Third Thursdays, 6:30 pm
Virtual via the PPLD Facebook or YouTube Live
No registration required. Tune in to either of the above at 6:30.
After the premiere, you can find the recordings on the Library District’s YouTube channel. Click on the “Playlists” tab, then select “Health & Wellness” to locate the video.

Presented by the MidHudson Regional Hospital.

Illustration representing someone having a stroke

January 21: Can Stroke Be Prevented?

Stroke is a major source of death and disability and is associated with a number of risk factors that can be modified to minimize risk of its occurrence. The presentation will discuss various stroke risk factors, how stroke presents, and how it can be treated, from acute care to rehabilitation services. Presenter is Fabio Danisi, MD, Associate Director of Neurology, MidHudson Regional Hospital.


Illustration of a heart with a stethescope around it

February 18: The Evolution of Cardiac Care at MidHudson Regional Hospital

Updates on the convenient availability of the latest technology and equipment, increased capacity, and an expert team of cardiac physicians. Presenter is Syed Naqvi, MD, FACC, Cardiologist, MidHudson Regional Hospital and Health Alliance Hospital.


Image of infant with mother and doctor

March 18: Surgical Options for Pediatric Epilepsy

For almost a third of patients with epilepsy, seizures cannot be controlled with medication alone. For these patients, surgery may be recommended to try to decrease or eliminate the child’s seizures. Dr. Muh will discuss some surgical options for children with epilepsy. Presenter is Carrie R. Muh, MD, MS, MHSc, Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center.