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At Pullman Regional Hospital, we want to be your source for healthcare information. The Health Podcast is designed so you can hear from your local medical experts on health topics relevant to you.

At Pullman Regional Hospital, we want to be your source for healthcare information. The Health Podcast is designed so you can hear from your local medical experts on health topics relevant to you.
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At Pullman Regional Hospital, we want to be your source for healthcare information. The Health Podcast is designed so you can hear from your local medical experts on health topics relevant to you.

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English


Episodes

Generosity Inspires at Pullman Regional Hospital

5/14/2019
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Generosity is part of the culture at Pullman Regional Hospital. Megan Guido, Chief Marketing and Community Relations Officer, discusses Generosity Inspires and how it benefits the community.

Duration:00:06:08

What to Know About Sexual Assault Treatment

4/18/2019
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One of six women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape, and women don't always report violations to the police. Stephanie Knewbow, Emergency Department Director and Clinical Coordinator, discusses sexual assault treatment.

Duration:00:07:59

What is Advance Care Planning and Why is it so Important

4/8/2019
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It's tough to talk about preferences for future health care treatments in the event something happens to you. Jessica Rivers, Advance Care Planning Facilitator and Care Coordinator discusses advance care planning.

Duration:00:06:17

Advice from a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

3/1/2019
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March is National Nutrition Month, bringing awareness to healthy eating and celebrating registered dieticians. Joyce Marshall, Director of Nutrition Therapy, discusses Pullman Regional Health's offerings for National Nutrition Month.

Duration:00:07:54

Worried About Falling? Here's How to Ease Those Worries

2/12/2019
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Slips and falls can cause devastating damage, particularly for the aging population. Kaitlin Watson, occupational therapist, shares tips for fall prevention. Resources: Medications linked to Falls https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/pdf/STEADI-FactSheet-MedsLinkedtoFalls-508.pdf Home Fall Prevention Checklist https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/pdf/STEADI-Brochure-CheckForSafety-508.pdf Family Caregivers: Protect Your Loved Ones from...

Duration:00:11:03

What You Need to Know about Heart Health

1/29/2019
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Heart disease is common among Americans. It is also largely preventable. Dr. David Jones, non-invasive cardiologist with Palouse Heart Center, discusses heart health.

Duration:00:08:45

Sleep & Sleep Apnea

1/4/2019
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Sleep is imperative for overall health and wellness. Sleep apnea has greater effects on the body than interruptions to overnight rest. Dr. Vinod Mehta discusses the importance of sleep.

Duration:00:08:15

COOLIEF: Non-Narcotic, Non-Surgical Procedure for Pain Management

12/12/2018
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Pain management is a challenge, especially given the current opioid epidemic. Corey Johnson, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, discusses COOLIEF, a non-narcotic, non-surgical procedure for pain management.

Duration:00:11:29

The Next Era of Excellence at Pullman Regional Hospital

11/28/2018
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As the regional area grows and healthcare advances, Pullman Regional Hospital looks to future services and care. Scott Adams, Chief Executive Officer, shares details on the Next Era of Excellence.

Duration:00:09:28

What is Pelvic Health

11/15/2018
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Urinary leakage, pelvic pain or dysfunction may be embarrassing to discuss with your physician. However, many symptoms are common and can be helped with physical therapy. Kim Fletcher, Physical Therapist and specialist in Women's Health Physical Therapy with Summit Therapy, discusses how physical therapy can improve these conditions.

Duration:00:14:47

Sports Medicine: An Orthopedist's Point of View

11/2/2018
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Sports participation is fantastic for fun and fitness. Sometimes, activity leads to injury. Dr. Ed Tingstad, orthopedic surgeon, discusses common injuries, healing, and the few instances where surgery is needed for full recovery.

Duration:00:12:12

Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Surgery

10/23/2018
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The drive for minimally-invasive surgeries has led to innovations that improve patient outcomes and decrease recovery time. The anterior approach to hip replacement is one such innovation, disrupting the tissues less than the side approach that was conventionally used. Dr. Steve Pennington, orthopedic surgeon with Inland Orthopedics, discusses the anterior approach and its benefits for the patient.

Duration:00:06:56

The Opioid Epidemic from an Emergency Medicine Physician's Perspective

8/30/2018
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The nation’s opioid epidemic is regularly in the news but now you can hear about it from an Emergency Medicine physician's perspective. Dr. Pete Mikkelsen, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Pullman Regional Hospital, provides useful information on the crisis.

Duration:00:09:15

What is a Hospitalist?

8/30/2018
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Did you know there are physicians trained in the area of hospital care? They are called hospitalists and Pullman Regional Hospital is working toward providing a 24x7 hospitalist service specifically for inpatients, working closely with primary care physicians and hospital staff. Hear how this service contributes to the high level of quality care at Pullman Regional Hospital.

Duration:00:10:04

Questions and Answers on Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids

8/9/2018
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Verbal communication is the primary means of interaction for many. Hearing loss impedes that communication. Audiologist Dr. Rutendo Chikuku discusses hearing loss and how hearing aids can help.

Duration:00:11:09

Adult Vaccinations: Yes, Adults Need Them Too

6/19/2018
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Adults tend to focus on getting children immunized for best health. However, adults also need certain immunizations. You’re never too old for vaccines. Dr. Stephanie Fosback, an internal medicine physician at Palouse Medical, discusses which vaccines should be on your radar as an adult.

Duration:00:07:32

How do You Decide if You Should Have a Hysterectomy?

6/19/2018
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Deciding to have a hysterectomy can be a difficult decision for many women. A hysterectomy may be necessary for certain unresolvable conditions in the female reproductive system. Fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and cancer may necessitate surgical removal of the uterus. How do you decide if a hysterectomy may be right for you? Obstetrician/ gynecologist, Dr. Nigel Campbell shares what you need to know about hysterectomies to make this very important decision, and how the experts at...

Duration:00:14:05

Speech Sounds Visualized

4/28/2018
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A new digital app to improve English pronunciation is now available for purchase in the iTunes App store. Speech Sounds Visualized is a web-based tool which shows the user how the mouth, tongue and throat make sounds for clear pronunciation. Developer and Speech Language Pathologist Keri Jones, shares how the app works and how it was developed through the Center for Learning & Innovation at Pullman Regional Hospital.

Duration:00:11:18