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The Healthy You podcast from NorthShore University HealthSystem examines trending topics in healthcare, from issues making headlines to the latest developments in clinical care and newest trends to help you lead a healthier life. The podcast is an informative and entertaining dive into what’s happening in healthcare.

The Healthy You podcast from NorthShore University HealthSystem examines trending topics in healthcare, from issues making headlines to the latest developments in clinical care and newest trends to help you lead a healthier life. The podcast is an informative and entertaining dive into what’s happening in healthcare.

Location:

United States

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The Healthy You podcast from NorthShore University HealthSystem examines trending topics in healthcare, from issues making headlines to the latest developments in clinical care and newest trends to help you lead a healthier life. The podcast is an informative and entertaining dive into what’s happening in healthcare.

Language:

English

Contact:

8475702000


Episodes

“I Woke Up With Crazy Bad Chest Pains.” COVID, Young Athletes and Their Hearts

2/5/2021
Today we take a closer look at how COVID-19 may be causing heart complications among athletes. NorthShore cardiologist Dr. Jason Robin explains myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, what symptoms are concerning and when athletes can return to sports. You will also hear from athlete Sarah Barbosa, 19, who had her heart checked after suffering concerning symptoms post COVID-19.

Duration:00:41:08

COVID Community Checkup - Here's the Vaccine. What now?

12/23/2020
Should those who had COVID be vaccinated? Can I stop wearing a mask after being vaccinated? Did NorthShore start vaccinating frontline workers? In this week’s episode NorthShore Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lakshmi Halasyamani answers these questions, plus a peek at the emotional reaction of the medical community to this breakthrough in science.

Duration:00:14:53

COVID Community Checkup - Possible Allergic Reactions to the COVID-19 Vaccination

12/16/2020
What are the possible side effects of the COVID vaccine? How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

Duration:00:11:04

COVID Community Checkup - COVID Vaccines

12/11/2020
Is there a difference between the two COVID-19 vaccines? Are they safe? In this week's episode, we address these questions.

Duration:00:14:47

COVID Community Checkup Series - Safety Ambassadors - Episode 1

11/27/2020
Episode 1 in a new series on how the coronavirus is affecting the community and what you can do to help fight it.

Duration:00:16:51

Behind the Mask - A Nurse’s View From A COVID Intensive Care Unit

11/25/2020
Luisa Penepacker is an ICU nurse with 29 years of experience. She shares her experiences of life and death on the frontlines of the pandemic.

Duration:00:32:50

My Broken Pancreas

10/23/2020
Maria Kellner was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was a toddler. Now at 36, she shares her world of insulin injections, blood sugar checks, and the rollercoaster ride of what happens if she makes a wrong medical decision.

Duration:00:28:46

A Warm Blanket for Your Stressed Mind

9/29/2020
Listen to mental health therapist Jeffrey Sholemson who shows us how to feel like we’re wrapped in a warm blanket by clearing our minds of stress, anxiety and negative thoughts.

Duration:00:33:51

The Science Behind the Coronavirus Vaccine

8/26/2020
A lot is riding on the development of a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine. Nirav Shah, MD, an Infectious Disease expert, talks about the truth behind vaccines, how they are developed, how safe they are and why you should get it.

Duration:00:24:27

Risking It All: An ER doctor finding hope on the frontlines of COVID

7/28/2020
“I’m not going to let you die.” Risking it all, an ER physician shares the resilience and hope found on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:28:15

He Didn’t Think COVID-19 Was a Big Deal – Until He Got It

6/2/2020
Jim Ingle thought COVID-19 wasn’t any worse than having the flu, until he got it. He describes his three-week fight at home experiencing symptoms “five times worse” than the flu to the point of asking to try an untested experimental treatment.

Duration:00:23:10

Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus?

2/28/2020
As clusters of the coronavirus break out across the globe, Jennifer Grant, MD, an Infectious Disease physician, explains why we should care about the coronavirus. What public health officials don’t know about the deadly virus is what worries her.

Duration:00:16:57

Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus?

2/25/2020
As clusters of the coronavirus break out across the globe, Jennifer Grant, MD, an Infectious Disease physician, explains why we should care about the coronavirus. What public health officials don’t know about the deadly virus is what worries her.

Duration:00:19:22

“They Thought They Would Die”: The Vaping Epidemic

2/7/2020
A national outbreak of severe lung injuries had investigators scrambling to find out what could sicken and kill healthy young patients. NorthShore toxicologist Jerrold Leikin, MD, explains the shadowy, deadly world of black market vaping.

Duration:00:31:31

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

12/19/2019
This episode explains the urgency of why you need to know if you have dense breast tissue and how the laws are changing in 2020 to help.

Duration:00:23:33

The Cannabis Question

8/22/2019
From the frontlines of the medical marijuana debate, Leslie Mendoza Temple, MD, shares her unique perspective on the changing landscape of cannabis—from medical marijuana to the proliferation of CBD retail outlets and what you need to know.

Duration:00:40:47

Beer Vendor Bond

5/14/2019
A Wrigley Field beer vendor recovering from a massive heart attack shared a special bond with his cardiologist, who was also a beer vendor at Wrigley.

Duration:00:30:24

Bring Your DNA to the Pharmacy

5/13/2019
This episode delves into how your DNA affects the medications you should take, a developing field known as Pharmacogenomics, where caregivers are assessing patients’ DNA to try to determine what drug is best for them.

Duration:00:26:10

On the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic - Opioid Addiction Series Part 3

1/25/2019
In episode three of our three part series on the opioid epidemic in America, we talk to Dr. Michael Nelson, a NorthShore University HealthSystem physician who is on the front lines of this epidemic. Dr. Nelson helps save the lives of overdose victims who come into the emergency department and works with patients who need help overcoming their addiction. Dr. Nelson also talks about the history of substance abuse in society and the frightening trends he sees today.

Duration:00:34:38

Surrender and Recovery - Opioid Addiction Series Part 2

1/25/2019
In episode two of our three part series on the opioid epidemic in America, we revisit Sharon, who after being confronted by her sister about her addiction decided to seek help. We then speak to addiction experts at the Doreen E. Chapman Center, a comprehensive treatment facility at NorthShore University HealthSystem in suburban Chicago for individuals struggling with substance use disorders.

Duration:00:25:06