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Health Check: ImPACT Concussion Program

Updated: 09/06/2012 - It's estimated 10-percent of all athletes in a contact sport will get a concussion. Unfortunately, once an athlete gets one, they are four to six times more likely to receive another. In this month's Health Check report, Serese Cole shows us how the Fremont Area Medical Center is using an innovative program to reduce an injured student's risk for further injury.

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Health Check: Nuclear Medicine

Updated: 08/06/2012 - There's a unique way doctors are gathering important information about patients. Information that otherwise wouldn't be available, require surgery or more expensive tests. In this month's Health Check, Serese Cole takes us to the Fremont Area Medical Center to show us how Nuclear Medicine is helping patients.

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Health Check: Taking Technology To Heart

Updated: 07/09/2012 - Two new tools are giving doctors and first responders in Fremont something that's hard to come by in the medical field - more time and more manpower. In this month's Health Check report, Serese Cole shows us how.

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Health Check: da Vinci Hysterectomy

Updated: 06/07/2012 - While it is often the last resort, the hysterectomy is the second most frequently performed surgical procedure for women in the United States. One in three women will have one by the time they're 60. Removing the uterus can be risky for patients but with the help of technology, doctors are reducing risk and recovery time.

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Health Check: InterStim Therapy For Bladder Control

Updated: 05/07/2012 - Many of us don't think twice about a trip to the grocery store, an afternoon lunch with friends or even getting a good night's sleep. But for the 30 million people who suffer from urinary incontinence, all those can be stressful and embarrassing situations. In this month's Health Check report, we look at how a new treatment is changing lives - one implant at a time.

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Health Check: Patients Benefit From Radiation Technology

Updated: 05/07/2012 - For many cancer patients, radiation therapy is part of their treatment. Technology is now taking that treatment one step further - and patients are reaping the benefits as you'll find out in this month's Health Check report.

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Health Check: Center For Wound Healing

Posted: 03/06/2012 - Seven million people nationwide suffer from wounds that won't heal. It's a serious problem that can lead to amputations or affect quality of life. The Fremont Area Medical Center's - Center For Wound Healing specializes in treating difficult to heal wounds. Serese Cole shows us how in this month's Health Check.

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Health Check: Heart Health

Updated: 02/06/2012 - Heart Disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. But more women, one in four, die from Heart Disease than all forms of cancer combined. Heart patients are also getting - younger. But doctors say you don't have to be a victim. In this month's Health Check, Serese Cole tells us what we can all do to improve our heart health.

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Health Check: da Vinci Prostatectomy

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Nearly 200-thousand men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. The good news is - there's a less invasive procedure, that uses a state-of-the-art surgical system that makes surgery - easier on doctors and patients. Serese Cole tell us about the da Vinci Prostatectomy in this month's Health Check.

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