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NYP Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

NYP Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

August 30, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

NewYork-Presbyterian — in partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, and the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) — has launched the first Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU) on the East Coast. The unit will be deployed via the FDNY through New York …..

Dr. Stephen Threlkeld Compares the Flu to Ebola

Dr. Stephen Threlkeld Compares the Flu to Ebola

August 25, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Dr. Stephen Threlkeld, an infectious disease specialist at BMG, discusses the impact that the flu has compared to the ebola virus. Infectious diseases have made big news recently, but in the United States people are in more danger from the flu than ebola. Dr. Threlkeld …..

Sleep Apnea and Upper Airway Stimulation

Sleep Apnea and Upper Airway Stimulation

August 22, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Dr. Boyd Gillespie talks about sleep apnea and a new treatment called upper airway stimulation. my name is employed Gillespie I'mI'm laryngologist that neck surgeon thought that has health care and your health matters today I'll be talking about a new sort of the procedure …..

A personal decision to donate a kidney

A personal decision to donate a kidney

August 15, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy felt it was his personal duty to help transplant patients in desperate need of a kidney. His donation surgery took place on April 30, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. It initiated the second-largest kidney swap in history, …..

National Start Walking Day at Methodist Healthcare

National Start Walking Day at Methodist Healthcare

August 13, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

The American Heart Association challenged Americans to start walking to improve cardiovascular health. On April 6, 2011 Methodist Healthcare employees in the corporate office put their walking shoes on and took a walk around the building for National Start Walking Day. Their goal is to …..

Mia Grace receives kidney from family friend

Mia Grace receives kidney from family friend

August 10, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

In December 2011, two-year-old Mia Grace, who was born without a bladder and whose kidney function had decreased significantly, received a kidney from her mother’s coworker, who served as a living donor. The team at the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital handled the procedures, …..

The Family Plot — Sept.12, 2013

The Family Plot — Sept.12, 2013

August 7, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

This week on The Family Plot: Chris Cooper and his guests talk about garden planning for fall: it’s too early to plant pansies, but now is a great time to plant cabbage transplants and broccoli. Plus, Bobby Lanier Farm Park, which recently opened in Germantown …..

The value of an altruistic kidney donation

The value of an altruistic kidney donation

August 5, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy discusses the value of making an altruistic kidney donation. When he underwent donation surgery on April 30, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn, he expected to help several patients. In fact, his donation initiated the second-largest kidney swap …..

Inspirations for donating a kidney

Inspirations for donating a kidney

August 3, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy discusses the three things that inspired him to make an altruistic kidney donation. His donation surgery took place on April 30, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. It initiated the second-largest kidney swap in history, which involved 56 …..

Baptist doctor educates on the dangers of Ebola

Baptist doctor educates on the dangers of Ebola

August 1, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

Baptist infectious disease doctor Stephen Threlkeld discusses the dangers of Ebola and other deadly infections. WREG is most the moon talked to infectious disease doctors right here in the mid-south who explain what you need to know about the deadly virus health experts say the …..

Healthcast - Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

Healthcast – Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

July 25, 2019 Articles and Videos No Comments

The single-port laproscopy is the most minimally invasive hysterectomy, and it’s performed at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Methodist Healthcare be treated well the most minimally invasive hysterectomy is being performed at Methodist Germantown hospital it's called a single port laparoscopy hysterectomy …..