As part of our community outreach, Castle Medical Center is proud to partner with Salem Communications in hosting a 30-minute radio program about health issues. The name of the radio show is “In Sickness & In Health,” and the program complements our television segments currently airing on KHON2 TV every Wednesday at 5 p.m.
This radio program is now broadcast every Sunday on KHNR-AM 690 at 8:00 a.m. and again on KGU-AM 760 at 8:30 a.m.
Listen to an interview on the subject of cervical cancer with Li-Duen Clark, M.D., obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in Kāne‘ohe, and Beth Davidann, cervical cancer survivor and director of Castle’s Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Center. They discuss who is at risk, the importance of regular exams, and treatment.
Carol Enderle, director of the Surgical Weight Loss Institute at Castle, Mary Arakaki, nutritionist with the institute, and James Stoddard, successful surgical weight loss patient at Castle, discuss the comprehensive program at Castle. Who are good candidates for this surgery? Why are diet and exercise sometimes not enough?
Kevin Roberts, outgoing president and CEO of Castle Medical Center, and Hilton Raethel, senior vice president of insurer HMSA, discuss the new contract they have signed whereby payments that Castle receives from HMSA are highly dependent on the quality of care Castle provides to the community.
Listen in on a discussion with Kevin Roberts, outgoing president and CEO of Castle Medical Center, Kathy Raethel, incoming president and CEO, and Travis Clegg, recently appointed vice president of operations. They talk about Castle’s accomplishments during Mr. Roberts’s tenure, its goals for the future under Ms. Raethel, and meeting the challenges of health care reform in the U.S.
David Rasmussen, chaplain and director of Spiritual Life at Castle, has an in-depth discussion with host Jasmin Rodriguez about dealing with grief, whether experienced by ourselves or by others in our lives.
Ruby Hayasaka, R.D., director of Nutritional Services at Castle Medical Center, and Michael Tengan, exercise specialist, talk about healthy eating and exercise during the holidays.
Join neurologist Kore Liow, M.D., director of Hawai‘i Pacific Neuroscience in Kailua, Nancy Brown, executive director of the Epilepsy Foundation of Hawai‘i, and Elizabeth Stevenson, executive director and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter, in a discussion of two conditions, epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease, and what can be done to give assistance to those affected by them.
46 million people in the United States still smoke. In this segment of “In Sickness & In Health,” Beth Davidann, director of the Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Center at Castle, talks about how difficult in can be to quit and the many resources available to those who would like to.
Obstetrician and gynecologist Susan Chapman, M.D., talks to host Jasmin Rodriguez about incontinence in women: the various types, causes, possible prevention, and treatments.
Listen to a discussion with Carol Enderle, director of the Surgical Weight Loss Institute at Castle, and Pauline Kalawai‘a and James Stoddard, successful surgical weight loss patients at Castle, about the hospital’s program. Hear about the challenges and joys experienced by those who have chosen to have weight loss surgery.
Host Jasmin Rodriguez talks to Tina Johnson, director of the Vera Zilber Birth Center at Castle, and Tamy DeLeon, staff nurse and class coordinator for the Birth Center, about preparing for parenthood and the classes and support groups Castle offers to expecting and recent parents.
Join Missie Wasielewski, manager, and Brian Matsusaka, director of Imaging Services at Castle Medical Center as they talk about mammograms: how often women should get one one, how to schedule one, and how to prepare for the exam. They also discuss breast self-exams and risk factors for breast cancer.
Drs. Li-Duen and Jean-Paul Clark are a husband-and-wife ob/gyn team with Windward Obstetrics and Gynecology in Kāne‘ohe. In this program, they talk about infertility, how it can be evaluated, its possible causes, the emotional effect it can have, and how the chances for successful pregnancy can be improved.
Kimberly Lund, D.O., is a family practitioner with Trade Winds Family Medicine, located in the ‘Aikahi neighborhood of Kailua. In this segment, Dr. Lund discusses heart disease in women: its prevalence, how it manifests, the risk factors, and how you can help to prevent it.
Susan Chapman, M.D., is an obstetrician and gynecologist with Pali Women’s Health Center, which is located on the campus of Castle Medical Center in Kailua. In this broadcast, Dr. Chapman talks about the symptoms of menopause and perimenopause and how best to manage them.
Clinical managers Iwalani Andres of Castle Home Care and Gloria O’Connor of Castle Assisted Care (formerly Castle Community Care), both based in Kāne‘ohe, talk about home care services, community care services, whom they serve, how one qualifies for them, and their cost.
Neuroscience specialist Tom Harding, Psy.D., and neurophysiologist Bridget Mortell of Hawai‘i Pacific Neuroscience talk about their neuroscience center in Kailua, the memory workshop to be held at Castle Medical Center in September and in November, and what can be done to help defer the onset of memory problems.
Dr. Steven Fowler, bariatric surgeon, and Carol Enderle, manager of Castle’s Surgical Weight Loss Institute, speak on achieving weight loss through various types of bariatric surgery.
Learn all about breast-feeding your baby and the advantages breast-feeding offers, from Liora Noy, lactation consultant at Castle Medical Center.
Ruby Hayasaka, R.D., director of Nutritional Services at Castle Medical Center, and health and fitness coordinator Michael Tengan discuss good nutrition for children and childhood obesity. Learn what is best for your children’s health.
Listen to Eileen Towata, educator in the Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine Center at Castle, talk about stress, what it is, what causes it, how it can be both good and bad, and how best you can handle it.
Ed Howard, security manager at Castle Medical Center, discusses disaster preparedness and how you and your family can prepare before disaster strikes. He also talks about the role of the hospital during a disaster.
David Rasmussen, chaplain and director of Spiritual Life at Castle Medical Center, returns to “In Sickness & In Health” to talk about grief, how it manifests, how we deal with it, and how to help those in our lives who are experiencing it.
David Rasmussen, chaplain and director of Spiritual Life at Castle Medical Center, discusses the concept of “sacred work,” a way of approaching work and service to others that is central to the way things are done at the hospital.
Listen to John Halloran, infection control coordinator at Castle Medical Center, discuss the risk of contact with germs when we travel. How can we protect ourselves in airplanes, hotel rooms, rental cars, and restaurants? What special precautions should we take when traveling abroad?
Ron Sanderson, director of Castle Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Department, talks all about CPR, its importance, and the CPR program at Castle High School in Kāne‘ohe, where Castle Medical Center conducts classes that have trained and certified hundreds of high school students.
Listen to the stories of Ruby Hayasaka, R.D., director of Nutritional Services at Castle Medical Center, and Jean Look, case manager at Castle. Hear how they changed their lives by changing their lifestyle, how they lost more than a hundred pounds each, and how they dramatically improved their health and the way they feel.
Listen to Kevin Roberts, president and CEO of Castle Medical Center, ophthalmologist George Nardin, M.D., Castle’s chief of staff from 2009 to 2010, and Kate Saavedra, executive director of Castle Health Group and Castle’s director of Medical Staff Services and Case Management, speak on health care reform and what it means to you.