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WATR Radio Show to Focus on Common Digestive Problems

WATERBURY, Conn. (December 8, 2016) ─ Digestive problems leaving you with tummy troubles? Tune in to WATR Radio 1320 AM on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 9:30 to 10am for “Gut Check,” a special edition of “Medically Speaking” sponsored by  Saint Mary’s Spirit of Women network. Program host Robin Sills, RN, Physician Liaison, will be talking with Susan Bongiorni, BSN, RN, Clinical Manager, Perioperative Services and Bariatrics, about digestive problems that can keep you feeling down and out. The good news is, many of these problems are controllable! Learn more about the causes and symptoms of digestive issues as well as the best courses of action to take-- especially during the holiday season!

As always, listeners are welcome to call the studio line at 203-757-1320 with questions during the show.Live streaming is available at If you miss this or other episodes of “Medically Speaking,” you’ll find them on Saint Mary’s podcast. Go to and search “Medically Speaking to download it for free.

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic acute care community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit for more information and follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT, Instagram and Twitter at @SaintMarysCT. 

About Trinity Health - New England

Trinity Health - New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Medical Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Johnson Health Care and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; and The Sisters of Providence Health System, which includes Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Massachusetts; Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts; Brightside for Families and Children; and Mercy Continuing Care Network that includes Mercy Homecare, Mercy Hospice and Mercy LIFE.


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