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Hear from doctors and other medical experts about trending topics in healthcare from issues making headlines to the latest developments in medicine and healthy living. Produced by NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Hear from doctors and other medical experts about trending topics in healthcare from issues making headlines to the latest developments in medicine and healthy living. Produced by NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Location:

United States

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Hear from doctors and other medical experts about trending topics in healthcare from issues making headlines to the latest developments in medicine and healthy living. Produced by NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Language:

English

Contact:

8475702000


Episodes

Food as Medicine

8/11/2022
Just like medicine, food can also cure, prevent or ease symptoms of disease. Join us as we talk to NorthShore Integrative Medicine Physician Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark who gives her expert recommendations on which foods to eat and avoid, the significance of the microbiome and the gut-brain connection. For more information, here are 5 Ways to Bring Better Nutrition into Your Life.

Duration:00:50:35

Coping After Tragedy: Highland Park Parade Mass Shooting

7/19/2022
NorthShore Psychologist Lindsay Fazio, PhD, helps us process the complex emotions following the July Fourth parade in Highland Park that turned into a scramble for survival. Seven people were killed when a gunman opened fire on the crowd; 39 of the gunshot victims were treated at four NorthShore hospitals. Dr. Fazio discusses PTSD, resolving anger and new fears, and tips that will help you overcome. The article "Coping Following a Tragic Event" can be found here:...

Duration:00:29:21

This Weight-Loss Procedure is a Breakthrough (ESG)

4/11/2022
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) is an incisionless weight-loss procedure that can help people with a BMI over 30 lose weight. Michael Ujiki, MD answers all of your questions about pain, recovery, insurance and most importantly, results. Patient Diane Helin explains how ESG changed her life. You can also read about Diane’s journey here. Join us for this engaging conversation with one of the first surgeons in the United States to perform the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty procedure....

Duration:00:43:54

At-Home COVID Tests: When and How to Test

1/27/2022
Paige Larkin, PhD, Director of NorthShore Molecular Microbiology lab, explains why at-home tests issue false negatives, the best time to take the test, how to read the results and MORE. At-home tests are rapid, and can be ordered for free from the federal government at www.covidtests.gov. For a list of FDA-approved home tests you can purchase, please visit:...

Duration:00:25:55

Little Germ Balls: Kids and the COVID Vaccine

11/24/2021
Are kids little germ balls for COVID-19? What kind of reactions are they getting to the vaccine? Is the vaccine safe for little kids? NorthShore Infectious Disease Physician Jennifer Grant, MD, answers your questions and more. Jennifer Grant, MD is board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. For information on how you can get your children vaccinated against the flu or COVID-19, please visit northshore.org/covidvaccine. Have an episode idea? Want more info on a topic? We’d...

Duration:00:26:43

Telehealth: The Doctor Will See You Now – In Your Home

10/21/2021
Housecalls ended in the 1960s. But today, doctors have the technology to do an exam in your home via a televisit. We talk to Family Medicine Physician Nadim Ilbawi, MD, who introduces us to TytoCare, new technology that helps make this happen. A TytoCare visit provides your physician with high-quality digital sounds of the heart and lungs, high-quality digital images and video of the ears, throat, and skin and measures heart rate and body temperature. Using this examination data, your...

Duration:00:23:07

Doc Explains Muir's Incredible Mt. Everest Success

7/22/2021
The doctor of the oldest American to summit Mt. Everest talks about caring for a world-class climber. In Part 2, you’ll hear from Art Muir’s orthopaedic surgeon, Mark Bowen, M.D., his reaction when Art Muir told him he was climbing Mt. Everest, how he helped Muir get stronger despite injuries and his advice for patients of any age who want to chase adventurous dreams. For more information on the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, please visit www.northshore.org/ortho.

Duration:00:29:25

Oldest American to Summit Mount Everest

7/7/2021
Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, shares his journey to the top of the world and how NorthShore University HealthSystem helped him to achieve his goals. In this first episode of a two-part series, listen to Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, share his journey to the top of the world, what he did to prepare his body, the hardest days of the climb, and his message that you can do extraordinary things no matter your age. In Part 2, you’ll hear...

Duration:00:54:39

Wake Up Your Diet After Hibernation

4/16/2021
Dietitian Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN helps us find new ways to nurture ourselves through healthy eating goals and simple tips and tricks after a year-long COVID hibernation. She shares her expertise for stress-free and guilt-free eating that will feed your body and mind. Topics include why we eat what we eat, goal setting, intermittent fasting (it’s good for some people!), tips to curb cravings and how we can think of food of as an important part of self-care. For more information on...

Duration:01:07:48

Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus Vaccine?

3/5/2021
In this episode, we debunk myths and fact-check fears of the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Jennifer Grant, a NorthShore infectious disease physician. As we approach the one year mark of the pandemic, Dr. Grant candidly addresses vaccine hesitancy by debunking myths about the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines with solid facts. Does the vaccine affect fertility? Does it reduce transmission of the virus? Who should and should not get vaccinated? How often does anaphylaxis occur after...

Duration:00:43:37

“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, 18, who had her heart checked after suffering concerning symptoms post COVID-19. Featured in this story is Jason Robin, MD, the Director of Cardio Oncology and leads the Sports...

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 Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD answers these questions, plus a peek at the emotional reaction of the medical community to this breakthrough in science. During these challenging times, it's vital to get information directly from hospital experts on questions you have about COVID-19. In this new series,...

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? During these challenging times, it's vital to get information directly from hospital experts on questions you have about COVID-19. In this new series, we speak with Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, Chief Medical Officer for NorthShore University HealthSystem. This episode is a rebroadcast of a Facebook Live interview that takes place every Thursday. To watch them live and submit your questions, go to...

Duration:00:11:04

COVID Community Checkup - COVID Vaccines

12/11/2020
Is there a difference between the two COVID vaccines? And are they safe? In this week's episode, we address these questions. During these challenging times, it's vital to get information directly from hospital experts on questions you have about COVID-19. In this new series, we speak with Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, Chief Medical Officer for NorthShore University HealthSystem. This episode is a rebroadcast of a Facebook Live interview that takes place every Thursday. To watch them live and...

Duration:00:14:47

COVID Community Checkup Series - Safety Ambassadors - Episode 1

11/27/2020
During these challenging times, it's vital to get information directly from hospital experts on questions you have about COVID-19. In this new series, we speak with Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, Chief Medical Officer for NorthShore University HealthSystem. This episode is a rebroadcast of a Facebook Live interview that takes place every Thursday. To watch them live and submit your questions, go to www.facebook.com/northshoreweb. For frequently asked questions on COVID-19, go to...

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. NorthShore Glenbrook Hospital is, at the time of this recording, the COVID-19 hospital for NorthShore University HealthSystem. For frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and what you can do to help NorthShore combat the pandemic, please visit www.northshore.org/coronavirus. Produced by Jon Hillenbrand and Carolyn Starks Edited by Jon Hillenbrand

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. To make a donation to JDRF, please visit: http://www.jdrf.org/onewalk For more information about Diabetes, please visit: http://www.northshore.org/diabetes Produced by Jon Hillenbrand and Carolyn Starks. Edited by Jon Hillenbrand.

Duration:00:28:46

A Warm Blanket for Your Stressed Mind

9/29/2020
Mental health therapist Jeffrey Sholemson shows us how to feel like we’re wrapped in a warm blanket by clearing our minds of stress, anxiety and negative thoughts. Jeffrey Sholemson is a therapist at NorthShore University HealthSystem. For more information or to make an appointment, please visit https://www.northshore.org/psychiatry-behavioral-sciences/. Produced by Jon Hillenbrand and Carolyn Starks. Edited by Jon Hillenbrand.

Duration:00:33:51

The Science Behind the Coronavirus Vaccine

8/26/2020
Nirav Shah, MD, goes into detail about what it takes to make a vaccine when time is of the essence and the world is watching. He is an Infectious Disease Attending Physician at NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is a Clinical Assistant professor at University of Chicago, the Medical Director of Quality, Innovation and Clinical Practice Analytics, and the Program Director of Outcomes Research for Quality and Transformation. Produced by Jon Hillenbrand and Carolyn Starks. Edited by Jon...

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. Ernest Wang, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem, gives us a front-row seat to what it really feels like to risk your life every day during the COVID-19 pandemic. Produced by Jon Hillenbrand and Carolyn Starks. Additional assistance from Jesenia Ramirez. Edited by Jon Hillenbrand.

Duration:00:28:15