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Occupational Health Wellcasts

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Teera Wilkins sits down with Vicki Brinsko, Director of Vanderbilt Infection Control, to talk about bedbugs. Ms. Brinsko will discuss signs of infestation, treatment, and prevention.

The Lowdown on E-cigarettes: Useful or Dangerous?

Dr. Hilary Tindle, Director of the Vanderbilt Tobacco Research and Treatment Department talks to Teera about electronic nicotone delivery systems. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), shows that the percentage of high school students who reported ever using an e-cigarette rose from 4.7 percent in 2011 to 10.0 percent in 2012.

Going Full Term: When Is It OK To Deliver Early?

We interview OB/GYN Bennett Spetalnick, MD about the new definition of "full term pregnancy," recommendations about elective deliveries, and how this impacts a baby's health risks.

Quality Care At Home – Learn More About Vanderbilt’s Home Care Services

Have you ever wondered when to use Home Care services? Teera sits down with Vanderbilt Home Care Services, Director of Staff Development, Julia Triplett.

Dengue: Is It Something To Buzz About?

​Teera speaks with Occupational Health Clinic physican and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Norman Quesada about the mosquito borne virus Dengue.

ACHOOO! I Have The Flu – Or Do I?

Every winter the clinics are full of patients coughing, sniffling and sneezing. Occupational Health nurse practitioner, Duke Chenault sits down with Teera to discuss flu symptoms and treatments.

Ebola: An Outbreak to Fear?

Dr. Muktar Aliyu speaks about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

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.

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