The Best of Medical Monday

Sundays, 6:30pm - 7pm
Alan Chartock

Highlights of WAMC's popular Monday Vox Pop programs that spotlight some of the region's medical professionals.

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Best of Medical Monday
8:45 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #19 - Heart and Lung Health

Albany, NY – Dr. Rohit Shahani of Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY addresses heart and lung health with WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WAMC listeners...

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Best of Medical Monday
10:22 am
Mon September 6, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #18 - Ophthalmology

Albany, NY – Dr. Robert Sax of Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region covers everything from "floaters" in the eye, to a condition called macular pucker. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts...

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Best of Medical Monday
7:02 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #17 - Diabetes and Alzheimer Disease

Albany, NY – Dr. Earl Zimmerman of the Alzheimer's Center at Albany Medical Center and Dr. James Desemone of Albany Medical College are researching a link between Diabetes and Alzheimer Disease. They spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock about their findings, and responded to listener comments...

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Best of Medical Monday
10:20 am
Mon August 23, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #16 - Gastroenterology

Albany, NY – Dr. Nina Sax practices at Albany Gastroenterology Consultants. She and WAMC's Alan Chartock look at the function of microbes in the body, the effect of fiber supplements on the digestive system and acid reflux treatments...

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Best of Medical Monday
7:35 pm
Mon August 16, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #15 - Radiology

Albany, NY – Dr. Mike McBiles is Director of Radiology at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He and WAMC's Alan Chartock look at the different types of radiation used in modern medicine, the risks associated with radiation exposure, and the various cancer treatments available to patients...

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Best of Medical Monday
7:09 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #14 - Opinions of the NYS Health Commissioner

Albany, NY – New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines and WAMC's Alan Chartock look at a range of topics with WAMC listeners. Everything from the tick population in the northeast, to New York State's health care budget and its shortage of nurses...

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Best of Medical Monday
10:56 pm
Mon August 2, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #13 - Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Albany, NY – Dr. Basil Michaels of the Berkshire Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Center and WAMC's Alan Chartock tackle an interesting query - are tanning booths addictive? Dr. Michaels also addresses the development of skin cancer, what to do about abnormal cysts, and other topics with WAMC listeners...

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Best of Medical Monday
10:25 pm
Mon July 26, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #12 - Palliative Medicine

Albany, NY – Dr. Andy Coates of the Albany County Nursing Home and Physicians for a National Health Plan joins WAMC's Alan Chartock for Medical Monday. They look at some aspects of palliative care - from advance directives, to ethical questions surrounding the prescription of narcotics for extreme pain...

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Best of Medical Monday
4:24 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #11 - Addiction and Mental Health

Albany, NY – Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services addresses teen suicide prevention, borderline personality symptoms and a range of other topics. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts...

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Best of Medical Monday
4:21 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Best of Medical Monday #10 - Ophthalmology

Albany, NY – Dr. Robert Sax of Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region covers everything from "floaters" in the eye, to a condition called macular pucker. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts...

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