17 episodes

The Household Health Podcast is a weekly podcast that is dedicated to delivering quality healthcare information and education to promote a healthy Household. Managing the health of your Household is a 24/7, 7 day a week, 365 days a year job. No matter how large the Household is, living a healthy life is not easy. It truly is a journey and one that no one should walk alone in. In episodes of The Household Health Podcast, interview are conducted with different healthcare professionals that have devoted their lives to taking care of others and want to spread their wealth of knowledge with you. Also, The Household Health Podcast interviews those who have gone through a health crisis or are currently living with a chronic disease. These guests will share their story, struggles, offer guidance and support for those who might be in the same situation they once were or are currently living with. With that being said, there is no better time to start living a healthier life than today! Welcome to The Household Health Podcast.

The Household Health Podcast with Michael Heuninckx RN-BSN A weekly podcast empowering listeners to take an active role in the Health of their entire Household!

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The Household Health Podcast is a weekly podcast that is dedicated to delivering quality healthcare information and education to promote a healthy Household. Managing the health of your Household is a 24/7, 7 day a week, 365 days a year job. No matter how large the Household is, living a healthy life is not easy. It truly is a journey and one that no one should walk alone in. In episodes of The Household Health Podcast, interview are conducted with different healthcare professionals that have devoted their lives to taking care of others and want to spread their wealth of knowledge with you. Also, The Household Health Podcast interviews those who have gone through a health crisis or are currently living with a chronic disease. These guests will share their story, struggles, offer guidance and support for those who might be in the same situation they once were or are currently living with. With that being said, there is no better time to start living a healthier life than today! Welcome to The Household Health Podcast.

    THHP Episode 016: What Is A Nurse Practitioner? w/ Dr. Ann Sheehan, DNP, CPNP

    THHP Episode 016: What Is A Nurse Practitioner? w/ Dr. Ann Sheehan, DNP, CPNP

    In Episode 016 of The Household Health Podcast, I interview Nurse Practitioner and President of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, Dr. Ann Sheehan, DNP, CPNP. Today, we discuss exactly, what is a Nurse Practitioner? What the Nurse Practitioner is trained to do, we dive into the specific degree requirements of the Nurse Practitioner and the clinical hours that are required for their education, differences between a Physician and a Nurse Practitioner, how Nurse Practitioners are able to provide safe and cost effective healthcare, common myths about Nurse Practitioners that Dr. Sheehan has encountered in her practice, the restrictions that are placed on Nurse Practitioners in the states of Michigan and how this is not the same for other states, in the United States and how as a listener, you can get involved politically to have an influence on how healthcare is delivered, along with much more!

    • 26 min
    THHP Episode 015: The Knee w/ Dr. Brian Hatten, M.D.

    THHP Episode 015: The Knee w/ Dr. Brian Hatten, M.D.

    In Episode 015 of The Household Health Podcast I interview board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Brian Hatten. We discuss the structure and function of the knee, what are common causes of knee pain for all ages, strategies for preventing trauma to the knee, symptoms that would indicate injury to the knee, multiple treatments for injuries to the knee including: physical therapy, medications, injections to the knee and knee replacement surgery. What patients can expect both short and long term with these treatments and much more!

    • 35 min
    THHP Episode 014: The Emergency Department VS Urgent Care VS Primary Care, where do I go? w/ Dr. Archana Reddy, MD, MS, FACEP

    THHP Episode 014: The Emergency Department VS Urgent Care VS Primary Care, where do I go? w/ Dr. Archana Reddy, MD, MS, FACEP

    In Episode 014 of The Household Health Podcast, I interview Dr. Archana Reddy, a practicing Emergency Physician with over 10 years of experience, about accessing the health care system through the Emergency Department. We discuss the role of the Emergency Department, what patients can expect when going to the Emergency Department, what are signs that you should go to the Emergency Department, the role that an Urgent Care plays in accessing the healthcare system, the difference between the services provided in the Emergency Department VS the Urgent Care, the importance of having a Primary Care Provider and what role they play when you visit the Emergency Department, myths about the Emergency Department and much more! 

    • 30 min
    THHP Episode 013: Pediatric Allergies w/ Dr. David Stukus, MD

    THHP Episode 013: Pediatric Allergies w/ Dr. David Stukus, MD

    In Episode 013 of The Household Health Podcast, I interview Dr. David Stukus, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Allergy and Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus Ohio. We discuss what an allergy is, what the symptoms of allergies consist of, what the difference is between a mild and life threatening allergic reaction, the safety of the life saving medication called epinephrine, how to properly store an epinephrine auto injector, when it is appropriate to use epinephrine and when you could seek prompt medical attention or call 911. Dr. Stukus also offers guidance for parents on how to increase communication about your child’s allergies, how to best prepare them for life in the real world, tips they can use when they go off to college and helps us debunk some common myths around the topic of allergies. 

     

    • 27 min
    THHP Episode 012: Geriatric Fall Prevention w/ Lauren Kakish RN-BSN

    THHP Episode 012: Geriatric Fall Prevention w/ Lauren Kakish RN-BSN

    In Episode 012 of The Household Health Podcast, I interview fellow Nurse Practitioner student and Registered Nurse, Lauren Kakish. Geriatric falls have some very interesting/concerning statistics and is a topic that should be discussed carefully with any member of the household that falls within this population. In the interview we discuss, the importance of the aging adult keeping their autonomy, medications alone or when used together could increase the risk of falling, environmental hazards in the home, tips for preventing falls in the bathroom, sensory changes that occur as we age, strategies to ensure independence is a priority when having this discussion with a family member and much more!  

     

    • 18 min
    THHP Episode 011: Parents Guide To Social Media Safety w/ Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN

    THHP Episode 011: Parents Guide To Social Media Safety w/ Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN

    In Episode 011 of The Household Health Podcast, learn from the Award Winning Blogger, Author and Social Media Influencer, Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN, about what parents need to know about how to keep their children safe in a technology filled world. Specifically we discuss the dangers of social media. Our discussion covers Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. What they are, what is their appeal and what dangers are associated with each of these social media outlets. Brittney also offers tips about general internet safe practices, the problems with being a social media “helicopter” parent, how to talk with your children about the responsibility of the internet and much more!  

     

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

MattMcWilliams ,

Well done Michael!

WOW…The Household Health Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Michael. Keep bringing it.

Mai X. ,

Excellent podcast!

I love it! Michael, you're good in what you do. I would highly recommend this podcast to everyone. Keep up the great work. The information is great, and I have learned a lot by listening. :)

RT1356 ,

Fun and Educational!

A fun and educational podcast that keeps you entertained while learning about how to care for your entire family.

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