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Turn for the Better

Whether you just want a complex health topic explained simply, need to know when it’s time to see a physician or would like answers on an embarrassing (or not so embarrassing) health subject—We’ve got you covered. Get answers from the medical experts at the hospitals of HCA Midwest Health. New content every two weeks. Subscribe to our channel via your favorite podcast platform.

Episodes

November 11, 2020 6 min
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Dr. Joseph Stilwill a board-certified medical oncologist at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health talks about lung cancer signs, prevention, technology advances in screening and how COVID-19 affects the lungs. Learn more about lung cancer screening at https://hcamidwest.com/service/lung-cancer
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The holiday season is here! But as COVID-19 continues to spread, we can't let COVID fatigue lower our guard. Dr. Darryl Nelson of Centerpoint Medical Center, part of HCA Midwest Health, talks about how to stay out of the ER during the holidays, including guidance on holiday gatherings, travel and preventing holiday related accidents. Learn more at https://hcamidwest.com/blog/entry/safety-first-this-holiday-season
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Unfortunately, breast cancer screenings are down this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Anne Kobbermann discusses who should get a mammogram and when. Schedule your mammogram today at https://hcamidwest.com/service/mammogram-breast-imaging
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Flu season and COVID-19 are about to crash. Dr. Rachel Hailey discusses why getting your flu shot is critical and what to do if you feel sick. Listen to learn more or visit https://hcamidwest.com/service/influenza-flu
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July 14, 2020 7 min
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth is even more important. Angie Lucci the HCA Midwest Health division vice president of outreach and telehealth discusses the telemedicine options and how it can help your family.
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Our physicians are seeing a terrible trend: In light of COVID-19, research and patient data is showing that patients are delay life-saving care due to fears of the COVID – 19 virus.
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March 12, 2020 1 min
The hospitals of HCA Midwest Health are enacting new safety protocols in response to concerns about COVID-19. Dr. Rachel Hailey discusses the protocols and how you can help limit the spread of the virus.
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Dr. Rachel Hailey discusses important updates about flu in the Kansas City metro, what you can do to keep your family healthy and why it’s not too late to get a flu shot. Also, a personal healthcare navigation tool just might help keep you out of the urgent care and doctor’s office this season.
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January 28, 2020 7 min
Obesity is now the number one health problem in the western world. Dr. Scott discusses why it is so difficult to lose weight and keep it off, the newest advances in weight loss surgery and facts about intermittent fasting.
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Telehealth brings quality care to rural areas keeping patients close to home when it matters most. Learn more about this growing healthcare service.
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January 28, 2020 3 min
Sami Mansfield discusses the importance of taking care of your mind, body and spirit when diagnosed with cancer and how to incorporate wellness into your life for quality of life.
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Dr. Hilary Nash with College Park Family Care Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center discusses how to protect you and your family from getting the flu.
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August 28, 2019 5 min
Tamra Fisher, Division Director, Care Assure HCA Midwest Health, talks about a new patented program, Care Assure, which is designed to “prevent the next emergency”, and is led by some of the country’s most experienced cardiology physician specialists, and cardiology nurse navigators.
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August 14, 2019 9 min
Lori A Boyajian-O'Neill, DO, a sports medicine and family medicine physician, discusses the effects of concussions on young athletes.
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July 15, 2019 6 min
Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Ben Mizrahi discusses colon cancer prevention.
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Dr. Stephen Scott, General Surgeon, Board-Certified Bariatrics at Lee's Summit Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center discusses: The Obesity Epidemic: Real Life Solutions for a Healthy YOU
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Dr. Celeste Brabec, Infertility Specialist, talks about Women's Health Month: Infertility - There's no need to suffer in silence: How the odds can work in your favor."
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Genetic Counselor Lenna Levitch discusses: The Changing Face and Odds of Cancer
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Dr. Stefanie Shustek, ER Physician at Belton Regional Medical Center, discuses tips to keep your kids out of the ER.
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Jason Martin, EMT, RN, T-CN, explains the importance of knowing CPR, the Stop the Bleed program, and about the critical role of EMS and Med-Act partners in Kansas City.
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