Catch the Latest Health News with FHN and Big Radio

FHN is proud to work with the Big Radio family of stations to provide you the latest in health news.

Tune in to Big Oldies 93.7 at 7:35 Tuesday mornings when an FHN healthcare provider steps into Scott Thompson's "Morning Mess" for Dial-a-Doc. You'll hear about a different health topic each week on this 10-minute live interview.

FHN providers are also frequent guests on Big Radio's "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point".

You can also catch up on "Dial-a-Doc", "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point" in our online archive below!

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2017 Archives

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August 15 Dial-a-Doc: Services available at the FHN Retinal Clinic
Joyce Martin
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August 10 Cardiac Services at FHN
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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August 8 Dial-a-Doc: Back-to-School Immunizations and Vaccinations
Elizabeth Mendeloff DNP, FNP-BC
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August 1 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about the three types of Hepatitis
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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July 27 Services provided by the FHN Family Counseling Center
Cindy and Tracy
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July 25 Dial-a-Doc: Mosquitoes are back with a vengeance this summer.
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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July 18 Dial-a-Doc: Learn how to be prepared for any emergency
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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July 13 Protect yourself from mosquitoes this summer
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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July 11 Dial-a-Doc: Services Provided at FHN's Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center
Dr. Refaat and Julie Nampel
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July 4 Dial-a-Doc: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at FHN
LeAnne Raders
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June 27 Dial-a-Doc: Osteopathic Medical Care at FHN
Callina Elgar DO
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June 20 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement with TruMatch ™
George Lester, Director of OB and Surgical Services
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June 13 Dial-a-Doc: Amy Bollon discusses The Women's Diagnostic Center
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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June 8 Learn about the services provided by The Women's Diagnostic Center
Katie Alvarado, Operations Leader Imaging Services
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June 6 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Role in Addressing Community Violence
Quincy Carter, FHN Security Supervisor
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June 6 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement Innovations at FHN
Greg Dammann MD
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May 30 Dial-a-Doc: It's National Mental Health Awareness Month
Jennifer Aurand PsyD
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May 23 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Community Garden Program
Jill McKenna, FHN Marketing
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May 16 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Women's Diagnostic Center has expanded their Walk-in-Wednesdays Mammogram service
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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May 9 Dial-a-Doc: Mark Gridley Talks About FHN/National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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May 2 It's National Hospital Week, May 7-13
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Officer at FHN
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May 2 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Imaging Offers "My Risk" Hereditary Cancer Panel Test
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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April 25 Dial-a-Doc: April is National Foot Health Awareness Month
Roland Tolliver DPM
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April 18 Dial-a-Doc: YMCA Healthy Kids Day and FHN Family Health Fair - April 29
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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April 11 Dial-a-Doc: Bowl For Kids' Sake is Back!
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director and Cherie Rucker, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
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April 4 Flu Season is coming to a close - but it's still with us
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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March 28 Dial-a-Doc: Find About Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy at FHN
Tiffany Truckenmiller, FHN Certified Athletic Trainer
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March 23 March is National Social Work Month
Shevawn Svehla, FHN Social Worker
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March 21 Dial-a-Doc: Diabetes is on the Rise - Find Out More
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March 14 Dial-a-Doc: Ideas for Healthy Eating
Sarah Todd, Clinical Dietitian
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March 9 Managing Type I and Type II Diabetes
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March 7 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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March 7 New FHN CEO Mark Gridley talks about his goals for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February 28 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. DanPullo, FHN Obstetrics, discusses postmenopausal symptoms and treatments
Courtney DanPullo MD, FACOG
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February 23 Mark Gridley reflects on his first days on the job as FHN CEO
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February 21 Dial-a-Doc: Check Your Heart Health for $99
Diane & Erica, FHN Cardiac and Imaging Services
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February 14 Dial-a-Doc: February is National Heart Month
Bhadresh Patel MD, FACC, FACP
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0:08:43
February 9 More About Preventing and Treating Norovirus
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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February 7 Dial-a-Doc: Symptoms and Treatment for Norovirus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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February 7 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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January 31 Dial-a-Doc: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois - January is National Mentoring Month
Janet Plante, FHN Family Counseling Center – Stephenson County
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January 26 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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January 24 Dial-a-Doc: New CEO Mark Gridley Reviews His Vision for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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January 17 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about FHN's New EHR (Electronic Health Record) System - OurFHN
Karen Shearing
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January 3 Dial-a-Doc: How to Avoid and Treat Frostbite
Roland Tolliver DPM
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0:11:34
January 3 Dial-a-Doc: Learn All About The Affordable Care Act with an Expert
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator

2016 Archives

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December 27 Dial-a-Doc: Make More Effective New Year's Resolutions
Jennifer Aurand PsyD
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December 22 Dr Perry talks about his retirement and FHN's bright future
Dr. Michael Perry, FHN President and CEO
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December 13 Dial-a-Doc: The 2017 FHN GetFiTeam Challenge is Back!
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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December 6 Dial-a-Doc: Learn About The FHN Foundation
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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November 29 Dial-a-Doc: Find Out More About The Center for Wound Healing at FHN
Roland Tolliver DPM
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November 22 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Memorial Hospital Given an 'A' Rating for Patient Safety
Glenda Koeller, VP of Performance Excellence
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November 15 Dial-a-Doc: Get Help with ObamaCare Open Enrollment
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator
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November 10 Learn About Hospice Services at FHN
Anita Caruso
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November 8 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Festival of Trees DisCOSINO Holiday Gala
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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November 2 Dial-a-Doc: November is Hospice and Palliative Care Awareness Month
Sheryl Wolf, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
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0:07:16
November 2 Dial-a-Doc: Living with Diabetes
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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0:07:31
October 25 Dial-a-Doc: Breast Cancer Treatment at the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center
Dr. Koneru and Dr. Refaat
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October 18 Dial-a-Doc: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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October 11 Dial-a-Doc: The Importance of Car Seats for your Child
Michelle Allen, FHN OBGYN Team Leader
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October 6 Learn About the new FHN Vein Center
George Lester, FHN Director of OB and Surgical Services
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October 4 Dial-a-Doc: It's National Midwifery Week
Kim Vittorio, APN/CNM
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September 27 Dial-a-Doc: Learn About the Flu and Flu Shots
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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September 22 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is Approaching
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, FHN Infection Control
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September 13 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Speaker Series: What "Safe" Looks Like Today
Jennifer Aurand PsyD
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September 8 Learn About Hospice Care at FHN
Sheryl Wolf, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
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August 30 Dial-a-Doc: Ways to Handle Back-to-School Stress
Amanda Schroeder, Clinical Therapist
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August 25 Ways to Handle Back-to-School Stress
Amanda Schroeder, Clinical Therapist
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August 23 Find Out About the Win With Wellness Program
Janet Vrtol, Stephenson County Health Department
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August 23 Dial-a-Doc: Get Up-to-date on the Zika Virus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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August 16 Dial-a-Doc: LearnAbout the Varicosity Center at FHN
George Lester, FHN Director of OB and Surgical Services
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August 11 The New Varicosity Program at FHN
George Lester, FHN Director of OB and Surgical Services
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August 9 Dial-a-Doc: Preventing Sports Injuries
Greg Dammann MD
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August 2 OurFHN - Electronic Health Records (EHR) at FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN Executive Vice President, COO
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August 2 Dial-a-Doc: The Many Benefits of Drinking More Water
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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July 26 Dial-a-Doc: Annual Immunizations at FHN
Elizabeth Mendeloff DNP, FNP-BC
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July 20 Dial-a-Doc: Learn the Best Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer
Prasad Kilaru MD, FSCAI, FACC
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July 14 OurFHN - Electronic Health Records (EHR) at FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN Executive Vice President, COO
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July 12 Dial-a-Doc: Improve Your Healthy Eating Habits
Jennifer Gassman, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
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July 5 Dial-a-Doc: Helping Family and Friends Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Jennifer Aurand PsyD
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June 30 It's Mosquito Season, Learn How to Stay Safe
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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June 28 Dial-a-Doc: Stay Safe This Summer
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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June 21 Dial-a-Doc: OurFHN - Electronic Health Records (EHR) at FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN Executive Vice President, COO
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June 14 Dial-a-Doc: Comparing Large Urban and Small Rural Hospitals
George Lester, FHN Director of OB and Surgical Services
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June 7 Dial-a-Doc: The Miles and Minutes Program is Back for 2016
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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May 31 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Spring into Health Family Health Fair, June 11
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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May 17 Dial-a-Doc: May is Stoke Awareness Month
Tracy Love, RN, FHN Stoke Coordinator
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May 12 FHN Week Celebrations
Dr. Michael Perry, FHN President and CEO
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May 10 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Counseling Services Support for Alcohol Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Jennifer Aurand PsyD
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May 4 Dial-a-Doc: It's National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN Executive Vice President, COO
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May 3 May 2 is FHN Pride Week
Len Carter and Kathy Martinez
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April 26 Dial-a-Doc: April is National Foot Health Awareness Month
Roland Tolliver DPM
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April 19 Dial-a-Doc: Strong Women, Strong Communities Events
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Officer at FHN
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April 14 Making Their Mark - Illinois Women Artists 1940 - 1960
Mike Clark and Jessica Modica
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April 12 Dial-a-Doc: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at FHN
LeAnne Raders
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April 5 Dial-a-Doc: Learn All About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Illinois
Janet Plante
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March 29 Dial-a-Doc: Springtime is the Start of Allergy Season
Timothy Jessen MD
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March 22 Dial-a-Doc: American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Roland Tolliver DPM
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March 16 FHNews: FHN Health News for March 16
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March 15 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Athletic Training Month
Jennifer Thompson, Athletic Trainer
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March 11 Reviewing Flu Season at FHN
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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March 9 FHNews: FHN Health News for March 9
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March 8 Dial-a-Doc: Tips for Eating Healthy
Jennifer Gassman, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
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March 2 FHNews: FHN Health News for March 2
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March 1 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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February 25 Talk on Women's Heart Health at Cannovas
Michelle Allen, FHN OBGYN Team Leader
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February 24 FHNews: FHN Health News for February 24
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February 23 Dial-a-Doc: February is National Heart Month
Jennifer Schierer, RN, Nurse Navigator
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February 17 FHNews: FHN Health News for February 17
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February 16 Dial-a-Doc: Hospice Care and Services at FHN
Sheryl Wolf
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February 10 FHNews: FHN Health News for February 10
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February 9 Dial-a-Doc: Learn More About the Zika Virus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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February 3 FHNews: FHN Health News for February 3
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February 2 The Latest on the Zika Virus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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February 2 Dial-a-Doc: Set Achievable Fitness Goals for 2016
Pam Finley, Physical Therapist Assistant
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January 28 Sustaining Your New Year's Resolutions
Sarah Todd, Clinical Dietitian
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January 27 FHNews: FHN Health News for January 27
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January 26 Dial-a-Doc: Mentoring Opportunities with Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Cherie Rucker, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
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January 21 The FHN Emergency Water Plan
Margie Kochsmier and Kathy Martinez
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January 20 FHNews: FHN Health News for January 20
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January 19 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. Tolliver Talks About Frostbite Treatment and Prevention
Roland Tolliver DPM
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January 14 Setting Workout Goals for 2016
Jennifer Thompson, Athletic Trainer
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January 13 FHNews: FHN Health News for January 13
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January 12 Dial-a-Doc: Setting Nutrition Goals for 2016
Jennifer Gassman, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
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January 6 FHNews: FHN Health News for January 6
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January 5 Find out about this year's GetFiT Team Challenge
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing