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  • Energy drinks and alcohol: A dangerous combination (Video)

    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Energy drinks and alcohol: A dangerous combination (Video) The dangers of binge drinking alcohol are widely know today, but what about in combination with energy drinks? Dr. Sara Farjo and Dr. John Phillips talk about this and more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • Wellness Minute: WVU Medicine Farmers Market

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Wellness Minute: WVU Medicine Farmers Market The WVU Medicine Farmers Market is back! Sponsored by the Wellness Center, the market occurs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday in the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute parking area.

  • Hormone replacement therapy can be good for the heart (Video)

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Hormone replacement therapy can be good for the heart (Video) Menopausal women have had an on again, off again relationship with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) over the last 20 years. A new study indicates it may be time to be on again with HRT as long as it's taken at the right time. Dr. Roberta Renzelli-Cain and Dr. John Phillips explain in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • New video highlights mission of the WVU Cancer Institute

    Friday, May 19, 2017

    New video highlights mission of the WVU Cancer Institute This new video gives an overview on how the WVU Cancer Institute is providing the best cancer care possible. WVU Cancer Institute leaders Richard Goldberg, MD, director; Laura Gibson, PhD, deputy director; Hannah Hazard, MD, director of clinical services and surgeon in chief; and Stephenie Kennedy, EdD, associate director of cancer prevention and control share how the Institute is carrying out its mission: patient care, research, outreach, and education.

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery: Smaller incision, less pain, quicker recovery (Video)

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Minimally invasive spine surgery: Smaller incision, less pain, quicker recovery (Video) Have you ever needed surgery on your spine but worried about lengthy procedures and slow recoveries? Thanks to new techniques, some patients are returning back to their normal lives and activities more quickly than before. Dr. Robert Marsh and Dr. John Phillips explain in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • With Lyme Disease on the rise in West Virginia, learn how to prevent and treat it (Video)

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    With Lyme Disease on the rise in West Virginia, learn how to prevent and treat it (Video) Experts used to believe there was no Lyme Disease in West Virginia. But now they've found that Lyme Disease is not only here in the Mountain State, it's increasing dramatically. Dr. Kathy Moffett and Dr. John Phillips explain how to spot and prevent Lyme Disease in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • Cervical cancer prevention: Facts for women of all ages (Video)

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    Cervical cancer prevention: Facts for women of all ages (Video) Cervical cancer is a disease 30 percent of women will not survive. But if caught early through regular screening tests, it can be cured. And thanks to a vaccine, younger women may never have to face it. Dr. Leo Brancazio and Dr. John Phillips have this and more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • Countdown to Kids Fair begins

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    Countdown to Kids Fair begins Launch into wellness at this year’s WVU Medicine Children’s Kids Fair! Have a blast at this free, family event from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 22 at Morgantown Mall.

  • Are you unable to undergo an invasive procedure? Home tests are available for colon cancer screening (Video)

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    Are you unable to undergo an invasive procedure? Home tests are available for colon cancer screening (Video) A colonoscopy is the gold standard for early detection of colon cancer. But what if you can't undergo an invasive procedure? Take-home sample tests are available, with a range of effectiveness.

  • Keep your eyes healthy and safe in the workplace (Video)

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Keep your eyes healthy and safe in the workplace (Video) March is National Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Following some simple steps and advice can help keep your eyes healthy and safe. Dr. Geoffrey Bradford and Dr. Kathy Moffett have more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.