21 episodes

Hear from doctors and other medical experts about trending topics in healthcare from issues making headlines to the latest developments in medicine and healthy living. Produced by NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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    • Medicine
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Hear from doctors and other medical experts about trending topics in healthcare from issues making headlines to the latest developments in medicine and healthy living. Produced by NorthShore University HealthSystem.

    Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus Vaccine?

    Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus Vaccine?

    In this episode, we debunk myths and fact-check fears of the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Jennifer Grant, a NorthShore infectious disease physician.

    • 43 min
    “I Woke Up With Crazy Bad Chest Pains.” COVID, Young Athletes and Their Hearts

    “I Woke Up With Crazy Bad Chest Pains.” COVID, Young Athletes and Their Hearts

    Today we take a closer look at how COVID-19 may be causing heart complications among athletes. NorthShore cardiologist Dr. Jason Robin explains myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, what symptoms are concerning and when athletes can return to sports. You will also hear from athlete Sarah Barbosa, 19, who had her heart checked after suffering concerning symptoms post COVID-19.

    • 41 min
    COVID Community Checkup - Here's the Vaccine. What now?

    COVID Community Checkup - Here's the Vaccine. What now?

    Should those who had COVID be vaccinated? Can I stop wearing a mask after being vaccinated? Did NorthShore start vaccinating frontline workers? In this week’s episode NorthShore Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lakshmi Halasyamani answers these questions, plus a peek at the emotional reaction of the medical community to this breakthrough in science.

    • 14 min
    COVID Community Checkup - Possible Allergic Reactions to the COVID-19 Vaccination

    COVID Community Checkup - Possible Allergic Reactions to the COVID-19 Vaccination

    What are the possible side effects of the COVID vaccine? How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

    • 11 min
    COVID Community Checkup - COVID Vaccines

    COVID Community Checkup - COVID Vaccines

    Is there a difference between the two COVID-19 vaccines? Are they safe? In this week's episode, we address these questions.

    • 14 min
    COVID Community Checkup Series - Safety Ambassadors - Episode 1

    COVID Community Checkup Series - Safety Ambassadors - Episode 1

    Episode 1 in a new series on how the coronavirus is affecting the community and what you can do to help fight it.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

beardown415 ,

Great content - poignant topic

The way this podcast delves into the different areas involved with addiction - the patient, the family, the doctors, the social workers- is effective and intriguing. It shows all of the ways in which addiction creeps into our society and what can be done to combat it. Thank you North Shore for a great start to your podcast!

FergieFergalicious ,

Informative and engaging

The series is engaging as it delves into the impact of opioids on one woman and her family. The experts provide firsthand experience as well, in explaining the effects of the crisis and what’s being done to address it.

FeintGames ,

Moving and interesting

The first episode was really moving. I was glad to hear about Sharon's journey in Ep 2 and the insight from the doctor and the other caregiver was really heartfelt. I loved the third episode. The doctor in that was gives a poignant and honest insight into what it takes to work in this field. Really cool.

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