Podcast: Your Health

Podcast: Your Health

Time for a checkup! Barry Morgan hosts Your Health, a podcast about healthcare news and insights from CIUSSS West-Central Montreal (the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal).

Got a topic suggestion or a health question?  Let us know!

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Episode 57 - Cancer and Anxiety

June 13, 2019

To learn that one has cancer is a shocking ordeal. The reaction to this diagnosis varies from person to person. Sometimes one will feel anxiety at the time of diagnosis, another while waiting for medical results or at the beginning of treatment. Despite this stressful feeling, it is possible to act upon it.

To tell us more, Barry Morgan welcomes Mona Wizenberg, who survived two cancers. She is now a volunteer at the Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, where she provides peer advice.

Episode 56 - Info-Santé 8-1-1

May 30, 2019

Did you know that it is not always necessary to travel to the clinic or hospital to access a health care professional?

If you or someone close to you does not feel well, just pick up your phone and dial 8-1-1.

To tell us more about this not so well known service, Barry Morgan welcomed in our studio Kamelie Truong, an Info-Santé 8-1-1 nurse-clinician, a regional service managed by CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.

Episode 55 - Cancer and nutrition

May 16, 2019

"You are what you eat" is a well-known adage that is even truer when it comes to cancer.

But what are the links between what we eat and disease prevention? Can our diet have an impact while receiving cancer treatments?

To tell us more about these issues, Barry Morgan spoke to Dr. Michael Pollak, Director of the Cancer Prevention Centre the Jewish General Hospital Segal Cancer Center.

Episode 54 - Screen time and children

According to the Quebec Institute of Statistics, 1 out of 5 teens spends 35 hours or more per week in front of a screen for entertainment. The phenomenon is such that the Quebec government will launch an awareness campaign led by an organization that also fights against smoking!

Meanwhile, another study confirms that children who spend too much time in front of screens (TV, tablet, smartphone and/or game console are more at risk of developing an attention deficit disorder and behavioral problems.

To tell us more about this phenomenon, Barry Morgan of Your Health Podcast speaks with Dr. Paola Habib, Director of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital.

Episode 53 - April is Autism Awareness Month

April 18, 2019

April is Autism Awareness Month. This is the 35th year that the Quebec Autism Federation is raising awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. To tell us more about this, Barry Morgan of Your Health Podcast speaks to Shari Joseph, Psychologist and Rehabilitation Coordinator, Miriam Home and Services, a rehabilitation and support centre of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Episode 52 - Clinical Ethics Service

April 4, 2019

Did you know that a health and social services organization like ours has a Clinical Ethics Service? This service aims to improve the experience of patients, clients, residents, their families and staff, and enhance the integrity of the organization as a whole.

To talk about the role played by an ethicist in a health network like ours, Barry Morgan from Your Health Podcast talks with Kevin Hayes, a clinical ethicist for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
 

Episode 51 - Mental Health and Immigrants

March 21, 2019

The 14th Annual Research Day of the Department of Psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) will be held on March 29 and will focus on “Building Better Bridges: Assessment and Treatment of Immigrant Mental Health Problems.” To tell us more about this issue, Barry Morgan, host of Your Health Podcast talks to Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, Director of the Culture & Mental Health Research Unit at the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry at the JGH.

Episode 50 - Palliative care

March 7, 2019

This week on Your Health Podcast, Barry Morgan speaks to Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Chief for the Division of Palliative Care in our CIUSSS.

You'll earn more about palliative care offered in our network.

Episode 49 - Telehealth

February 21, 2019

This week on Your Health Podcast, Barry Morgan speaks to Lilly Luan, Program administrator with the Support Program for the Autonomy of Seniors (SAPA). You'll learn more about digital health through services offered in the comfort of your home such as telehomecare, teleconsultations and  telerehabilitation.

Episode 48 - White Cane Week

February 8, 2019

During White Cane Week, we're raising awareness of the challenges facing Canadians that are blind or living with vision loss. Tune into Your Health Podcast. Our host Barry Morgan speaks with Annie Gouveia, a rehabilitation specialist in visual impairment at the MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre.

Episode 47 - Lee Haberkorn - Bell Let's Talk day

January 30, 2019

Tune into Your Health Podcast today for Bell Let's Talk day. Barry Morgan speaks to Lee Haberkorn of Virgin Radio Montreal, bringing focus on the importance of mental health awareness and putting an end to its stigmatization.

Episode 46 - Flu shots

November 29, 2018

It is time to get vaccinated against the flu! Did you know that this year you can book your flu shot online? Listen to our Public Health Coordinator, Dominique Dufour to learn more about this year's campaign, how to book your appointment online and where vaccination clinics are offered.






Episode 45 - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal commemorates World COPD Day, which is November 21st, sharing information concerning COPD, which stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

  • Dr. Nathalie Saad, a respirologist at the Jewish General Hospital and the Director of the Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Mount Sinai Hospital

For more information contact Albert Sicondolfo via email at:

 albert.sicondolfo.ccomtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

or visit the  Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program website.






Episode 44 - Hand hygiene

October 15, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal commemorates Global Handwashing Day, which is October 15th, sharing information about the importance of handwashing.

  • Adila Zahir, the Chief of Service in Infection Prevention & Control for the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal





Episode 43 - Learning Disorders

September 27, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal discusses the issue of learning disorders and the signs that your child might have problems in comprehending what they need to know in school.

  • Dr. Ashley Wazana, an Associate Professor at the Centre for Child Development and Mental Health at the Jewish General Hospital.





Episode 42 - Backpacks for school kids

September 13, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal talks about backpacks for school kids and the health dangers they may face for using a backpack that isn’t properly suited to their size and also used properly.

  • Léonie Blanchette, an Occupational Therapist in the Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Program at the Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre





Episode 41 - Anxious Teens & Schools

August 30, 2018

This edition of Your Health talks about the anxiety some kids feel as they go back to school, especially those who are entering high school for the first time.

  • Perry Adler, Associate Director and Teenage Health Unit Director at the Herzl Family Practice Centre of the Jewish General Hospital.

Teenage Health Unit at the Herzl Family Practice Centre: 514-340-8242

 






Episode 40 - Giving birth with a mid-wife

August 16, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal talks about the role of the midwife and many expectant mothers look for an alternative to giving birth in a hospital.

  • Chloe Markgraf, who is a midwife at the Côte-des-Neiges Birthing Centre

Maison de Naissance Pointe Claire
180, avenue Cartier
Pointe-Claire (Québec)
H9S 4S1
514 697-1199

Maison de Naissence Côte des Neiges
6560, Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges
Montréal (Québec)
H3S 2A7
514 736-2323

Maison de Naissence Jeanne-Mance
1822 rue Ontario Est
Montréal (Québec)
H2K 1T7
514 527-2361 poste 2530





Episode 39 - Robotic surgery

August 2, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal talks about the innovative work being done in the field of robotic surgery at the Jewish General Hospital.

  • Dr. Shannon Salvador, a gynaecological oncologist at the Jewish General Hospital

 






Episode 38 - Baby puree workshops

Jul 19, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal talks about nutrition for your baby, specifically making your own baby food. 

  • Josiane Cyr, a dietician with the Child, Youth & Family Program at the CLSC Parc-Extension

CLSC Parc-Extension
7085 Hutchison Street
514-273-3800 x 6350






Episode 37 - Baby's Family Doctor

July 5, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal is the second of two parts dealing with the medical care of infants. Should a baby be seen by a pediatrician or by the general practitioner who monitors the health of your entire family? This episode focuses on the GP.

  • Dr. Barbara Evans, a Family Doctor at the Herzl Family Practice Center
    Herzl Family Practice Centre
    5858 Cote des Neiges
    514-340-8311






Episode 36 - Pediatrician

June 21, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal is the first of two parts dealing with the medical care of infants. Should a baby be seen by a pediatrician or by the general practitioner who monitors the health of your entire family? This episode focuses on the pediatrician.

  • Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, McGill University, and the Chief, of the Department of Pediatrics & Neonatology at the Jewish General Hospital.





Episode 35 - The first 48 hours after baby goes home

June 7, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal is the second part of a two part series on the first 48 hours of a baby’s life.  Part two features the first 48 hours after the baby goes home.

Cristiana Anghelescu, Assistant Head Nurse, for the Child, Youth and Family Program for CLSC Parc-Extension and Côte-des-Neiges

 






Episode 34 - Baby's first 48 hours

May 24, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal is the first part of a two part series on the first 48 hours of a baby’s life.  Part one features the first 48 hours at the hospital from the point of birth.

  • Michelle Douglas, Registered Nurse at the Jewish General Hospital

The  Tiny Tots Book contains valuable information. 






Episode 33 - Baby dental clinics

May 10, 2018

This edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal discusses the oral hygiene needs of babies and when that first trip to the dentist should be.

  • Isabelle Daoust, a public health dental hygienist with the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal

Baby Dental Clinics
CLSC de Côte-des-Neiges – 514-731-8531

CLSC de Parc-Extension – 514-273-9591

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