WGS17 Sessions: Ancient Healing for Modern Disease

I’m Dr. Andrew Weil, the founder and director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and I want to talk to you this morning about the future of healthcare and the role of integrative medicine in healthcare systems of the future. A number of speakers at this conference have mentioned the fact that…

Beyond the Data — Emerging Tickborne Diseases

[MUSIC] [Thorpe] Welcome to Beyond The Data. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and here with me today is Dr. Bobbi Pritt from the Mayo Clinic. Thank you so much for joining us. [Pritt]Thank you for having me. [Thorpe] Our session today is about tick-borne diseases. We heard a lot of good information about, about tick-borne diseases.…

CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Buerger’s Disease Ad

It began with my big toe. That was my first amputation that I had. Buerger’s disease — it’s a vascular disease brought on by smoking. My fingers started to go piece by piece. First it was my left leg. After my left leg, it was my right leg. And so now I’m a double amputee,…

Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

GOOD AFTERNOON. A SEE A FEW MORE PEOPLE ARE COMING IN, BUT I’M HOPING THEY’LL TAKE THEIR SEATS. I’M DR. PHOEBE THORPE. IT’S MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU TO CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS FOR MAY 2015, DENGUE AND CHIKUNGUNYA IN OUR BACKYARD. PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS HAS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS — FOR PHYSICIANS,…

One Man’s Experience with Lyme Disease

Announcer: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention present Lyme Disease, One Man’s Experience John: My name is John. I got Lyme disease last July of 2011. I was out in the woods camping with my son, with the Boy Scouts, and we’d been out there for a week and that’s when I got it.…

Caring for Children with Complex Medical Needs

>>All right, we’ll get restarted now. Our next speaker is Dr. Amy Houtrow and she is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh and she also represents the AAP Council on Children with Disabilities.>>Thank you, all. It’s a pleasure to speak to you. I have nothing to disclose…

Health Care Provider Education: Early Onset Breast Cancer

– Hello, I’m Dr. Maya Hattan. When I was 28 and just starting my residency, I was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. I was scared and overwhelmed. I just, I just didn’t think it could happen to someone my age. I later learned that nearly 11% of all patients diagnosed with breast cancer are…