LiveWell Talk On... podcasts by UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids are designed to educate, inform and empower listeners to live their healthiest lives.
137 - Skilled Nursing (Dr. Clete Younger)
Dr. Clete Younger, medical director of St. Luke's Living Center, joins Dr. Arnold to discuss skilled nursing care. Topics they cover include different types of skilled care, reasons someone may need skilled care, top questions patients and families should ask when they are heading in to a skilled care stay and much more.
136 - Sports Injuries and Treatment (Kris Sehr, PT, ATC)
Kris Sehr, sr. physical therapist at St. Luke's Therapy Plus, joins Dr. Arnold to discuss common sports injuries and treatment, overtraining, recovery process and return to play, concussions and much more.
135 - Thyroid Cancer (Dr. Michael Telisak)
Dr. Michael Telisak, Physicians' Clinic of Iowa Ear, Nose and Throat, joins Dr. Arnold to discuss Thyroid Cancer. Topics they cover include risk factors, symptoms, treatments, whether hypothyroidism increases the risk of thyroid cancer and more.
134 - COVID-19, Vaccines and the Delta Variant Pt. 5
In this week's COVID-19 update, Dr. Arnold gives the latest on coronavirus in the community, discusses natural vs. vaccine-induced immunity, talks about booster shots and more.
COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy with Dr. Stephen Pedron
Dr. Stephen Pedron, physician at UnityPoint Clinic Maternal Fetal Medicine, addresses common questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy, and gives his recommendations for pregnant women. For more info on the COVID-19 vaccines, visit https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/covid-19-vaccine.aspx
Watch the animated video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDGDaxKj9fc
133 - COVID-19, Vaccines and the Delta Variant Pt. 4
In this COVID-19 update, Dr. Arnold discusses vaccines vs. natural immunity, how vaccines help prevent disease, but don't necessarily prevent infection, and gives his opinion on the use of Ivermectin for COVID-19. He also touches on vaccine hesitancy and shaming and respecting others regardless of their decision to vaccinate or not.