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Health & Wellness Podcasts

McLaren Health Care’s In Good Health podcast provides information to help you lead a healthier life, from the physicians and healthcare experts across our fully integrated health network.

McLaren Health Care’s In Good Health podcast provides information to help you lead a healthier life, from the physicians and healthcare experts across our fully integrated health network.

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United States

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McLaren Health Care’s In Good Health podcast provides information to help you lead a healthier life, from the physicians and healthcare experts across our fully integrated health network.

Language:

English


Episodes

Understanding Urinary Incontinence

1/19/2021
Dr. Andrew Agosta discusses urinary incontinence, its causes, and potential consequences if it is left untreated.

Duration:00:19:18

Understanding Stroke

5/19/2020
Dr. Aniel Majjhoo discusses understanding strokes.

Duration:00:13:51

Treating Erectile Dysfunction

5/1/2020
Dr. Bryan Shumaker discusses treating erectile dysfunction.

Duration:00:07:31

Your Teen's First OB/GYN Visit

4/21/2020
Dr. Kota discusses your teen's first OB/GYN visit.

Duration:00:06:45

Major Cardiac Events

4/14/2020

Duration:00:11:35

Understanding Surgical Weight Loss

4/7/2020
Michael Kia, DO, FACOS, FACS, discusses bariatric surgery, including which individuals are good candidates for the procedure, how the procedure works, and what recovery entails. In the episode, Dr. Kia answers the following questions: 1) For most people, bariatric surgery becomes an option after years of failed attempts at weight loss. Can you tell us what may indicate that someone may be a candidate for bariatric surgery? 2) Can you describe the process, from the first appointment to the...

Duration:00:14:17

Options for Back Pain

3/30/2020
Anthony Cuchhi, DO, discusses common causes of back pain, treatment options, and when surgery may need to be considered. In the episode, Dr. Cucchi addresses the following: 1) What are some of the primary causes of back pain? What are the most common conditions you see in your practice? 2) For our listeners, how can they tell when back pain is just a temporary issue like a muscle strain, or something more serious? 3) Most people don’t want surgery, especially on their back. What options...

Duration:00:09:00

Understanding Sports Medicine

3/24/2020
Shivajee Nallamothu, DO discusses the field of sports medicine, including common injuries, ways to minimize risk of injury, treatment options, and tips for parents of student athletes who are heavily inovlved in sports programs. In the episode, Dr. Nallamothu addresses the following: 1) Given the popularity of professional sports in America, there’s increased awareness of the efforts athletes put forth to maintain maximal performance and reduce the impact of sports injuries. As a result,...

Duration:00:11:15

Importance of Lung Screening

3/16/2020
Victor Gordon, MD, discusses why lung screenings are important, who represents a good candidate for screening, and what treatment options are considered should the screening detect something concerning. In the interview, Dr. Gordon answers the following: 1) As a pulmonologist, you see a wide range of lung diseases and conditions. What are some of the conditions you see most often in your practice? 2) One of the most frightening diagnoses for patients is cancer. Obviously, smoking is a key...

Duration:00:07:53

Planning for Pregnancy

3/10/2020
Lauryn Przeslawski, DO, discusses what couples should expect on their pregnancy journey, including tips for planning, morning sickness and other symptoms, and fertility concerns. In the episode, Dr. Przeslawski answers the following: 1) We all know it's important to plan for pregnancy even before you're actually pregnant. For listeners who may be planning to start a family soon, what advice can you share? 2) Before taking a pregnancy test for confirmation, what are early symptoms of...

Duration:00:08:41

Oncology: Genitourinary Cancer

3/3/2020
Elisabeth Heath, MD, FACP, discusses genitourinary cancers, including which cancers are included under this umbrella, symptoms of the disease, risk factors, and advancements in treatment. In the episode, Dr. Heath covers the following questions: 1) Your area of expertise is genitourinary cancer. What does that mean? Is your expertise specific to men or women, or do you treat all patients? 2) As an oncologist focusing in genitourinary cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder...

Duration:00:10:57

Living with Epilepsy

2/25/2020
Nikesh Ardeshna, MD, discusses epilepsy, including causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment options. In the interview, Dr. Ardeshna covers these questions: 1) What is epilepsy and what causes it? 2) What are the signs and symptoms? 3) Who is most at risk for epilepsy? 4) Is there a cure? If not, what is the treatment? 5) Can people live normal, full lives with epilepsy?

Duration:00:09:22

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

2/20/2020
Anthony Ognjan, DO, discusses what the public needs to know about the coronavirus, including risk of infection for Michigan residents. In the episode, Dr. Ognjan addresses the following: 1) What is coronavirus? 2) We hear the term “novel coronavirus”. What is meant by “novel”? 3) As a new virus, the news regarding illness and death from the disease can be pretty alarming. In terms of deaths, how does coronavirus compare to other diseases like influenza? 4) How is the disease spread? 5)...

Duration:00:10:04

Breathe Easier: Understanding Asthma and COPD

2/18/2020
Dr. Michael Basha discusses the differences between asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), who is most at risk, and typical signs and symptoms of each condition. He also shares some treatment options. In the interview, Dr. Basha answers the following: 1) Asthma and COPD are fairly common in our society. Can you describe these conditions and their causes? (What does COPD stand for?) 2) What are the most common signs of asthma and COPD? Are the symptoms different, and do...

Duration:00:08:34

Advanced Alternative to Open Heart Surgery

2/11/2020
Timothy Logan, DO, discusses the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. In the episode, Dr. Logan answers the following: 1) What is TAVR? Can you describe the procedure? 2) Is this a common procedure? Do all hospitals offer this procedure? 3) Which patients may benefit from this procedure? 4) Can you describe the recovery process after TAVR? When can patients return to normal activity? 5) As Macomb County’s first comprehensive cardiovascular program, what other...

Duration:00:14:03

Women and Heart Disease

2/4/2020
Amy O'Neil, DO, discusses who is most at risk for heart disease, signs and symptoms of a heart attack, and how these symptoms might differ in women and men. She also shares some of the advancements in cardiac care. In the interview, Dr. O'Neil answers the following: 1) Heart disease has a major impact on our country, and in most communities it’s still the number one killer of adults. Who’s at greatest risk for heart disease? 2) What are the signs and symptoms of a heart attack? 3) Are...

Duration:00:08:37

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

1/28/2020
Alex Steinbock, DO, discusses the signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, as well as who is most at risk and what treatment options are available. He also shares what daily life is like for people living with MS. In the interview, Dr. Steinbock answers the following: 1) What is multiple sclerosis and what causes it? 2) What are the signs and symptoms? 3) Who is most at risk for MS? 4) Is there a cure? If not, what is the treatment? 5) Can people live normal, full lives with MS?

Duration:00:05:50

Choosing a Pediatrician

1/21/2020
Sometimes going to a new pediatrician can be a bit overwhelming, especially with a sick child. Alice Madani, MD, FAAP, discusses tips for parents when choosing a new pediatrician. She also shares information on the obesity epidemic and ways parents can minimize the likelihood their children will become obese. In this episode, Dr. Madani addresses the following questions: 1) How often should children visit the doctor in general? 2) Some children may be a bit anxious during physician...

Advancements in Joint Replacement

1/14/2020
Michael Wagner, DO, discusses breakthrough advancements in joint replacement surgery, including robotics-assisted surgery. In the interview, Dr. Wagner answers the following: 1. What are the main reasons patients consider joint replacement? What are they typically experiencing in their daily lives, prior to the procedure? 2. Are patients typically of a certain age, or are you seeing younger patients in need of joint replacement? 3. There are various procedures used for joint replacement....

Duration:00:09:24