Archived Discussions

Hosted by Perry J. Weinstock, MD
Statins are drugs that are used to lower cholesterol but they might be beneficial for people with cholesterol levels within the normal range. So who should take statins and what can they do for you?
Hosted by Courtney Budd, MSPT
Looking for the best way to get your muscles toned, prevent injuries, and look great for the summer? Courtney Budd, MSPT, manager of physical therapy services for the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, will personally answer your questions online.
Hosted by Annette C. Reboli, MD
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports additional cases of confirmed swine influenza, everyone has questions about how this potential outbreak could affect our lives and our families.
Hosted by Adam S. Holzberg, DO
Women experience loss of bladder control - or incontinence - twice as often as men. It is a common and embarrassing problem. Dr. Holzberg will answer your questions about pelvic organ prolapse - which affect many women – and urinary incontinence, including evaluation and treatment options.
Hosted by Robert A. Somer, MD
Early detection matters. Many cancers are very treatable if detected early. If you are concerned about prostate, colon or lung cancer, this is your opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how to reduce your risk.
Hosted by Joseph V. Lombardi, MD
If you've been diagnosed with a blood vessel disorder, for example an aneurysm, carotid artery disease, or poor circulation to your legs and feet, vascular surgeons at Cooper University Hospital offer minimally invasive surgical techniques designed to get you fixed, fast
Hosted by Kathleen M. Heintz, DO
Cooper Cardiologist Kathleen M. Heintz, D.O., will answer your questions about risk factors, symptoms and the importance of knowing your numbers such as blood pressure and cholesterol. She will address screenings and diagnostic tests you may need, as well as give you tips for making healthy choices such as quitting smoking, exercising and eating properly.
Hosted by Richard Selznick, PhD
Dr. Selznick is the author or The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child. He answers your questions about dyslexia and other learning disabilities
Hosted by Tamara A. LaCouture, MD
The CyberKnife is the world’s first and only radiosurgery system designed to pinpoint and destroy tumors in the body. In many cases, the treatment offers new hope to patients who were considered untreatable or inoperable, who may be looking for an alternative to surgery.
Hosted by Lori B. Feldman-Winter, MD
Join us as Lori Beth Feldman-Winter, M.D., M.P.H., adolescent medicine specialist at the Children's Regional Hospital at Cooper, answers your questions about the changes your daughter is experiencing and how to talk to her about it.
Hosted by April M. Douglass-Bright, MD
Do you have questions about what you’re reading in the news? Do any over-the-counter cold remedies work? Is Vitamin D important for your child? Should children be vaccinated for meningitis?
Hosted by Katherine A. Penberthy, MD
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for what we have. It also means a dinner with lots of choices and calories. Tune in for tips on how to enjoy your holiday meals and get-togethers without gaining weight. What can you do to avoid overeating or snacking on too many holiday cookies? How can you avoid the stress eating that comes with having too much to do in too little time?
Hosted by Dyanne P. Westerberg, DO
For diabetics, the holiday season can be filled with temptations. From Thanksgiving dinner to the endless Christmas parties with family and friends, the feeling to indulge in food, candy, cookies, and alcohol is everywhere. Dr. Westerberg will be happy to answer any questions you have about diabetes prevention and treatment.
Hosted by Maryann Codd
Join Maryann Codd, M.S., R.D., CDE, Pediatrics Outpatient Dietitian, as she hosts a Health eTalk web chat discussing "Healthy Eating for Children on Halloween and Year-Round" on Wednesday, October 29 at noon.
Hosted by H. Warren Goldman, MD
You may know that the gamma knife treats both malignant and benign brain tumors. What you may not know is that the gamma knife can also successfully alleviate the symptoms from Parkinson’s disease; facial pain, such as trigeminal neuralgia; and arteriovenous malformations (abnormal collections of arteries).
Hosted by Mark Angelo, MD
Do you know your blood pressure? It’s important to know your numbers. High blood pressure can damage the heart and blood vessels, and can lead to stroke, heart failure, heart attack, kidney failure and vision problems.
Hosted by Richard Selznick, PhD
Children with ADHD are easily distracted, restless and impulsive, or have a tendency to daydream and be slow to complete tasks. Join us for practical advice and tips to guide your child through the academic, social and emotional challenges of growing up.
Hosted by Rosemarie Leuzzi, MD
Women who are 50+ are entering a new phase of life. As we age, we face different health issues. We know that we can live longer healthier lives if we take care of ourselves, get the recommended screenings, eat well and exercise both our bodies and our brains.
Hosted by Eric Hume, MD
Imagine yourself getting back to the fun times of gardening, walking along the lake, running after your grandchildren. Why spend another day without the freedom to bend, kneel, lift and play because of bone and joint pain?
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You may have aches or pains that you just dont think warrant an appointment with your doctor. Or you have another question that you thought could wait until your next visit. This is an opportunity to ask your question from the comfort and privacy of your home or office.
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