Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

Next Show

April 28, 2014

Heart Disease Prevention

Do you know what your cholesterol should be? What about your blood pressure? There are new guidelines about these early markers of heart disease that may change how you think about them.

In this interview, we’ll talk about heart disease prevention with University of Maryland chief of cardiovascular medicine Dr. Sanjay Rajagopalan.

Do you have a question about heart disease prevention?  Send us your question via Twitter @mptnews #yourhealth. Then tune in on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show!


Dr. Sanjay Rajagopalan

Professor of Medicine/ Chairman of Cardiology

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Maryland Medical Center

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