Health Matters

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Enloe is getting real about wellness in its new podcast, Health Matters! Host Suzie Lawry-Hall talks with community members who are taking steps to improve their health as she breaks down complex health topics with Enloe caregivers. Get ready to be inspired as we get real about wellness. 

Suzie will explore diabetes, obesity, pregnancy, substance addiction, cancer and more. New podcasts drop the second Tuesday of every month.

Podcast microphone Episode 9: Empowering Moms Through Prenatal Support
Suzie explores group prenatal care — a new approach at Enloe Women’s Services. Found to reduce the risk of preterm births, the sessions aim to help empower moms by teaching them what to expect during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period, giving them access to a caregiver, and connecting them with other moms-to-be. Kinsey Winslow, a recent participant, shares her experience. Sasha Watts, a Certified Nurse Midwife at Enloe, joins to discuss who can benefit from the program, the research that supports it and more. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 8: Embracing Menopause
Suzie and two guests embrace menopause — a stage of life millions of women go through every year but few want to discuss openly. The women share their experiences in hopes of changing that and helping others. Alicia Hitch, M.D., an OBGYN with Enloe Women’s Services, joins them to explore the different phases of menopause, when it begins, the signs and more. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 7: Back to Normal: A Family’s COVID Vaccine Story
Suzie sits down with Teresa Muñoz, whose 16-year-old son was vaccinated against COVID-19. The Oroville native and Bay Area doctor discusses what her family took into consideration when making that decision and why vaccination was so important to their multi-generational household. Her son, Teo, shares what it was like getting his shot and how his life has changed since receiving it. Enloe’s Chief Medical Officer Marcia Nelson, M.D., joins them to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, how COVID-19 has affected the Hispanic community and more. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 6: A Father’s Fight Against Cancer
Suzie sits down with cancer patient Craig Hill. The father of two talks about his hesitancy to get annual checkups and how his daughter’s wedding helped uncover a serious diagnosis. He shares how the experience has changed him and what he wants other men to know in honor of Men’s Health Month. Hematologist/Oncologist Mandy Robertson, M.D., joins them to talk about the importance of regular checkups, warning signs men should look for and more in this Father’s Day edition of Health Matters. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 5: Teen Talks Suicide & Mental Health
In a powerful episode, Suzie sits down with 17-year-old Acacia Fullner to talk about mental health — something many children struggle with. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 17% of kids ages 6-17 experience a mental health disorder. The Chico High School junior opens up about her anxiety and depression, the struggles teens face, and a friend’s recent suicide. Jocelyn Beauregard, a Lead Social Worker with Enloe Behavioral Health, joins them to explore mental health, share how parents can talk to their children about this subject and more. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 4: Pregnancy During the Pandemic, Part 2
Suzie continues her conversation with two moms who gave birth during the pandemic in this bonus episode. Lauren Scarborough and Jenni Miller-James talk about bringing their newborn babies home, the struggles they faced, and what helped them. Amber Critchfield, an Enloe Midwife, joins them to talk about available resources, the importance of taking care of yourself, how partners can help and more. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 3: Pregnancy During the Pandemic, Part 1
In a special two-part series, Suzie talks to two moms who gave birth during the pandemic. Lauren Scarborough, a mother of two boys, and Jenni Miller-James, a mother of one son, talk about the challenges they faced during their pregnancies, the isolation they felt and their birth experiences. They also discuss the difficulties of breastfeeding, parenting and living through the pandemic with their newborns. Amber Critchfield, an Enloe Midwife, joins them. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 2: Fighting Diabetes: A Husband’s Story
Suzie talks to her husband, Ryan Hall, who was has pre-diabetes. The couple talk about his condition, how it’s affected their lives, how they're preventing diabetes and more. Buck August, an Enloe Dietitian, joins them. Listen now.

Podcast microphone Episode 1: High Cholesterol Diagnosis Sparks Health Matters Podcast
Suzie talks to Joe Page, Enloe Medical Center’s Marketing Manager, about how Health Matters came to fruition. Hear how Joe’s high cholesterol diagnosis inspired the podcast and the steps he has taken to get on the path to wellness. Plus, get a sneak peek of future episodes. Listen now.

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