General Health Videos

Often a Surprising Diagnosis

The American Thyroid Association estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and up to 60% of them are unaware of their condition. Endocrinologist Paul Ladenson, M.D., outlines the signs and symptoms of the various thyroid disorders and discusses the interplay among other diseases and the thyroid. Moderator Kelly Geer Ripken shares her diagnosis of Graves’ disease, a type of thyroid disorder.

Prioritizing Yourself and Your Health in the New Year

The holidays and the arrival of the New Year can cause a sense of loss and isolation for many. Psychiatrist Karen Swartz, M.D., talks about the importance of making yourself and your health a priority in 2021, and provides noninvasive strategies to reduce stress over the holidays. She also discusses how to recognize the difference between holiday blues and clinical depression.

Thrive to Survive

New evidence documents the effectiveness of exercise in improving blood sugar, cholesterol, cardiovascular risks, memory and even glaucoma. Discover exercises women can incorporate into our lives to remain healthy and live well with physiatrist Marlís Gonzaléz-Fernandéz, M.D., Ph.D.