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.

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October 6, 2014


Nearly 26 million people, including almost 7.1 million children, have asthma in the United States, according to government estimates. Asthma accounts for nearly 2 million emergency department visits each year. Yet health experts say this lung disease is underdiagnosed and undertreated. Dr. Kathryn Robinett, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a pulmonologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, will discuss how doctors diagnose and treat asthma and ways to help prevent attacks.

Kathryn Robinett

Dr. Kathryn S. Robinett

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine



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