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Heart health. Coronavirus Concerns. Nutrition and fitness. The Baptist HealthTalk podcast brings you health and wellness information directly from the experts at Baptist Health South Florida. Join host Dr. Jonathan Fialkow and his guests each week for lively informative discussions on topics important to you and your family. From the common cold to the latest cancer breakthrough, get the facts you're looking for right here on Baptist HealthTalk.

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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

Heart health. Coronavirus Concerns. Nutrition and fitness. The Baptist HealthTalk podcast brings you health and wellness information directly from the experts at Baptist Health South Florida. Join host Dr. Jonathan Fialkow and his guests each week for lively informative discussions on topics important to you and your family. From the common cold to the latest cancer breakthrough, get the facts you're looking for right here on Baptist HealthTalk.

    Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

    Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

    Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don't take the risk lightly. Learn what you should do to prepare for outdoor activities including sports, workouts and yard work. 

    Michael Swartzon, M.D., a sports medicine physician with Baptist Health Orthopedic Care, joins host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D. with expert advice on proper hydration and exercise strategies to stay safe when the temperature soars.

    • 20 min
    Alzheimer's Disease: What Caregivers Need to Know

    Alzheimer's Disease: What Caregivers Need to Know

    Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually robs people of the ability to do even the simplest tasks. Loved ones and caregivers of Alzheimer's patients face many challenges, but help is available. Becoming knowledgeable about the disease is the first step.  A panel of experts joins host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., to discuss what is known about Alzheimer’s and to share resources available to help patients and their caregivers.
     Guests:
    Khalid Hanafy, M.D., Chief of Neurology at Baptist Health's Marcus Neuroscience InstituteGillian Generoso, M.D., an internal medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary CareKeith Gibson, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Alzheimer’s AssociationThe Alzheimer's Association helpline is available toll free at 1-800-272-3900

    • 24 min
    Men's Health Month

    Men's Health Month

    In general, men are less healthy than women. They have more heart disease, chronic liver disease, alcoholism, kidney stones, bladder cancer and other chronic illnesses. And their life expectancy is shorter.
     
    Each year in June we observe Men’s Health Month to raise awareness about mens’ health issues – and to encourage men to make take their health seriously  In this episode, host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., speaks with Baptist Health experts about the crisis in men's health.

    Guests:
    Gillian Generoso, M.D., internal medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary Care
    Ahmed Eldefrawy, M.D., urologic oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute
    Jason Perry, M.D., sports medicine physician with Baptist Health Orthopedic Care

    • 22 min
    Stroke Awareness: Act FAST

    Stroke Awareness: Act FAST

    Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives and minimizing stroke-related disability.

    A panel of Baptist Health experts joined host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., to discuss stroke prevention and treatment during national Stroke Awareness Month.

    Guests:
    Brian Snelling, M.D., director of the stroke program at Marcus Neuroscience Institute.Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., director of Miami Neuroscience Institute's stroke program. Joshua B. Young, M.D., medical director and chief of emergency medicine at South Miami Hospital.

    • 21 min
    The Placebo Effect - Mind Over Matter

    The Placebo Effect - Mind Over Matter

    There’s a phrase we use to describe the determination it takes to get through an illness or other challenge: ‘it’s a question of mind over matter.’ That’s more than just a saying. Widespread medical evidence has demonstrated the power of the mind to affect our physical state. 

    Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., explores the phenomena of the placebo and nocebo effects with Baptist Health clinical pharmacist Frank Zamora, Pharm.D.

    • 23 min
    Seeking Relief From Chronic Pain

    Seeking Relief From Chronic Pain

    More than 20% of American adults suffer from chronic pain, defined as persistent pain that lasts at least six months.  Back pain, arthritis, nerve pain and headaches are common causes. What can be done when long-term pain is ruining your quality of life?

    Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., explored this complex and frustrating syndrome with a panel of experts in a recent episode of Baptist Health's Resource Live program. 

    Guests:
    Seif Elbualy, M.D., director of interventional pain management at Baptist Health's Marcus Neuroscience InstituteLijo Jose, M.D., a family medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary CareFrancisco Garcia, a physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

susie diane ,

Avoiding medical care because of Coronavirus fear is bad medicine.

Excellent and informative information presented by Dr. St. John and Dr. Fialkow. Much appreciated.

stephmeetsworld ,

Palpitations

Excellent podcast, comprehensive, informative and easy to understabd

It's Carmen ,

Coronavirus

The host talks too fast. The sound is not clear. Would have liked to hear what was being discussed.

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