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  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Alzheimer's clinical trials

    Friday, August 24, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Alzheimer's clinical trials More than five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, yet no cure or effective treatment has been found.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Vascular anomalies

    Friday, August 10, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Vascular anomalies A birthmark isn't just an aesthetic issue -- it may be a vascular anomaly that needs to be treated. John Phillips, MD, discusses this and more in this week's WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: BOTOX® for migraines

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report: BOTOX® for migraines More than 36 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. They can be debilitating, costing about $20 billion a year in medical expenses and lost productivity. In this week’s WVU Medicine Health Report, John Phillips, MD, explains why BOTOX® is becoming a more common treatment for chronic migraines.

  • Patient story: Jim Hudson's neurosurgical journey

    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Patient story: Jim Hudson's neurosurgical journey Jim Hudson has suffered from an essential tremor in both hands for the past 30 years. He couldn't eat, drink, or perform regular, everyday activities by himself.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Healthy eating, and how to stick with it

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report  - Healthy eating, and how to stick with it Did you know that May is National Salad Month, Salsa Month, Asparagus Month, Strawberry Month, and Women’s Health Month? All good reasons to make the change to eating healthier. John Phillips, MD, tells us how to get started and be successful with a healthy eating plan in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - EOS imaging system

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - EOS imaging system A new x-ray system called EOS uses significantly lower radiation for an even better image. This is especially beneficial to young persons undergoing diagnosis for scoliosis. Patients stand or sit inside the EOS imaging system while it takes spine x-rays in two planes – looking from the back to front, and from the side simultaneously. With EOS, WVU Medicine physicians are able to get all of the high-quality 3D images they need without adult and pediatric patients having to undergo a CT scan.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    Friday, April 27, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. It's important to know more about this prevalent disease.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Pet therapy

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Pet therapy More than 60 percent of West Virginians own a pet. But pets can be useful outside of the house too... even in hospitals.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Lapiplasty bunion surgery

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Lapiplasty bunion surgery About half of all patients who undergo bunion surgery complain that the bunion came back. Now there’s a new bunion surgery that eliminates that problem and also has a much shorter recovery time.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report -SMART Clinic

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report -SMART Clinic  Visits to your cardiologist used to be time consuming and testing could be spread out over several weeks before diagnosis. With the SMART Clinic, patients are getting the fast track to quicker diagnosis and treatment.