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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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3303394466


Episodes

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

Mercy HAVEN Program

3/23/2018
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Sexual assault happens every day. In today's podcast, Sarah Schemmel, RN, and Manager of the Mercy HAVEN Program talks with us about local treatment options for sexual assault victims as well as educational opportunities available in Stark County.

Duration:00:51:01

Diabetes and Community Partnership with NFL Players and Mercy Medical Center

3/16/2018
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Diabetes and nutrition impact a lot of people, including children and adults who have diabetes as well as family members and friends. In this podcast, Nicole Selinsky, diabetic educator discusses nutrition and a new community diabetes program between Mercy Medical Center and NFL players.

Duration:00:50:12

Patient Safety with the experts from Mercy Medical Center

3/9/2018
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Patient safety is a priority for everyone at Mercy Medical Center, from the front line caregivers to the CEO. In today's podcast, we hear from the experts at Mercy about the latest initiatives taking place in the hospital and tips for patient safety.

Duration:00:48:31

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month

3/2/2018
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Lymphedema affects millions of people of all ages. During today's podcast we talk with the experts from Aultman Lymphedema Management Clinic about treatment, legislation status and more.

Duration:00:50:27

Wounds that Won't Heal

2/23/2018
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In today's podcast, Kim Landsberger, registered nurse and program director for Mercy Wound and Hyperbaric Centerdiscusses wound care and treatment options.

Duration:00:49:44

We explore Optometric Vision Therapy during this podcast of Health Matters.

2/19/2018
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Vision therapy is a specialized program, which helps correct visual, developmental and perceptual problems that are not helped through glasses or contacts. Think of vision therapy as physical therapy for the eyes and brain. If you or someone you know has vision problems, behavioral problems or learning problems, vision therapy might help.

Duration:00:49:31

Women's Heart Health with Mercy Heart Center

2/9/2018
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February is American Heart Health Month, and this month we are focusing on heart health for both men and women. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable. Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups and working with your physician to manage your health are all integral aspects of saving lives from this often, silent killer....

Duration:00:50:10

Health Matters with The Medicine Center Pharmacy: Children's Dyslexia Center of Canton with Vice Chairman Jim Fidler

2/2/2018
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Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability and refers to a group of symptoms, which results in difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading as well as spelling, writing and pronouncing words. Dyslexia affects individuals throughout their lives; however, the impact can change throughout various stages in life. According to the International Dyslexia Association, it is considered a learning disability because dyslexia can make it very difficult for a student to...

Duration:00:50:26