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francesLake Charles Memorial Hospital in Louisiana gives their doctors and staff a unique voice offering important health and medical information produced in a conversational and interactive Talk Radio style.
francesLake Charles Memorial Hospital in Louisiana gives their doctors and staff a unique voice offering important health and medical information produced in a conversational and interactive Talk Radio style. Listeners may call in or email during the live shows to participate with questions or comments. Listen anytime 24/7 on demand or download podcasts of shows. Hosted by Louisiana TV personality Frances Yeager.
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Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Guest(s):Dr. Michael Broussard
Topic:Lake Charles Memorial Cancer Care
Topic Info:Cancer that begins in the tissues of your pancreas, an organ in your abdomen that lies horizontally behind the lower part of your stomach, typically spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages—a major reason why it's a leading cause of ca ...
Original Air Date:9 / 29 / 2010
Treating Brain Tumors Featured
The Physical Effects of Stress Featured
Lupus
Lupus
Guest(s):Dr. Rick Edwards
Topic:Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Health Care
Topic Info:Lupus is a disease of the immune system that can be difficult to diagnosis. Depending on the type of lupus, symptoms can include red rashes—often on the face in the shape of a butterfly — as well as fever, joint pain or swelling, muscle pain, mouth ul ...
Original Air Date:9 / 22 / 2010
Emergency Services at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Emergency Services at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Guest(s):Tim Eaves, RN
Topic:Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Health Care
Topic Info:Arriving at an emergency room with an illness or injury can be a stressful and frightening experience for you and your loved ones. Tim Eaves, RN, a registered nurse in the Emergency Room at Memorial Hospital, discusses Memorial’s emergency services—an ...
Original Air Date:9 / 22 / 2010
Patient Safety at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Patient Safety at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Guest(s):Kevin Haymon, RN, CPHQ
Topic:Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Health Care
Topic Info:At Memorial, our goal is to ensure expert medical care in the safest possible environment. Kevin Haymon, RN, CPHQ, director of quality management for Memorial Hospital, discusses how patients can play a vital role in their own safety by becoming active, i ...
Original Air Date:9 / 22 / 2010
Wound Care at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Wound Care at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Guest(s):Dr. Ameer Khan
Topic:Treating Wounds, GERD and Saving a Child's Life
Topic Info:Approximately five million Americans suffer from chronic open sores that can become seriously infected, gangrenous and, in some cases, require amputation. Dr. Ameer Khan, a family medicine physician on staff at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, discusses th ...
Original Air Date:9 / 15 / 2010
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Guest(s):Evelyn Phillips
Topic:Treating Wounds, GERD and Saving a Child's Life
Topic Info:For more than 50 years, hyperbaric oxygen therapy was used primarily to help deep-sea divers recover from "the bends." In recent years, scientists, physiologists and other healthcare professionals have learned to speed wound recovery by dramatically incre ...
Original Air Date:9 / 15 / 2010
GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Guest(s):Frank J. Marrero, MD
Topic:Treating Wounds, GERD and Saving a Child's Life
Topic Info:Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes acid r ...
Original Air Date:9 / 15 / 2010
Infant and Child CPR Featured
Preventing Antibiotic Resistant Infections
Preventing Antibiotic Resistant Infections
Guest(s):Bridget Boudreaux, RN, CBN
Topic:Fighting Infection
Topic Info:Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. Most MRSA infections are skin infections that may appear as pustules or boils which often are red, swollen, painful, or have pus or ot ...
Original Air Date:9 / 1 / 2010
Treating Ear Infections in Children Featured
The Role of Memorial's Athletic Trainers Featured
Healthcare for the Endurance Sport Athlete
Healthcare for the Endurance Sport Athlete
Guest(s):Brian Harrell, MD
Topic:Sports Medicine at Memorial
Topic Info:In any sport the key factors are the physical abilities and skills of the competitor when determining the outcome—whether with a win or lose. In endurance sports, the goal is prolonged athletic output over an extended distance or for an extended period ...
Original Air Date:8 / 18 / 2010
Memorial's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Memorial's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Guest(s):Elizabeth Phillips, RNC
Topic:Having a Baby
Topic Info:All parents go into a pregnancy hoping for the best outcome, but it’s comforting to know that Lake Charles Memorial Hospital's state-of-the-art Level III Neonatal Intensive Care provides the highest level of care should your baby need it. Specially equi ...
Original Air Date:8 / 11 / 2010
The Role of Midwives in Modern Medicine
The Role of Midwives in Modern Medicine
Guest(s):Allison Hansen
Topic:Having a Baby
Topic Info:Popular long ago to guide women through the childbirth process, midwives are still in high demand for many women during their pregnancy and the ensuing birth—in spite of all the advancements in medical care. Allison Hansen, a certified nurse midwife on ...
Original Air Date:8 / 11 / 2010
Recognizing the Signs of Labor Featured
Obstetric Ultrasounds at Memorial
Obstetric Ultrasounds at Memorial
Guest(s):Ashley Bernhardt
Topic:Having a Baby
Topic Info:Ultrasound scans are currently considered to be safe, non-invasive, accurate and cost-effective tests during pregnancy. They have progressively become an indispensible obstetric tool and play an important role in the care of every pregnant woman. Ashley B ...
Original Air Date:8 / 11 / 2010
Treating Ankle Pain
Treating Ankle Pain
Guest(s):Dr. Scott Hofer
Topic:Memorial Orthopaedics
Topic Info:Your ankle — that joint where your foot and leg meet — is an intricate network of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Strong enough to bear your body weight, your ankle joint can be prone to injury and pain. Dr. Scott Hofer, a board certified ortho ...
Original Air Date:8 / 4 / 2010
Home Health Care
Home Health Care
Guest(s):Mary O’Blanc
Topic:Getting Treatment Beyond the Hospital
Topic Info:Many patients find that their need for care does not end when leaving the hospital or doctor’s office. For those patients, care at home can be a comfort and a necessity. Mary O’Blanc with Memorial’s Home Health discusses the full range of specialize ...
Original Air Date:8 / 4 / 2010
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