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Ever Wondered Why Beans Give you Gas?
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Registered Dietician Kari Collett from A-to-Zinc Nutrition. She explained that beans are a great source of fiber but when people eat beans your intestines and colon have an excess of fiber that tends to produce gas within the intestines …
Health Matters; Tips to Lose the Pandemic 15 [PODCAST]
During the Pandemic in 2020 and parts of 2021 many people put on weight they are now looking to shed. This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Chief Integration Officer Garrett Ewers from Rejuv Medical. Our topic of conversation this time was on losing the "pandemic 15&…
Health Matters; How to Be Safe in the Sun [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with CentraCare Dermatologist Dr. Liz Blixt about skin cancer. Dr. Blixt says there are 3 types of skin cancer; squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Blixt says melanoma is the most deadly of the 3 but basal cell and …
Health Matters; How to Prevent a Stroke [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Certified Nurse Practitioner Leah Roering from CentraCare. Leah specializes in stroke neurology. She says there are many ways people can reduce the odds that they suffer from a stroke at some point in their life. Ways include eating he…
Allergies A Problem Already This Spring [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I was joined by Dr. Ted Truitt from St. Cloud ENT. Our topic is allergies. He says allergy sufferers are already seeing some concerns this spring. Trees a budding, grasses are growing and allergies are becoming a factor.
Health Matters; Some Injuries Can Be Avoided [PODCAST]
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Physical Therapy Manager Brittney Braegelmann from Rejuv Medical. We discussed common spring injuries and how to treat and in some cases avoid them all together. Brittney says arm, shoulder and elbow injuries are common in the sport of …
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…

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