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St. Joseph’s Health Medcast features doctors, nurses and clinical leaders sharing information about health concerns and the services we offer to help improve lives in our community.

St. Joseph’s Health Medcast features doctors, nurses and clinical leaders sharing information about health concerns and the services we offer to help improve lives in our community.
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St. Joseph’s Health Medcast features doctors, nurses and clinical leaders sharing information about health concerns and the services we offer to help improve lives in our community.

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English


Episodes

Heart Health

9/6/2019
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What do different types of chest pain indicate? Dr. Russell Silverman, cardiologist, explains the differences between atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, and other types of chest pain.

May is Stroke Month

8/27/2019
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Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability. Dr. Craig Montgomery and Dr. Fahed Saada discuss stroke symptoms.

Get Some ZZZ's: Common Sleep Disorders and How to Fix Them

3/18/2019
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Sleep apnea makes it difficult to get a solid night's sleep, affecting overall health and wellness. Steve Swierczek and Dr. Robert Kellman discuss sleep apnea and the importance of getting a good night's sleep.

Duration:00:11:40

Heart Health - A Dog Could Be Your Heart's Best Friend

2/6/2019
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Not only are dogs loving and accepting, they're also good for heart health. Natural stress reducers and instigators of physical activity, dogs are an investment in your overall health. Dr. Russell Silverman, Medical Cardiologist & Director of St. Joseph's Physicians Cardiology, discusses how dogs are good for you.

Duration:00:08:33

Heart Health for Women

11/20/2018
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Heart disease is the number one killer of women. It is important to address risk factors and symptoms right away. Dr. Theresa Waters, cardiologist, shares how women can take the reins of their heart health.

Duration:00:11:21

Fight the Flu

11/15/2018
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Flu season is at its worst from November through February. You can take preventative actions to avoid the flu and protect loved ones. Dr. Luis J. Castro discusses how to be proactive against the flu and what to do if you catch it.

Duration:00:10:23

Life After Bariatric Surgery

10/4/2018
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Weight loss by exercise and diet alone doesn't have the needed impact for some people. Bariatric surgery enables select patients to improve health by assisting weight loss. Dr. William A. Graber, weight loss surgeon and Bariatric Surgery Director, shares what life after weight loss surgery is like.

Duration:00:08:52

Hospital, Urgent Care or ED?

9/7/2018
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When faced with illness or accidents, the immediate focus is on treatment. However, different conditions are more or less urgent than others. Dr. Olivia Andrade, Emergency Department physician, discusses what situations are best for hospital treatment, urgent care or the emergency room.

Duration:00:07:10

What Does It Mean to Be Baby-Friendly?

9/6/2018
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St. Joseph's Health is the only "baby friendly" hospital in Central New York. Accreditation from Baby Friendly USA indicates the hospital supports breastfeeding and the steps described by World Health Organization. Dr. Jonathan Chai, Director of Newborn Services, shares how breastfeeding benefits babies, and the support and guidance available at St. Joseph's Health.

Duration:00:07:30

Addressing Reflux Disease Misconceptions

9/6/2018
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Heartburn sufferers are very familiar with late-night visits to the medicine cabinet for relief. That chalky tablet may ease the immediate symptoms, but it doesn’t address the cause of the discomfort. Dr. Borys Buniak, gastroenterologist, discusses the Heartburn Center at St. Joseph’s Health and treatment options available.

Duration:00:08:33

Staying Active After Joint Replacement Surgery

8/30/2018
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Joint replacement can reopen the door to physical activity. Once cleared by your doctor, you can gradually rebuild strength to resume the full activity level you once had. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Seth Greenky discusses why it’s important to stay active after joint replacement and the appropriate levels of activity as you heal.

Duration:00:07:41

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

8/15/2018
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Cardiovascular care has advanced. Newer technologies like robotic surgery have streamlined procedures and improved patient outcomes. Dr. Charles Lutz, cardiac surgeon, discusses the advancements in heart surgery and procedures available at St. Joseph’s Health.

Duration:00:12:09

Top Pregnancy Fears (And Why You Shouldn't Worry)

8/7/2018
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Pregnancy can seem scary, especially with your first child. Knowing what is normal can ease your maternity stress. Dr. James Brown, Medical Director of Women and Children's Services, discusses top pregnancy fears to ease your worried mind.

Duration:00:09:23

What You Didn't - and Should - Know About Breast Cancer

7/25/2018
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A breast cancer diagnosis can be frightening. Empathetic care with the latest medical technologies provides reassurance. Dr. Kara Kort and Dr. Scott Albert discuss how breast care and treatment has advanced and what the future holds.

Duration:00:08:26