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  • 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.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Carotid stenting

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Carotid stenting The carotid artery is the main source of blood to the brain. If the blood flow is blocked because of carotid artery disease, it can lead to a stroke. John Phillips, MD, explains how a newer minimally invasive procedure -- carotid stenting -- is preventing life threatening strokes in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Children's Miracle Ambassador 2018 - Larkin Coker

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    WVU Medicine Children's Miracle Ambassador 2018 - Larkin Coker Here's the powerful story of how WVU Medicine Children's helped eight-year-old Larkin Coker beat cancer. Larkin is the 2018 WVU Medicine Children's Miracle Ambassador.

  • Childhood obesity and plant-based diet - WVU Medicine Health Report

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Childhood obesity and plant-based diet - WVU Medicine Health Report West Virginia has the second-highest rate of childhood obesity in the nation, but a simple diet change might be just what the doctor ordered.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Telemedicine

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Telemedicine Not all rural hospitals have the specialists necessary to treat every patient... but thanks to telemedicine, those needed experts can be consulted remotely to help diagnose and treat conditions like stroke, epilepsy, arthritis, and psychiatric issues.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Large vessel stroke

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Large vessel stroke When you’re having a stroke, time is brain. The most common stroke treatment has been to use clot busting drugs. But not all strokes are alike. John Phillips, MD,  explains why doctors have changed how they treat large vessel strokes in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Acne treatment

    Monday, December 4, 2017

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Acne treatment Pimples and zits are a certainty for most people throughout their life. But with some simple tips and medications, we can keep our faces clean and blemish free. John Phillips, MD, has more in this WVU Medicine Health Report.