St. Francis Medical Center's Word on Wellness podcast features physicians and clinical leaders sharing health services and wellness information aimed at improving the lives in our community.
Bariatric surgery provides an alternative weight loss option for patients who just haven't been able to lose weight through diet and exercise. Dr. Louis Fares discusses what the surgery entails, the possible benefits, and more.
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is caused by the bite of certain infected ticks with a range of symptoms that can become serious if left untreated. Dr. Richard Porwancher discusses the symptoms of Lyme disease and possible treatment options.
Healthy Eating and Colonscopy
Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women combined. Dr. Himanshu Desai discusses colonoscopies, risk factors for colorectal cancer, and possible lifestyle changes that can help us maintain a healthy colon.
New GI Procedures at St. Francis Medical Center
Gastroenterology focuses on the digestive system and the GI tract which can be the source of illnesses and diseases that can be treated if caught early. Dr. Abdulhadi Quadri discusses new GI procedures that are available at St. Francis Medical Center.
Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy
As we grow older, our heart has to work harder but what are some of the reasons? Dr. Edward Wingfield discusses how Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy may be able to help.
COVID boosters are an ever changing hot topic in healthcare & understanding new developments can be confusing. In this episode, Kristy Cassel addresses a few common questions about the COVID boosters.