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Tuesday Talks: The Center for Hope and Healing
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
West Virginia has the highest drug overdose death rate per capita in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2021, there were 1,519 drug overdose deaths in the Mountain state, a 15 percent increase from 2020.
WVU Medicine Health Report - Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
For patients living with advanced heart failure, the best treatment is a heart transplant. This edition of the WVU Medicine Health Report focuses on a device that helps those patients that can’t get a transplant to enjoy a happy and productive life.
Tuesday Talks: The Dream Becomes Reality
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Officials cut the ribbon on the new WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital on Saturday, and now, the new facility is just two days away from moving in the very first patients.
Tuesday Talks: WVU Medicine Children’s Blood Disorders and Cancer Center
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.