Welcome to Southwest General’s Health Talk. Being healthy is critical to living life to its fullest. Join our medical experts each month as they shed light on current health news and talk plainly about everything from basic health advice to worrisome and sometimes embarrassing symptoms. As an award-winning health system, Southwest General has been providing life-saving care for more than a century. If you’re looking to take control of your health and wellness, this podcast is for you. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you’re listening now.
Mental Health Check-in: One Year Into The Coronavirus Pandemic
Dr. Charles Luther leads a reflective discussion on mental health during the pandemic.
The Lasting Effects of a Pandemic on Adolescents
Dr. Rebecca Zarko some of the ways that the pandemic can affect adolescents.
Sifting through the dos and don'ts of having a vagina--from proper preventive care, to vaginal health, safe sex (including STD prevention), cancer awareness and more.
Vaccine Myths and Misperceptions
Stacey Zorska, director of pharmacy at Southwest General, discusses the common myths and misperceptions associated with the COVID-19 vaccine.
When Pleasure Turns to Pain
At some point in her life, a woman will experience painful intercourse, which can occur for reasons that range from structural problems to psychological concerns. Issues such as endometriosis, bacterial vaginosis, pelvic floor disorders, and more, can leave you feeling, well, deflated. If you are suffering from persistent or recurrent pain before, during or after intercourse, our expert team of urogynecology specialists, can help determine treatments that focus on the cause and can help eliminate or lessen this common problem.
Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What To Know
Dr. Emily LaSota the effects that COVID-19 can have on pregnant women, as well as her newborn, and how to safely bring a new baby home with current health and safety guidelines.