Healthy with VCU Health

Healthy with VCU Health

Take control of your health! VCU Health experts share practical tips and the latest in technology, innovation and research to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.

Episodes

February 19, 2024
advanced-heart-failure-what-are-your-options

Of the more than 6 million Americans living with heart failure, about 10% have advanced heart failure and when conventional heart therapies and symptom management strategies are no longer working, you may need more advanced options. Dr. Keyur Shah d...

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For patients with a brain tumor diagnosis, it's important to know that there is effective individualized medical care and support focused on you. Dr. Mariza Daras discusses specializing and holistic care for people with brain tumors at...

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how-children-s-hospital-of-richmond-at-vcu-s-commitment-to-dei-initiatives-impacts-our-patients-workforce-and-community

This series is designed to offer team member views on VCU Health’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to patient care, team member experience and com...

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decisiones-que-tomas-en-el-primer-trimestre-del-embarazo

Acaba de descubrir que está embarazada. Está emocionada, pero también un poco ansiosa porque no está segura de qué hacer y a dónde ir. Aunque escoger el nombre para el bebé puede ser uno de sus primeros pensamientos, hay otras decisiones...

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how-vcu-massey-cancer-center-s-commitment-to-dei-initiatives-impacts-our-patients-workforce-and-community

This series is designed to offer team member views on VCU Health’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to patient care, team member experience and community engagem...

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how-the-children-s-tower-is-improving-care-for-kids-in-richmond-and-beyond

Since opening this year, Children's Tower is Richmond's new home for pediatric in-patient emergency and level 1 trauma care. Dr. Matt Schefft discusses how the Children's Tower is improving care for kids in Richmond and...

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the-importance-of-being-a-comprehensive-cancer-center

In oncology, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is synonymous with the highest standard of cancer research in the U.S. Nearly 50 years ago, Massey Cancer Center first became an NCI-designated cancer center in 1975 and has maintained this s...

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you-may-have-a-high-risk-pregnancy-what-you-need-to-know

Hearing your obstetrician, midwife or nurse practitioner say that your pregnancy may be high-risk can trigger a wave of emotions. Today, we will be talking with Dr. Whitney Bender, OB-GYN, and maternal fetal medicine specialist at VCU He...

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how-vcu-health-s-commitment-to-dei-initiatives-impacts-our-patients-and-community

This series is designed to offer team member views on VCU Health’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to patient care, team member experience and community engagement. The series will fea...

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vcu-health-community-memorial-hospital-advancing-health-care-in-rural-communitiesAs some rural hospitals across America are closing, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) is dedicated to offering quality health care services to the people who live and work in their rural community of S...
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hospital-level-care-from-the-comfort-of-homeThe COVID-19 pandemic caused hospitals to rethink how and where they offered care to their patients. What if you could receive the same high-quality care you’d expect from a stay at the hospital in your own home? VCU Health specialist, Dr. Julia Bre...
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advance-care-planning-the-time-is-nowAdvance Care Planning requires those hard conversations between loved ones in order to honor wishes. Dr. Danielle Noreika, Medical Director of Palliative Care at VCU Medical Center, shares with us why open lines of communication are critical and can assist...
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como-planificar-el-embarazo-y-parto-idealesComenzar una familia debería ser emocionante, pero puede ser estresante para algunas familias, el Dr. Ronald Ramus, Profesor y Director de Medicina Materno Fetal, y Director de la Unidad de Ultrasonido, discute cómo prepararse mejor para el embarazo ...
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together-we-can-surviving-and-thriving-after-physical-traumaHave you experienced a traumatic injury like a motor vehicle accident or a fall and now find it difficult to return to normal life? Dr. Kathryn Maher discusses symptoms that may be a sign that you're experiencing Post Traumatic Stres...
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what-you-need-to-know-to-about-uterine-cancer-and-how-the-team-at-vcu-massey-cancer-center-can-help-you-with-your-diagnosis-treatment-and-careUterine cancer is the most common type of gynecological cancer and 4th most common cancer for women in the United States. Unfortunately, it is one of t...
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mri-guided-radiation-a-novel-treatment-option-for-solid-tumorsWhen receiving imaging or treatment at VCU Massey Cancer Center, you can trust that you are in expert hands. Dr. Emma Fields discusses MRI-guided radiation therapy, the potential benefits for cancer patients, and more.
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inclusivity-why-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-is-important-in-health-careOrganizations around the country continue to make improvements in DEI, or Diversity Equity & Inclusion, and that includes healthcare and while great strides have been made, there's still a long way to go. Joanne Harris ...
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coronary-artery-disease-how-to-keep-you-and-your-heart-healthyCoronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease in the United States so what is the best way to keep your heart health in mind? Dr. Arturo Cardounel discusses the answer to this question and more about how to keep ...
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nonsurgical-and-minimally-invasive-options-to-treat-back-and-spine-painBack and spine pain can severely impact a person’s quality of life. Luckily, there are nonsurgical and minimally invasive treatment options that can alleviate your pain.
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what-to-do-if-you-get-the-snifflesLast year the number of flu infections decreased significantly due to precautions we took against COVID-19. Many schools were closed, mask mandates were in place and social distancing was practiced in most settings. As a few of these requirements have been li...
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