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SBH Bronx Health Talk
25 minutes | Jun 2, 2022
Episode 107: Preparing For a Baby
The Bronx has one of the highest rates of maternal morbidity and mortality in New York City. Compared to their White counter parts, Black and Hispanic women receive prenatal care later in their pregnancies. Delayed prenatal care is associated with increased rates of preterm delivery, low birth weight, and congenital malformations. SBH OB/GYN attending, Dr. Paris Thomas discusses the importance of prenatal care and how one can best prepare for pregnancy. Host: Faith Daniel
12 minutes | May 23, 2022
Episode 106: Get into shape by biking
More people than ever are biking. It's a great way to get into shape -- and enjoy the sights as you pedal by. Ken Podziba, president and chief executive office of Bike New York, offers his thoughts on the benefits of biking. Host: Steve Clark
37 minutes | Apr 21, 2022
Episode 105: Weight Management is a Life Long Journey
The Bronx has some of the highest rates of obesity related conditions including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Bronx resident and Community Organizer, Clarisa Alayeto, and Dr. Guido Macchiavello, SBH’s Director of Ambulatory Care Internal Medicine, discuss the importance of weight management as a means of improving wellness. Video: https://youtu.be/UraD1r8JbkE Host: Faith Daniel
27 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Episode 104: Is the pandemic over?
Acknowledging how far we've come in the fight against Covid-19, Dr. Ed Telzak, chair of the Department of Medicine at SBH and an infectious disease specialist, takes a measured look at that state of the pandemic today and where it may be headed. Host: Steve Clark
28 minutes | Mar 10, 2022
Episode 103: Ready to break a sweat?
If you haven’t exercised in a while, you can always find an excuse. Exercise has taken on even greater importance during the pandemic as studies show that people are snacking more and gaining weight and stress levels have also increased. Albert Jovel and Daniel Bonilla from the Healthplex Fitness Center discuss how to get back into the gym. Video: https://youtu.be/VDmgvrvqTEw Host: Steve Clark
34 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
Episode 102: The Importance of Mentorship
Dr. Jacqueline Witter, Vice President of Nursing and Dr. Sarah Jamison, Emergency Medicine Physician, discuss the importance of mentorship within the Black community and highlight the precedence of diversity, inclusion and equity as core aspects of a career in education and the workplace. Video: https://youtu.be/QjQAcmIwuQ0 Host: Faith Daniel
14 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
Episode 101: Have the winter blues?
If so, you could be suffering from a medical condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). SBH psychiatrist Dr. Katarzyna Liwski discusses what you need to know about SAD and how you can get help for it. Video: https://youtu.be/eS960Xu40lc Host: Steve Clark
31 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
Episode 100: A Conversation on the state of the Bronx with Dr. David Perlstein and Congressman Ritchie Torres.
For the 100th episode of SBH Bronx Health Talk, Dr. Perlstein, President and CEO of SBH Health System, and Bronx Congressman Torres discuss where the Bronx is today and where it is going. Video: https://youtu.be/8fYfmOCtowE Host: Dr. David Perlstein, President and CEO of SBH Health System
12 minutes | Jan 16, 2022
Episode 99: Cataracts: A reality of aging
Ophthalmologist Dr. Michelle Packles educates patients on cataracts, one of the most common vision problems faced by older people (and some younger ones as well). Video: https://youtu.be/EaHR4xNMGWs Host: Steve Clark
32 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
Episode 98:The scales don’t lie.
Obesity is a growing problem in the Bronx and throughout the country, particularly among younger people. This is a problem that the pandemic has only made worse. Losing weight is more than following a fad diet says Dr. Guido Macchiavello, director of ambulatory medicine at SBH. He discusses the problem of obesity here on this episode of SBH Bronx Health Talk. Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7bx7pb/obesitytranscript.pdf Video: https://youtu.be/t9Ao1JvTcbY Host: Steve Clark
21 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Episode 97: Do you suffer from an autoimmune disease?
Autoimmune diseases -- from rheumatoid arthritis to fibromyalgia, osteoporosis to lupus -- can have you going from doctor to doctor seeking answers for your symptoms. A rheumatologist may be the physician to seek out. Dr. Liliya Gandrabur, a rheumatologist at SBH, discusses these disorders. Video: https://youtu.be/6keRRsXAf4c Host: Steve Clark
16 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Episode 96: Eating Healthy in the Bronx
Thanks to the new SBH Teaching Kitchen and the magic provided by its director, Emily Schlag, a chef and registered dietitian, people in the community are learning to cook their favorite meals in a healthy, affordable and delicious manner. Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/628mxu/emilypodcasttranscript.pdf Video: https://youtu.be/nBILfKcg-QU Host: Steve Clark
26 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
Episode 95: Figuring Out the Latest News on Covid
Dr. Edward Telzak, an infectious disease specialist and chair of the Department of Medicine at SBH, gives an update on the latest news of Covid-19 -- about boosters, the vaccine for children 5 - 11, and new medications, as well as his perspective on vaccine and mask mandates. Host: Steve Clark
17 minutes | Oct 27, 2021
Episode 94: Raising your kids with self-esteem.
How do you instill in your children the kind of self-esteem and confidence that will allow them to grow into happy, well-adjusted and successful adults? What are some of the pitfalls you need to avoid? Social workers Jenna Cooper and Kevin Green from SBH Behavioral Health Services explain. Video: https://youtu.be/Z7W5jAcQYR8 Host: Steve Clark
22 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Episode 93: It may depend on your zip code.
Moray Joselyn, senior director of quality and performance improvement at SBH, discusses population health and how your health may very well depend on where you live. Host: Steve Clark
32 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
Episode 92: Myth Busting Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the holy grail. It has many health benefits for both mother and baby. However, stark breastfeeding disparities do exist with non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic mothers breastfeeding at a lower rate than Asian and White women. Magda Ramos, SBH WIC breastfeeding coordinator debunks some myths about breastfeeding and delves into exciting resources SBH WIC offers to the Bronx community. Video: https://youtu.be/EOqrUQ-vZ3k Host: Faith Daniel
35 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Episode 91: LGBTQ+ Health
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) youth are at increased risk of poor health outcomes. They experience disproportionate amounts of stigma, harassment and discrimination compared to their counterparts. Dr. Nadia Scott, Director of SBH's adolescent health services, discusses ways that LGBTQ+ youth can explore their sexuality safely. Video: https://youtu.be/4XifqenDGqs Resources: Family Acceptance Project: https://familyproject.sfsu.edu/ Gay and Lesbian Medical Association: http://www.glma.org/ Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network: https://www.glsen.org/ GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders: https://www.glad.org/ Host: Faith Daniel
12 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Episode 90: It‘s Back to School Time
SBH pediatrician Dr. Ilana Stein discusses the concerns of young patients and their parents as schools in New York City are about to re-open for in-person classes after, in many cases, more than a year and a half of remote learning. Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/d4fekk/steinpodcasttranscript.pdf Host: Steve Clark
16 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Episode 89: Managing Your Medication
Dr. Ruth Cassidy, Senior Vice President for Clinical Support Services and Chief Pharmacy Officer at SBH, discusses medication management and the opening of new outpatient and specialty pharmacies that are now available to patients of the hospital. Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/mdzbz5/Ruth-Cassidy-Podcast-Transcript.pdf Video: https://youtu.be/OvCC5G52hw0 Host: Steve Clark
23 minutes | Aug 15, 2021
Episode 88: Fit for Life
The new Healthplex Fitness Center is changing the lives of people of all ages. Albert Jovel and Daniel Bonilla, who run the medical fitness center, discuss how exercise plays such a key component. Video: https://youtu.be/np5tD7fa0aU Host: Steve Clark
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