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Total Health Radio: Informing Listeners With Engaging Podcasts
Oct 16, 2013 (12:10 PM EDT)
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent episode of Kaiser Permanente's new podcast series, Total Health Radio, guest Julie Sutherland, MD, from Kaiser Permanente Colorado, describes some of the unusual symptoms of heart attacks in women, which include "jaw pain, shoulder pain … shortness of breath, sweating."
"You know what you just described to me?" replied the episode's host, Joyce Gottesfeld, MD. "A hot flash!"
"Good point," Dr. Sutherland replied. "It's hard to distinguish sometimes!"
Officially launched on Oct. 16, Total Health Radio is Kaiser Permanente's national foray into the world of podcasting, delivering motivating stories, valuable information and important health tips through a series of engaging conversations with featured guests.
The podcast series will cover a wide range of topics — especially women's and family health — with the help of physicians, health experts and patients, who will share their experiences dealing with and overcoming health challenges.
Total Health Radio will feature many hosts, one of whom is Dr. Gottesfeld, an ob-gyn who has been practicing with Kaiser Permanente Colorado for 17 years.
"I love to educate women about their health, their bodies and the changes they are going to go through over the course of their lives," said Dr. Gottesfeld. "I'm excited about Total Health Radio — reaching more people and really getting information out there in a way that's engaging and can help people take care of themselves."
Total Health Radio features programs about family health, women's heart health and developing awareness of teen dating violence. Future topics will reflect Kaiser Permanente's belief in total health — mind, body, and spirit — and will discuss such matters as:
The podcasts are free and available through mobile devices and personal computers at Kaiser Permanente's recently launched website, Total Health Radio, and will soon be available on podcast-distribution platforms such as iTunes and Stitcher.
At totalhealthradio.org, listeners can view show summaries, explore additional resources on featured topics, and check out bonus clips from shows.
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