The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Creating a Better World Series - People All Over the World Doing Incredible Things in Medical Research and Healthcare

  05/17/2017  10:00 am PDT

Dr. Michael Rezak is shining a light on Parkinson's Disease, the 2nd most common neurodegenerative order after Alzheimer's. Parkinson's Disease is not what it used to be, huge leaps have occurred in recent years and patients can do well for decades with new treatments and proper managing of their care. If found early enough, symptoms may be kept at bay for many years. For more information: Northwestern Medicine Central, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson's Disease Research

 

Dr. Babek Jahromi is part of a team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital raising awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds and more than 130,000 Americans die each year from stroke - more than 800,000 people in the US  have a stroke. Do you know the symptoms? Can you remember the acronym 'FAST'? F=facial droop / A=arm weakness / S=speech difficulty / T=time to call 911. Do you know what to say to 911 operators to get the best and quickest response? Every second counts! Tune-in!  Stroke Information

 

Dr. David Atkins is improving healthcare for Veterans and is involved in the only research program in the world focused solely on Veteran's needs. Great forward strides have been accomplished due to the VA research for over nine decades. However, none of these breakthroughs would be possible without the Veterans who have volunteered to participate in VA studies, and they deserve special thanks. More information: VA Research

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Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face t...

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Dr. Michael Rezak

Michael Rezak, MD, Ph.D., neurology, is the medical director of the Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He also serves as the medical...

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Dr. Babak S. Jahromi

Dr. Babak Jahromi completed medical training and neurosurgical residency at the University of Toronto. During residency he studied cellular and molecular changes underlying ...

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Dr. David Atkins

David Atkins, M.D., MPH, recently held the position of VA’s acting Chief Research & Development Officer (CRADO) for 2016. Previously, Dr. Atkins was the Director o...

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