In this Your Health segment, Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi highlights the risks of stroke, especially in women, how to lower those risks, and stroke signs and symptoms. Dr. Chaturvedi is a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) partners with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists every other week who share their medical expertise with viewers.

The "Your Health" segment appears on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live on Monday nights at 7 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Your Health: Stop the Bleed Training -- Live from Shock Trauma

Monday, May 22, 2023 at 7 p.m. on Maryland Public Television

Uncontrolled bleeding is the No. 1 cause of preventable death from trauma. May is national Stop the Bleed Month, and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the forefront of teaching Marylanders valuable skills to help save lives. On May 22, Dr. Thomas Scalea, Shock Trauma’s Physician-in-Chief, and Dr. Sharon Henry, Director of Wound Healing and Metabolism, will be interviewed live at Shock Trauma about this valuable training and other work going on at Maryland’s world-renowned trauma center.

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