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  • 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.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID-19: When best to test?

    Monday, January 4, 2021

    WVU Medicine Health Report - COVID-19: When best to test?  

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Surviving the Surge

    Thursday, December 17, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Surviving the Surge As the COVID-19 surge increases in West Virginia and around the country, we must stay vigilant in preventing the spread of the virus. How do we survive the surge?

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Masking medical myths

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Masking medical myths Despite Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations to wear a mask in public places to stop the spread of COVID, there are some who still refuse to wear a mask. WVU Medicine pulmonologist Saif Al Qatarneh, MD, debunks some common mask-wearing myths. For more information and resources about the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit wvumedicine.org/covid-19