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Podcast: Your Health

EPISODE 9 - Embrace Your Journey to Healthy Eating

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features information on the role nutrition plays in the fight against cancer and promotes an upcoming nutritional free lecture coming up on Tuesday, July 4th.  Featured on the show:

  • Dr. Michael Pollak, director of the Cancer Prevention Centre at the Jewish General Hospital
  • Nutritionist Jaimie Yue, who will be giving a lecture on the proper path to healthy eating called Embrace Your Journey to Healthy Eating.   

Embrace Your Journey to Healthy Eating

The Plaza Hotel
420 Sherbrooke Street West
Rooms B & C
For more information call:
514-340-8222 extension 24139
Or email: cancerprevention@jgh.mcgill.ca  


Episode 8 - Strokes and MAB-Mackay Day Centre

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features information on strokes and also a look at the work of the MAB-Mackay Day Centre.  Featured on the show:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Minuk is the Chief of the Department of Neurosciences at the Jewish General Hospital and he’s also the Co-chair of the Canadian Stroke Congress
  • Geneviève Chabot, the Coordinator of Rehabilitation for MAB-Mackay

Episode 7 - Smoking cessation

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features information on smoking cessation and what it takes to give up the habit.  Featured on the show:

  •  Dr. Michael Dworkind, Associate Director, Cancer Prevention Centre, Jewish General Hospital
  • Joseph Erban, Smoking Cessation Counsellor, Cancer Prevention Centre,  Jewish General Hospital 

Contact the Smoking Cessation Centre by calling:

514-340-8222 x 23870

Episode 6 - Hypertension and vitamin D

June 1st, 2017

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features information on hypertension and also a understanding of why we need Vitamin D and the research into what it does for the body.  Featured on the show:

  • Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, Physician-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital, Canada Research Chair in Hypertension and Vascular Research, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
  • Dr. Brent Richards, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Human Genetics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies – Jewish General Hospital

Episode 5 - LOV Program for expectant and new Mothers

May 26, 2017

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features the LOV Program for expectant and new Mothers who are also new to the country, a service offered at the CLSC in Parc Extension.  Also we look at the serious issue of elder abuse.  Featured on the show:

- Cristiana Anghelescu the Assistant head nurse from the CLSC in Parc Extension  

The LOV Program meets every second Thursday from 9am to 11:30am.  Parc Ex residents can sign up by calling 514-273-9591 ex 6354.

- Suzanne Cloutier, the Assistant Director for Rehab of the CIUSSS for West-Central Montreal  

The Elder Abuse Hotline number is 1-888-489-2287.  

For more info check this site: https://www.mfa.gouv.qc.ca/en/aines/lutte_contre_maltraitance/Pages/index.aspx

Episode 4 - Info-Santé 811 and Info-Social

May 17, 2017

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features a look at telephone services of Info-Santé 811 and Info-Social.  These services are available to you 24/7, 365 days a year.  Featured on the show:

  •  Marie Ouellon, the Director of the Frontline Integrated Services Program.
  •  Paula Yiannopoulos, the Co-ordinator for Info-Sante and Info-Social.

Episode 3 - ER vs Clinic

May 10, 2017

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features a look at The Jewish General Hospital’s ER and answers the question of when one should go to an ER vs. a clinic.  Featured on the show: 

  • Valerie Schneidman, the Head Nurse in the Emergency Department of the Jewish General Hospital.
  • Dr. Marc Afilalo, the Chief of the Emergency Department at the Jewish General Hospital.

Episode 2 - Dr. Mark Wainberg

May 4, 2017

This week’s edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal features a look at a research pioneering giant who left us too soon.  Dr. Mark Wainberg.  Featured on the show:

  • Dr. Gerald Batist, the Acting Director and Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute on the legacy of Dr. Wainberg.
  • Two segments from 2016 with D’Arcy McGee MNA David Birnbaum as he discusses Dr. Wainberg’s career and bestows upon him the 2016 D’Arcy McGee National Assembly Citizenship Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Community Involvement.

Episode 1 - Welcome to Your Health

April 27, 2017

This is the inaugural edition of Your Health – A Podcast of the Integrated Health & Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal.  This show features information you can use to better access the many services offered via The CIUSSS.  In our first show, host Peter Anthony Holder introduces you to the health network.  Among the three guests in this first show are:

  • Glenn J. Nashen, the Associate Director for Communications and Media Relations, who explains what CIUSSS stand for and gives an overview of some of the institutions included in the West-Central Montreal network.
  • Alan Maislin, President of the board of Directors for the West-Central Montreal Network, shares insight into the network’s creation along with compelling reasons why it’s vital to the community it serves and its ambitious goals for the future.
  • Francine Dupuis, the Associate CEO for the network, shares her vision of how dynamic and full service the network will be for the multicultural community it serves.