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Simply Healthy: A Podcast by Southern New Hampshire Health

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Simply Healthy offers the latest health and wellness information from Southern New Hampshire Health’s team of experts including physicians, specialists and healthcare experts.

Simply Healthy offers the latest health and wellness information from Southern New Hampshire Health’s team of experts including physicians, specialists and healthcare experts.


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Simply Healthy offers the latest health and wellness information from Southern New Hampshire Health’s team of experts including physicians, specialists and healthcare experts.






Podiatry - What You Need to Know

Having healthy feet benefits your entire body. Dr. George Abboud, podiatrist at Foundation Foot & Ankle Medicine and Surgery at the Bone & Joint Center, discusses common foot issues.


DNA Testing

DNA testing kits are appealing because of the insight they may provide to one's present and future health. Renee Pelletier discusses at-home genetic testing.


Provider Burnout

Physician burnout can affect safety and patient care. Linda Wiliams, Director of Provider Relations, discusses how to reduce physician burnout.


What is Occupational Therapy/Services Provided at Pediatric Rehab

Children with developmental disabilities or injuries need special care. Brianna McGovern, occupational therapist, discusses the services provided in pediatric rehabilitation.


Managing Stress & Anxiety

Stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on your overall health. Michelle Gardner, Unit Director of Behavioral Health, discuses how to manage stress and anxiety.


Spring Allergies

Spring's blooms don't always bring joy, especially for allergy sufferers. Dr. Amit Kumar discusses spring allergies.


Genetic Counseling

Hereditary genetic mutation increases one's risk for certain kinds of cancer. Margaret Emmett, genetic counselor, discusses how genetic counseling works.


The Dangers of Vaping

Teen vaping is on the rise since 2010. Jennifer Lavallee, MS, APRN, CPNP of Merrimack Pediatrics discusses the prevalence and how dangerous vaping is.


BHU: Inpatient Voluntary Admission

Some patients benefit from inpatient care for their psychiatric concerns. Voluntary admission at the Behavioral Health Unit is good for those who need some help working through a mental health situation. Dr. Phillip Sullivan discusses how the BHU works.


SNHH Interactive Active Parenting Series for Ages Birth-24months

New parents aren't always primed for the adventure to follow birth. Barbara Bullard-Koonz, Early Childhood Educator and Parent Instructor, discusses Southern New Hampshire Health's Active Parenting Series and how it can help new parents with common issues.


Seasonal Mood Disorder

The winter months are prime for many people affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Psychiatrist Dr. Kevin DiCesare and clinical social worker Kara Morse discuss this disorder.


Introduction to the President & CEO of SolutionHealth

Sherry Hausmann, President and CEO of the newly formed SolutionHealth, shares how SolutionHealth works to support the health of New Hampshire.


Breastfeeding - What You Need to Know

Breastfeeding provides babies with nourishment and immunity direct from moms. While a very natural practice, breastfeeding can be tricky. Dr. Danielle Dunetz, pediatrician, shares benefits and recommendations for breastfeeding.


Nutrition in Toddlers: Managing Picky Eaters

The trickiest person to feed in your home may be your toddler. The thrill of saying “no” can make mealtimes a challenge. Dr. Lila Monahan, pediatrician, shares recommendations on dealing with picky eaters. Resources: How to Get Your Child to Eat (but not too much) by Ellyn Satter Give Peas A Chance - the foolproof guide to feeding your picky toddler by Kate Samela, MS, RD, CSP Raising a Healthy Happy Eater: A stage-by-stage guide to setting your child on the path to adventurous eating...


What is the Low FODMAP Diet?

Those who experience digestive distress after eating may consider a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for fermentable, olio-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols. In essence, these foods are short-chain carbohydrates that act like fast food in the body. Patricia Hunter, Clinical Diabetes Educator, discusses the low FODMAP diet.


Colorectal Screening Could Save Your Life

Colonoscopy has long been the standard in screening for colorectal cancer in people age 50 or older. It has proven very effective in finding polyps (growths) and lesions in the colon that can be removed before they become cancer. John V. Flannery, Jr., MD, discusses the options for colorectal cancer screening that could save your life or the life of a loved one.


Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Patients with mood and anxiety disorders sometimes need extra support. The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a day program for those who need some assistance managing feelings of anxiety, overwhelm or depression. Lisa Madden, Associate Vice President of Behavioral Health, discusses who benefits most from PHP, how a typical treatment day works, and the goals of the program.


Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Addiction

Substance misuse is difficult to tackle on one’s own. The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Southern New Hampshire Health allows patients to attend sessions and receive treatment while still living at home and working in the community. Lisa Madden, Associate Vice President of Behavioral Health, discusses how IOP works, which patients find greatest success with the program, and what happens when the program is completed.


Oncoplastic Surgery

Necessary breast cancer surgery removes the affected tissue. However, breast aesthetics concern many patients. The look and feel of the breast may be tied to a feeling of normalcy. Oncoplastic surgery consists of removing the lump and reshaping the breast. It combines breast cancer surgery with plastic and reconstructive surgery techniques. The shape of the breast is preserved as much as possible while extracting the cancerous tissue. Dr. T. Salewa Oseni explains how oncoplasic surgery...


Taking Control of Your Food Allergies

Food allergies seem to be more prevalent in today's society. Allergens like peanuts have changed protocol with airline snacks and elementary school lunches. Knowing one's own allergies can help to avoid and plan treatment strategies for exposure. Dr. Amit Kumar, asthma and allergy specialist, discusses how food allergies are diagnosed, and how to live with and manage food allergies.