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Advancing Your Health with Emory Healthcare

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Advancing Your Health with Emory Healthcare is the official Podcast series of Emory Healthcare.

Advancing Your Health with Emory Healthcare is the official Podcast series of Emory Healthcare.

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United States

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Advancing Your Health with Emory Healthcare is the official Podcast series of Emory Healthcare.

Language:

English


Episodes

"Insomnia and Sleep Hygiene" with Heather Prayor-Patterson, PhD

4/24/2019
In this conversation Dr. Prayor-Patterson talks about sleep issues that unfortunately have become so prevalent in today's society. She discuss the root causes, different kinds of sleep issues, including insomnia, and the ways we can help these conditions and retrain our bodies enabling them to finally get some rest. Tune in to learn more!

Duration:00:34:49

Post-Organ Transplant: Life on Anti-Rejection Medication

1/9/2019
For those in need of an organ transplant, knowing the post-surgical protocol is important. Emory Transplant Center physician Dr. Ram Subramanian discusses the importance of anti-rejection medication in organ transplants.

Duration:00:09:19

Questions to Ask Before Spine Surgery

1/9/2019
You're a candidate for spinal surgery. What questions should you ask prior to surgery. Dr. Scott Boden, Chairman Department of Orthopaedics, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, Director of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center, and Chief Medical Officer/Chief Quality Officer Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, discusses what you need to find out before spine surgery.

Duration:00:09:05

Ankle, Foot & High Heel Related Problems

1/9/2019
Your footwear can influence injuries and long-term issues in your ankles and feet. Dr. Jason Bariteau, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Emory University School of Medicine Associate Residency Program, Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Director of Foot and Ankle Research Emory University School of Medicine, discusses how your high heels may be harming you.

Duration:00:09:02

10 Training Rules to Prevent Overuse Injuries in Your Young Athletes

1/9/2019
With the distractions of modern technology, sports are a fantastic way to keep your child physically active. Of course, safety is important in youth sports and athletic training. Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics Associate Professor of Family Medicine Associate Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, and Emory University School of Medicine Director of the Tennis Medicine Program, shares rules to prevent overuse injuries in young athletes.

Duration:00:10:57

Questions to Ask Before Ortho Surgery

1/9/2019
Surgery often causes concern, especially when you don't know what questions to ask beforehand. Dr. George Guild, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Emory University, discusses what you should ask before orthopedic surgery.

Duration:00:11:06

Common Injuries in Nonprofessional Athletes

1/9/2019
Non-professional athletes boast fitness and endurance in their fields. However, they are not immune to sports injuries. Dr. R. Amadeus Mason, sports medicine physician, discusses common sports-related injuries, how to treat them at home, and when to seek medical attention.

Duration:00:11:27

Women & Heart Disease: The Unique Differences in Women’s Heart Disease

12/28/2018
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. However, women don't present with heart disease with the typical chest pains and clutching of the heart. Dr. Maria Carolina Gongora Nieto, Assistant Professor of Medicine Consultant of Emory Women’s Heart Center Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine, discusses the nuances of heart disease symptoms in women.

Cancer Genetic Counseling - A New Frontier of Precision Prevention

12/28/2018
Winship Genetic Counseling Program’s goal is to provide patients with the most current information about hereditary cancer risk and guidelines for cancer screening and treatment. Christine Stanislaw, Director of Genetic Counseling at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, explains how genetic counseling works, and who should consider genetic testing.

Patient Centered Care at Emory Structural Heart & Valve Center

12/21/2018
Patricia Keegan, Director of Strategic and Programmatic Initiatives for Emory Heart and Vascular and Lead Nurse Practitioner for Emory Structural Heart and Valve Center, discusses patient-centered care.

Duration:00:08:43

AFib Treatment

12/21/2018
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat. Dr. Mikhael El-Chami discusses treatment of afib for those who need more than diet and lifestyle changes to live with the condition.

Duration:00:11:31

Headaches & Migraines: Know Where to Go

12/21/2018
There are many types of headaches, each lasting between 30 minutes and a week. If your symptoms are new or you've never had a headache like this before, you may need to visit the emergency department. Dr. Nick Colovos, Assistant Professor Emory School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and Interim Chief Quality Officer for the Physician Group Practices, discusses different types of headaches and evaluation to diagnose and treat headaches.

Duration:00:10:02

Back Pain: Know Where to Go

12/21/2018
Back pain can set you behind in life. Finding out the cause of that pain will help set you on the road to optimal function. Dr. Nick Colovos, Assistant Professor Emory School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and Interim Chief Quality Officer for the Physician Group Practices, discusses the tweaks and twinges that should send you to the doctor, and what red flags indicate a need for the emergency room.

Duration:00:09:38

Why the Long ER Wait Times?

12/21/2018
You head to the emergency department when you feel like you have an emergency. If you arrived first, why aren't patients seen in order? Dr. Nick Colovos, Assistant Professor Emory School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and Interim Chief Quality Officer for the Physician Group Practices, explains how triage works to prioritize treatments. Dr. Colovos also advises on what to do with less acute symptoms.

Duration:00:08:34

When to Go to Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

12/21/2018
It may be hard to tell when you should visit urgent care and when you should head to the emergency room. Urgent care can address many issues that patients take directly to the emergency department. Dr. Nick Colovos, Assistant Professor Emory School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and Interim Chief Quality Officer for the Physician Group Practices, explains what requires an emergency room visit versus things urgent care can handle.

Duration:00:09:17

Integrated Memory Care Clinic

12/14/2018
When a loved one faces memory issues, it's hard to handle their care on your own. Dr. Carolyn Clevenger and Laura Medders discuss how Emory's Integrated Memory Care Clinic can help you and your loved one address all aspects of memory care.

Duration:00:09:50

PRP Therapy: Platelet- Rich Plasma

10/15/2018
Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) treats patients with chronic tendon and joint issues. This treatment uses the body’s own healing properties to improve outcomes. Dr. Kenneth Mautner, sports medicine physician, discusses how PRP works and who is a candidate for this treatment.

Duration:00:10:03

TAVR: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Aortic Stenosis

10/15/2018
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with severe aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve). The Emory TAVR program began in 2007 within the PARTNER I clinical trial and to-date over 2,500 patients have received this groundbreaking therapy at Emory HealthCare. Kendra Grubb, MD, discusses TAVR, and why you might consider this treatment option.

Duration:00:09:38

The Latest Heart Valve Disease Treatment Options

10/15/2018
More than five million Americans have moderate or severe heart valve disease. Left undiagnosed and untreated, their condition can cause progressive deterioration in heart function, which can result in heart failure and premature death. Kendra Grubb, MD, MHA, FACC, discusses the latest heart valve disease treatment options available at Emory HealthCare.

Duration:00:10:32

The Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening

10/11/2018
With colon cancer being the third most common cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States, screenings are important. Regular screenings help catch cancer risk early. Dr. Matthew McKenna, Division Director of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, explains what you need to know about colon cancer screenings.

Duration:00:10:39