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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 …
Health Matters; New Year's Resolutions [PODCAST]
WJON's Health Matters program focused on losing weight and life changing healthy New Year's resolutions. I talked with Rejuv Medical Chief Integration Officer Garrett Ewers from Rejuv Medical. He says people need to know their "why" when it comes to making life changes like wei…
Health Matters; Healthy Holiday Eating [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Registered Dietician Kari Collett from A-to-Zinc Nutrition. Our discussion was on healthy eating during the holidays. She says with more and more people hosting their own holiday gathering can allow for moving away from some unhealthy tr…
Health Matters; Dr. Zook on Dementia [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with retired Doctor Pat Zook. Our topic of discussion is on dementia. He says dementia isn't a diagnosis even though many people think it is. He says memory loss doesn't have to be associated with dementia either. Zook says demen…
Health Matters; Covid-19 Fatigue [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Rejuv Certified Physician Assistant Terrance Keller. We talked about Covid-19 fatigue and how to cope and fight through it. Keller says many people lack motivation due to Covid-19 since so many of the activities they are used to doing c…
Health Matters; Dealing with Trauma [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with psychotherapist Mindy Heinen from Sartell Pediatrics. Our topic of conversation is trauma. Mindy says examples of trauma could be a death, dealing with violent situations, physical or sexual abuse, or maybe a car accident.
Health Matters; Could Be A Mild Flu Season [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Dr. David Smith from Sartell Pediatrics. He says more people are getting the flu shot and lots of people are taking precautions with masks and social distancing which should lead to a mild flu season. Dr. Smith says he still expects a…
Health Matters; Parenting in St. Cloud [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Family Therapist Nora Johnson from The Village Family about parenting. There isn't a handbook for how to parent and how to deal with all the different situations and challenges that come up. Nora offered some assistance on how pare…

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