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Staying Healthy in the Summer

7/23/2019
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Dr. Jonathan Berz shares how to stay hydrated on hot summer days, how to stay cool if you don't have AC, water safety tips, how to treat bug bites and other summer safety tips.

Duration:00:12:20

The Importance of Follow-up Care after Stroke

7/16/2019
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Dr. Curiale explains the importance of follow up care after a stroke, recovery treatment options and BMC's recognition from the American Stroke Association for the involvement in Get With The Guidelines® program which helps patients receive the benefits of the latest guidelines-based treatment.

Duration:00:11:47

Conversation Maps for Diabetes Education

7/16/2019
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Mara Garwood and Corina Valvo explain the importance of diabetes education and how BMC's 'conversation mapping' courses for patients to help keep them on track.

Duration:00:13:16

Centering Pregnancy, a Group Prenatal Care Model

7/9/2019
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Emily Bearse discusses what centering pregnancy is and how it can be helpful for new or experienced parents.

Duration:00:08:14

Gender Identity: Your Questions Answered!

6/11/2019
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Dr. Jennifer Siegel shares what gender identity means, the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, and the different levels of care offered for patients at the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.

Duration:00:13:06

BMC Drastically Reduces Carbon Footprint

6/4/2019
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In this panel discussion, David Maffeo and Bob Biggio discuss important environmental issues we face and how BMC is taking action and reducing their carbon footprint.

Duration:00:15:20

HEALing Communities Study Aims to Reduce Overdose Deaths

5/28/2019
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Dr. Jeffrey Samet discusses the opioid crisis, Boston Medical Center's background in treating addiction and how HEALing Communities can help reduce overdose deaths.

Duration:00:13:16

The Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Program at BMC

5/21/2019
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Dr. Marilyn Augustyn discusses when you might need to see a developmental and behavioral specialist, what to expect at your first few visits, and BMC's 3-part model for how patients are treated.

Duration:00:13:47

Coping with Postpartum Depression

5/14/2019
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Rosha Forman shares signs of postpartum depression, if it's different than the baby blues, how common it is, and when you should talk to your healthcare provider.

Duration:00:11:39

Seasonal Allergies in Adults

4/23/2019
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Dr. Fred Little shares the difference between seasonal allergies and illness, what over-the-counter medications to look for, and ways to identify and manage triggers.

Duration:00:15:08

Common Sleep Problems

4/16/2019
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Sleep disorders are common, can affect your quality of life, and in fact, your overall health if not treated. Dr. Sanford Auerbach shares information on BMC's new sleep lab and the many treatment options for sleep apnea and other related sleep disorders.

Duration:00:15:18

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Children

4/9/2019
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The Feeding and Swallowing Program at Boston Medical Center specializes in helping infants and children who have difficulty eating and drinking. Kerry Pearl, CCC-SLP shares symptoms of feeding or swallowing difficulty, pediatric dysphagia, and treatment options available.

Duration:00:10:20

BMC's Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family

3/19/2019
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Dr. Megan Bair-Merritt discusses the BMC Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family, how it helps families in urban areas, and why BMC hopes it will be a model for other healthcare organizations to implement.

Duration:00:12:32

Cancer Support Services

3/12/2019
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A diagnosis of cancer can be a life-altering experience that affects patients and their loved ones in many ways. The Cancer Care Center supports patients during all aspects of their care—from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. Bob David shares support services available at BMC during and after cancer treatment.

Duration:00:12:28

Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy

3/5/2019
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Boston Medical Center is among three Massachusetts based hospitals that offer ketogenic dietary therapy to patients with epilepsy. Physicians and dietitians work closely with families throughout the induction and maintenance phases of the ketogenic diet to offer information, support, and in person food preparation lessons in BMC's Teaching Kitchen. Catherine Barry discusses the ketogenic diet for Epilepsy. She shares how BMC helps Epilepsy patients explore this diet safely and effectively...

Duration:00:12:17

Preventing and Treating Common Workplace Injuries

2/26/2019
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Ergonomic injuries at work can be a widespread and costly problem. Dr. Manijeh Berenji shares common workplace injuries, and the ways you can improve your work spaces and environments to minimize the risk of this overuse type of injury.

Duration:00:10:48

The ABC's of Common Vaccinations

2/12/2019
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Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect their children from diseases that could harm them and the community at large. Dr. Katherine Gergen-Barnett discusses common myths associated with vaccines and the importance of sticking to the recommended vaccine schedule for both children and adults.

Duration:00:15:46

How BMC's VIAP Program is Changing Lives

2/5/2019
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Boston Medical Center's VIAP Program helps guide victims of community violence through recovery from physical and emotional trauma. Using a trauma informed model of care, VIAP empowers clients and families, facilitates recovery by providing services and opportunities. Elizabeth Dugan, LICSW, Clinical Director of VIAP discusses the different services available at VIAP to help overcome traumatic events.

Duration:00:12:32

How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

1/22/2019
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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression related to the changing of the seasons. Typically, symptoms will come and go around the same time each year. Dr. Andrew Clark discusses the difference between winter blues and SAD in the New England area, and treatment options to help.

Duration:00:10:33

When to Worry About Your Headaches

1/17/2019
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Headaches can be common, but at what point should you worry if it's something more? Dr. Perloff and Dr. Zhu discuss available treatment options for headaches, when to worry if it is something more serious and that if they begin to have a negative impact on your every day life, that would be the time to seek the help of a professional.

Duration:00:17:44