Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually robs people of the ability to do even the simplest tasks. Loved ones and caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients face many challenges, but help is available. Becoming knowledgeable about the disease is the first step. A panel of experts joins host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., to discuss what is known about Alzheimer’s and to share resources available to help patients and their caregivers.
· Keith Gibson, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association helpline is available toll free at 1-800-272-3900
June 16, 2022 / 24:56
Each year in June, we observe Men’s Health Month to raise awareness about men’s health issues – and to encourage men to make take their health seriously In this episode, host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., speaks with Baptist Health experts about the crisis in men’s health.
Gillian Generoso, M.D., internal medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary Care
Ahmed Eldefrawy, M.D., urologic oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute
Jason Perry, M.D., sports medicine physician with Baptist Health Orthopedic Care
June 9, 2022 / 22:07
Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives and minimizing stroke-related disability. A panel of Baptist Health experts joined host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., to discuss stroke prevention and treatment during national Stroke Awareness Month.
· Brian Snelling, M.D., director of the stroke program at Marcus Neuroscience Institute.
· Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., director of Miami Neuroscience Institute’s stroke program.
· Joshua B. Young, M.D., medical director and chief of emergency medicine at South Miami Hospital.
May 18, 2022 / 21:29
There’s a phrase we use to describe the determination it takes to get through an illness or other challenge: ‘it’s a question of mind over matter.’ That’s more than just a saying. Widespread medical evidence has demonstrated the power of the mind to affect our physical state.
Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., explores the phenomena of the placebo and nocebo effects with Baptist Health clinical pharmacist Frank Zamora, Pharm. D.
May 10, 2022 / 23:41
More than 20 percent of American adults suffer from chronic pain, defined as persistent pain that lasts at least six months. Back pain, arthritis, nerve pain and headaches are common causes. What can be done when long-term pain is ruining your quality of life?
Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., explored this complex and frustrating syndrome with a panel of experts in a recent episode of Baptist Health’s Resource Live program.
· Lijo Jose, M.D., a family medicine physician with Baptist Health Primary Care
· Francisco Garcia, a physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care
April 27, 2022 / 25:33
Aphasia is an acquired condition that affects a person’s ability to speak, write and understand language. The condition has been in the news ever since it was cited as the reason for Bruce Willis’ recent retirement from acting. What do we know about aphasia; its causes, symptoms and what can be done to help those who are affected by it?
A recent episode of Baptist Health’s Resource Live program, hosted by Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., delved into this complex and debilitating condition.
- Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., director of the stroke program at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute
- Denise Vargas, speech pathologist at Baptist Health.
April 19, 2022 / 25:46
After a brief hiatus, the Baptist HealthTalk podcast is back with a special edition to mark a milestone: our 100th episode.
Join us as we turn the tables on Dr. Jonathan Fialkow to get his unique perspective on the podcast’s evolution during two of the most tumultuous years in modern medicine. Originally intended to cover common healthcare concerns such as backaches and vaping, Baptist HealthTalk made a major pivot to deliver reliable information about COVID-19 from Baptist Health leaders and experts.
Dr. Fialkow reflects on some of the most impactful episodes to date and talks about where the podcast is headed in the future – with the help of input from listeners. To leave feedback about the podcast or suggest a topic, please send an email to BaptistHealthTalk@BaptistHealth.net.
We thank our listeners for your support.
April 12, 2022 / 26:30