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Posts from the 'Tips for Healthy Living' category

Tips for Healthy Living–10-28-2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

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A  live 15-minute conversation about health and wellness

from the Sunshine Community Health Center.

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with today’s in-studio guest

Deborah Young, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the clinic.

On this segment, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and other types of depression are the main topics of discussion. Deborah Young, one of the recent behavioral health providers to be hired at the clinic,  also talks about how diagnosis and treatment of depression is part of integrated health care at SCHC.

Tips for Healthy Living

Friday, October 14, 2016

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A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest

Cici Schoenberger,

Behavioral Health Provider at the clinic.

In this program, Cici tells listeners about the increase in behavioral health providers at the clinic, from one provider to three. New licensed clinical social workers at the clinics are Sarah Blanning and Deborah Young. The integrated health care approach to wellness is also explained. Patients may notice different questionnaires, and may have a team of providers from different specialties addressing their mental and physical concerns.

 

Tips for Healthy Living

Friday, September 30, 2016

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A  live 15-minute conversation about health and wellness

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe,

Physician Assistant at the clinic.

 

In today’s program, Keith and Holly talk about this year’s flu vaccine, the recent outbreak of the viral hand, foot, and mouth disease in local youth…(and adults). He tells how to identify this self-limiting virus on your body, and potential complications, as well as how to deal with it.

From there, he talks about how it’s difficult to tell whether an illness is caused by bacteria (and therefore treated with an antibiotic), or a virus (and therefore letting our immune system take care of it), and who might want to see a health provider rather than trying to make the determination themselves.

Tips for Healthy Living

Friday, August 26, 2016

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A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe,

Physician Assistant at the clinic.

Tips for Healthy Living-8-12-2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

KKehoe-Tips by KWriter

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe,

Physician Assistant at the clinic.

On this program, Keith tells about the sometimes mysterious pattern of peoples’ reasons for visiting the clinic, reminds listeners that a change of seasons means differing levels or types of stress, and how one might deal with that. An approach to suspected giardiasis is discussed, and, after a couple weeks of rain, wild mushrooms are a topic. Also, a quick heads-up about the Clinic’s Color Run coming up August 31st.

Tips for Healthy Living 7-29-2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

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A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe,

Physician Assistant at the clinic.

Tips for Healthy Living 7-15-2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

KKehoe-Tips by KWriter

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news

from the Sunshine Community Health Center:

It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe,

Physician Assistant at the clinic.

 

 

On this program, Keith talks about the relationship between chicken pox and shingles, how to identify an outbreak of shingles, and why he recommends a shingles vaccine for people in their sixties.

Keith also wants people to know about a free four-day camp for young people 15 to 21 who might be interested in careers in behavioral health, a field which has too few providers in Alaska.  The camp starts August 1st in Anchorage.

 

Tips for Healthy Living–7-1-16

Friday, July 1, 2016

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news from the Sunshine Community Health Center: It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe, Physician Assistant at the clinic. Today’s conversation is all about bacteria…good bacteria and bad, including the infection called “swimmer’s ear”, and how to treat it at home.

Tips for Healthy Living–6-17-16

Friday, June 17, 2016

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news from the Sunshine Community Health Center: It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe, Physician Assistant at the clinic.

Today’s tips are on the subject of heat (and how it’s all relative, and individual), insect bites, the continued cases of influenza, and how to minimize the biggest risk travelers face in any place they visit. (Hint:  The biggest risk to travelers’ health is not a disease or intestinal problem).