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All the health news from the Bronx

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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

Episode 8: Stroke: Every Minute Counts.

5/20/2019
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Dr. Sarah Jamison, an emergency room physician at SBH, discusses the importance of responding quickly in the case of a stroke. For more information on the treatment and prevention of stroke or other services available at SBH Health System visit us at www.sbhny.org. Transcription Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:15:57

Episode 7: A Diabetes Epidemic in the Bronx.

5/13/2019
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A diabetes epidemic in the Bronx. Harris Leitstein, a nurse practitioner and certified diabetes educator at SBH Health System, explains the growing problem of diabetes in the Bronx and those lifestyle changes people need to make to stay healthy. For information on diabetes and other services available at SBH Health System you can also visit www.sbhny.org. To contact SBH Center for Comprehensive Care: (718)-960-5090. Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:14:32

Episode 6: You have a right to WIC Assistance.

5/6/2019
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SBH’s Executive Director Jose Tuma and Assistant Director Bernardo Gill discuss the benefits for enrolling in the SBH Women Infants and Children (WIC) program. They dispel myths, address political controversy for our immigrant population and provide detailed information about the ease of signing up for these supplemental services regardless of one’s citizenship status. For more information you can contact one of our three locations at 718-960-9510 or 718-960-6257 or 718-220-2020. For...

Duration:00:12:50

Episode 5: Tired of covering up those varicose veins?

4/29/2019
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Tired of covering up those varicose veins? Dr. B. Bobby Chiong, chairman of the radiology department at SBH Health System, says those varicose veins in your legs not only look unattractive, but may be a sign of a more serious problem. For more information on treating varicose veins or other services available at SBH health system visit http://www.sbhny.org. To contact the Radiology Clinic: (718)960-6162 Transcript Host: Steven Clark

Duration:00:15:32

Episode 4: Overweight and nothing works?

4/22/2019
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Overweight and nothing works? Obesity is a huge problem in America but it's especially bad in the Bronx where an estimated forty percent of adults are considered obese. Dr. Nissin Nahmias, a bariatric surgeon and director of the Weight Loss Surgery Center at SBH, discusses weight loss surgery and its ability to transform the life of an individual. For more information on the Bariatric Center or other services available at SBH Health System visit www.sbhny.org. Host: Steven Clark To contact...

Duration:00:14:27

Episode 3: Joint Replacement.

4/15/2019
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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Klion discusses the improvements that have occurred in recent years with joint replacement, specifically knee, hip and shoulder replacement for patients of all ages. For more information on joint replacement, contact the clinic at (718) 960-9122 or for other services available at SBH Health System visit www.sbhny.org. Host: Steven Clark Transcript

Duration:00:14:48

Episode 2: Being a teenager can be tough.

4/8/2019
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Being a teenager can be tough. Dr. Kanani Titchen, an adolescent health specialist, discusses the challenges faced by teenagers as their bodies and relationships are changing, and the Adolescent Health Services they can receive. Host: Steven Clark Links Human Trafficking Reproductive Health Young Women's Health Young Men's Health To make an appointment with Adolescent Medicine at SBH Health System: (718) 960-3730. For more information on adolescent medicine or other services...

Duration:00:15:11