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Health & Wellness Podcasts

Welcome to the Live Greater Podcast Series. Information for a healthier you from the University of Maryland Medical System. Discover the latest health tips, treatments, and technology from our experts across the state.

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Welcome to the Live Greater Podcast Series. Information for a healthier you from the University of Maryland Medical System. Discover the latest health tips, treatments, and technology from our experts across the state.

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@UMMC

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English


Episodes
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Sleep Apnea

5/15/2024
Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder that happens when your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you’re asleep. In this podcast, Dr. Peyman Otmishi, medical director of the UM Shore Regional Health Sleep Laboratory, talks about how you can overcome sleep apnea to get the rest you deserve.

Duration:00:23:33

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COPD and Scurvy: It’s Not Just for Pirates!

5/7/2024
Scurvy is not just for pirates! Join us as we discuss the critical role of nutrition in preventing scurvy and managing COPD. Learn the history of the disease and gain practical insights and dietary solutions from Dr. Robert Reed, medical director of the University of Maryland Lung Transplant Program and University of Maryland Medical Center.

Duration:00:20:50

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Stroke Prevention Strategies

5/2/2024
Uncover essential strategies for stroke prevention, including risk management, healthy lifestyle choices, and early detection signs. In this podcast, Shellee Stine, RN, the Clinical Program Coordinator for the Primary Stroke Center at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, gives expert guidance on fortifying your health against strokes for a brighter tomorrow.

Duration:00:08:18

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Navigating Spring Allergies: Expert Insights on Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention

4/12/2024
Join us for an in-depth discussion about managing spring allergies. Discover how to identify symptoms, explore treatment options, and learn practical tips for prevention to enjoy the season symptom-free with expert insights from Dr. Scott Burger, Chief Medical Officer at University of Maryland Urgent Care.

Duration:00:13:21

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Caring Choices: A Conversation on Palliative and Hospice Services

4/3/2024
In this insightful podcast, learn the difference between palliative and hospice care. Dr. Helen Gordon, a certified hospice and palliative care provider at UM St. Joseph Medical Center, shares expert insights, dispels myths, and guides listeners through informed choices for approaches to compassionate care.

Duration:00:17:06

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Pelvic Floor Therapy: What is it and How Can it Help Me?

3/31/2024
Discover the many benefits of pelvic floor therapy, including how it addresses common issues, promotes wellness and empowers individuals on their health journey. Learn more from Kristen Toussaint, OT, MS, an Occupational Therapist at UM St. Joseph Outpatient Rehab Institute.

Duration:00:10:51

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Warnings of Complications After Childbirth

3/20/2024
All women should feel empowered to speak up about their health – especially after childbirth. In this podcast, learn how to recognize symptoms of postpartum complications, including common signs, risk factors, and steps new mothers can take if they suspect a complication. Dr. Kendra Coles, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, also addresses how loved ones can help keep these mothers safe.

Duration:00:12:48

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Beyond the Ache: Dispelling Back Pain Myths

3/1/2024
Many people suffer from chronic or intermittent back pain, and that leads to a lot of myths about what back pain means. Learn the truth about why your back might hurt, what can be done to feel better, and ways to prevent pain in the first place from Dr. Louis Bivona, a spine surgeon at the University of Maryland Orthopedic Associates at UM Upper Chesapeake Health and a member of the UM Spine Network.

Duration:00:11:56

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Empowering Women Through Heart Health

2/15/2024
Join us for a conversation on breaking stereotypes and empowering women to prioritize heart health. Dr. Manjula Ananthram, a cardiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center, shares valuable insights and tips for a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Duration:00:13:47

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COPD Triggers and How to Avoid Them

1/11/2024
COPD triggers often hide in plain sight. Learn from Van Kim Holden, MD, an interventional pulmonologist at UM Capital Region Health, how to identify pesky irritants so you can avoid them and what to do if you are triggered.

Duration:00:08:43

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Managing Type 2 Diabetes the Healthy Way

1/3/2024
Dive into the essentials of diabetes management with Jocelyne Loran, RD, LDN, CDCES, Clinical Dietitian Specialist/Diabetes Educator in the Center for Diabetes Education at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center.

Duration:00:14:40

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Back Pain

12/21/2023
Do you have back pain? Minimally invasive surgery might be your answer. In this podcast, Dr. Khalid Kurtom and nurse practitioner Wendy Towers from UM Shore Regional Medical Group – Neurosurgery, a member of the UM Spine Network, talk about this procedure, who can benefit from it, some of the cutting-edge advances, and much more.

Duration:00:15:51

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Conquering “Text Neck” for a Healthier Future

12/7/2023
Are you constantly on your phone or computer? Find out how it could affect your health and what you can do about it from Dr. Clifford Solomon, director of the Spine and Neuroscience Center at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center and a member of the UM Spine Network.

Duration:00:15:04

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ACL Injuries: Finding Relief and Healing

11/27/2023
Learn the science behind ACL injuries, surgical and non-surgical options, and post-op rehab. In this podcast, Dr. Michael Foster, an orthopedic surgeon at The Orthopedic Center, an affiliate of UM Shore Regional Health, and a member of the UM Joint Network, gives you a comprehensive understanding of this common knee issue.

Duration:00:13:08

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The Relationship Between Diabetes and Stroke

11/15/2023
Did you know that there is a relationship between diabetes and stroke? In this podcast, Ardelia Morris, MA, RDN, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at UM Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute, part of the UM Rehab Network, dives into the complex relationship between diabetes and stroke, from risk factors to lifestyle modifications and much more.

Duration:00:14:47

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Revolutionizing Spine Surgery: AI, Robotics, and the Path Ahead

10/26/2023
Discover the cutting-edge advancements in spine surgery through an insightful conversation with spine surgeon Timothy Chryssikos, MD, as we explore the role of AI and robotics in shaping the future of this field.

Duration:00:11:32

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What Happens After a Vascular Screening?

10/16/2023
Discover the next steps after a vascular screening, from diagnosis to treatment options. Dr. Justin Nelms, Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, sheds light on the importance of lifestyle changes, medication, and surgical interventions, providing valuable insights for a healthier future.

Duration:00:12:14

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Post-Stroke Care and Recovery

10/16/2023
Discover expert insights on post-stroke care and recovery. From lifestyle changes to rehab strategies, this podcast offers guidance for recovery and improving quality of life. Learn from Lindsay Goff, the Primary Stroke Program Coordinator at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, valuable tips and resources to help you and your loved ones after a stroke.

Duration:00:16:18

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Non-Surgical Treatments for Joint Pain

10/10/2023
Do you live with daily joint pain? You are not alone. Fortunately, there are many options to get relief that do not require surgery. In this podcast, learn from Dr. Shelia Taylor and Dr. Myron Szczukowski, orthopedic specialists at The Orthopedic Center, a partner of UM Shore Regional Health, to discuss the latest medical therapies and procedures for pain relief.
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Demystifying Lung Nodules

10/6/2023
A lung nodule is a small abnormal mass in the lungs that is often found during lung cancer screenings. In this podcast, Dr. Peter Olivieri, a board-certified pulmonary and critical care physician at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, will explain the different types of lung nodules, how they are detected, the latest treatments, how they can be prevented and more.

Duration:00:09:52