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Health 101 is a podcast series from Metro Omaha Medical Society hosted by veteran journalist Carol Wang. It dives into health issues we all could be dealing with. We hope it will make you a better patient advocate for yourself or your loved ones

Health 101 is a podcast series from Metro Omaha Medical Society hosted by veteran journalist Carol Wang. It dives into health issues we all could be dealing with. We hope it will make you a better patient advocate for yourself or your loved ones

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Omaha, NE

Description:

Health 101 is a podcast series from Metro Omaha Medical Society hosted by veteran journalist Carol Wang. It dives into health issues we all could be dealing with. We hope it will make you a better patient advocate for yourself or your loved ones

Language:

English


Episodes

Plastic Surgery

2/10/2020
Whether it’s a nip/tuck or corrective surgery, there are lot of people who are turning to plastic surgery –the latest numbers indicate almost 18 million procedures were done last year. Some people are openly admitting to going under the knife, while others are trying to make it appear that they’re just refreshed and well-rested. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A...

Duration:00:28:59

Diabetes

2/3/2020
It is a mind-boggling number…more than 100 million people in the United States has diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to the CDC. That is almost one in ten people. And the damage that can be done if the disease isn’t managed can be devastating. But there is plenty of room for hope and optimism. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A Hurrdat Media Production. Hurrdat...

Duration:00:34:58

Fertility

1/27/2020
Popular culture talks about the biological clock like a visual ticking clock or an hourglass of which time is running out. And as people delay starting a family, they’re exploring different ways to have children on their timelines. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A Hurrdat Media Production. Hurrdat Media is a digital media and commercial video production company...

Duration:00:34:57

Depression

1/20/2020
We talk about depression in our normal vernacular and there are plenty of people seeking help for symptoms of this condition. We ask for help separating the blues from something more serious and how to help you or someone you love who might need help. This episode is supported by Boys Town National Research Hospital Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A Hurrdat Media...

Duration:00:34:11

Screen Time

1/13/2020
When was the last time you went somewhere without a phone? That you and your kids didn’t watch a show on device in the car on a road trip or pull out a tablet to play a game or access an app? Our electronics have become accessories and appendages. Physicians: Dr. Lance Kugler, Ophthalmologist – Kugler Vision Dr. Melissa St. Germain, Pediatrics – Children’s Physicians Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the...

Duration:00:20:17

Gut Health

1/6/2020
What we eat and how our digestive system handles food is getting more scrutiny as people explore probiotics, the link between so much of our health and the state of our gut. Today a look at what lives in our intestines. This episode is supported by Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A Hurrdat Media Production. Hurrdat Media is a...

Duration:00:36:44

Weight Loss

9/16/2019
Paleo, low carb, keto, Mediterranean—there are so many approaches to diet and so much of it is aimed at whittling the waistline. Time to talk about what works, what doesn’t, and why it may not be what you eat that’s causing the pounds to stick. This podcast proudly supported by Children’s Hospital Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. A Hurrdat Media Production. Hurrdat...

Duration:00:31:09

Skin

9/9/2019
It’s the largest organ on our body and it protects us from the elements of life. But skin is also the source of alarming numbers of cancer cases in young people as well as a roughly 140 billion dollar industry to fight the signs of aging. So today we delve into all things skin—how to protect it, what’s happening to it and how do we best care for it. This podcast proudly supported by Children’s Hospital Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss...

Duration:00:33:38

Breast Cancer

9/2/2019
It is hard to meet anyone who hasn’t been touched by breast cancer. Statistics say one in eight women will develop the disease in their lifetime. The good news is the survival rates are nearly 100% if the cancer is detected early. But there is a long journey between diagnosis and cure. That’s where this conversation hopes to shed light to anyone who will face it or support someone trying to survive it. This podcast proudly supported by Children’s Hospital and Nebraska Cancer...

Duration:00:34:56

Allergies

8/26/2019
Is it just that we’re aware of it or are there more people with severe allergies these days? Airlines and schools have had to change what’s allowed to be served for fear of making people seriously sick. Whether you have a gluten sensitivity, a pollen allergy or a reaction to any other substance, we’re exploring what’s happening, is there a cure and why even if you’re one of the lucky ones, you may not be in the clear. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so...

Duration:00:30:00

Concussion

8/15/2019
Between the talk of hard hits in professional football and the link to debilitating injuries, to the growing concern of children getting concussions from sports like soccer, we’re going to unpack what we need to know about head injuries. When it needs attention, when to worry and what is there to do about a hit to the head. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S website and on Facebook. This...

Duration:00:22:10

Vaccines

8/5/2019
The headlines about outbreaks of measles or even the flu cases reported each year have everyone wanting to know about effectiveness, coverage and how to ensure they and their loved ones are safe. We’re going to talk about the role of vaccines, what has led us to our current state of outbreaks and what people need to be thinking of in terms of their own health. Subscribe, rate, and review our podcast wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss an episode! Also follow up on the M.O.M.S...

Duration:00:32:25