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    Genomic medicine is an emerging medical field that utilizes information from an individual’s DNA as part of their clinical care, enabling higher levels of precision for individualized diagnosis and treatment. Already, genomic medicine is making an impact in the fields of oncology, pharmacology, and infectious disease.
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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may affect as many as 20% of veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, there are significant obstacles to getting the right diagnosis and treatment. Meanwhile, researcher are improving treatment for veterans with PTSD. Experts in psychiatric health discuss overcoming stigma and available therapies for our nation’s service members and veterans.
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    According to the American Heart Association, over 85 million Americans are coping with some form of heart disease. What can be done to prevent it, and what new therapies and treatments are on the horizon? On Call: Health + Medicine host Hari Sreenivasan asks these questions and more to a panel of leading cardiologists and physicians, sharing important information that could help save your life.
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    Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States, and the highest risk for developing one occurs during adolescence. In this episode, On Call: Health + Medicine host Hari Sreenivasan and a team of expert panelists discuss how to recognize the signs of a mental or emotional disorder in young adults, and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.
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    Stroke, a disease which affects the arteries leading to and within the brain, is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, according to the American Stroke Association. But breakthroughs in medicine are improving a patient’s chances for a full recovery and researchers are making significant strides in stroke treatment and prevention.
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    On Call: Health + Medicine examines state-of-the-art health care solutions, medical advances, and promising research. Hosted by PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan, On Call invites leading physicians and scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian and other tri-state area hospitals to discuss new research and cutting-edge treatment of stroke, heart disease, mental health, and more.
  • Generous lead funding for On Call: Health + Medicine is provided by The Starr Foundation. Major support is provided by the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family and by the Essel Foundation.