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12 minutes | Aug 4, 2022
Proximal Humerus Fractures
Proximal humerus fractures are bone breaks that can affect patients both young and old. Dr. Wasik Ashraf discusses these fractures, the possible treatment options, and more.
15 minutes | Jul 18, 2022
Diet/Exercise/Activity for Keeping Your Heart Healthy
There are many mental and physical benefits to eating healthier and exercising regularly, particularly when it comes to our hearts. Dr. Neel Khanna discusses heart healthy foods, popular diets, the benefits of regular exercise, and more.
13 minutes | Jul 18, 2022
Did you know that, for typically less than $100, there's a test that predicts your likelihood of having a heart attack? Dr. Neel Khanna discusses calcium scoring, how the calcium test works, and who is considered a potential candidate for this test.
9 minutes | Jun 8, 2022
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
If you continuously have trouble sleeping, it can really affect your entire life from productivity to relationships and beyond. Sleep apnea could be the cause and it's more common than you think. Dr. Ying Yang discusses what causes sleep apnea, the symptoms, how to treat it, and more.
10 minutes | May 3, 2022
Preventing Knee and Shoulder Injuries this Spring
For those of us cooped up indoors, spring typically brings more exercise or the start of a new sports season which is great...unless you suddenly suffer a knee or shoulder injury which is quite common. Dr. Kenneth Rauschenbach discusses ways to avoid injuries like these this spring.
11 minutes | Mar 15, 2022
Advancements in ACL Surgery
If you've ever had a knee injury, you know how much it affects your every mood and how disruptive and painful it can be. Dr. Wasik Ashraf discusses the progress in knee injury treatments such as advancements in ACL surgery.
7 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
Total Joint Replacement
Severe damage due to injury or arthritis may not be eased by non-surgical treatments and that is when a total joint replacement surgery may become an option. Dr. Wasik Ashraf discusses this option and if it may be right for you.
10 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
The Swollen Knee
Though having a swollen knee is fairly common, did you know that gout or Lyme disease may be the cause? Dr. Barry Hyman discusses this possibility as well as other reasons why your knee may be swollen.
11 minutes | Feb 22, 2022
Common Knee Injuries
Knee injuries and knee pain are common and there are lots of causes and treatment options. Dr. Barry Hyman discusses some of these options and more.
14 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
COVID-19 and the Heart
COVID-19 can damage heart muscles and function in patients without prior heart issues and those with pre-existing heart diseases are more likely to contract severe forms of COVID than the general population. Dr. Neel Khanna discusses the correlations between COVID-19 and the heart.
18 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
Diagnosis and Management of Common Colorectal Problems
Colorectal problems can affect people in a range of ways. Dr. Iyare Esemuede explores some of the most common colorectal issues and how to treat them.
6 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
Fall Risk in the Elderly
Every year, millions of seniors suffer from a fall. More than 1 out of 4 older people fall each year & yet less than half report their falls to their doctors. Dr. Thomas Robb discusses the fall risks attributed to the elderly.
16 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
What Does it Mean When My Hands Go Numb
There's a multitude of reasons that we may feel numbness in our hands. Sometimes it's temporary and sometimes it lingers on. Dr. Gina Del Savio discusses what it may mean when your hands go numb.
9 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Lung Cancer Screening and the Importance of Smoking Cessation
Quitting is not easy and often takes people 10 times or more before they can successfully do it. It's never too late to quit smoking and by doing so, you may add 10 years to your life. Sarah McDonald explores how important it is to quit smoking as well as lung cancer and when to get screenings.
6 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
Symptoms and Management of Lung Cancer
1 in 16 people in the US will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime. Dr. Marc Rappaport explores symptoms of lung cancer and ways that it can be managed.
8 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
What is AFib or Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Neel Khanna breaks down AFib or Atrial Fibrillation and what happens to your body when it happens.
12 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Neck Pain, Causes and How to Manage
Neck pain is a common complaint that adults have, especially as they age. Dr. Esteban Cuartas discusses the possible causes of neck pain and the best way that you can manage it.
7 minutes | Oct 28, 2021
Utility of Aspirin and Statins in Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Neel Khanna explores the use of aspirin and statins in the fight against cardiovascular disease and the differences between the two.
8 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Varicose Veins
Dr. Sae Hahm discusses the differences between chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI, and varicose veins.
12 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Dr. Jaspreet Singh discusses what Stress Urinary Incontinence is, how it differs from general Urinary Incontinence, and possible ways to prevent it.
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