Food as Medicine
09
March

Food as Medicine

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The most important dietary changes you can make, almost no matter what your health condition is, is to increase your intake of fruits and vegetables. We know that fruits and vegetables help prevent cardiovascular disease, prevent obesity, prevent diabetes, prevent many types of cancer, and so as a health professional we always advocate for healthy […]



Meet Dr. George Maxymiv, a physician at LewisGale Regional Health System in Salem, Va.

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(inspiring music) – My name’s George Maxymiv. I’m a gynecologist at LewisGale. I was very lucky. When I was in high school, at 15 I got a job as a orderly in a hospice at, it was called Holy Family Cancer Home, and I worked there all through college and just became a part of […]


Surgeons Attach Girl’s Leg Backwards
01
March

Surgeons Attach Girl’s Leg Backwards

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–Surgeon attaches a girls leg backwards- but luckily this isn’t as crazy as it sounds or an accident. Amelia Eldred was an active 7 year old from England. Sadly she was diagnosed with bone cancer and needed her leg amputated. But the doctors switched their plans and ended up performing a rather unusual surgery. They […]


Tauranga podiatric surgeon under investigation over multiple botched operations | Newshub

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Twenty-year-old Maddy Rose would love to chase little Levi at the beach… But every step she takes is painful… Going barefoot will never be an option. MADDY: “My foot from right around here is completely numb…” “I can’t move my first three toes…” “It’s tingly. It still gets sharp pains.” Three years ago, the once-sporty […]


Alcohol and Blood Thinning Medications / Jennifer Friend, ANP

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– We do tell patients about alcohol, with Coumadin specifically. We certainly, with the Mediterranean diet we, included in that is that you can have one glass of red wine. I think the guidelines are that men can have two and women can have one glass of alcohol a night. And then knowing that it’s […]


HCA Virginia Health System – iMRI: What the Surgeon Says

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– Well, the exciting thing about the iMRI technology in treating brain tumors is that, unlike a lot of different types of tumors, primary brain tumors or brain tumors from brain tissue themselves don’t have a border and a lot of times, especially in the intermediate grade or low grade tumors, they look a lot […]


Googling your prescription may lead to medication intolerance, study finds

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Howard Gaskin takes his health seriously, and with good reason. Two and half years ago, in the middle of a run, I had a cardiovascular event and my heart stopped. Luckily, he received quick care and his health is well, but he will need to take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for the rest of his life. […]


Visit To A Surgeon: English Vocabulary
20
December

Visit To A Surgeon: English Vocabulary

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello What’s wrong with your leg? I feel pain in my leg. I’m afraid it’s fracture. How did it happen? I slipped and fell down on my leg I felt an awful pain when I tried to get up My friend had to help me get here You should have been careful. Well we’ll start […]


Communication on Medications Effects HCAHPS Scores and Patient Safety

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How we communicate with our patients on medications is important not only to our patient experience score on the H-CAPS survey, but it’s important to patient safety. ♪ [music] ♪ The two questions the H-CAP survey asks with regards to communicating on medications is, “How often did the hospital staff explain the purpose of the […]