Your Health

  • Your Health: Maryland Proton Treatment Center

    Dr. William Regine, executive director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center, explains how proton therapy works and how cancer patients may benefit from the targeted radiation therapy provided at the center.

  • Your Health: Hernias

    Dr. Stephen Kavic, a general surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center, explains what hernias are, how they present in patients, and how they treated.

  • Your Health: Gut Microbiome

    In this Your Health segment, Claire M. Fraser, PhD., director of the Institute for Genome Sciences and professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses the role of microbes in maintaining health.

  • Your Health: Caffeine and the Heart

    In this Your Health segment, Dr. Stepher Pollock, a cardiologist at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, discusses how caffeine affects the heart.

  • Dr. Leeser discussing living kidney donation

    Your Health: Living Kidney Donation

    University of Maryland transplant surgeon Dr. David Leeser talks about living kidney donation and how it saves lives.

  • Your Health: Zika Virus

    In this Your Health segment, Dr. Matthew Laurens, with the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Global Health, discusses how the Zika virus is transmitted, what it does and how it may be treated and prevented.

  • Your Health Osteoporosis

    In this Your Health segment, Dr. Elizabeth Streeten, a  University of Maryland School of Medicine endocrinologist, discusses the causes and treatment of osteoporosis.

  • Your Health: Season Affective Disorder

    In this Your Health segment, Teodor Postolache, MD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, describes seasonal affective disorder and discusses its diagnosis and treatment.

  • Your Health Urinary Incontinence

    In this Your Health segment, Harry W. Johnson Jr., MD, discusses the causes and treatment of urinary incontinence.

  • Your Health Blood Cancers

    In this Your Health segment, Dr. Maria Baer discusses blood cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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    Your Health: Scoliosis

    UMMC Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Kelly Banagan discusses scoliosis.

  • Your Health: Safety and Student Athletes

    Dr. Yvette Rooks discusses safety and student athletes.

  • Your Health: Elbow Injuries

    University of Maryland orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Syed Hasan discusses elbow injuries, what causes them and how doctors typically treat them.

  • Dr. Rocksmith and Dr. Bielawski discussing concussions

    Your Health: Concussions and Other Sports-related Injuries

    In this interview, Dr. Eugenio Rocksmith, assistant professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and attending physician in the Brain Injury Unit at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, talks about improving sports safety and treating concussions and other head injuries, especially in younger athletes. 

  • Dr. Ngozi Akabudike explaining about overuse injuries.

    Your Health: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Overuse Injuries

    In this interview, University of Maryland orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ngozi Akabudike talks about preventing and treating so-called “overuse” injuries. Dr. Akabudike, an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, specializes in treating upper extremity injuries.

  • Dr. Steven Ludwig discusses back pain

    Your Health: Back Pain

    In this interview with University of Maryland orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Steven Ludwig, we’ll talk about new minimally invasive techniques speeding recovery for back surgery as well as the most common causes and treatments for back pain.

  • Your Health: Aging Joints

    Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Hal Crane of University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center discusses how people can maintain their joint health as they age.

  • Your Health: Uterine Fibroids

    University of Maryland interventional radiologist Dr. Howard Richard discusses several options for treating uterine fibroids, including a minimally-invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization. 

  • Your Health: Advances in Treating Breast Cancer

    University of Maryland breast surgeon Dr. Susan Kesmodel and radiation oncologist Dr. Steven Feigenberg discuss the latest developments in treating breast cancer.

  • Your Health: Pediatric Fractures

    Dr. Joshua Abzug, chief of pediatric orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses why fractures in children are different from those in adults and what parents should know to ensure that their children’s broken bones receive appropriate medical treatment.

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