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Dr. Puja Shah, Anesthesiology/Pain Management, Norwalk Hospital, discusses pain management and the Opioid Epidemic.
Prenatal testing and Gestational Diabetes is explained by Dr. Dimitry Zilberman, Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Western Connecticut Medical Group.
Norwalk Hospital Orthopedic Surgeons Dr. Nicholas Polifroni and Dr. Mark Fletcher discuss innovations in total joint replacement and robotic technology in joint replacement surgery. Also, Jewel Evans, joint replacement recipient, discusses the difference between her traditional joint replacement and a total joint operation using robotic navigation.
Dr. Robert Altbaum, Internist, Western Connecticut Medical Group, discusses how to make the most of your doctor’s visit and osteoporosis.
Heart healthy eating and the low carb craze are the focus of these Health Talk segments with Barbara Schmidt, MS, RDN, CDN.
Dr. Neel Shah discusses the prevention and treatment of back pain.
Robert Bepko, R.Ph. highlights the importance of a medication card and knowing your medications.
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Dr. Richard Frank and Dr. Ronald Lee discuss a recently created Pancreatic Cancer Screening Study and the MRI protocol for the study.
Managing critically ill patients and e-cigarettes are discussed by Dr. Robyn Scatena in this episode of Health Talk.
Dana Fulton, PT discusses incontinence while Christine Cremin, PT covers IASTM.
Dr. Seth Sullivan discusses vasculitis and observation vs. inpatient status in this Health Talk segment.
Mary Boudreau, APRN discusses cardiac risk factors and the impact of exercise on the heart.
Robert Carr, MD, and Rowena Bergmans discuss Medical Home on this episode of Health Talk.
Ryan Bendl, DO visits Health Talk to discuss hemorrhoids and common GI issues.
Well child visits and preventive care are discussed by Lalaine Mortera, MD on this episode of Health Talk.
Andrew Keller, MD discusses the evolution and importance of Telehealth.
Cornelius Ferreira, MD, and Jay D’Orso, MD, discuss the importance of having a primary care doctor and the role of the annual physical in preventive health care.
Catherine Shanahan, MD, focuses on fat-burning and healthy living.
Natallia Abramovich, MD, discusses the role of the hospitalist as the partner to the private practice physician.
Kathleen Melendez, MD, discusses sun protection and summer safety.
Learn more about nutrition and cancer prevention from Cindy Tyler, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN, Breast Care Navigator, and Michele MacDonnell, RDN, CDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager.
Dr. John Martignetti, Network Director, Laboratory of Translational Research, discusses endometrial cancer research.
Dr. Richard Frank, Director of Cancer Research, and Dr. Francis Cannizzo, surgeon, discuss pancreatic cancer.
Discover Tribute to Pamela with guests Jim Naughton, Tony Award Winning Star of theater, film and television and Dr. Richard Frank, Director of Cancer Research.
Learn more about Hepatitis C from Director of Gastroenterology, Dr. William Hale.
Learn more about primary progressive aphasia from speech therapist Marta Korytkowska.
Robert Bepko, R.Ph., Administrative Director of Pharmacy Services, discuses medication management.
Anne Bartolone, RN, Director of Cardiovascular Clinical Operations, discusses heart health and cardiovascular medicine.
Mandy Greenberg, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon at Norwalk Hospital, and Gigi Van Waes discuss breast cancer and breast health.
Nancy J. Rennert, MD, Chief of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Norwalk Hospital discusses diabetes management.
Desiree Elliott, PT, and Steve Irwin, PT, Senior Physical Therapists at Norwalk Hospital, discuss injury prevention and safety on the slopes as ski season approaches.
Barbara Schmidt, MS, RDN, CDN, Nutrition Lifestyle Program Specialist at Norwalk Hospital discusses mindful eating and ways to think about what and how we eat.
Eugene Fernandes, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Murali Chiravuri, MD, Cardiology, discuss treatments for atrial fibrillation, including a promising new state of the art procedure.
Joshua Marcus, MD, Neurosurgeon, discusses causes and treatments of cerebral aneurysms and strokes.
Ryan Bendl, DO, Colorectal Surgeon, discusses the causes, symptoms and treatments of diverticulitis and diverticulosis.
Vaagn Andikyan, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, discusses the latest findings and treatments in the field of gynecologic oncology.
Valerie L. Staradub, MD, Director, Breast Cancer Program at Western Connecticut Health Network and Jeanne Capasse, MD, Surgical Director, Smilow Family Breast Health Center at Norwalk Hospital, discuss breast cancer misconceptions.
Robert C. Gallagher, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Western Connecticut Health Network, discusses heart valve disease.
Mark J. Fletcher, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Coastal Orthopedics and Deborah Canet, DPT, NCS, Clinical Coordinator, Comprehensive Joint Replacement Center - Norwalk Hospital, discuss joint replacement surgery outcomes.
Joshua B. Frank, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon - Norwalk Hospital, discusses Sports Medicine on this episode of Health Talk.