Hip and Knee Arthritis

Chio Yokose, MD, physician in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at Mass General, shares more about hip and knee arthritis in this previously recorded video.

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Recovery Coach Perspectives on Bias and Stigma

Recovery coaches present on intentional and unintentional stigma, knowing and recognizing personal biases, and learning how to use these truths to make the patient care experience more beneficial for all.

Cancer Genetics 101: Past to Present

Genetic testing for cancer risk assessment was first offered in 1996 for a limited number of genes. Many people have heard of the BRCA genes, but cancer genetics has changed significantly since 1996. Stephanie Hicks, MS, LCGC, shares more about the role of genetic testing in the cancer setting.

What Matters Most During COVID-19

Dr. Matthew Russell will begin by sharing the latest updates and getting medical care needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Erica Wilson will next discuss what matters most during a hospitalization.

Cancer Center Genetic Series – Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is rare in the general population, but if it runs in your family, you may be at risk. In this Blum Center presentation from August 3, 2020, Kathleen Steinberg, MS, LCGC, discusses ovarian cancer-causing genes and what you can do if you have familial risk.

Cancer Center Genetic Series – Hereditary Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. A portion of these colon cancers are due to genetic predisposition genes. The Blum Center shares more in a recent presentation.

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Looking to maintain a healthy weight? Dr. Angela Fitch of the Mass General Weight Center shares some tips in this previously recorded Facebook Live.

Heart Disease in Women

Dr. Emily Lau, cardiology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the difference between heart disease in women and men in this previously recorded Facebook Live.

Congenital Heart Disease

Learn about congenital heart disease (CHD) from this video featuring Dr. Doreen DeFaria Yeh, associate director of the Mass General Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program.

Starting Your Spring Sensationally

Karen Turner, MS, OTR/L, from the Mass General Lurie Center for Autism and MassGeneral Hospital for Children, talks about sensation, sensory strategies for wellness, as well as the sensory patterns of a variety of conditions including autism spectrum disorder, mental illness, pain and more.

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

In this previously recorded Facebook Live, Dr. Jeff Yu, dermatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about allergic contact dermatitis and allergens that you can find in your personal products.

Food Allergy Management

Learn about allergies and treatment options in this video featuring Dr. Michael Pistiner, MMSc, Director of Food Allergy Advocacy, Education and Prevention at MassGeneral Hospital for Children's Food Allergy Center.

Coping and Living Well with a Serious Illness

How can patients and families cope with serious illness? Dr. Juliet Jacobsen, medical director for the Continuum Project within the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine at Mass General, provides some answers.

Migraine Treatment

Dr. Hsinlin Thomas Cheng, PhD, from the Mass General Neurology Department, talks about migraine causes and treatment in this previously recorded Facebook Live.