The Latest Word On Medicine

The Latest Word On Medicine

The Scientists and Physicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin share there knowledge and insight on the issues from the past week.

Episodes

May 3, 2021 4 min
This week featured Dr. Carlos Figueroa Castro from the Department of Medicine to discuss the CDC's New Mask Guidance.
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This program featured Dr. Veronica Loy from the Department of Medicine to discuss National Donate Life Month.
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A handful of cases of blood clots in recipients of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine has caused temporary suspension of that vaccine. On "The Latest Word on Medicine”, Dr. Kristin Busse from the Medical College of Wisconsin talked about the implications for those already treated with the J-and-J vaccine, and when it might be available again.
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This program featured Dr. Frank Zhu from the Department of Pediatrics to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents.
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This episode featured a special guest, Mr. Roger Caplinger, Vice President - Medical Operations, Health & Safety to discuss How the Milwaukee Brewers Are Keeping Fans, Athletes, Coaches and Staff Safe For Baseball Season.
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This program featured Dr. Carlos Figueroa Castro from the Department of Medicine to discuss the AstraZeneca Vaccine Trials.
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In the US, cancer of the lung kills more people than any other cancer, mainly because it’s not detected until it’s very advanced. On the “Latest Word on Medicine”, Dr. Mario Gasparri from the Medical College of Wisconsin talked about new screening procedures that can detect lung cancer earlier.
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This week will feature Dr. Javeria Haque from the Department of Medicine to discuss the CDC guidelines for vaccinated people.
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This week will featured Dr. Joyce Sanchez from the Department of Medicine to discuss the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine.
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March 1, 2021 4 min
Given the nature of existing COVID vaccines, there have been some concerns if they’re safe for pregnant women, and for women who intend to have kids. Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald of the Medical College of Wisconsin offers the latest information on COVID vaccines and pregnancy, and when we might know more.
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February 15, 2021 5 min
This program features Dr. Anna Corey from the Department of Medicine who will gave us an update on the SARS-CoV2 variants.
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February 6, 2021 5 min
This week featured Dr. M. Riccardo Colella from the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and the Institute for Health and Equity, who will give us an update on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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This program features John R. Raymond, Sr., MD, president and CEO of MCW, who discussed the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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This week featured Dr. M. Riccardo Colella from the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and the Institute for Health and Equity, who will discuss the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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This week features Dr. Mary Beth Graham from the Department of Medicine, who will discuss the UK variant of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
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The Medical College of Wisconsin's Dr. Hirad Hedayat discussed Brain Aneurisms.
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A new mutation of the COVID virus has emerged overseas, and it appears to spread aggressively. Dr. Laura Cassidy from the Medical College of Wisconsin talked about why this mutation spreads so fast, and if current vaccines will be effective against it.
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Dr. Doug Evans gives a Christmas message on why the practice of medicine may actually be a metaphor for life.
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There is COVID vaccine in Wisconsin, vaccinations are happening, but what’s the overall plan for vaccine distribution here? Dr. Silvia Munoz-Price will tell us how much vaccine has been allotted for Wisconsin, and who gets the shots, and when.
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The C-D-C recently changed its recommendations on COVID quarantines…but how does that apply in real life? Dr. Carlos Figueroa-Castro explained why the C-D-C made the changes, and what that means to you.
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