IU Health West HealthCast

Indiana University Health West Hospital  is excited to present a series of healthy living HealthCasts. These podcasts offer timely health, wellness, fitness and safety information from IU Health West Hospital physicians and other healthcare professionals, and are updated regularly.

Each HealthCast focuses on a single health topic of interest, and offers in-depth discussion on everything from disease and injury prevention to healthy lifestyle tips.

We invite you to enjoy our series of healthy living HealthCasts:

Falls Prevention

Michael Pleska, Physical Therapist

Join Michael Pleska, physical therapist at Indiana University Health West Hospital, as he discusses preventing falls and make loved ones' homes as fall-safe as possible.

Acid Reflux

Eugene Ceppa, MD, General Surgeon

Join Eugene Ceppa, MD, general surgeon with Indiana University Health Physicians at IU Health West Hospital, as he discusses acid reflux disease and its treatment options.

Sun Safety

Jane Ambro, IU Health Cancer Prevention Specialist

Join Jane Ambro, cancer prevention specialist with Indiana University Health, as she discusses skin cancer and best practices for sun safety.

Cholesterol

Robert Ingram, NP

Join Robert Ingram, NP, nurse practitioner with Indiana University Health Physicians Cardiology at IU Health West Hospital, as he explains cholesterol basics, the latest cholesterol guidelines and how your cholesterol numbers translate into your risk for heart disease.

Heart Scans

Robert Ingram, NP

Join Robert Ingram, NP, nurse practitioner with Indiana University Health Physicians Cardiology at IU Health West Hospital, as he discusses heart scans and how to decide if they are the right screening tool for your heart health.

Smoking Cessation

Megan Gill, IU Health West Hospital Smoking Cessation Program Coordinator

Join Megan Gill, coordinator for the smoking cessation program at IU Health West Hospital, as she discusses why it’s important to quit smoking, and provides some resources that can help.

Running

Jeremy Enz, IU Health West Hospital Director of Rehabilitation Services and Running Coach

Join Jeremy Enz, running coach and director of rehabilitation services at IU Health West Hospital, as he discusses how to become a runner and how to stay motivated to keep going.

COPD

Marilyn Parton, IU Health West Hospital Manager of Respiratory Care
& Joe Newman, IU Health West Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Supervisor

Join clinical experts Marilyn Parton, manager of respiratory care, and Joe Newman, supervisor of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, as they discuss living with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).

Flu Shot Basics

Jane Forni, IU Health West Hospital Manager of Infection Prevention

Join Jane Forni, Manager of Infection Prevention at IU Health West Hospital, as she discusses the basics of getting a flu shot.

Men's Breast Cancer

Darrel Skaggs, IU Health West Patient

Men make up only one percent of breast cancer diagnoses. Join IU Health West patient, and Brownsburg resident, Darrel Skaggs, as he shares his breast cancer story.

New HealthCast podcasts will be added regularly. Please watch the IU Health West Newsroom for announcements.