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Professor Jeanine Cook-Garard from the Nassau Community College Nursing Department discusses health issues concerning all of us.

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Professor Jeanine Cook-Garard from the Nassau Community College Nursing Department discusses health issues concerning all of us.

    Autism: "Unstoppable"

    Autism: "Unstoppable"

    Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard talks with Matthew Kenslow, a substitute teacher, popular influencer, author and juggler with more than 1.1 million Instagram followers. He also has Autism Spectrum Disorder, but he hasn't let the diagnosis hold him back. Matthew’s new book, Unstoppable: How One Person With Autism Is Never Giving Up on His Lifelong Dream To Become a Teacher and Worldwide Influencer, shares his powerful true story to encourage others to pursue their goals and to spread an important message about acceptance.

    • 28 min
    Dermatology and Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Dermatology and Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Living with a chronic skin condition is more than just a physical problem. Today, Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard learns about how to take better care of your skin and what to do if you ever discover a problem. She speaks with Dr. Raj Chovatiya, a board certified dermatologist and the Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Dermatology and Immunology Research in Chicago. His area of clinical focus includes chronic inflammatory skin disorders.  They speak about seborrheic dermatitis and other skin disorders.

    • 28 min
    Infertility

    Infertility

    Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard learns about infertility - one in six people worldwide experience infertility, and yet, many do not receive the care they need. Today she finds out what treatments are available and learns more about reproductive health. Her guests are Barbara Collura, the President and CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, and Dr. Sasmira Lalwani, the Senior Director of Medical Affairs for Reproductive Medicine with Ferring Pharmaceuticals.

    • 28 min
    Kidney Stones

    Kidney Stones

    Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard learns about kidney stones - what they are, what causes them, and how they can be treated. My guest today is Dr. Jared Winoker, the Director, Center for Kidney Stone Disease at Lenox Hill Hospital, part of Northwell Health.

    • 28 min
    Direct Personal Care - Home Health Care

    Direct Personal Care - Home Health Care

    Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard learns about home health care - something we may all have to consider as we age. Her guests are Jamie Matamoros and Anglie Ramessar, who are both home care case coordinators for Direct Personal Care, a New York State certified Health care agency.

    • 27 min
    Stroke Awareness and Prevention

    Stroke Awareness and Prevention

    Dr. Jeanine Cook-Garard learns about strokes - what they are, how to notice someone may be having one and what to do about it, and how to best try to prevent you or a loved one from having a stroke. She speaks to Dr. Richard Jung, the Associate Director of Neuro-endo- vascular Surgery at South Shore University Hospital and Director of Stroke at Northwell Health’s Eastern Region, as well as an Assistant Professor of Neurology, at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell.

    • 28 min

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