Salerno Medical Associates, Video | January 3, 2017
Breast Cancer Risks

Hi I’m Dr. Alexander Salerno and today we’re going to have a conversation about breast cancer, the second most common occurring cancer in the U.S. So it’s really important that you know your risk factors some risk factors that cannot be changed or altered include gender, age and family history, Other factors include dense breasts, ethnic background and race. Studies…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | January 3, 2017
Alzheimer’s Disease

Hi, I’m Dr. Alexander Salerno and today we’re gonna have a conversation about Alzheimer’s Disease. This is a topic very near and dear to me because my grandmother lived and died with Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease is a disorder that affects the memory and the brain; things like higher reasoning, learning, remembering gradually become destroyed as the disease progresses. It’s…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | December 21, 2016
Hepatitis C Prevention and Treatment

Did you know that the Center of Disease Control reports that as many as five million Americans today are infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Hep C is caused by a virus which ultimately infects the liver. In due time, Hep C can result in liver failure, otherwise termed cirrhosis, and in some instances may progress the liver cancer. Hep…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | December 15, 2016
End of Life Care and Healthcare Proxy

Hi, my name is Dr. Alexander Salerno and I’m going to talk to you today about end of life and healthcare proxy. What is the healthcare proxy you ask? That’s a person that you designate to make healthcare decisions when or if the time comes that you can’t. These decisions can include whether or not to have surgery, medical testing,…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | July 12, 2016
The Cost of Alcoholism

Addiction comes in a lot of shapes, forms and substances. And today I’m going to talk about alcoholism, a legal drug with costly consequences. So let’s look into the numbers, the direct cost of alcoholism, annually, cost our society $225 billion dollars. Governments, local, regional, national, pick up nearly 50% of those costs, and these are just the direct costs….