The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Treating Heart Disease-Davidson: America’s Historic First Baptist Church-Harshaw/Davis: Preventing Colorectal Cancer-Keswani
02/25/2019 10:00 am PST
Treating Heart Disease
Expert Shares Tips on Non-Surgical Treatment for Coronary and Valve Disease
Charles Davidson, MD, Clinical Chief of Cardiology at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Among the many kinds of heart disease, millions of Americans are living with valve disease, when one or more of the four heart valves doesn’t work properly, and coronary artery disease, when plaque builds up in the arteries, decreasing blood flow to the heart. The goal of the highly skilled team of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is to provide the most progressive strategies to diagnose, treat and stabilize the heart, while improving your overall quality of life.
America’s Historic First Baptist Church “Freedom Bell” Continues its Call to Heal Racial Divide
The First Baptist Church of Williamsburg Launched Let Freedom Ring Foundation in 2018 to protect and preserve the historic prominence of First Baptist-Connie Harshaw - Board Chair for the Let Freedom Ring Foundation and Reverend Dr. Reginald Davis - Pastor, First Baptist Church.The Freedom Bell at the Historic First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, one of the oldest African-American churches in the United States, will continue to ring every day during the month of February with a mission to heal the racial divide in the State and in the nation. The acclaimed church will also guide the way to racial harmony with an appeal to churches around the country to bring awareness to what unites us, and to strive for racial accord during the 11’0clock church service - traditionally the most segregated hour of the week in American households. The annual call was originally established in 2016 in celebration of the 240th anniversary of the historic church and continues loudly at this moment in history for Virginia and the nation as we struggle with issues of race.
Screening Increases The Chances of Preventing Colorectal Cancer
*** March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month ***
Rajesh N Keswani, MD, MS - Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) / Medical Director of Quality for the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women and the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States (excluding skin cancers). Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum and there will be an estimated 101,420 new cases of colon cancer and 44,180 cases of rectal cancer diagnosed in the US in 2019.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to remind Americans of the importance of screening and the strides being made in cancer research. The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center has developed a leading, comprehensive colonoscopy Quality Improvement program focused on improving screening rates and ensuring that all patients who undergo screening colonoscopy get the highest quality care. Implementation of this program has reduced the incidence of colon cancer.
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