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  • 3 reasons to get a flu shot

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    3 reasons to get a flu shot Visit your primary care provider or a WVU Urgent Care location today to get a flu shot. The vaccine is recommended for everyone ages six months and older.

  • Better breast health: Three cancer prevention tips

    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Better breast health: Three cancer prevention tips With routine breast care, you’re more likely to find breast cancer early. A preventive care plan is important because any concerns can be addressed with the best chance of successful treatment. Make an appointment with a WVU Medicine provider to determine a preventive care plan that works for your individual risk factors and wellness. WVU Cancer Institute's Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, MD, provides tips to help you maintain optimal breast health.

  • Urinary incontinence: You don’t have to live with it

    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Urinary incontinence: You don’t have to live with it About half of all middle-aged and post-menopausal women suffer from an accidental loss of urine. Most women don’t want to talk about it, but with several treatment options available – some that don’t include medication or surgery – having a conversation with your doctor could make a big difference. WVU Medicine urogynecologist Lekha Hota, MD, clears up some of the myths about urinary incontinence.

  • Q + A: LASIK surgery

    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Q + A: LASIK surgery LASIK surgery is a blade-free procedure that uses laser energy to improve vision. The WVU Eye Institute is the first in the state to use the WaveLight® Refractive Suite for LASIK, which provides better patient outcomes than previous LASIK technology. WVU Medicine ophthalmologist Allison Bardes, MD, answers questions about LASIK surgery and its benefits.

  • Generalized anxiety disorder: Does excessive worry affect your life?

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Generalized anxiety disorder: Does excessive worry affect your life? WVU Medicine psychiatrist Dilip Chandran, MD, provides some facts about generalized anxiety disorder and treatment options.

  • Weight-loss surgery: 6 myths debunked

    Monday, April 9, 2018

    Weight-loss surgery: 6 myths debunked Lawrence Tabone, MD, director of Metabolic and Weight-Loss Surgery at WVU Medicine, gives you the facts about this life-changing procedure.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What you should know about seeking treatment

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What you should know about seeking treatment It’s extremely important to receive appropriate and timely medical care to start the healing process if you or someone you know is sexually assaulted. WVU Medicine sexual assault nurse examiner Emma Carver Mason, RN, discusses sexual assault and the process of seeking treatment.

  • Tips for building a healthy family

    Monday, March 19, 2018

    Tips for building a healthy family Lisa Costello, MD, a WVU Medicine pediatrician, provides some tips to raise the bar on your families’ daily health goals.

  • Could your child have scoliosis? 5 things parents should keep in mind

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Could your child have scoliosis? 5 things parents should keep in mind WVU Medicine Children’s pediatric orthopaedic surgeon John Lubicky, MD, highlights what you need to know about this spinal condition, treatment, and diagnosis.

  • 5 reasons to go for the greens

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

    5 reasons to go for the greens WVU Medicine dietitian Judy Siebart, RD, discusses the benefits of a greener diet and how to prepare leafy greens so that you’ll be craving seconds.