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Health & Wellness Podcasts

Healthcare in general can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County. They understand the needs of the community and help explain what healthcare services are available to you, as well as explore topics that matter most to your overall well-being. New podcasts are released throughout the year, so check back often!

Healthcare in general can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County. They understand the needs of the community and help explain what healthcare services are available to you, as well as explore topics that matter most to your overall well-being. New podcasts are released throughout the year, so check back often!

Location:

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois

Description:

Healthcare in general can be confusing and overwhelming for even the most well-versed of people, and that’s why Sierra Vista and Twin Cities Hospitals want to help you better understand it. Our podcasts feature a physician or other healthcare provider who practices specifically in San Luis Obispo County. They understand the needs of the community and help explain what healthcare services are available to you, as well as explore topics that matter most to your overall well-being. New podcasts are released throughout the year, so check back often!

Language:

English

Contact:

8473471979


Episodes

Mammograms and More: All About Breast Cancer Screenings

10/13/2021
What's the difference between a regular mammogram, a 3-D mammogram and an automated breast ultrasound? Find out everything you need to know about mammograms.

Duration:00:17:41

Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask Your Pharmacist

9/29/2021
Dr. Kennedy Fan discusses best practices surrounding prescription medications.

Duration:00:16:05

What is Mental Health?

9/22/2021
Meghan Boaz Alvarex and Jill Bolster-White discuss mental health and the community outreach organization Transitions-Mental Health Association, or TMHA, in San Luis Obispo.

Duration:00:23:07

Neurosurgical Care at Sierra Vista

6/8/2021
Learn why Tenet Health Central Coast, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center has always been the leader in brain and spin care. What sets our neurosurgical care program apart from other hospitals in the area? Sierra Vista announces an exciting new partnership.

What is a Midwife

4/20/2021
What's a Midwife and how does a midwife support hospital birth plans at Tenet Health Central Coast, Sierra Vista. Sierra Vista is supportive of natural birth, midwives, various birth plans.

NICU: Part 2 – What’s the Impact of a Level III NICU in Our Community?

4/13/2021
Part 2: Dr. Steven Van Scoy, Neonatologist and the NICU Medical Director at Tenet Health Central Coast, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, explains what a NICU is and what it means to be the only Level III NICU in San Luis Obispo County.

NICU: Part 1 - What's a NICU?

4/6/2021
What's a NICU, why is it important, what is a level III NICU. Tenet Health Central Coast, Sierra Vista is the only NICU level III in the County. What does that mean for the the community?

Colon Cancer Screenings

3/17/2021
Dr. Damian Fernandez discusses Colon Cancer screenings, when you should schedule screenings, why it's so important to get them, and how they aid in Colon Cancer prevention.

COVID-19 Vaccine in SLO County

3/2/2021
Michelle Shoresman, Division Manager – Health Care Access, County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency, answers your frequently asked questions on the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID Message From Our CEO

12/21/2020
Although we have been through stay-at-home orders earlier this year, I have received many new questions this time that I would like to address for you. I hope that the following will be helpful.

Duration:00:16:52

Wound Care

12/8/2020
Dr. Michelle Ribas discusses wounds and how to take care of wounds so they heal properly.

Duration:00:08:21

Smoking: It's Time to Quit

11/30/2020
Smoking is bad for your health, but it isn't always easy to quit. Dr. Ross Michel, Pulmonologist, discusses what smoking does to your body and the benefits of quitting. Please fill out our survey after listening.

Duration:00:11:13

What’s the Difference Between Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD

11/24/2020
Dr. Neal Moller discusses the difference between heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD, the symptoms of each, prevention and treatment options available.

Duration:00:13:13

Y-90 Treatment Now Available for Liver Cancer Patients

11/17/2020
Y-90 is a minimally-invasive option for treating liver cancer. Tiny beads coated in radioactive material are injected into the treatment area, attacking the cancer cells. Dr. Timothy Auran, radiologist, explains how Y-90 treatment works.

Duration:00:11:33

Detect Lung Cancer Early: Get a Low-Dose CT Scan

11/10/2020
Lung cancer risk is greatest for smokers. Screening is key to catch lung cancer in its earliest stages. Low-dose CT scan is recommended for individuals who are at risk. Dr. G. Zacharia Reagle discusses lung cancer risk and current screening techniques.

Duration:00:14:40

Got Shoulder Problems? Let’s Talk about Rotator Cuff Tears

11/3/2020
Your shoulder discomfort may be the result of a rotator cuff tear. Dr. Kevin Forsythe, orthopedic surgeon, discusses rotator cuff tears.

Duration:00:11:41

Is It Safe To Eat During COVID-19

10/27/2020
Andrea Nenow, RD and Allison McDonald, MD, RD explain if it is safe to eat during COVID-19.

Duration:00:10:30

Is a Hospital Safe for Patients During a Pandemic?

10/20/2020
Cynthia Kellerman, RN, MSN, Market Patient Safety Officer for Tenet Health Central Coast, discusses her role in the hospital, what type of hospital setting provides a culture of safety and changes that have taken place due to COVID-19.

Duration:00:15:16

Breathing in COVID-19

10/13/2020
Stephen Szabo, Director of Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory Services and Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner for Tenet Health Central Coast, discusses mask-wear, the impact of COVID-19 for those who already have a hard time breathing and pulmonary function testing.

Duration:00:10:54

Is It Safe To Deliver In A Hospital During COVID?

10/6/2020
Tiffany Rede, RN, BSN, an assistant director of Labor and Delivery at Tenet Health Central Coast, discusses if it is safe to deliver in a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:11:21