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Hello Healthy Podcast is an audio series presented by Dignity Health. The series features health related topics from our experts at Mercy & Memorial Hospitals (Bakersfield); Mercy Medical Center (Merced); and St. Joseph's Medical Center (Stockton).

Hello Healthy Podcast is an audio series presented by Dignity Health. The series features health related topics from our experts at Mercy & Memorial Hospitals (Bakersfield); Mercy Medical Center (Merced); and St. Joseph's Medical Center (Stockton).
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Hello Healthy Podcast is an audio series presented by Dignity Health. The series features health related topics from our experts at Mercy & Memorial Hospitals (Bakersfield); Mercy Medical Center (Merced); and St. Joseph's Medical Center (Stockton).

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English


Episodes

What is Hypertension and What Risks Does it Present

5/16/2019
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Dr. Nadeem Goraya explains what hypertension is and the risks it presents.

Duration:00:11:50

Advanced GI Procedures at St. Joseph's

5/10/2019
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Dr. Gurtej Malhi discusses the advanced GI procedures done at St. Joseph's.

Duration:00:08:20

A Stroke Can Strike At Any Age

4/23/2019
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Nathan Banks, a young stroke survivor, shares his story and discusses how strokes can strike at any age.

Duration:00:07:33

Breastfeeding Resources in Merced County

4/19/2019
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Nurse Dawn Arnsberg shares breastfeeding and natural childbirth resources in Merced County.

Duration:00:08:41

Joint Camp

4/18/2019
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Listen as Dr. Fadi Saied discusses Dignity Health's Joint Replacement Surgery Program.

Duration:00:08:11

What is Carpal and Cubital Tunnel and How Can It Be Treated?

3/31/2019
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Dr. Pavel Moldavskiy discusses the causes and treatments for carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel and the differences between the two.

Duration:00:10:12

What is an Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm and How to Repair It

3/31/2019
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Dr. Sara Honari explains what an endovascular aortic aneurysm is and how to repair it.

Duration:00:07:47

How Docent Health is Creating Better Experiences and Healthier Outcomes

3/29/2019
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Addison Hoover explains how docent health is creating better experiences and healthier outcomes.

Duration:00:10:00

Neonatal Intensive Care at St. Joseph's

3/27/2019
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Premature babies require special care. Dr. Phillip Cheng, neonatologist, discusses the neonatal intensive care unit.

Duration:00:09:39

Understanding Osteoarthritis

3/20/2019
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Dr. Tim Galan explains osteoarthritis of the hip and osteoarthritis of the knee.

Duration:00:11:17

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

2/8/2019
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Dr. Lorenc Malellari discusses colorectal cancer, the importance of colonoscopies, and the recent advances in colon surgery.

Duration:00:10:18

Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center

1/28/2019
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Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability. More than 87 percent of cases are ischemic stroke, which are largely treatable if a patient gets to a hospital right away. Dr. Kiron Thomas explains how to identify the signs of a stroke and why immediate treatment is vital.

Duration:00:08:45

Women's Health- Urogynecology

1/9/2019
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Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Justin Lee discusses urinary incontinence, issues associated with an overactive bladder, pelvic floor rehabilitation and pelvic organ prolapse.

Duration:00:06:53

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Hiatal Hernia - - Fundoplication

12/3/2018
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Heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has many potential causes. Dr. Edward Taylor, general surgeon, explains GERD causes, symptoms, and when to see your doctor.

Duration:00:10:12

Care for the Critically Ill

11/12/2018
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Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Dignity Health, Scott Neeley, MD, discusses caring for critically ill patients and Dignity's new 24-hour intensivist program.

Duration:00:11:11

Lung Cancer - Risk Factors, Screening and Treatment

10/25/2018
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Lung cancer prevention starts with screening for early detection, particularly for those with risk factors. Gaurav Signh, Medical Director of Cancer Institute and Chief of Radiation Oncology at Dignity Health, discusses lung cancer symptoms, treatment, and the importance of getting screened.

Duration:00:09:32

Shoulder Pain & Joint Replacement

9/19/2018
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Activities one takes for granted can be impacted by shoulder pain. Getting dressed, reaching cabinets, and lifting lightweight objects can be a challenge. Shoulder replacement surgery is an option for chronic issues. Jaicharan Iyengar, MD, discusses shoulder pain and joint replacement.

Duration:00:10:00

Asthma, What You Need to Know

9/5/2018
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Asthma is a lung condition that causes airways to narrow and stimulates mucus production. Breathing becomes difficult. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. Dr. Amy Mehta discusses triggers and treatment of asthma.

Duration:00:11:43

Robotic Surgery in Merced

8/27/2018
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Robotic surgery is improving patient outcomes. Dignity Health Medical Group Merced has the only four daVinci trained surgeons in the area. Dr. Alfred Johnson discusses how robotic surgery works with the daVinci system, what procedures are available at Merced, and how this technique benefits patients.

Duration:00:07:09

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery at Mercy Hospitals

8/9/2018
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Losing weight isn’t always possible through diet and exercise alone. Sometimes, surgery is necessary to improve quality of life and overall health. Bariatric surgery may be an option. Dr. Cyrus Moon discusses Mercy Bariatrics Program and candidacy for bariatric surgery.

Duration:00:09:45