What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer Dr. Ronald Alvarez, Professor & Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at VUMC, discusses the basics of cervical cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, screening, prevention, and resources available at Vanderbilt and within the community. Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast. I am Marissa Wertheimer with Health Plus. I am here today with Dr.

Medical Weight Loss: Is It for You?

Medical Weight Loss: Is It for You? Emily Eckert, Nurse Practitioner at the Vanderbilt Center for Medical Weight Loss, reviews the Center's program. The Center provides a holistic approach with support for nutrition, physical activity and other lifestyle interventions, in addition to prescription weight loss medication when appropriate.

Post-Traumatic Stress Self-Assessment

When a person experiences, witnesses, or is confronted with an event or situation that involves actual or threatened death, serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others, he or she can experience fear, helplessness, and horror.  PTSD results when effects of exposure to a traumatic event persist beyond one month following the event. Please answer "Yes" or "No" if you have been exposed to or witnessed a traumatic event and have engaged in or experienced any of the following over the past month on a fairly consistent basis.