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More than Just a Heartbeat: The Truth about Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

12/3/2018
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Left untreated, atrial fibrillation, or AFib, can cause life-threatening complications, such as stroke or heart failure. For millions of people, a steady and predictable heartbeat has been replaced by an irregular or extremely rapid one. These abnormal heart rhythms are called arrhythmias, and the most common form is AFib. Electrophysiologist with the MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute at Orange Coast, Nikhil Warrier, MD, discusses the symptoms and treatment options for AFib, along...

Duration:00:11:03

The Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

11/15/2018
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Rahul Sharma, DO discusses abdominal aortic aneurysm and how to treat this condition.

Duration:00:11:25

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options for Patients

11/15/2018
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According to the National Kidney Foundation, more than half a million people go to emergency rooms for kidney stone problems annually. Approximately one in ten people will have a kidney stone during their lifetime. Nephrologist, Gaytri Gandotra, M.D., discusses common types of kidney stones, as well as signs and symptoms, risk factors, dietary and lifestyle changes to consider and the association with chronic kidney disease.

Duration:00:08:52

5 Tips to Prevent Kids from Getting Sick at School

9/21/2018
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Does it feel like your child is sick all the time? When you child spends and extended amount of time indoors and is around other kids at school, it increases the chances of them getting a cold or flu. MemorialCare Medical Group Pediatrician, Dr. Emily Edwards, shares some helpful advice you'll want to follow to help prevent your child from getting sick at school and stay healthy year round.

Duration:00:10:16

The Importance of Mammograms

9/20/2018
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Dr. Caldwell discusses the importance of getting regularly scheduled mammograms, and the difference between traditional 2D mammograms and 3D tomosynthesis mammography.

Duration:00:11:50

CyberKnife: Leading-Edge Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients

9/20/2018
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According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Sixty-five percent of all prostate cancers are found in men ages 65 – 69. Radiation Oncologist, Asif Harsolia, M.D, discusses the benefits of CyberKnife radiosurgery for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Duration:00:11:01

Stop the Bleed Campaign

7/18/2018
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In the early moments after natural and/or intentional trauma, bystanders are often present before the arrival of first responders. Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s empowers the general public to make a difference in a life-threatening situation through the Stop the Bleed® campaign, which teaches people the basic techniques of bleeding control.

Duration:00:10:46

Exercise and Sports-Related Injuries: Protecting your Joints from Long-Term Damage

7/17/2018
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Activity and exercise are essential to overall health and wellness. With millions of youth and adults incorporating exercise and sports into their daily fitness regimen, injuries are bound to occur. Orthopedic Surgeon at the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, Trong B. Nguyen, M.D., discusses which exercise and sports-related injuries occur most frequently and offers tips for preventing serious injury while staying active, and treating injuries when they do...

Duration:00:12:28

Natural Childbirth

7/17/2018
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In this podcast, Amy C. Peters, DO discusses important aspects of natural childbirth.

Duration:00:09:15

Chronis Sinusitis – When It’s More than a Stuffy Nose

5/16/2018
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According to the CDC, more than 26 million adults in the U.S. suffer from painful chronic sinusitis. Otolaryngologist, Kathy Yu- Syken, MD, FACS, discusses how this condition is developed, how to treat sinus issues and long-term treatment options for chronic sinus sufferers.

Duration:00:10:16

The Importance of Acting F.A.S.T When Stroke is Suspected

5/15/2018
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Dr. Raychev discusses stroke symptoms and what to do if you suspect stroke.

Duration:00:14:29

Reducing Stress and Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

5/15/2018
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Stress can have damaging effects on physical, mental and emotional health, especially if it becomes chronic. Stressful emotions can suppress immune, digestive, sleep and reproductive systems, which may cause them to stop working normally. When people focus on the things that bring them joy, gratitude and deep fulfillment – the emotional state is changed – which then changes our chemistry by lowering cortisol levels and heightening endorphins. Erin Sommerville is here to explain how this...

Duration:00:11:46

Mako Robotic-Arm Surgical System for Precise Joint Replacement

4/16/2018
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The demand for hip and knee joint replacement is expected to rise significantly over the next decade in the U.S. The Mako Robotic-Arm Surgical System is the latest advancement in robotic-assisted surgical technology, allowing for a more precise, individualized treatment option for joint replacement. Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, Timothy Gibson, MD, discusses the benefits of this transformative technology

Duration:00:12:43

Not Too Young for Joint Replacement

4/4/2018
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In the past, many people younger than 50 interested in joint replacement surgery were told to wait, despite the fact that their quality of life suffered as a result of joint pain. In this podcast, Andrew Wassef, M.D explains that advancements in joint replacement technology are allowing a growing number of younger people to become potential candidates for joint replacement surgery.

Duration:00:10:47

MonaLisa Touch: The New Laser Treatment for Vaginal Rejuvenation

4/4/2018
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MemorialCare Medical Group OBGYN, Dr. Gerardo Bustillo, shares information about MonaLisa Touch Laser Rejuvenation, an effective vaginal rejuvenation technology is used to treat women suffering from symptoms caused by menopause, breast cancer treatments and vaginal atrophy. Find out why many women are raving about this new laser treatment.

Duration:00:08:26

What Pediatricians Want Parents to Know about the Flu

1/29/2018
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Influenza also commonly known as the flu, is a serious respiratory disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year roughly 200,000 Americans are hospitalized due to flu-related complications, with as many as 49,000 deaths from influenza-related causes. Listen in as Eric Morley, MD, MPH discusses the difference between a cold and flu in children and specific ways to help boost your child’s immune system.

Duration:00:10:30

Understanding Kidney Disease

1/23/2018
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What is the function and purpose of your kidneys? Nephrologist, Dr. Gaytri Gandotra discusses kidney disease basics, the signs and symptoms of kidney disease, the relationship between kidney disease and anemia, and how to prevent chronic kidney disease which affects more than 47 million people in the US.

Duration:00:12:47

Identifying Serious Anxiety in Your Child

1/23/2018
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Anxiety is treatable, but 80 percent of kids with a diagnosable anxiety disorder are not getting treatment. Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases, which is normal. Ioana Pal, PsyD is here to explain how research shows that untreated children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse.

Duration:00:10:20

Understanding Kidney Disease

1/23/2018
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What is the function and purpose of your kidneys? Nephrologist, Dr. Gaytri Gandotra discusses kidney disease basics, the signs and symptoms of kidney disease, the relationship between kidney disease and anemia, and how to prevent chronic kidney disease which affects more than 47 million people in the US.

Duration:00:12:47

Identifying Serious Anxiety in Your Child

1/23/2018
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Anxiety is treatable, but 80 percent of kids with a diagnosable anxiety disorder are not getting treatment. Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases, which is normal. Ioana Pal, PsyD is here to explain how research shows that untreated children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse.