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St. Francis Medical Center's Word on Wellness

Health & Wellness Podcasts

St. Francis Medical Center's Word on Wellness podcast features physicians and clinical leaders sharing health services and wellness information aimed at improving the lives in our community.

St. Francis Medical Center's Word on Wellness podcast features physicians and clinical leaders sharing health services and wellness information aimed at improving the lives in our community.

Location:

United States

Description:

St. Francis Medical Center's Word on Wellness podcast features physicians and clinical leaders sharing health services and wellness information aimed at improving the lives in our community.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bariatric Surgery

5/18/2022
Bariatric surgery provides an alternative weight loss option for patients who just haven't been able to lose weight through diet and exercise. Dr. Louis Fares discusses what the surgery entails, the possible benefits, and more.

Duration:00:15:01

Lyme Disease

4/21/2022
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is caused by the bite of certain infected ticks with a range of symptoms that can become serious if left untreated. Dr. Richard Porwancher discusses the symptoms of Lyme disease and possible treatment options.

Duration:00:18:49

Healthy Eating and Colonscopy

3/8/2022
Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women combined. Dr. Himanshu Desai discusses colonoscopies, risk factors for colorectal cancer, and possible lifestyle changes that can help us maintain a healthy colon.

Duration:00:08:14

New GI Procedures at St. Francis Medical Center

2/11/2022
Gastroenterology focuses on the digestive system and the GI tract which can be the source of illnesses and diseases that can be treated if caught early. Dr. Abdulhadi Quadri discusses new GI procedures that are available at St. Francis Medical Center.

Duration:00:10:30

Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy

1/17/2022
As we grow older, our heart has to work harder but what are some of the reasons? Dr. Edward Wingfield discusses how Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy may be able to help.

Duration:00:12:51

COVID Boosters

12/16/2021
COVID boosters are an ever changing hot topic in healthcare & understanding new developments can be confusing. In this episode, Kristy Cassel addresses a few common questions about the COVID boosters.

Duration:00:08:55

TAVR

12/9/2021
Aortic stenosis is the narrowing of the valve in the large blood vessel branching off from the heart and, if not treated in a timely and appropriate manner, it can be fatal. Dr. Justin Fox discusses the latest treatment options, including Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR.

Duration:00:13:34

Flu

10/22/2021
Flu season is here and while the flu is often unpredictable, most flu activity in the US often begins to increase in October and tends to peak between December and February. Getting a yearly flu vaccine has always been recommended for everyone 6 months and older, but Dr. Anand Kaji is here to discuss how things have changed in this regard in light of COVID-19.

Duration:00:12:42

COVID Vaccine

9/8/2021
Dr. Valerie McLaughlin discusses the COVID-19 vaccine, its safety, some of the misinformation surrounding it, and the vaccine's protection against the Delta variant as it surges throughout the US.

Duration:00:15:04

COVID Vaccine (In Spanish)

8/9/2021
Dr. Valerie McLaughlin discusses the COVID-19 vaccine, its safety, some of the misinformation surrounding it, and the vaccine's protection against the Delta variant as it surges throughout the US.

Duration:00:17:35