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Episodes

Concussion Q&A

10/15/2019
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Dr. Jason Weller discusses non-sports related concussions in adults.

Duration:00:09:57

Breast Cancer 101

10/8/2019
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Dr. Noami Ko discusses the statistics and findings surrounding breast cancer, who may be at risk, why mammograms are important, treatment options and support available within BMC.

Duration:00:09:48

Why Taking Medication as Prescribed Matters

9/24/2019
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Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer for Boston Medical Center Health System (BMCHS) David Twitchell explains why taking medication as prescribed is so important (even if the symptoms have subsided), why a patient may not follow proper protocol to taking medication, and who a patient should talk to if they have questions regarding the medication.

Duration:00:12:48

Conversation Maps for Diabetes Education

9/17/2019
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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

The Importance of Family Engagement in Addiction Treatment

9/11/2019
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In this panel discussion, Dr. Sarah Bagley and Alicia Ventura, MPH share how to increase awareness and understanding of substance abuse disorders, what goes on during recovery month and the importance of family engagement in addiction treatment.

Duration:00:17:53

Sick? Not Feeling Well? Call Us First

8/27/2019
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If you are ill and need medical attention but do not have a life threatening emergency, it's best to avoid a visit to the Emergency Room. In this panel interview, Luis Ticona, MD and Mercedes Diaz, RN, share more information.

Duration:00:13:35

BMC's PrEP Program

8/14/2019
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In this panel interivew Dr. Jessica Taylor and Jessica Stewart discuss BMC's approach to PrEp, why a patient would choose PrEp, what patients can expect during drug administration and how PrEP can impact a patient's life.

Duration:00:13:20

Rheumatology Care at BMC

8/6/2019
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In this podcast, Dr. Tuhina Neogi is introduced as the new Chief of Rheumatology at Boston Medical Center. She discusses her background and explains the many services available in the department of rheumatology.

Duration:00:12:39

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

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