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The COVID-19 Effect on Healthcare

Your Body Show

  • 11/19/2020
  • 21 min

About this Episode

Are we headed for a secondary health crisis in this country?   Experts in breast imaging, clinical research and psychology weigh in as screenings, exams and procedures are dropping at alarming rates. How can we get through this and not neglect our healthcare needs?

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Why Aren’t We Talking About HPV?
HPV (the Human Papillomavirus) is the most commonly spread sexually transmitted infection and it’s the main cause of cervical cancer, as well as anal cancer, and increasingly, mouth and throat cancer. The CDC estimates that nearly 79 million people are currently infected with HPV – so why aren’t we talking about it? Guests Include: Alana Stewart, President, Board of Directors, Farrah Fawcett Foundation Actress, author, talk show host, speaker and film maker, she is a longtime friend of Farrah Fawcett who was by Farrah’s side during her 3-year battle with anal cancer. Christine Romeo, Director of Communications, Senior Program Director, Farrah Fawcett Foundation Lillian Kreppel, anal cancer survivor, founder of The HPV Cancers Alliance Co-founder of the HPV-Cancers Alliance, along with her partner, the actress Marcia Cross, and a survivor of anal cancer. She is a public speaker, entrepreneur, successful marketing strategist and public relations expert. Lillian tirelessly advocates for the prevention and treatment of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Her goal is to inspire others with her personal journey and to empower them with the education and awareness they need to manage their own health. Dr. Aron Gould-Simon, Medical Director at Valley Metabolic Imaging in Fresno California, and assistant professor at Stanford University, in the Radiology Department’s division of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging Nuclear radiologist with RadNet, primarily focused on oncologic imaging, reading PET/CT images and nuclear medicine. Dr. David Hoffman - Medical Director of Tower Hematology Oncology and Professor of Medicine at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles Dr. Hoffman is a cancer specialist, which means he diagnoses and treats cancers of all types, and he is also trained in blood disorders and the medical treatment of malignancies.
72:47 08/18/2022
Orthopedic Injuries – Is it all in Your Head? The Psychology of Healing
Is there really such a thing as a “mind-body connection?” And if so, how does the mind help the body to heal? Guests Include: Dave Grohl Rock star, musician, he is the founder, lead singer, guitarist and primary songwriter for the rock band Foo Fighters. He rose to fame as the drummer for the band Nirvana. Kyle Beckerman Former major league soccer player who played for 21 seasons for teams the Miami Fusion, the Colorado Rapids and Real Salt Lake. He played on the U.S. National Team several teams and competed in major tournaments such as the Copa America, the Gold Cup and the World Cup. He was named one of the 25 greatest players by Major League Soccer before is retirement in 2021. Today, he is head coach of the Utah Valley University men’s soccer team. Dr. Lew Schon, M.D., FAAOS Internationally renowned Orthopedic surgeon specializing in the foot and ankle, he is Director of Orthopedic Innovation at the Institute of Food and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the inventor of an artificial ankle joint known as the Zimmer Total Ankle Replacement and has been co-inventor on several other medical devices used to treat challenging musculoskeletal conditions. He is a researcher and a teacher, having trained over 500 students, researchers and residents worldwide. Dr. Suzie Bash, M.D. Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles. She is a board-certified neuroradiologist and is actively involved in clinical trials concerning Artificial Intelligence applications in neuroimaging. Dr. Michele Linden, EdD, MFT, MA , MS Dr. Linden is a clinical psychologist specializing in veteran and military care, anger management, trauma and PTSD, serious mental health disorders, communication, and social skills training.
36:57 03/15/2022
Orthopedic Injuries featuring Kyle Beckerman
Orthopedic Injuries – Getting injured is no fun A look at various types of orthopedic injuries, how they are diagnosed and treated – and how you can recover. Guests Include: Kyle Beckerman Former major league soccer player who played for 21 seasons for teams the Miami Fusion, the Colorado Rapids and Real Salt Lake. He played on the U.S. National Team several teams and competed in major tournaments such as the Copa America, the Gold Cup and the World Cup. He was named one of the 25 greatest players by Major League Soccer before is retirement in 2021. Today, he is head coach of the Utah Valley University men’s soccer team. Dr. Lew Schon, M.D., FAAOS Internationally renowned Orthopedic surgeon specializing in the foot and ankle, he is Director of Orthopedic Innovation at the Institute of Food and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the inventor of an artificial ankle joint known as the Zimmer Total Ankle Replacement and has been co-inventor on several other medical devices used to treat challenging musculoskeletal conditions. He is a researcher and a teacher, having trained over 500 students, researchers and residents worldwide. Cody Jones, PT, DPT, OCS Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Clinical Specialist Owner of Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Thousand Oaks, California Dr. John Crues, MD Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Medical Director at RadNet, co-director of MSK imaging at RadNet and co-director of RadNet’s MSK fellowship program. Dave Grohl Rock star, musician, he is the founder, lead singer, guitarist and primary songwriter for the rock band Foo Fighters. He rose to fame as the drummer for the band Nirvana.
78:44 02/08/2022
What’s In Your Genes?
What if you had the ability to look into the future and see if you were at risk for breast cancer? Or prostate cancer? Or some other life-threatening disease? What if finding out meant that you could make changes in your current lifestyle that could reduce your risk for becoming sick? Or if finding out meant that your family members – your siblings, your parents, your children – could understand their own risks and mitigate their healthcare choices accordingly? We’re talking about GENETIC TESTING and HIGH RISK ASSESSMENT. The science behind genetic testing has evolved tremendously and is continuing be understood better and more precisely. We speak to experts in the genetic testing space about current testing options and about where testing is going and how it could potentially affect your healthcare journey. Guests include: Sarah Campian, Certified Genetics Counselor, Genomic Science Liaison Ryan Freedman, Central Area Director, Enterprise Solutions, Ambry Genetics Dr. Valentina Bonev, M.D., High Risk Breast Cancer Specialist & Breast Surgical Oncologist Jennifer Trent, Tested positive for BRCA-1 gene mutation, shares her amazing story – she is a “Pre-vivor!”
60:39 10/05/2021
This is Immunotherapy – We really are living in the future
What if there was a way to harness the power of your own immune system to fight cancer and other diseases, to manage pain and regenerate damaged tissues and bones? This is immunotherapy and it’s not science fiction – it’s being used more frequently and developing at an astounding rate. We really are living in the future. Guests include: David Hoffman, MD Dr. David Hoffman is Medical Director of Tower Hematology Oncology and professor of medicine at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. He is a cancer specialist, which means he diagnoses and treats cancers of all types, and he is also trained in blood disorders and the medical treatment of malignancies. He has done research focused on immune therapy for cancer treatment and he incorporates immunotherapy in his treatment of patients when suitable. Daniel Amirhamzeh MD Dr. Daniel Amirhamzeh is a musculoskeletal radiologist at RadNet’s Beverly Tower Wilshire Advanced Imaging in Los Angeles. HE has expertise and training in Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, or PRP. Kristi Maya Director of Research at RadNet and the Board President and Director of the Cancer Research Collaboration Foundation.
48:12 07/15/2021
Your Amazing Brain featuring Nate Mendel
Is it possible for a brain to heal? Words like “hypothalamus,” “cerebellum” and “basal ganglia” sound familiar, but does anyone really know what they are? Or even what they do? Your brain is a miraculous, complex organ that controls your body’s functions. But how does it work exactly? And what’s happening when we get injured? Or sick? Or as we age? How can we keep this intricate, living computer healthy? And what do we do when something does go wrong? Guests include: Nate Mendel Nate Mendel is the bassist for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Foo Fighters Suzie Bash MD RadNet Neuroradiologist, Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles Dr. Peter-Brian Andersson Esteemed neurologist Marc Lakier Composer of the original music used in the YOUR BODY podcast – had a brain tumor at the age of 21.
58:35 05/13/2021
Your Amazing Brain featuring Jeff Probst
When You Least Expect it – When Something Goes Wrong in Your Brain Words like “hypothalamus,” “cerebellum” and “basal ganglia” sound familiar, but does anyone really know what they are? Or even what they do? Your brain is a miraculous, complex organ that controls your body’s functions. But how does it work exactly? And what’s happening when we get injured? Or sick? Or as we age? How can we keep this intricate, living computer healthy? And what do we do when something does go wrong? Guests include: Jeff Probst Jeff Probst is an American reality show host and an executive producer. He is best known as the Emmy Award-winning host of the reality television show “Survivor.” Suzie Bash MD RadNet Neuroradiologist, Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles Wendy Saltzburg Geriatric Care Manager Michael Kromf Suffered a mini-stroke, also known as a TIA (a Transient Ischemic Attack). Megan Gefsky Speaking openly about her family’s experience with her mother’s decline into Alzheimer’s Disease.
43:45 04/06/2021
What Do You Know About Your Prostate?
If prostate cancer is one of the most treatable cancers, why are the numbers of men dying each year so high? Dr. Robert Princenthal, Medical Co-Director for RadNet’s Prostate MRI Program, weighs in, and Dr. David Josephson, Urologic Surgeon and Prostate Specialist with Tower Urology in Los Angeles, California updates us on treatments and outcomes for prostate disease. Paul Colacchio, prostate cancer survivor, talks candidly about his experience.
56:05 01/30/2021
The COVID-19 Effect on Healthcare
Are we headed for a secondary health crisis in this country?   Experts in breast imaging, clinical research and psychology weigh in as screenings, exams and procedures are dropping at alarming rates. How can we get through this and not neglect our healthcare needs?
21:48 11/19/2020