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Health Matters; Colorectal Cancer [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with CentraCare Physicians Assistant Bailey Knoblock about colorectal cancer. Bailey indicated that rectal cancer and colon cancer are often combined when talking about this form of cancer.
Health Matters; Child Mental Health [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Therapist Signe Miller from the Village Family Service Center. Miller works with children and families at the Village. She says a child's mental health was challenged during the pandemic with social distancing, online schooling a…
Health Matters; What is Epilepsy [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by CentraCare Neurologist Dr. Kathleen Rieke. We discussed epilepsy. Dr. Rieke says epilepsy is excessive and abnormal brain cell activity. Rieke says epilepsy can run in families and all that have epileptics can have seizures. She say…
Health Matters; The Loss of Taste and Smell [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Dr. Ted Truitt from St. Cloud ENT. We discussed the loss of taste and smell. This symptom has been associated with Covid-19 but Truitt says the loss of taste and smell can be signs of so many other things including a cold, sinus infecti…
Health Matters; How do Vaccines Work [PODCAST]
I was joined on Health Matters this week by Dr. David Smith from Sartell Pediatrics. He described how the Covid-19 vaccine is similar or different from other vaccines. He says it isn't unusual for vaccines to require a freezer or refrigeration for storage to store a vaccine at -80 degrees isn…
Health Matters; Seasonal Affective Disorder [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Therapist Anne Deters from the Village Family Service Center in St. Cloud. We discussed Seasonal Affective Disorder. We discussed how this disorder is similar and different from depression and how people can help those suffering from …

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