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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

Stay Party Smart This Holiday Season - Tips for Diabetes Patients

12/4/2018
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Patients with diabetes understand the challenge of managing the disease on a daily basis. Healthy eating, physical activity, regular blood monitoring, taking medication and reducing the risk of complications are all necessary. Sometimes it can be overwhelming, but a diabetes educator can help. In this podcast, we talk with Mechelle Metzgar, diabetes educator from Aultman Hospital about blood sugar ranges, how to treat them, diet, exercise and more.

Duration:00:50:30

Listening to your headphones on high volume isn't good.

11/19/2018
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Hearing loss can affect balance, relationships, ability to understand and more. Tune in to gain practical tips on how to protect your ears and your hearing from Audiologist Mitch Polen.

Duration:00:50:18

Is Vaginal Botox for You?

11/12/2018
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If you deal with the symptoms of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD), you’re likely facing incontinence issues, perhaps bowel issues and others. In this podcast, you'll learn about symptoms of PFD, endometriosis and a host of treatment options including vaginal botox, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery.

Duration:00:50:56

Why Does Keeping Your Feet Healthy Matter?

11/5/2018
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Whether you are treating an ankle injury, or you're a diabetic with no immediate foot issues, taking care of your feet is an important element of overall healthy living. Dr. Natalie LaScola offers tips, advice for keeping your feet healthy and shares some examples of what happens when you don't.

Duration:00:50:19

Do mammograms expose a patient to excessive radiation?

10/30/2018
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Medicine Center Pharmacy is partnering with Mercy Cancer Center to raise awareness about breast cancer. Tune in to hear our discussion about myths associated with mammograms, diagnosis, treatment options and more with Dr. Greg Boone and Nurse Navigator Diane Wofsey.

Duration:00:50:46

What's Happening with the Aultman Hospital Campus and Surrounding Neighborhood Revitalization

10/22/2018
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A lot is happening in the City of Canton, and that’s great news for residents, local businesses and anyone who has an interest in living or traveling to our great city. In today's podcast, we learn more about plans for the Aultman Hospital Campus and surrounding neighborhood transformation.

Duration:00:51:58

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