range of treatments expanding to help those with more complicated diseases. Also, methods have become more focused to improve treatment for injuries. These health care professionals help people regain and maintain movement and function of their bodies. Learn more about what physical therapists can do for you, how they are trained and what problems can be solved by physical therapy.

   

Ask a Vein Care Expert

Ask a Vein Care Expert
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An adult body has more than 60,000 miles of veins – and more than 80 million Americans suffer from some form of venous disease. This program provides information about prevention, impactful lifestyle changes and treatment options.

Phlebologists from the American College of Phlebology, specialists dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders and conditions, answer questions from the audience.

   

Ask a College Expert

Ask a College Expert
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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For students about to embark on a college education, the process can seem overwhelming. The new Eight production, Ask a College Expert, will provide information about a variety of concerns, including selecting a college and a major, how to apply, and options for financial aid.

   

Ask a Mortgage Expert

Ask a Mortgage Expert
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A panel explores the issues closest to homeowners who are threatened with foreclosure, including how to negotiate with the lender if you’re in danger of missing payments, how to handle phone calls and notices from lenders, and most importantly, when to seek assistance.

For additional resources visit our Facing the Mortgage Crisis Web site.

   

Ask a Pharmacist

Ask a Pharmacist
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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A panel of registered pharmacists and student pharmacists discuss three subjects: - appropriate use of medications; - management of chronic diseases (diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension); and – the importance of complete medication review.

An Eight original production in association with the Arizona Pharmacy Alliance.


Ask a Financial Counselor

Ask a Financial Counselor
An Eight, Arizona PBS Production

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Ted Simons hosts a panel discussion with financial experts who address today’s important personal finance issues, including unemployment, debt and mortgage trouble.

An Eight original production in association with Take Charge America.

 

 


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