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  • Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Blood Disorders and Cancer Center

    Tuesday, September 20, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Blood Disorders and Cancer Center One feature of the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital, which opens in nine days, is the Blood Disorders and Cancer Center.

  • Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Surgical and Trauma Services

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Surgical and Trauma Services In two weeks, patients will begin receiving care in the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital.

  • Tuesday Talks: Children’s Heart Center

    Thursday, September 8, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Children’s Heart Center WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital will include the Heart Center, a “Center of Excellence” where experts provide the state’s most advanced cardiac services for infants, children, and teens. In this edition of "Tuesday Talks," Christopher Mascio, MD, executive director of the WVU Medicine Children’s Heart Center, talks about the specialty heart care services the Center offers.

  • Latest update on COVID-19 from chief epidemiologist

    Friday, September 2, 2022

    Latest update on COVID-19 from chief epidemiologist Michael Stevens, MD, MPH, chief epidemiologist, WVU Health System, provides the latest update on COVID-19 in the video below.

  • Tuesday Talks: Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss

    Tuesday, August 30, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss After losing a large amount of weight through bariatric surgery or lifestyle changes, excess skin removal surgery may be necessary for better health and comfort.

  • Tuesday Talks: Back-to-School Vaccines

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Back-to-School Vaccines The start of school is just around the corner for most children in West Virginia and the surrounding region.

  • Tuesday Talks: Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Treatments

    Tuesday, August 2, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Treatments Every year, about 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with epilepsy, a central nervous system disorder that causes seizures. With treatment, about 70 percent of people with epilepsy can go into remission. Progress in epilepsy testing and new minimally invasive surgical treatments are more effective than ever before.

  • Tuesday Talks: Irrigating Intracranial Drain for Stroke

    Tuesday, July 19, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Irrigating Intracranial Drain for Stroke Hemorrhagic strokes cause bleeding and swelling of the brain, and are responsible for 40 percent of all stroke-related deaths. But there’s a new treatment available that can help reduce that number, it’s called an irrigating intracranial drain.

  • Tuesday Talks: Same Day Total Joint Replacement

    Tuesday, July 5, 2022

    Tuesday Talks: Same Day Total Joint Replacement If you’ve ever had knee or hip replacement surgery or know someone who has, you know it’s a big deal. But with advances in anesthesia and pain management, it’s gotten a little easier. Now, it’s possible to undergo total joint replacement surgery and return home to recover in the same day. How so?

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Stroke Awareness

    Monday, June 27, 2022

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Stroke Awareness Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, making stroke a leading cause of death among Americans. How do you know when someone’s having a stroke and what should you do? Muhammad Alvi, MD, explains in this WVU Medicine Health Report.