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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

What's an ENT?

12/7/2022
When you have an earache, sinus infection, or strep throat, who do you see? Your ENT, or ear nose & throat doctor. Dr. Bhavishya Clark discusses the importance of having an ENT, what else they treat, and more.

Duration:00:07:58

The Mystery of Menopause

11/2/2022
It certainly isn't glamorous or talked about in everyday conversation but like it or not, for women, menopause and perimenopause are facts of life but wouldn't it be great to figure out what you may be able to expect before it happens? Julie Kean, a certified nurse midwife, attempts to lessen some of the anxiety surrounding these topics and discusses the journey of menopause.

Advances in Early Lung Cancer Detection

9/7/2022
Our lungs are so very important to our overall health. Dr. Ross Michel explores an exciting new technology for lung cancer detection called Ion and discusses how this can be used to aid patients diagnosed with lung cancer.

Duration:00:06:34

Benefits of Breastfeeding

8/2/2022
Breastfeeding can be challenging but we'll provide some helpful tips for first-time moms.

Duration:00:13:19

What You May Be Afraid to Ask About Miscarriages

6/1/2022
A miscarriage can be one of the most difficult experiences that a woman and her partner can go through and a lot of people still find it difficult to talk about publicly. In this podcast, we de-stigmatize this sensitive topic and answer some common questions about miscarriages.

Duration:00:12:57

BE FAST, Time is Brain

5/4/2022
BE F.A.S.T when experiencing stroke symptoms and what you should do if you're having a stroke.

Duration:00:11:29

Helpful Tips For A Colonoscopy

3/9/2022
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and colonoscopies are a very effective way to test, screen for, and remove polyps before colorectal cancer fully develops. Dr. Rabab Hajar discusses tips to help you prepare for a colonoscopy and what you can expect before and after the procedure.

Duration:00:18:07

Men, Don't Delay Your Cancer Screening

11/10/2021
Kitt Kelly, RN, BSN, Oncology Navigator at Tenet Health Central Coast, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, talks about the importance of scheduling cancer screenings as a very small investment with potential huge rewards in quality of life.

Duration:00:20:46

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 Screening at Tenet Health Central Coast

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