Weekly Dose of Wellness

Weekly Dose of Wellness

Tune in to MemorialCare's Weekly Dose of Wellness!. Each 10-minute, weekly segment will offer listeners practical, useful advice for a lifetime of good health. From managing weight to keeping your heart beating strong, you'll find valuable health information on our station, presented by knowledgeable physicians and health experts.

Episodes

June 12, 2024
nurturing-children-s-mental-health-through-cultural-and-socio-economic-perspectives

There are various issues that can affect your child’s mental health. Cultural and Socio-Economic factors are two key components that can have a huge impact. Dr. Iona Pal will talk about how understanding and re...

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minimally-invasive-treatments-the-future-of-heart-health

Technology advancements and new medications are making a huge difference in coronary disease, allowing patients to delay heart procedures. However, for patients who may need a cardiac procedure, they should ask their cardiologist or phys...

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the-importance-of-heart-health-for-women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the U.S. Early detection and treatment could save many lives but requires going farther and deeper than the accepted approach. To help women with their heart health, MemorialCare Heart & Vas...

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life-after-a-cardiac-event-an-athlete-s-story

Athletes require a strong heart to maintain the high level of physical activity they perform frequently, but heart disease, including those passed down from family, can prevent them from doing so. Dr. Christina Rodriguez will explain how diagnostic...

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joint-pain-in-young-adults

Although the risk for severe joint pain increases as you age, joint pain can happen at any age, especially in those who are very active or involved in sports. In this podcast, Dr. Wassef will explain how joint pain can affect young adults, how to manage joint pain an...

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pain-management-tips-to-avoid-back-pain

We use our necks and backs daily to perform tasks throughout the day such as lifting, sitting, walking, and resting. If these tasks are performed with improper form or posture, it can cause chronic neck and back pain, and in extreme cases, severe injury....

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innovative-radiation-therapy-offers-targeted-approach-to-advanced-prostate-cancer

Dr. Linda Chan explains a new PSMA PET Scan study that is revolutionizing care at MemorialCare Cancer Institute for prostate cancer patients whose cancer has metastasized. The scan’s ability to detect the progres...

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severe-low-back-pain-it-could-be-sacroiliitis

Back pain can be a debilitating condition, making it hard to complete everyday activities and decreasing one’s quality of life and it can be very difficult to diagnose since it can be caused by many different factors. If you have intense pain where...

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how-to-approach-the-topic-of-sexual-orientation-with-your-teen

Adolescence is a time when children begin to mature and experience mental and physical changes. As these changes begin, some adolescents may start to question their sexuality. Unfortunately, too often children find themselves unabl...

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menopause-hormone-replacement-therapy

In this interview, listeners will gain valuable insights into the diverse treatment options available to women facing the challenges of menopause. The discussion will also delve into hormone replacement therapy, shedding light on its potential benefits and...

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afib-awareness-don-t-let-afib-get-in-the-way-of-doing-the-things-you-love

September marks National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month, a critically important time to raise awareness for this life-threatening arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib or AF, is defined as an ir...

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vaginal-births-after-caesarean-c-section-vbacs-key-advice-for-mothers

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) refers to the vaginal delivery of a baby after a previous delivery by cesarean section. For many people, VBAC can be a safe and successful delivery option. The benefits of VBAC include a s...

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nutrition-during-cancer-treatment

Clinical Nutrition Supervisor, Crystal Vila RD, CNSC, CLT discusses the importance of nutrition during cancer treatment, what patients may experience, nutritional recommendations and resources available about specific cancer nutrition interventions.

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the-effect-that-too-much-screen-time-can-have-on-children-s-physical-and-mental-health

Excessive screentime can have a negative effect on a child’s physical and mental health. Dr. Pal will discuss how too much screen time can result in depression, anxiety, mood and emotional dysregulation in c...

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menopause-and-pelvic-pain-is-there-a-connection

Menopause is a natural part of the aging process. Perimenopause and menopause are triggered by hormones that fluctuate and decrease. A common symptom often associated with hormonal changes is pain. Dr. de Winter will address what causes pelvic pa...

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inflammatory-bowel-disease-ibd-and-kids-recognizing-the-symptomsInflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic disease that describes conditions characterized by chronic inflammation of gastrointestinal tract of patients. IBD is usually diagnosed early, since many of the signs can be concernin...
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how-does-cystic-fibrosis-cystic-fibrosis-affect-childrenCystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system. Cystic fibrosis requires daily care to manage, but improvements in screening and treatments have meant that people with Cystic Fibrosis...
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why-choose-the-memorialcare-heart-vascular-instituteThe MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center offers the latest in advanced technologies, nationally recognized physicians, and innovative treatments to provide the complete continuum of cardiovascular care. Why tr...
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January 18, 2023
how-to-slow-down-agingAs people age, the body begins to run less efficiently and problems start to become more frequent, both internally and externally. Aging is a part of life, but one can undergo different medical procedures and treatments to slow down their aging and prevent health related...
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December 21, 2022
how-to-stay-safe-from-rsvRespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season started earlier this year, most likely due to isolation experienced during the pandemic. Learn tips on how to identify if your child has RSV, how to manage it at home, and when to know if you should go to the hospital.
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