Northwestern Medicine Voices Of Better Medicine For 93.9 LITEFM

Northwestern Medicine Voices Of Better Medicine For 93.9 LITEFM

Episodes

May 20, 2024 4 mins
Dr. Igor Koralnik, Chief of Neuro-infectious Disease and Global Neurology in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Robin Rock to discuss infections that affect the brain (neuroinfectious diseases) including common neuroinfectious diseases; how they are contracted; what they do to the central nervous system; the importance of early intervention; common symptoms, diagnosis and treatment; and one key takea...
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Dr. Igor Koralnik, Chief of Neuro-infectious Disease and Global Neurology in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern Medicine, joins Robin Rock to discuss Long COVID, a recent study at Northwestern Medicine's Neuro COVID-19 Clinic, who can have Long COVID, treatment options and advice for listeners experiencing Long COVID.
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Dr. Sara Greenhill, Interventional Pulmonologist at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Robin Rock to discuss lung cancer, he different types of lung cancer, risk factors, when it is time to see a doctor, treatment and one key takeaway for the listeners.
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Dr. Sara Greenhill, Interventional Pulmonologist at Northwestern Medicine, joins Robin Rock to talk about common lung diseases, the difference between lung disease and lung infection, the two main types of lung diseases, how lung infections affect the body, prevention and one key takeaway for the listeners.
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Dr. Rimas Lukas, Neurooncologist with the Northwestern Medicine Lou & Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center is back with Robin Rock to talk about clinical trials, why they’re important, misconceptions about clinical trials, why someone would want to enroll, how clinical trials are helping shape the future of medicine, and the latest trials specific to neurology.
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Dr. Rimas Lukas, Neurooncologist with the Northwestern Medicine Lou & Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center joins Robin Rock to discuss brain tumors, benign vs. malignant, the symptoms , risk factors, diagnosis, personalized treatment plans, and one key takeaway listeners should know about brain tumors.
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Dr. Alana Lewis, Cardiologist & Assistant Professor of Medicine at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, is back with Mick Lee for American Heart Month to talk about the importance of second opinions, the circumstances in which someone should seek a second opinion, common misconceptions associated with seeking second opinions, preparing for a second opinion appointment, what to expect during the appo...
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Dr. Alana Lewis, Cardiologist & Assistant Professor of Medicine at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, joins Mick Lee for American Heart Month to talk about Women’s Heart Health, symptoms for cardiac and vascular disease, how those symptoms are different than those in men, risk factors, how women can maintain a healthy heart, preventing disease, benefits of regular exercise and the symptoms of hear...
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Dr. Teni Brown, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Robin Rock to discuss pelvic floor disorders, why awareness is important, the three main types of pelvic floor disorders, symptoms, treatments, surgery and a key message listeners should know about pelvic health.
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Dr. Teni Brown, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon at Northwestern Medicine, sits down with Robin Rock to talk about urinary incontinence, symptoms, diagnosis, causes, most common types of urinary incontinence in women, treatment options and what advice she would give to a woman suffering with urinary incontinence.
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Dr. Sheetal Kircher, GI Oncologist and Medical Director of the Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Lurie Cancer Center, is back with Robin Rock to discuss cancer care, assessing cancer risk, screenings, preventative methods to reduce your risk for cancer, what happens after a cancer diagnosis, supportive oncology, research on improving the quality of cancer care and what Northwestern Medicine is doing to improve the quality of can...
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Dr. Sheetal Kircher, GI Oncologist and Medical Director of the Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Lurie Cancer Center, joins Robin Rock to talk about holiday stress, chronic and serious illness, how caretakers manage stress, tips on how to treat a loved one with a serious diagnosis or illness, helpful things someone can say to a person with a serious illness, what to avoid saying, the Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Lurie Ca...
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Dr. Helen Kim, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Physician at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Robin Rock to discuss fertility treatment and procedures, diagnosing infertility, IVF, fertility options available, fertility preservation, the factors to determine the best treatment option and the latest research on the causes of infertility.
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Dr. Helen Kim, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Physician at Northwestern Medicine, talks with Robin Rock about fertility and infertility, when someone should seek help, signs of infertility for men and women, pre-treatment tests, what to expect during testing, pre-treatment resources and advice for anyone fighting infertility.
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Dr. Ami Shah, Oncologist at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Robin Rock to talk about breast cancer treatment, the main categories of surgical treatment, the latest breakthrough treatments, therapy, integrative medicine and one thing listeners should know when developing their treatment plans.
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Dr. Ami Shah, Oncologist at Northwestern Medicine, sits down with Robin Rock to talk about Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), the importance of raising awareness about the impact of breast cancer, why early detection is crucial, symptoms to look out for, performing a self-exam, when it's time for a mammogram, the types of breast cancer and the next steps after being diagnosed.
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Dr. Quentin Youmans, Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine, is back with Mick Lee to talk about heart health equity, health inequity, why it matters, how Northwestern Medicine is working to provide health equity for patients with heart disease across Chicagoland and the challenges to addressing health inequity especially with the heart failure patient population.
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Dr. Quentin Youmans, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern Medicine, joins Mick Lee to talk about heart failure, the onset of heart failure compared to heart attacks, warning signs, diagnosis, major goals of treatment and why Northwestern Medicine is uniquely qualified to treat the most advanced cases of heart failure.
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Dr. Christopher Hicks, Physiatrist at Northwestern Medicine talks with Robin Rock about Pickleball Injuries, common injuries amongst pickleball players, preventative measures you can take, responding to early symptoms, treatment and recovery plans and signs someone should seek treatment.
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Dr. Christopher Hicks, Physiatrist at Northwestern Medicine talks with Robin Rock about Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine services available at Northwestern Medicine, treatment plans and different signs that you should take action to see a Sports Medicine Specialist.
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