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St. Mary Health Line
32 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Did you know that about 5 million Americans have a hernia? In this week's show hear St. Mary general surgeon Jessica Barton, DO, review a variety of topics related to hernias, including symptoms, hernia types and options for repair.
27 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Did you know about one in 23 men and one in 25 women are at risk for getting colorectal cancer in their lifetime? In this week's show hear board-certified general surgeon specializing in colorectal surgery Esther Cha, MD, review a variety of topics such as colorectal cancer warning signs and what steps you can take to reduce your risk.
24 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Metabolism and Weight Loss
Can having a slow metabolism impact your weight? Board-certified endocrinologist Dr. Svetlana Shifrin-Douglas explains how metabolism and other health factors can influence weight loss and weight gain.
32 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
Keeping New Year's Resolutions with Diet and Exercise
In this week's show, learn more about keeping your New Year's resolutions with diet and exercise from St. Mary family medicine specialist Dr. Debra Geiger.
30 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
Heart Attack Prevention
There are many reasons to keep your heart healthy, including heart attack prevention. Learn how diet, exercise and lifestyle habits can directly impact your heart's overall wellness from St. Mary cardiologist Dr. Vincent Figueredo.
30 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
Oncoplastics for Breast Cancer
Treatments for breast cancer are improving all the time, including surgical options. Oncoplastic surgery is a newer approach for breast cancer patients that improves cosmetic outcomes and may be a good option for women undergoing breast-conserving surgery. St. Mary plastic surgeon Dr. Nathaniel Holzman explains the basics about this new approach in this week's show.
27 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Know Your Risk for Breast Cancer
Did you know there are over 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation? In this episode, St. Mary breast surgeon Dr. Russell Reisner explains the different ways you can learn more about your individual risk for breast cancer.
32 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
Are you curious about bariatric surgery?
Are you curious about bariatric surgery? In this episode, board-certified general surgeon Dr. Alfred Trang explains important facts about this popular procedure. Dr. Trang specializes in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at St. Mary.
30 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
Did you know urologists can use minimally invasive robotic surgery to perform complex and delicate procedures through just a few small incisions? Learn more about that actually means from St. Mary urologist Dr. Justin Harmon.
28 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Lung health during COVID-19
Now more than ever, your lung health is critical. Explore ways to maintain and protect your lung health during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic from St. Mary thoracic surgeon Dr. Doraid Jarrar.
31 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
Pain management specialist at St. Mary Interventional Spine and Pain Center Dr. Lisa Nocera joins us this week to explain the basics about pain and what you can do about it - so you can live life more comfortably.
29 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Lyme disease is very common with more than three million cases a year in the United States. The disease spreads through tick bites and can last days or even weeks. This week, St. Mary infectious disease specialist Dr. Ronald Goren teaches us about Lyme disease and steps you can take to protect yourself.
31 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
Drug Donation Program
St. Mary pharmacist Michael Mandel explains the inner workings of a new drug donation program offered through St. Clare Pharmacy at St. Mary. Qualifying recipients have access to medications for common conditions – such as diabetes, high blood pressure and others – for free.
27 minutes | May 20, 2020
It goes without saying health care has changed in many ways during this unprecedented pandemic. However, preventive care remains a necessary service to ensure the overall health of our communities. St. Mary breast surgeon Dr. Russell Reisner walks us through accessing breast health services amidst COVID-19 restrictions.
29 minutes | May 13, 2020
Food Insecurity Programs
Did you know in some parts of Bucks County, up to 8.8% of the population cut meal size or skip meals because they lack the money for food. St. Mary Community Health & Well Being manager Joann Dorr explains how our food insecurity programs help address hunger and lack of access to healthy food, which can put people at risk for poor health outcomes.
32 minutes | May 5, 2020
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic and reconstructive surgery is a transformative experience with life-changing outcomes. For many, this kind of surgery can help redefine confidence and self-esteem. In this week's show, learn more about these services from plastic surgeon and division chief at St. Mary Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Dr. Nathaniel Holzman.
33 minutes | Apr 30, 2020
Drug Relapse Prevention
St. Mary has partnered with Positive Recovery Solutions to bring mobile drug relapse prevention services to our community. These services are critical as Pennsylvania ranked fourth in the nation with the highest rates of death due to drug overdose in 2018. Learn more about this partnership from Amanda Cope, RN, Chief Operating Officer of Positive Recovery Solutions and Lisa Kelly, Director of St. Mary Community Health & Wellbeing and Volunteer Services.
28 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Supporting St. Mary through Giving
At St. Mary, we envision a healthy community with access to the latest technology and compassionate care from healers and caregivers. Our donors and volunteers help make the vision a reality every day. In this episode, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic VP and chief development officer Jim Green explains how you can help support St. Mary through giving. NOTE: we are still accepting all donations of PPE, including homemade masks, for COVID-19 assistance.
29 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
Facts about Congestive Heart Failure
Did you know that congestive heart failure (CHF) is considered very common? There are more than three million cases per year in the United States alone. In this week's show, get the facts about CHF from Dr. Nisha Gandhi, cardiologist at St. Mary Comprehensive Cardiology.
29 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
What to Know About Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are common, so common that about 11 percent of men and 6 percent of women in the US have kidney stones at least once in their lifetime. On this week's show, St. Mary urologist Dr. Sean McGinley explains what they are, how you can prevent them, how they are treated and much more.
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