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14 minutes | Aug 11, 2022
Pre-Diabetes, a Primer
It may seem scary to discover that you have prediabetes, but it's actually a diagnosis that you can use to your advantage. Amy Huelle discusses prediabetes, who may be at risk, the symptoms you should look out for, and more.
9 minutes | Aug 8, 2022
Herniated discs can cause patients tremendous pain. Listen to Dr. Ahmed Saleh's advice. Dr. Saleh is an orthopedic surgeon at The Bone & Joint Center at Maimonides Health, one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, according to Healthgrades.
12 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Ten Years of TAVR: Looking Back, Looking Forward on This Game Changing Aortic Procedure
Maimonides Medical Center has been named among America's 50 best hospitals for cardiac surgery, largely due to their work with TAVR or transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Dr. Gregory Crooke and Dr. Robert Frankel discuss this life changing procedure alternative to traditional valve replacement.
13 minutes | Jul 14, 2022
Excessive Sweating: Don't Suffer in Silence. Help Is Here
Sweating is a normal part of our body's temperature regulation system but some people may experience an abnormal amount of excess sweating that isn't necessarily related to heat or exercise. Dr. Jason Shaw discusses excessive sweating, possible treatment solutions, and more.
11 minutes | Jul 13, 2022
Not Your Mother's Knee Replacement: The Latest in Joint Replacement Surgery
Robotic surgery has been a game changer in the orthopedic field. Dr. Jason Wong discusses the latest technology in joint replacement surgery using robotic surgery. Dr. Wong is part of Maimonides Medical Center, among the Top 100 Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery (Healthgrades 2022).
13 minutes | Jun 7, 2022
Treating the Whole Child: How Maimonides Children’s Hospital Uses Social Determinants of Health
As patients, we rely on our doctors to take care of our health but there's more to our health than how we're feeling right now. Join us as Dr. Yonit Lax discusses social determinants of health, how they impact wellness, and what steps Maimonides is taking to support your good health.
15 minutes | May 19, 2022
Should I Bring My Kid to Primary Care, Urgent Care, or the Pediatric ED?
Where should I go when my child is sick or injured? Fortunately, there are lots of resources for medical care at Maimonides. Dr. Alexander Arroyo discusses these options and how to know whether to bring your child to a primary care physician, urgent care, or a pediatric emergency department.
9 minutes | May 19, 2022
Maimonides' Rapid Assessment Service: Fast Tracking Cancer Patients
With cancer, time is of the essence. Dr. Kevin Becker discusses the benefits of Rapid Assessment Service, a Maimonides program service that fast tracks cancer patients from diagnosis into treatment.
19 minutes | May 19, 2022
Emergency Basics Every Person Should Know
Maimonides Director, Trauma and Acute Care expert Dr. Ronald Simon gives an overview on basics of emergency medical skills for average person. Be prepared for the next time a loved one gets in trouble!
15 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
Are the Kids Alright? The Pandemic's Impact on Pediatric Mental Health
The COVID-19 pandemic has a lot of us wondering, 'are the kids alright?' Dr. April Toure discusses pediatric mental health and the impact that COVID-19 has had on our children.
9 minutes | Mar 29, 2022
The Nuances of Prostate Cancer Screening
Dr. Ariel Schulman discusses the importance of knowing your risk factors for Prostate Cancer and the nuances of Prostate Cancer Screening.
12 minutes | Mar 28, 2022
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Good, The Bad, and Everything In-Between
IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is diagnosed in young adults more than any other age group but people often mistake IBS with other gastro conditions. Dr. Linda Lee discusses these misconceptions and gives us a crash course on all things IBS.
10 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
Colon Screening: Why Young People Need to Pay Attention
Should I get a colon screening? Which one should I get? Join us as we talk with Dr. Yuriy Tsirlin who discusses the crucial role screening plays in preventing cancer, the types of colon screening, and why young people should pay close attention.
10 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
Constipation: Everything You Want to Know But Are Afraid to Ask
No matter how old or young you are, everyone has experienced constipation at some point in their lives. Dr. Linda Lee answers all of the questions you may have about constipation but are maybe too embarrassed to ask.
7 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
Good Gut Health: The Benefits of a Healthy Digestive System
It certainly doesn't sound very glamorous: gut health. But, if you look it up, you'll be flooded with a sea of remedies to buy and try like liquids, powders, pills, and more to maintain good gut health. Dr. Ronnie Porat Jankelson reviews the basics of achieving good gut health and its benefits for our digestive system.
8 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
Gluten Sensitivity Versus Celiac Disease
Approximately 18 million Americans have gluten sensitivity which is about 6 times the amount of people who have Celiac disease but what's the difference between the two and how would you know if you have one? Dr. Ronnie Jankelson answers these questions and more.
15 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
Urinary Incontinence: Solutions for Men and Women
Uncontrollable urine leakage is often called urinary incontinence or "leaky bladder" and it can affect anyone. Dr. Allison Polland discusses the causes of incontinence and ways that you can address it.
12 minutes | Feb 22, 2022
Ground-breaking Advances in Treating AAA
Many patients with Aortic Aneurysms do not experience symptoms so the diagnosis can come as quite a surprise. Dr. Robert Rhee and Dr. Mahmoud Almadani discuss treating Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, or AAA, and the ground breaking advances that are available to patients.
14 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
Maimonides' New Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic Now in Brooklyn
Dr. Simona Treidler and Dr. Nuri Jacoby discuss their new Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic that is now open and operational in Brooklyn and how it will benefit the community.
12 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
My Kid Is Trans: Now What?
Listening to our children is essential in developing and maintaining a loving and trusting relationship with them and that's never more true than when a child tells their parent that they are LGBTQIA+. Dr. Carole Filangieri discusses how difficult it can be for children to share this news as well as some tips on how to best respond to your children.
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