Category Archives: Tips from Healthy Matters radio broadcast

Summertime emergencies are no fun

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy Hey, friends, this is Part 2 of 2 posts about emergencies.  You may wish to check out the first post, “An insider’s view of the emergency department” which gives a look at a major … Continue reading

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Sinus congestion, nasal irrigation, and the neti pot

It seems that about 75% of my life involves nasal congestion with sinus pressure around my eyes.   It’s probably allergies to various tiny stuff floating through the air.  Not sure about that but I am so stuffy so much … Continue reading

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Getting to – and maintaining – a healthy weight

It is practically an expectation in health and wellness forums to talk about weight loss after the first of the year.  New Year’s resolutions being all the rage in January.  Perhaps you plan to lose a few pounds this year? … Continue reading

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9th year of Healthy Matters. . . and you have homework

Friends, in January we will be launching the 9th year of the Healthy Matters radio broadcast on WCCO 830 AM radio! When HCMC decided to produce a radio show in late 2008, they put out a call for a host.  I … Continue reading

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Insomnia Part 2: “Sleep is incredibly behavioral” (VIDEOS)

Hey, Early Birds and Night Owls! This post is the second part about insomnia which is a topic I’m finding resonates with a whole lot of people.  If you missed Part 1 about Insomnia, I recommend reading that post here … Continue reading

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Insomnia Part 1: Maybe you should just count sheep.

I think I may hold the world record for the fastest time in falling asleep.  Usually I’m out about a nanosecond after my head hits the pillow.  And that’s just at night.  I’m pretty good at falling asleep just about … Continue reading

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Burns 1-2-3

Hey hey we are going to talk about burn injuries to your skin in this post.  It’s a follow-up to the radio broadcast of last week where I talked with a burn surgeon.  We learned some really important information about … Continue reading

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Join our #yesMAMM Twitter Chat on October 27

Save the date: October 27, Noon-1:00 As I have mentioned both on the air and in previous blog posts right, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So far this month we have talked about breast cancer detection on the Healthy … Continue reading

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Reflections (but no pictures) from 9/11 and this week’s Emergency Preparedness topic

A remembrance: Fifteen years ago today at around 8:00 Minneapolis time, I was in the Intensive Care Unit at HCMC.  I was a medical resident on that day doing my rotation in Nephrology and was visiting a critically-ill patient in … Continue reading

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Surgeon and TV star Dr. DiBardino talks heart valves

Hello from warm and muggy Minneapolis!  Yup, it’s summer here in the upper Midwest in my hometown.  Hope you’re cool and comfortable where ever you are checking in from. Today’s topic is loosely about heart surgery and I’ll highlight one of … Continue reading

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