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Congenital heart defects include holes in the heart and missing chambers.
Congenital Heart Defects (Podcast Tuesday)
Kids, Podcasts 9/1/2015

#IAm1in110. Families affected by congenital heart disease use this hashtag because almost 1 percent of babies are born with heart defects. These include holes in the heart, missing chambers and other issues that pediatric cardiologist Thomas L'Ecuyer refers to as "problems with the plumbing of the heart." The good news?…

You can injure your hip through sudden movements in sports like soccer.
Treating Hip Injuries (Podcast Tuesday)
Podcasts, Prevention 8/25/2015

If it seems like you're always injuring your hip or your groin, bad news: You might just be built that way. According to orthopedic surgeon Winston Gwathmey, there are two factors to hip injuries: You can inherit a hip joint that just doesn't fit together that well and is more…

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Tendon Injuries (Podcast Tuesday)
Podcasts, Prevention 8/18/2015

Nothing motivates me to stretch as much as that burning pain in my Achilles tendon. It usually kicks in when I'm running, or maybe when I get out of bed the morning after a run. I've heard enough horror stories about ruptured Achilles tendons — and the ensuing pain, rest…

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Diagnosing and Treating Tremors (Podcast Tuesday)
People of UVA, Podcasts 8/11/2015

When people experience tremors, or uncontrollable shaking, they tend to think of Parkinson's disease. But other things can cause this involuntary rhythmic movement, including: Essential tremor, another condition with fewer symptoms than Parkinson's Stress Consuming too much caffeine In this week's podcast, Matthew Barrett, MD, discusses the causes behind tremors…

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Treating Critical Limb Ischemia (Podcast Tuesday)
Podcasts, Prevention 8/4/2015

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an obstruction of the arteries so severe it can greatly reduce blood flow to the arms and legs. This critical condition, which most often affects smokers and diabetics, can have dire consequences if left untreated, including skin ulcers, sores, and even amputation. In this week’s…

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Treating Pediatric MS (Podcast Tuesday)
Kids, Podcasts 7/21/2015

About 10 percent of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) have symptoms before age 18. Those initial symptoms include: Sudden blurred vision, caused by a nerve inflammation known as optic neuritis Double vision, or seeing two of an object Increasing arm and leg weakness, numbness or tingling Balance difficulties Bowel and…

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Podcast Tuesday: Is It a Cold or Allergies? [AUDIO]

Chances are, if you don’t have a runny nose right now, you’ve had one recently. But it can be tough to tell whether you have a cold or seasonal allergies. Do you have allergies? Find an allergy clinic near you. In this week’s podcast, Monica Lawrence, MD, who specializes in…

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