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Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to the official podcast from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, bringing expert health and wellness advice close to home, because health matters. Listen to our team of experts, including physicians, nurses, medical staff and healthcare leaders, as they connect you with the latest healthcare information.

Twitter:

@RC_Hospital

Language:

English


Episodes

UV Safety - Skin Cancer Protection

7/30/2020
In light of UV Safety Month, Dr. Ali Lashgari explains the importance of looking after your skin, protecting yourself from the sun, and the warning signs to look out for.

Duration:00:13:23

COVID19 - Hospital Preparedness & Surge Plans

4/28/2020
Jim Suver, FACHE, President/CEO, discusses how Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is responding to the COVID-19 crisis, including testing and results, hospital preparedness, and what surge plans are in place.

Duration:00:11:52

Covid19: Key Issues and Response Measures

3/20/2020
Megan Stone, DO, and Stephanie Crapo, MD, provide important updates on COVID-19, including testing availability and recommendations. They also provide critical steps for prevention and how you can ensure optimal self-care--particularly when practicing self-isolation.

Duration:00:08:47

How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause

2/28/2020
Heart disease risk can increase after menopause. Dr. Ghassan Mohsen discusses how to reduce this risk.

Mindfulness Based Lifestyle Change

2/6/2020
Life's challenges mean you need time to relieve your weary mind. Dr. Hani Chaabo, Family Medicine Doctor at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital's Rural Health Clinic, discusses mindfulness.

Who Should Be Thinking About Seeing a Palliative Physician

12/23/2019
Those affected with a serious illness and their loved ones may find care to be stressful. Dr. Lawrence Cosner, Medical Director of Rural Health Clinic, discusses how palliative care works.

Duration:00:12:18

The Role of the Pharmacist

10/24/2019
Pharmacists are a valuable part of your healthcare team. Dr. Meghan Aslanian, Chief Clinical and Technology Support Pharmacist, discusses the role of the pharmacist.

Duration:00:11:10

Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

9/12/2019
Some of those symptoms that are throwing you off in life could be the result of thyroid issues. Dr. Love Singh discusses what the thyroid does, how it may misbehave, and how to help it to heal.

Duration:00:13:05

Matters of the Spine: What is Degenerative Disk Disease & How is it Treated

8/12/2019
Your back has cushioned disks to help maintain flexibility, but injury and aging can wear these disks down. Dr. Patrick Hsieh and Dr. John Liu discuss degenerative disk disease.

Duration:00:14:57

Myths Surrounding Alzheimer's

7/22/2019
There are a lot of misconceptions about Alzheimer's disease. Susan Bodnar, Director of Senior Services, discusses this disease and how if affects seniors.

Duration:00:09:26

Type 1 Diabetes in Children - What is it and What to Look Out For

6/20/2019
Type 1 diabetes affects many children. Jesse Allande, Clinical Manager of Southern Sierra Medical Clinic, explains this condition and its management.

Duration:00:08:58

What is Plantar Fasciitis and How is it Treated

4/19/2019
Chronic heel pain may result from plantar fasciitis. Dr. George Rivello, podiatrist discusses this condition.

Duration:00:11:58

Becoming More Plant-Based With Our Diets

3/13/2019
A plant-based diet can boost your health and wellness. Julie Merrell, clinical dietitian, discusses how a plant-based diet works.

Duration:00:12:40

Cancer Prevention - Reducing The Risk

2/15/2019
While you can't control the genetic factors that influence cancer risk, you can control diet and lifestyle factors. Dr. Everard Hughes, medical oncologist and hematologist, discusses cancer risks that we can control.

Duration:00:13:03

Recognizing Flu Symptoms in Children

1/28/2019
How do you know if your child has the flu? Dr. Andrew Modic, Board Certified Pediatrician and Internal Medicine physician, breaks down flu symptoms and how to make your little one feel better.

Duration:00:13:16

The Importance of Hand Washing in the Fight Against the Flu

12/3/2018
National Hand Washing Awareness Week is December 2nd through 8th. It's the perfect time to brush up on hand washing technique to avoid the spread of cold and flu. Leslie O'Neill, Infection Preventionist, shares best practices for hand washing.

Duration:00:10:42

Hospice Care Explained

11/21/2018
November is National Hospice Month. Elizabeth "Dar" Thornsbury, Director of Patient Care Services, explains hospice care.

Duration:00:09:26