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Occupational Health Wellcasts

Back Injuries: Do Back Belts Help?

Dr. NK Singh discusses with Teera why back belts offer a false sense of security and how it's better to do core strengthening instead. Dr. Singh is the an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt Orthopedics Sports Medicine.


Montezuma’s Revenge: Understanding and Preventing Traveler’s Diarrhea

About 60% of travelers who return from an under-developed country experience traveler's diarrhea. Listen to Physician Assistant Paula Monte from the Vanderbilt Travel Clinic offer help tips.


Everyday Jet Lag: What’s Your Chronotype?

Are you a morning person or a night owl? Teera talks with Neurology and Sleep Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Kelly Brown to learn how being out of sync with your circadian rhythm can affect your health.


Fit vs. Fat: What Matters More?

Michael Wigger, an Exercise Physiologist for the Center of Medical Weight Loss, sits down and talks to Teera about different factors that are taken into account when treating someone for obesity.


Cholesterol: A Whole New Ballgame

Dr. Jill Jones, Primary Care in General Medicine shares her insight on the new guidelines for treatment of cholesterol. The new guideline have received both positive and negative reviews from medical providers across the United States.


Vanderbilt’s New EMPOWER Program

Vanderbilt Pain Rehabilitation Program has a new pain management program for employees and their family members covered on VU insurance.


Meningitis On Campus: A Real Pain In The Neck

Dr. Louis Hanson talks with Teera Wilkins about Meningitis. Dr. Hanson is the Medical Director at Vanderbilt Student Health. Listen to hear why it is important for students living on campus to have the Meningitis vaccine before coming to school.


Bats, Cats, and Rats: Get The Facts About Rabies

Bats, Cats, and Rats: Get The Facts About Rabies Teera interviewed Dr. Erin Yu on the topic of rabies. Dr. Yu is an Assistant Professor in Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Division of Comparative Medicine and Assistant Director of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Animal Care. ​Dr. Erin Yu explains the viral disease rabies and...


Are You At Risk For Skin Cancer?

Did you know skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United State? This Wellcast will explain what preventive measures can be used to to protect the skin and who is at risk.


Stay Healthy With Tips To Prevent Infection

​The third week of October is recognized as International Infection Prevention Week. Listen for tips on how to prevent infection.


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