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This edition: Science and Women's Health

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 3, 2015.

First aired: October 6, 2015.

This month Science & U! takes a look at Women’s Health:

Max Gomez goes through the symptoms of heart attacks, the number 1 killer of women in the United States.

Mike Gilliam learns why strokes are more common in women than men, and the advances in treatment.

Vianora Vinca discusses ovarian cancer, also known as the “silent killer,” since it often goes undetected until it reaches a late stage.

Carol Anne Riddell discovers that thyroid cancer is one of the most rapidly increasing cancers in the United States, especially in women.

Donna Hanover finds a way for breast cancer patients to keep their hair during chemotherapy.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson talks about how using too much make-up, or improper use of cosmetics can be detrimental to your health.

For More Information:
Ovarian Cancer:
- www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer
- www.ovarian.org
- www.sharecancersupport.org

Cold Caps:
- www.cornellbreastcenter.com
- www.dignicap.com
- www.penguincoldcaps.com
- www.rapunzelproject.org

Cosmetic Safety - www.artscraftstheatersafety.org

Guest List

Dr. Stacie Chasin Patient

Dr. Tessa Cigler Weill Cornell Breast Center

Carolyn Dempsey DigniCap Trial Participant

Dr. Mitchell S.V. Elkind N.Y. Presbyterian/Columbia University

Judy Fein Heart Attack Patient

Marcia Kaplan Heart Patient

Dr. Marie-Noelle Langan Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Mary Ann McLaughlin Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Monica Prasad-Hayes Gynecologic Oncologist, Mount Sinai Hospital

Monona Rossol Author, Pick Your Poison

Sarah Schub Patient, Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Marita Teng Mount Sinai Hospital

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