ChristianaCare Launches ‘For the Love of Health’ Podcast

Can a familiar bed, snuggles from a beloved pet and other comforts of home help patients recover faster? What does it take for a dancer or other performance athlete on the stage, floor or ice to recover after pushing their bodies to the limit? How can a primary care provider help a patient struggling with food insecurity?

Learn the answers to these questions and more in “For the Love of Health,” a new podcast from ChristianaCare that delves into fascinating and often surprising topics in health care.

Click here to subscribe to “For the Love of Health” or find it wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

“There has never been a more exciting time in health care, as innovations in science, technology and care delivery are transforming the industry—and transforming the ways that we as individuals can lead healthier lives,” said Karen Browne, vice president of Marketing and Communications for ChristianaCare.

“The ‘For the Love of Health’ podcast is your invitation every two weeks to learn something amazing from the experts at ChristianaCare.”

Podcast guest Charmaine Wright, M.D., medical director of ChristianaCare’s Center for Special Health Care Needs, addresses the phenomenon of perpetual parenthood that begins when a child with complex medical and social conditions turns 18.

As one of the nation’s most innovative and dynamic health systems, perennially ranked among America’s 50 Best Hospitals by HealthgradesU.S. News & World Report Best HospitalsNewsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals and other health care ratings, ChristianaCare is home to a diverse array of experts in almost every facet of health care and medicine.

Episodes are available now on all major podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsSpotify and Google Podcasts.

Every other Thursday hosts Michael Chesney and Megan McGuriman take listeners through insightful interviews with ChristianaCare’s experts.

Sports and Dance Medicine specialist Elizabeth Barchi, M.D., has a must-listen episode for anyone interested in sports medicine, dance, figure skating or simply the awe-inspiring capabilities of the human body.

Episode 1 features Sarah Schenck, M.D., FACP, medical director of Virtualist Medicine for ChristianaCare’s Center for Virtual Health, who discusses how the home is the hottest new venue for care, and ChristianaCare’s hospital care at home program is providing actual hospital inpatient care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.

Released today, Episode 2 leaps into the world of dancers and figure skaters with sports medicine specialist Elizabeth Barchi, M.D., who explains what it takes for performance athletes to stay in top condition and prevent injuries.

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