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Knee Pain Assessment Tool

Vijay Vad, M.D., a Sports Medicine specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, walks us through a series of specific questions designed to help assess your knee pain.

Living with Advancing Multiple Sclerosis

This seven-part video series delves into the stories and perspectives of real-life multiple sclerosis patients, as well as an expert neurologist, as they explore the latest treatments, advancements in medications, and tips for maintaining the best possible quality of life.

Faces of OA of the Knee

Hear first-hand accounts from people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee. This video series gives an excellent insight into the different treatments available for those who suffer from this condition.

Understanding Cholesterol

This animated sequence shows the first step in how LDL molecules work to improve the functioning of your body’s cells. The LDL molecules bind to receptors on a cell’s surface, resulting in a vesicle (bubble of liquid) that then brings the LDL into the cell.

Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating disease that can seriously affect a person's health, wellbeing, and life. People with major depression experience extended periods of sadness, emptiness, and despair, and they are often unable to enjoy activities that they once found pleasurable. MDD can cause problems with a person’s diet, sleep, work life, and ability to connect with others.

Understanding Osteoarthritis & Knee Pain

About one in every five American adults complains of some pain or stiffness in their knees. OA of the knee is the number one leading cause of disability in the U.S, affecting about nine million Americans every year. Explore why arthritic knees hurt so badly and learn more about the key pieces of the knee-pain puzzle.

Treatments for HIV

HIV infection begins when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is transmitted through contact with infected body fluids, often during sex. Learn how advancements in treatments and our understanding of the disease are allowing patients to live fuller lives.

Take Control of Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the lining of the large intestine (colon or bowel) and the rectum become inflamed. The cause of this condition is not known. Today, research focuses on the immune system and heredity for possible causes. This disease affects people of all ages.

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Get answers to frequently asked questions about type 2 diabetes, insulin therapy, hypoglycemia versus hyperglycemia, and more from Dr. Christian Gastelum, M.D., endocrinologist and Medical Director of the East Los Angeles Center for Diabetes.

Anaphylaxis (Severe Allergy)

For people with severe allergies, exposure to certain allergens can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Learn about managing severe allergies and the life-saving benefits of emergency epinephrine.

Managing Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Learn how today's latest treatment options, coupled with diet and lifestyle changes, can help people with MS lead healthy, active lives. Watch the video now.