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All the health news from the Bronx

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Episode 28: Living Life on a Rollercoaster

10/7/2019
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SBH psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Roman speaks about the ups and downs of bipolar disorder. This is a problem marked by manic and depressive episodes that impact on a huge number of Americans. For more information on services at SBH visit www.sbhny.org. Resource: NAMINYCMetro.org Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 27: Discussing End of Life Issues

9/30/2019
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There are a number of questions that need to be answered when it comes to this period in one’s life – preferably at a time when the individual can communicate his or her wishes. Three experts at SBH – Maureen Eisner, Vice President, Director of Patient Experience and Biothetics; Dr. Steven Reichert, Director of Palliative Care; and Chaplain Ruth Diones discuss these important issues. For more information on services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steve Clark

Duration:00:14:53

Episode 26: A race against time.

9/23/2019
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All too often, patients are rushed to the ER after drug overdoses or interactions, their lives hanging in the balance. Dr. Howard Greller, director of medical toxicology at SBH, is often forced to make split second decisions that can mean life or death. He discusses his work in treating patients who have suffered opioid overdoses and other drug related conditions. For more information on services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:17:50

Episode 25: Does your child suffer from seizures or headaches?

9/16/2019
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Pediatric seizures and headaches are not uncommon. Yet, they can be very disturbing to concerned parents Dr. Dina Kornblau, a pediatric neurologist at SBH, discusses what they can mean and the latest in treatment options. For more information on services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:16:43

Episode 24: What is Palliative Care?

9/9/2019
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Dr. Steven Reichert, director of palliative care at SBH Health System, calls himself a “comfort doctor.” He discusses what palliative care is…and what it isn’t. For more information about services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Website Resources www.compassionandsupport.org www.getpalliativecare.org Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:17:23

Episode 23: Fighting The Back-to-School Blues.

9/2/2019
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Transitioning back into the school routine can be difficult for both parent and child. Sara Schreiber, Licensed Social Worker and Behavioral Health Clinician at SBH discusses how to make that transition as smooth as possible and tips on how to start the school year strong. For more information on SBH services please call (718) 960-6497 or visit http://www.sbhny.org. Questions to ask teachers at the beginning of the school...

Duration:00:19:57

Episode 22: The Baby-Friendly Initiative.

8/26/2019
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Julie Crocco, director of midwifery at SBH Health System, explains the importance of breastfeeding for both mom and baby, and the four-year journey SBH has been on to become a Baby-Friendly Hospital. For more information on services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org . Transcript Host: Faith Daniel

Duration:00:18:49

Episode 21: Skin Problems.

8/19/2019
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Dr. Charles Gropper, director of the division of dermatology at SBH Health System, discusses common skin conditions and the detective work that often goes into determining the cause of the problem and finding the available solutions. For more information on services at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:16:56

Episode 20: Supporting Those With Addiction.

8/12/2019
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Jennifer Rogers, Administrative Director of Addiction medicine at SBH Health System, discusses the Addiction Medicine Outpatient Counseling Program (OPD) and inpatient services at SBH. She walks listeners through the journey involved in achieving sobriety. For more information about addiction medicine services at SBH, please visit http://www.sbhny.org or call (718) 960-6214. Transcript Host: Faith Daniel

Duration:00:20:27

Episode 19: Elderly in the ED.

8/5/2019
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The elderly population is extremely vulnerable and compromise a significant number of patients in the ED. Dr. Ernest Patti, a senior emergency physician with SBH Health System discusses the common issues that bring the elderly into the ED and how to provide them with the best care that fits their unique needs. For more information on services available at SBH visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:19:08

Episode 18: Food as Medicine.

7/29/2019
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Andrea Plunkett, a nutritionist at SBH Health System, discusses how food, in the form of a plant-based diet, can act as medicine in preventing and even reversing chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. For more information on nutritional services at SBH, please visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host Steven Clark

Duration:00:12:02

Episode 17: Birth control options.

7/22/2019
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Deciding on the right birth control can be challenging but empowering way to take control of your reproductive health. Dr. Kanani Titchen, Director of Adolescent Health Services at SBH, offers a look at the different methods of birth control and tips on how to choose the right method for you. For more information about services at SBH, visit http://www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Faith Daniel

Duration:00:20:18

Episode 16: Life in a busy ER

7/15/2019
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Dr. Jeffrey Lazar, vice chairman and medical director of emergency medicine at SBH discusses what life is like – as a patient and a physician – at a busy, Level 2 trauma center in the Bronx. For information on services available at SBH health system visit www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:15:28

Episode 15: Cervical cancer is preventable.

7/8/2019
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Cervical cancer is preventable. Yet, there are 12,000 American women who get cervical cancer every year, about one third of whom die from the disease. Dr. Ana Tergas, a gynecologic oncologist at SBH Health System, discusses what women can do to prevent it. To make an appointment for a cervical cancer screening call 718-960-3730. For information on services available at SBH health system visit www.SBHNY.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:11:37

Episode 14: Medication mistakes are the biggest reason for patient safety error.

7/1/2019
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Medication mistakes are the biggest reason for patient safety error. Most of these errors occur during handoffs, when patients are admitted, transferred and discharged. Dr. Amanda Rampersaud, a clinical transitions care pharmacist at SBH Health System, discusses how technology and process are making a difference. For more information on services available at SBH Health System visit www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:18:00

Episode 13- THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC: A LOOK BACK

6/20/2019
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HIV/AIDS has taken the lives of more than 100,000 New Yorkers since 1981. Through the eyes of five infectious disease physicians at SBH Health System, this episode looks at the beginning of the crisis in 1981 and its journey over the past 38 years. For more information on services available at SBH Health System, visit www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:22:33

Episode 12: Education is the biggest factor in getting help for a geriatric patient.

6/17/2019
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Education is the biggest factor in getting help for a geriatric patient, says Sheri Klass, a geriatric nurse practitioner at SBH Health System. Yes, she says, there are things you can do about reversing memory loss, about reducing the likelihood of falls, about preventing medication errors. For more information on geriatric care or other services available at SBH System visit www.sbhny org. Contact SBH Comprehensive Care Center: (718) 960-3100 Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:14:26

Episode 11: We’re in the midst of a maternal mortality crisis.

6/10/2019
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We’re in the midst of a maternal mortality crisis. Death rates for new mothers have nearly doubled over the past two decades, putting us in the company of developing countries like Afghanistan and Lesotho. Yael Offer, a midwife at SBH Health System, discusses how this is possible in the richest country in the world. For more information on maternity or other services available at SBH health system, visit www.SBHNY.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:12:28

Episode 10: How did you sleep last night?

6/3/2019
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How did you sleep last night? If you’re having problems falling asleep or waking up, you’ll want to hear what Dr. Mediha Ibrahim, director of the Sleep Center for Medicine at SBH, has to say about insomnia and what you can do about it. For more information on sleep disorders or other services available at SBH Health System visit www.sbhny.org. To contact the sleep center call: (718) 960-3730. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:12:51

Episode 9: Opioid Addiction Does not Play Favorites.

5/27/2019
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Opioid addiction does not play favorites. It can strike anyone. Dr. Jenna Butner, an addiction medicine specialist at SBH Health System, discusses the problem in the Bronx, which has the highest rate of deaths from opioid overdoses in New York City, and what is being done to help these patients. For more information on addiction medicine or other services available at SBH Health System visit www.sbhny.org. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:17:59