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Simply Healthy: A Podcast by Southern New Hampshire Health
8 minutes | Aug 22, 2019
Podiatry - What You Need to Know
Having healthy feet benefits your entire body. Dr. George Abboud, podiatrist at Foundation Foot & Ankle Medicine and Surgery at the Bone & Joint Center, discusses common foot issues.
10 minutes | May 29, 2019
DNA testing kits are appealing because of the insight they may provide to one's present and future health. Renee Pelletier discusses at-home genetic testing.
9 minutes | May 17, 2019
Physician burnout can affect safety and patient care. Linda Wiliams, Director of Provider Relations, discusses how to reduce physician burnout.
12 minutes | May 2, 2019
What is Occupational Therapy/Services Provided at Pediatric Rehab
Children with developmental disabilities or injuries need special care. Brianna McGovern, occupational therapist, discusses the services provided in pediatric rehabilitation.
8 minutes | Apr 21, 2019
Managing Stress & Anxiety
Stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on your overall health. Michelle Gardner, Unit Director of Behavioral Health, discuses how to manage stress and anxiety.
11 minutes | Mar 31, 2019
Spring's blooms don't always bring joy, especially for allergy sufferers. Dr. Amit Kumar discusses spring allergies.
10 minutes | Mar 21, 2019
Hereditary genetic mutation increases one's risk for certain kinds of cancer. Margaret Emmett, genetic counselor, discusses how genetic counseling works.
9 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
The Dangers of Vaping
Teen vaping is on the rise since 2010. Jennifer Lavallee, MS, APRN, CPNP of Merrimack Pediatrics discusses the prevalence and how dangerous vaping is.
10 minutes | Feb 10, 2019
BHU: Inpatient Voluntary Admission
Some patients benefit from inpatient care for their psychiatric concerns. Voluntary admission at the Behavioral Health Unit is good for those who need some help working through a mental health situation. Dr. Phillip Sullivan discusses how the BHU works.
9 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
SNHH Interactive Active Parenting Series for Ages Birth-24months
New parents aren't always primed for the adventure to follow birth. Barbara Bullard-Koonz, Early Childhood Educator and Parent Instructor, discusses Southern New Hampshire Health's Active Parenting Series and how it can help new parents with common issues.
10 minutes | Jan 2, 2019
Seasonal Mood Disorder
The winter months are prime for many people affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Psychiatrist Dr. Kevin DiCesare and clinical social worker Kara Morse discuss this disorder.
7 minutes | Dec 19, 2018
Introduction to the President & CEO of SolutionHealth
Sherry Hausmann, President and CEO of the newly formed SolutionHealth, shares how SolutionHealth works to support the health of New Hampshire.
7 minutes | Oct 6, 2018
Breastfeeding - What You Need to Know
Breastfeeding provides babies with nourishment and immunity direct from moms. While a very natural practice, breastfeeding can be tricky.Dr. Danielle Dunetz, pediatrician, shares benefits and recommendations for breastfeeding.
11 minutes | Sep 29, 2018
Nutrition in Toddlers: Managing Picky Eaters
The trickiest person to feed in your home may be your toddler. The thrill of saying “no” can make mealtimes a challenge.Dr. Lila Monahan, pediatrician, shares recommendations on dealing with picky eaters.Resources:How to Get Your Child to Eat (but not too much) by Ellyn SatterGive Peas A Chance - the foolproof guide to feeding your picky toddler by Kate Samela, MS, RD, CSP Raising a Healthy Happy Eater: A stage-by-stage guide to setting your child on the path to adventurous eating (Nimali Fernando & Melanie Potock)www.healthychildren.org/growinghealthy
11 minutes | Sep 10, 2018
What is the Low FODMAP Diet?
Those who experience digestive distress after eating may consider a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for fermentable, olio-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols. In essence, these foods are short-chain carbohydrates that act like fast food in the body. Patricia Hunter, Clinical Diabetes Educator, discusses the low FODMAP diet.
9 minutes | Sep 1, 2018
Colorectal Screening Could Save Your Life
Colonoscopy has long been the standard in screening for colorectal cancer in people age 50 or older. It has proven very effective in finding polyps (growths) and lesions in the colon that can be removed before they become cancer. John V. Flannery, Jr., MD, discusses the options for colorectal cancer screening that could save your life or the life of a loved one.
7 minutes | Aug 16, 2018
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Patients with mood and anxiety disorders sometimes need extra support. The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a day program for those who need some assistance managing feelings of anxiety, overwhelm or depression.Lisa Madden, Associate Vice President of Behavioral Health, discusses who benefits most from PHP, how a typical treatment day works, and the goals of the program.
8 minutes | Aug 1, 2018
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Addiction
Substance misuse is difficult to tackle on one’s own. The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Southern New Hampshire Health allows patients to attend sessions and receive treatment while still living at home and working in the community.Lisa Madden, Associate Vice President of Behavioral Health, discusses how IOP works, which patients find greatest success with the program, and what happens when the program is completed.
10 minutes | Jun 28, 2018
Necessary breast cancer surgery removes the affected tissue. However, breast aesthetics concern many patients. The look and feel of the breast may be tied to a feeling of normalcy.Oncoplastic surgery consists of removing the lump and reshaping the breast. It combines breast cancer surgery with plastic and reconstructive surgery techniques. The shape of the breast is preserved as much as possible while extracting the cancerous tissue.Dr. T. Salewa Oseni explains how oncoplasic surgery works.
10 minutes | Jun 11, 2018
Taking Control of Your Food Allergies
Food allergies seem to be more prevalent in today's society. Allergens like peanuts have changed protocol with airline snacks and elementary school lunches. Knowing one's own allergies can help to avoid and plan treatment strategies for exposure.Dr. Amit Kumar, asthma and allergy specialist, discusses how food allergies are diagnosed, and how to live with and manage food allergies.
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