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  • Tuesday Talks: Sleep disorders

    Friday, July 23, 2021

    Tuesday Talks: Sleep disorders Sleep disorders can interfere with your ability to perform at work, drive a car, and enjoy your life. We speak with Sunil Sharma, MD, chief of WVU Medicine Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, about the range of expertise and techniques available to help diagnose and treat sleep problems.

  • Tuesday Talks: Pancreatic and liver cancer

    Tuesday, July 13, 2021

    Tuesday Talks: Pancreatic and liver cancer Carl Schmidt, MD, and Brian Boone, MD, explore the latest surgical treatments for liver and pancreatic cancers in this edition of Tuesday Talks.

  • Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Update

    Thursday, June 24, 2021

    Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Update Tuesday Talks is a new monthly series of livestreamed Facebook interviews highlighting WVU Medicine services and medical advances. After the Facebook livestream, the show is posted to the WVU Medicine Facebook page, YouTube channel and CONNECT.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - TMS for Depression

    Friday, May 21, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - TMS for Depression With cases of depression on the rise, some patients aren't getting the help they need from medications and counseling. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS, may be the treatment that can finally help them. Patrick J. Marshalek, MD, explains the details.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - Bariatric Endoscopy

    Friday, May 14, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - Bariatric Endoscopy For obese patients who can't lose weight through diet and exercise and don't want weight loss surgery, there's a newer option. Bariatric endoscopy is an incisionless procedure to help you lose weight. Shaielendra Singh, MD, explains the benefits of the procedure.

  • Why get the COVID-19 vaccine?

    Friday, April 30, 2021

    Why get the COVID-19 vaccine? Christopher Goode, MD – a father, husband, son, and chair of WVU Medicine Emergency Medicine – explains why he and his family got the COVID-19 vaccine and why you should too in this PSA. To schedule a vaccine, contact your Employee Health Department or visit: www.wvumedicine.org/wvvaccine.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - SpineJack Vertebral Repair

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - SpineJack Vertebral Repair If you have back pain from a broken vertebrae, you know how severe that pain can be. Now, a new device called the SpineJack provides a minimally invasive repair for spine fractures that also restores height, as explained in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - SMA Gene Replacement Therapy

    Monday, February 8, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - SMA Gene Replacement Therapy One in 11,000 babies is born with spinal muscular atrophy or SMA. It's the leading genetic cause of death for infants. But a new gene therapy treatment is saving lives and improving outcomes. In this WVU Medicine Health Report, Sara McGuire, MD, pediatric neurologist, discusses “SMA Gene Replacement Therapy.”

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID-19 vaccine Q&A

    Monday, January 18, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID-19 vaccine Q&A As West Virginia continues to lead the country in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution rate, you may have access to the vaccine sooner than expected.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID: What we've learned

    Sunday, January 10, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID: What we've learned As the pandemic enters its tenth month and its worst surge, we’ve learned a lot about this virus that we didn’t know at the outset.