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6 minutes | 6 days ago
Gender Differences in Heart Attack Symptoms
Many women think the signs of a heart attack are unmistakable, but the fact is that they can be subtler in women and sometimes harder to recognize. Dr. Thanawala will discuss the most common heart attack symptoms, why women will sometimes experience different symptoms, and why it's important to call 911 if you or a loved one is experiencing a heart attack.
14 minutes | 18 days ago
How to Recognize a Heart Attack and the Importance of Calling 911
Dr. Lara Samson and Pamela Swiernik, BSN, RN, CCRN from our Chest Pain Center will discuss the importance of recognizing and responding to signs and symptoms of heart attack, why calling 911 instead of driving to an ER can make a big difference in your care, and what it means to be an accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
Identifying a Concussion & How to Support Recovery
Dr. Emil Matarese discusses how to Identify a concussion & how to support recovery.
8 minutes | 3 months ago
Endovascular Treatment of Stroke
Every year about 800,000 people have a stroke. Join endovascular neurologist, Dr. Pratit Patel, to learn what you need to know about the latest treatments and why getting fast treatment is so critical.
8 minutes | 4 months ago
Your Aching Back – What Could Be Causing Your Back Pain and When is Surgery Really the Answer
Back pain is a significant source of frustration for many people. It’s a leading cause of disability and is one of the most common medical problems, affecting millions of Americans. What causes back pain and what are some of the most common sources of spine problems? Is it time for surgery, and if so what can I expect?
11 minutes | 4 months ago
How to BE F.A.S.T. If Someone Is Having a Stroke
Dr. Daniel Landau discusses what a stroke is, how to recognize one as soon as possible and the quickest way to get treated.
13 minutes | a year ago
Dr. Mark Whitman shares the important facts you need to know about COVID-19.
20 minutes | a year ago
Colon Cancer: Risk Factors, Screening Guidelines and Treatment Options
"What's the Cologuard?" "My doctor told me I needed a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer, but is that true?" As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, let's answer these questions and learn more about colon cancer. DR. ASHLEE GODSHALK RUGGLES, a board certified, fellowship trained colorectal surgeon from Capital Health Surgical Group, and DR. MARION-ANNA PROTANO, a board certified, fellowship trained gastroenterologist from Mercer Gastroenterology, will also cover the risk factors and screening guidelines, different ways of testing for cancer and polyps and treatment options available.
9 minutes | a year ago
An In-Home Program for Independent Seniors
David Dafilou, CIN explains the Capital Health Living program, the type of care provided, and the different services offered for independent seniors.
12 minutes | a year ago
What to Expect During a Hospital Stay: Hotel vs. Hospital
Elizabeth Upham, MS, CPXP shares what to expect during your stay at a hospital.
12 minutes | a year ago
Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancer
Too often gynecologic cancers (cancers in the female reproductive system) go undetected. Being proactive in your health and learning about gynecologic cancers may reduce your risk and identify ways to prevent cancer and to diagnose cancers in an early stage when more treatment options and higher survival rates are possible.Dr. Joyce Varughese, a board-certified, fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist at Capital Health Surgical Group, will offer information on what gynecologic cancers are, their symptoms, and how to lower your risk. She will focus on prevention strategies of the three most common gynecologic cancers: uterine, ovarian, and cervical. Learn about different screening options and how your family history may affect your cancer risk.
17 minutes | 2 years ago
The Latest Multidisciplinary Approaches for Treating Brain Tumors
Dr. Navid Redjal discusses signs and symptoms of brain tumors, and the latest approaches toward prevention and treatment.
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