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Prescribed Listening is a podcast from The University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Medical providers from UTMC provide insight into their medical specialties.

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Prescribed Listening is a podcast from The University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Medical providers from UTMC provide insight into their medical specialties.

    How to View the Eclipse Safely

    How to View the Eclipse Safely

    If you plan on watching the total solar eclipse on April 8 with your family, we are discussing how you and your kids can view it safely with Dr. Svitlana Zhukivska with UTMC Family Medicine.
    We discuss dos and don’ts for eclipse glasses, and the repercussions for not having the right type of protection for yours and your kid's eyes, and helping your kids understand why using eclipse glasses are important. 

    If you are interested in attending UToledo's Eclipse celebration, you can learn more at https://www.utoledo.edu/eclipse/
    If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Zhukivska, you can call  419.383.5555 

    • 10 min
    How to Manage Grief Over the Holidays

    How to Manage Grief Over the Holidays

    For some, the holidays bring up a lot of emotions surrounding the loss of a loved one. In this episode of Prescribed Listening, host Tessa Lackey discusses tips to manage your grief over the holiday season with Behavioral Health Care Manager Hannah Gullikson from UTMC Department of Psychiatry.

    • 16 min
    Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Patients with Dr. Dionis Kononov

    Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Patients with Dr. Dionis Kononov

    Whether you are just starting out as a caregiver for someone with dementia, or have been one for a while, this episode is for you.

    Host Tessa Lackey, discusses tips to help caregivers care for patients with Alzheimers and other forms of Dementia with Dr. Dionis Kononov from physical wellbeing, to their mental wellbeing for both caregiver and patient. We also look at what is important to focus on when getting started on this journey, and how to work through unexpected challenges after a diagnosis in a loved one. 

    To schedule an appointment with the Senior Behavioral Health, call 419.383.5695. 

    • 39 min
    Everything you Need to Know about Breast Cancer Screening Changes

    Everything you Need to Know about Breast Cancer Screening Changes

    Recently, the US Preventative Services Task Force changed the breast cancer screening guidelines to recommend starting screening at 40 years old instead of 50 years old. 
    In this episode of Prescribed Listening, Host Tessa Lackey discusses the latest breast cancer screening guidelines and how they apply to you with Dr. Danae Hamouda from UTMC oncology and Hematology.
    We also discuss genetic testing and if it’s right for you, how to know the risks of breast cancer and how to reduce your overall risk.
    If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hamouda or a mammogram, you can call the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer center at 419.383.6644. 

    • 32 min
    How to Deal with Burnout on your Recovery Journey

    How to Deal with Burnout on your Recovery Journey

    Burnout is difficult to work through, and when you’re on a recovery journey, it can be more challenging. In this episode of Prescribed Listening, host Tessa Lackey talks to Dr. Tanvir Singh from UTMC Psychiatry and the UTMC Recovery Center about how to work through burnout while on your recovery journey. 
     We discuss how to prevent burnout, how to know when you are experiencing it, tips to manage inevitable stress and continue to practice healthy habits. 

    If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with the Recovery Center, you can call 419.383.5275. 

    • 30 min
    Aspartame Cancer Risk and Other Artificial Sweeteners Explained

    Aspartame Cancer Risk and Other Artificial Sweeteners Explained

    Recently The World Health Organization classified the artificial sweetener most commonly found in diet pop, aspartame, as a possible carcinogen.
    We talk to Dr. Srini Hejeebu from UTMC Internal Medicine about what WHO and the FDA are saying about aspartame, how you should go about consuming it and other artificial sweeteners, especially if you are a diabetic or suffer from migranes and discuss some natural alternatives. 
    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Srini Hejeebu at 419.383.5614. 

    • 24 min

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