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Hosts Pharmacist Paul White (right) and Compounding-Pharmacist Brad White (left) from the Medicine Center Pharmacies of Canton, Louisville, Minerva and New Philadelphia Ohio educate the community about the benefits of prescription management and health-related items. Their weekly guests include physicians, area experts and many other professionals to answer your questions. A lot has changed in the health care industry and Paul and Brad keep you up to date.

Hosts Pharmacist Paul White (right) and Compounding-Pharmacist Brad White (left) from the Medicine Center Pharmacies of Canton, Louisville, Minerva and New Philadelphia Ohio educate the community about the benefits of prescription management and health-related items. Their weekly guests include physicians, area experts and many other professionals to answer your questions. A lot has changed in the health care industry and Paul and Brad keep you up to date.
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Hosts Pharmacist Paul White (right) and Compounding-Pharmacist Brad White (left) from the Medicine Center Pharmacies of Canton, Louisville, Minerva and New Philadelphia Ohio educate the community about the benefits of prescription management and health-related items. Their weekly guests include physicians, area experts and many other professionals to answer your questions. A lot has changed in the health care industry and Paul and Brad keep you up to date.

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English

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Episodes

Statcare or Emergency Room - which one is right for your situation?

10/15/2018
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Perhaps you woke up in the middle of the night with stomach pain, chest pain, or maybe a child has spiked a fever outside of the pediatrician’s office hours. When a situation like any of these occurs, knowing the difference between Statcare and the emergency room and where you should go could save your life.

Duration:00:51:12

Sepsis and the Dangers and Costs Associated with this Serious Health Condition

10/3/2018
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According to the National Sepsis Alliance, Sepsis has been named the most expensive in-patient cost in American hospitals. In 2014 alone, the cost associated with Sepsis averaged more than $18,000 per hospital stay. Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Frank Kaeberlein and Tracey Majors, manager medical affairs, talk about the dangers and cost associated with this serious medical condition.

Duration:00:50:37

Living With Back Pain

9/24/2018
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If you have low back pain, you are not alone. About 80 percent of adults have experienced low back pain at some point during their lifetimes. It’s the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. In today's podcast, Dr. David Gutlove, medical director at Mercy Pain Management Services talks with us about causes, treatment options, and shares exercise tips that can help.

Duration:00:51:24

The Top 10 List of Balance and Dizziness Issues with Andy Beltz, PT

9/17/2018
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Many body systems — including muscles, bones, joints, vision, the balance organ in the inner ear, nerves, heart and blood vessels — must work normally in order to have normal balance. When these systems aren't functioning well, balance problems can happen. In today's podcast, physical therapist, Andy Beltz from Aultman Hospital breaks down balance and dizziness in his top 10 list. Listen in and see what it's all about.

Duration:00:50:35

Fibromyalgia - knowing the triggers and making the pain go away

9/10/2018
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Fibromyalgia affects 10 million Americans and is more common in women than in men. It typically begins in middle adulthood but also occurs in the teen years as well as old age. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment in today's podcast with Dr. Jamesetta Lewis from Mercy Pain Management.

Duration:00:51:09

Life on the battlefield with medic and Vietnam veteran Ted Mathies at the MAPS Museum

8/27/2018
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When our troops are in the field and need medical treatment, a mortar and brick hospital isn't available for wounded soldiers to seek help. In the unfortunate event a person is injured, that person will visit a medic who is out in the field typically under a medical tent that may have gurneys, triage supplies and limited medication. During our live broadcast from the MAPS Museum, in this podcast, we discuss what it’s like to be a medic in the field and explore a real-life replica of a medic...

Duration:00:49:51

Concussions and Head Injuries with Dr. James Goff, Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital

8/21/2018
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The high school football season kicks off next week, and along with it comes many types of sports injuries. Especially concerning athletes, parents and coaches are head injuries and concussions. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 300,000 head injuries occur among high school athletes each year. In this podcast, we talk about the impact of head injuries and other traumatic sports injuries with sports medicine specialist, Dr. James Goff, who has served as team doctor...

Duration:00:50:53

General Dentistry Questions with Dr. Brian Amison

8/8/2018
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General dentists are the primary providers for dental care in patients of all ages. From children to seniors, dentists treat the entire family for overall health care which is crucial to mouth and general health. So, when it comes to baby teeth, sealants, root canals and beyond, regular dental care can not only treat problems but also prevent many issues – from cavities to gum disease and beyond.

Duration:00:49:14

Updates on Ohio's Hepatitis A Outbreak, SWAP Syringe Exchange Program and More

7/30/2018
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With the outbreak of Hepatitis A in Ohio, you may have questions, like, "What is it?" and "How is it transmitted?" Listen in to find out more and also hear about Stark County's SWAP Needle Exchange Program.

Duration:00:50:29

Having Trouble Losing Unwanted Pounds? Get Healthy Eating, Weight Loss Tips

7/2/2018
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Summer is here and looking your best is usually top of mind for vacationers, sunbathers and pretty much anyone who wants to show more skin. But, as we all know, putting the pounds on is a lot easier than taking them off. In this podcast, we hear about some healthy eating alternatives and get some advice on losing unwanted pounds. Find out about weight management resources at Mercy Medical Center.

Duration:00:49:02

Delay Parkinson's Disease - Yes You Can!

6/25/2018
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People with Parkinson's Disease may notice changes or difficulty chewing, eating, speaking or swallowing at any time, but symptoms tend to increase as the disease progresses. Muscles in the face, mouth and throat that are used in speaking and swallowing are often affected. In this podcast, listen to therapists describe LSVT-BIG and LSVT-LOUD and explain how you can slow down the disease.

Duration:00:49:56

E-Cigs, Vapes and Juices - Are they safe?

6/11/2018
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E-cigs, vapes and Juuls are a hot topic. They’re popular among teens, and enticing videos on social media make them look pretty cool. However, they're not necessarily popular among parents. In this segment of Health Matters, we learn more about whether they are safer than cigarettes, talk about the flavored juices and find out more about the risks and consequences. Mercy Medical Center's Dustin Shetler and Mary Duffield join us to discuss the latest smoking trend and pulmonary rehab. We...

Duration:00:50:15

A Closer Look at Medication Costs at the Pharmacy

6/4/2018
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Gag orders, clawbacks and PBMs--what do they have to do with the cost of your medication? In today's podcast Antonio Ciaccia, director of government and public affairs for the Ohio Pharmacists Association, shares what you need to know.

Duration:00:49:55

Live Longer and Save Money at the Pharmacy

5/29/2018
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You can add a decade to your lifespan by living healthier. Hear about some easy steps you can take to live longer and learn how you can save money at the pharmacy too.

Duration:00:50:30

Will your next surgery be done using robotics?

5/21/2018
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Robotic surgery is minimally invasive and uses mini-size surgical instruments that can fit through a series of quarter-inch incisions. This allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques. In this podcast, Dr. Steven Kelly discusses how robotic surgery will impact people in the future.

Duration:00:48:50

Living with A-Fib? Find out what you can do about it in this segment of Health Matters.

5/7/2018
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Atrial fibrillation aka A-Fib is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. According to the American Heart Association, 2.7 million Americans are living with A-fib. Treatment options range from medications to non-invasive as well as surgical procedures. In this podcast, Dr. Rizwan Sardar, interventional cardiologist talks with us about A-Fib and treatment options including a relatively new procedure – the...

Duration:00:49:52

Children and Allergies - What You Need to Know

4/30/2018
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Allergies can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race or socioeconomic status. However, allergies are more common in children and are caused when the immune system reacts to a specific allergen that has been inhaled, touched or eaten. Among the most common health problems, more than 50 million people are afflicted with asthma, seasonal hay fever or other allergy-related conditions each year. Allergist and immunologist, Dr. Heather Minto discusses allergies, detection and treatment.

Duration:00:49:45

Vaccines, Supplements and Tips for What Should be in Your Medicine Cabinet this Spring

4/16/2018
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Brad and Paul continue the pharmacy conversation and discuss vaccines, supplements and offer tips for what you should have in your medicine cabinet this spring.

Duration:00:49:50

April is Move More Month - so get moving for your health's sake!

4/9/2018
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Staying active is a no-brainer when it comes to improving how you look and feel, yet fewer than one in four U.S. adults are getting the federal physical activity recommendations for aerobic and strengthening activity. This month, the American Heart Association is challenging everyone to get moving.

Duration:00:50:58

Advances and Programs Available in Medicine Center Pharmacies

3/30/2018
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From genetic testing to free kids vitamins, we find out about the latest in pharmacy advances, cost savings and programs at Medicine Center Pharmacy. Not to mention, we think our Minerva pharmacist can win the Boston Marathon too!

Duration:00:49:37