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  • 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.

  • Latest ‘Doctors on Call’ show focuses on incontinence, sexual issues

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Latest ‘Doctors on Call’ show focuses on incontinence, sexual issues Have a question that you’re too embarrassed to ask your doctor? The latest “Doctors on Call” explores health topics related to the private parts with experts in urology, gynecology, and other health issues.

  • Perimenopause - WVU Medicine Health Report

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Perimenopause - WVU Medicine Health Report Perimenopause is the time before menopause when your body makes less estrogen. It can cause uncomfortable symptoms like irregular periods and hot flashes.

  • Join our team at the WVU Cancer Institute

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Join our team at the WVU Cancer Institute The WVU Cancer Institute is expanding.