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  • 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.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - HIV testing

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - HIV testing With the recent outbreak of HIV in parts of southern West Virginia, it's always important to talk to people about testing for the virus.

  • Special delivery: IVF twins

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    Special delivery: IVF twins Infertility is a condition that affects one in six couples. But through the use of advanced reproductive technology, these couples are given a better chance of having a baby... or two.

  • Doctors on Call special focuses on family health (WV Public Broadcasting)

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Doctors on Call special focuses on family health (WV Public Broadcasting) Are you doing everything you can possibly do to stay healthy? Is your family in good health? On this program, Arif Sarwari, MD, an infectious diseases specialist with WVU Medicine, will discuss the flu epidemic, and Christi Cooper-Lehki, DO, WVU Medicine psychiatrist, will talk about dealing with sexual assault and abuse. WVU Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Partho Sengupta, MD, will also appear.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Deep brain stimulation

    Friday, February 23, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Deep brain stimulation Movement disorders can be devastating for a person's sense of self and independence. But surgery may help people live without barriers.