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HealthTalks NOW is a podcast presented by Baptist Health, bringing you the facts you need to keep you and your family well. We’re committed to providing compassionate, high-quality care that is centered on you. Baptist Health is here to help you become a healthier you.

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HealthTalks NOW is a podcast presented by Baptist Health, bringing you the facts you need to keep you and your family well. We’re committed to providing compassionate, high-quality care that is centered on you. Baptist Health is here to help you become a healthier you.

    Do You Know the Difference Between Seizures and Epilepsy?

    Do You Know the Difference Between Seizures and Epilepsy?

    Epilepsy affects 1 in 26 people of all ages, or approximately 50 million worldwide, according to Lexington neurologist Supriya Kohli, MD. While 70% of those affected could live seizure-free with proper diagnosis and treatment, she says the condition can be hard to pinpoint.

    • 19 min
    Ladies, Listen Up!

    Ladies, Listen Up!

    Women in their 30s and 40s may still look and feel young, but many begin to notice subtle changes in their bodies during these decades. In “Listen Up, Ladies!” Louisville primary care physician Wanda Lowe, MD, joins the “HealthTalks Now” podcast team for a no-holds-barred discussion about women’s health.

    • 35 min
    Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder and Elbow Pain

    Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder and Elbow Pain

    In this episode of the HealthTalks NOW podcast, Kendra is joined for a telephone conversation with Dr. Brent Morris, Orthopedic Surgeon at Baptist Health Medical Group Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Morris is an expert in the areas of shoulder and elbow and answered questions to common injuries. Can you injure your shoulder by sleeping on your side? Tune in for the answer to this question and many more!

    • 40 min
    Radical Acceptance: Youth and Mental Health in 2020

    Radical Acceptance: Youth and Mental Health in 2020

    In this episode of the HealthTalks NOW podcast, Kendra and Kerri are joined for a phone conversation by Katelyn Arvin, the lead navigator of the Behavioral Health clinic at Baptist Health Richmond.  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this conversation focuses on some ramifications of the situation.  Many parents have their hands full as they navigate work environments, finances, and health concerns, and it is easy to simply think of children as resilient and turn attention to other pressing issues.  However, this conversation presents an opportunity to pause and consider more deeply the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children.

    • 33 min
    Introducing Baptist Health Hardin: A Conversation with Dennis Johnson

    Introducing Baptist Health Hardin: A Conversation with Dennis Johnson

    As we prepare to welcome Hardin Memorial Hospital (HMH) to the Baptist Health family on September 1, we sat down with Dennis Johnson, President and CEO to learn about the Central Kentucky region.

    • 29 min
    What You Should Know About Exercise after Bariatric Surgery

    What You Should Know About Exercise after Bariatric Surgery

    For those who struggle with weight loss, surgery can offer a new, healthier lease on life. Whether you’re considering surgery or have recently recovered, you might be wondering — what’s next? Is it safe to exercise, or can I just watch what I eat? In this podcast, bariatric surgeon Anthony Davis, MD, tells you what you can expect after surgery. He gives listeners an idea of what an exercise plan can look like and discusses safe activities, those to avoid, and how often a post-op patient should work out. In addition, Dr. Davis breaks down the minimally invasive options for weight-loss surgery — gastric sleeve, lap-band, and gastric bypass. He explains how surgeons decide which is best for you, what makes you a good candidate, and how to prepare for surgery.

    • 31 min

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