Salerno Medical Associates, Video | July 12, 2016
Men & Heart Disease

Hi, I’m Dr. Salerno. Men and heart disease. We all know men make the worst patients for their philosophy is, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Clearly that’s a broken philosophy. in today’s 21st century. Men take better care of their cars than they do of their own health. Unfortunately, a car engine has a check engine light when…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | July 12, 2016
Social Drinking vs Alcoholism

Social drinking is a social event, grabbing a drink at the end of a day or at the end of a week with a friend or a colleague. Whereas alcoholism is a manifestation of a disease and an illness. There’s a big difference between the two and now we’re here to discuss how do you determine which is which. So…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | May 22, 2016
Heart Disease in Women

Hi, I’m Dr. Alexander Salerno and I’m here today to talk about women and heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in this country. One-in-three African-American women die from heart disease versus one-in-thirty-three African-American women die from breast cancer. As a medical community, we’re doing a poorer job in recognizing, protecting and treating women over the age of 50, compared to men over the…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | May 20, 2016
Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity. It’s a major epidemic in our country today. It’s having devastating effects on social, physical, psychological and economical outcomes, not just today but for the future as well. Causes of childhood obesity can be broken down into three categories. Category number one, genetics. If our parents are obese there’s a strong likelihood that their children will be obese. Number two, the environment in general. As pollution…

Salerno Medical Associates, Video | February 8, 2016
Whooping Cough

So whooping cough is a condition in which patients typically complain about chronic nagging cough. It’s a rather benign condition, it’s a very easily treated condition, but it’s an extremely infectious and contagious condition. And it’s very common actually, nowadays, we’ve been seeing epidemic proportions, even in my own office, I’ve seen 30, 40 cases a year, each year, over…