Well Being DFW
Well Being DFW
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Well Being DFW is a medical podcast featuring industry professionals, hospital leaders, and experts discussing healthcare topics that affect you and our community.
Everything You Need To Know About Getting A Mammogram, Episode 50
A mammogram is a non-invasive way to check for breast cancer and other abnormalities. But what exactly does a mammogram check for? Does it hurt and what kind of mammogram should you have? Join host Scott Sams as he's joined by Leslie Kibel, manager of the Kupferele Comprehensive Breast Center at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. They discuss these other important questions about mammograms and breast cancer.
Sep 23, 2019
12 min
4-1-1 on Fertility, Episode 49
For some women, becoming pregnant comes easy. But for others, their dream of becoming a mom is more difficult. Join host Scott Sams as he talks with obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Priya Sureddi Patel, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. They'll discuss what fertility options are available and when someone should seek a specialist.
Sep 16, 2019
12 min
Not Too Young for Joints Replacement, Episode 48
Joint replacement surgery used to be a procedure mainly for people in their 60’s, 70’s and even 80’s but not anymore. Join host Scott Sams as he talks with guest Dr. Ajai Cadambi, a fellowship-trained adult orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth and Texas Health Hospital Clearfork. They'll discuss why younger patients are having the procedure as well as the technology behind joint replacement.
Sep 9, 2019
26 min
Heads Up: What you need to know about sports concussions, Episode 47
Concussions are a serious problem in sports. We routinely hear about these injuries in college and pro athletes. But did you know concussions are just as prevalent in young athletes? Join host Scott Sams as he talks with guest Dr. Damond Blueitt, a fellowship-trained sports medicine Physician on the medical staff of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth They discuss everything concussion.. including treatment options.
Aug 26, 2019
18 min
Why your joints hurt and what you can do about it, Episode 46
As we age, it seems joint pains become more common. Is it an unavoidable part of getting older or can proactive measures help slow the hands of time as it relates to joint pain?  Join host Scott Sams as he talks with guest Dr. Kwame Ennin, a board-certified orthopedist who specializes in hip and knee replacements, reconstructive surgery, and osteoarthritis care. They'll discuss joint pain and what can be done to reduce or even eliminate the problem.
Aug 19, 2019
15 min
Hip Injuries in Young Athletes, Episode 45
Being physically active is important in a child’s development. But just like adults, kids get injured. One common injury in young athletes that is often overlooked is hip injuries. Join host Scott Sams as he talks with guest Dr. John Christoforetti, a fellowship-trained sports medicine physician on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. They'll talk about how to spot this kind of injury, how it’s treated and ways to prevent the injury altogether.
Aug 12, 2019
18 min
A Holistic Approach to Pain Management, Episode 44
We continue our discussion on pain management with Dr. Adeel Haq, an A-B-M-S Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Pain Medicine Specialist on the medical staff of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Host Scott Sams and Dr. Haq discuss pain treatment alternatives that rely less on medications and follow a more holistic approach to pain management.
Jul 29, 2019
12 min
Opioids and Pain Management, Episode 43
Chronic pain can be debilitating. It has often been treated with medications but this approach is changing in light of the opioid epidemic. Join host Scott Sams as he discusses new pain treatment options with Dr. Adeel Haq, an A-B-M-S Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Pain Medicine Specialist on the medical staff of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. They'll discuss alternatives to opiates, including a holistic approach to pain management.
Jul 22, 2019
11 min
Opioid Addiction, Episode 42
Opioid addiction is a health care epidemic with far reaching consequences. According to the CDC, more than 130 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. How did it become the public health emergency that it is today? Join host Scott Sams as he discusses this growing problem with Dr. Gary Malone, a psychiatrist on the medical staff at Texas Health Recovery and Wellness Center. They'll talk about opioids and some options for treating addiction.
Jul 15, 2019
12 min
Heart Health with your OB-GYN, Episode 41
An OB-GYN plays an important role in a woman’s health, including heart health. Join host Scott Sams as he talks with Dr. Priya Sureddi Patel, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. They'll discuss, among other things, women’s heart health and more uncommon OB/GYN related conditions that could impact your heart health.
Jul 8, 2019
9 min
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