Coming up on August 23:
Coming up on August 23:
Cardiologist Robert Carhart, MD, tells about a new way of monitoring congestive heart failure. Researcher Christopher Morley, PhD, discusses the importance of mission statements at medical schools. Trauma nurses Kimberly Nasby and Jerome Morrison give advice on safe driving for teens.
Catherine James, chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Association of CNY, gives an overview of the disease that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. Dermatologist Ramsay Farah, MD, tells how to treat sunburns. Osama Abdel-Razek, MD, PhD, discusses diagnosis and treatment of headaches and migraines.
Upstate graduate Andrew Gurman, MD, talks about health care issues he faces as the president elect of the American Medical Association. Anesthesiologist Brendan McGinn, MD, explains modern options for pain relief. College of Health Professions Dean Hugh Bonner, PhD, discusses how health care jobs have evolved.
Infectious disease expert, Waleed Javaid, MD, addresses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Surgeon Moustafa Hassan, MD, talks about abdominal surgeries including hernia repair. Syracuse University’s Meril Silverstein, PhD, explains how the sense of coherence changes as people age.
Ear, nose and throat surgeon Mark Marzouk tells about a surgery that preserves the salivary gland. Emergency medicine physician Christian Knutsen explains how medical care is provided at crime scenes when someone is still shooting. Rev. Terry Culbertson shares a book created by psychiatric patients.
Drs. Theresa Blatchford and Mirabelle Mattar talk about the impact of social media on teens. Laboratory supervisor Charlene Hubbell and nurse Susan Byrns explain the process of a bone marrow transplant. Dr. Luis Mejico describes how inflammation of the optic nerve can cause pain and temporary vision loss, which may be an early warning of multiple sclerosis.
Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, in this week’s Check Up from the Neck Up, talks about the challenges of balancing life’s demands. He describes his conscious effort to make magical moments — and the payoff.
Urologist Jessica Paonessa explains a new procedure that treats enlarged prostates. Pediatrician Howard Weinberger tells of the dangers of lead in the soil. Dr. Omar Mousa talks about his research into depression among medical trainees.
Dr. Dinesh Subedi shares highlights from his relief trip to Nepal. Pediatrician Jennifer Nead provides information about croup. Dr. Judith Setla discusses the evolution of hospice and palliative care.
Dr. Anna Shapiro explains how multidiscplinary care helps breast cancer patients. Dr. Vaughn Whittaker and nurse Ellen Havens talk about kidney transplants. Nurse practitioner Anthony Cerminaro tells about the mystery books he writes when he’s not caring for patients who have cancer or blood disorders.
William Paolo, MD, tells about emergency medical treatment for people who suffer the effects of synthetic marijuana. Speech pathologist Carrie Garcia explains the value of support groups for survivors of stroke. Three former hospital executives — James Abbott, Thomas Campbell and James Rosenberg — share stories of the health care revolution in Syracuse from the 1950s to the 1990s.