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  • Women: Love your heart all year long

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Women: Love your heart all year long Partho P. Sengupta, MD, chief of cardiology at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, gives you the lowdown on what you can do to boost your heart health all year long.

  • What every woman should know about cervical cancer

    Friday, January 5, 2018

    What every woman should know about cervical cancer WVU Medicine obstetrician and gynecologist Ossama Elsaccar, MD, provides facts about the disease and tips to protect your health.

  • 9 ways to have a healthier, happier winter

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    9 ways to have a healthier, happier winter WVU Medicine primary care physician Poonam Somani, MD provides tips to help you live your best life during winter.

  • 3 ways to live healthier in 2018

    Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    3 ways to live healthier in 2018 WVU Medicine clinical dietitian Judy Siebart, RD, gives you tips to help you live healthier in the new year and meet your goals.

  • 5 facts smokers and nonsmokers should know about lung cancer

    Saturday, December 23, 2017

    5 facts smokers and nonsmokers should know about lung cancer WVU Cancer Institute thoracic surgeon Ghulam Abbas, MD, gives you the facts about lung cancer and prevention. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Grieving a loved one during the holidays: Tips to help you through it

    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Grieving a loved one during the holidays: Tips to help you through it The death of a loved one alters our lives permanently and may be especially painful during the holidays. Gatherings you would have shared with your friend or family member may feel too sad or overwhelming to take part in now. You may not feel like celebrating at all, and that’s okay. Try these tips to help you survive the holidays if you’re grieving, and remember to be gentle with yourself.

  • 8 mental health tips to reduce holiday stress

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    8 mental health tips to reduce holiday stress Kathleen Reckart, LICSW, a clinical therapist at the WVU Medicine Healthy Minds Center, provides mental health tips to help you navigate the season with self-care in mind.

  • Movement disorders: Deep brain stimulation may improve your quality of life

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Movement disorders: Deep brain stimulation may improve your quality of life WVU Medicine neurosurgeon Nicholas Brandmeir, MD, an expert on movement disorders, provides you with information about these neurological conditions and the benefits of deep brain stimulation.

  • Why didn’t my doctor give me a prescription for pain?

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Why didn’t my doctor give me a prescription for pain? WVU Urgent Care physician Saira George, MD, discusses diagnosis and treatment for pain and why you may not receive a prescription at your initial clinic visit.

  • Sexual assault: What you should know about seeking treatment

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Sexual assault: 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.