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Akron General Health Connection on WTAM 1100
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WTAM Radio,  home of Akron General Health ConnectionAkron General, a trusted source for hospital and healthcare services, offers radio listeners throughout Northeastern Ohio the latest in health and medical information on Akron General Health Connection, heard every Saturday at 7 a.m. on NewsRadio WTAM 1100.

Dr. Debbie Plate, host of Akron General Health ConnectionHosted by Dr. Debbie Plate, the Akron General Health Connection features health experts from Akron General who discuss breaking medical information, tips for healthy living, and the latest information on programs and services offered through Akron General.

Dr. Debbie Plate is a board-certified family physician practicing at Akron General’s Center for Family Medicine.

She is a Clinical Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Akron General and her responsibilities include teaching both residents and students. She also serves as the Family Medicine Clerkship Site Director and the Undergraduate Director, and has been appointed as a Full Professor of Family Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Akron General Health ConnectionIn addition to her role as a teacher, Dr. Plate has a private practice at Akron General’s Center for Family Medicine and enjoys her role as a caring, primary care physician. She attended the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio and completed her family medicine residency at Akron General Medical Center in 1991.

Her interests include women's heart health, geriatric health, patient and medical education, and teaching students and residents to be well-trained and caring primary care physicians.

Dr. Plate is married with two grown children who are in college. She enjoys traveling, playing the piano, hiking and gardening.

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August 29, 2015WellnessDr. Elliot Davidson sits in for Dr. Plate this week and welcomes nationally known author and wellness expert Dr. Michael Roizen from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. He’ll talk about practical lifestyle changes you can work to improve your health. Cleveland Wellness Institute

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Michael Roizen, MD

September 5, 2015Heart Rhythm DisordersDr. Plate welcomes Dr. Robert Schweikert to talk about heart rhythm problems – when your heart beats too fast, too slow or skips a beat. Atrial Fibrillation

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September 12, 2015Liver and Pancreas ProblemsTim Brown, PharmD, sits in for Dr. Plate this week and welcomes Dr. Noaman Ali to talk about diseases of the pancreas and liver. What is pancreatic cancer?

What Are the Symptoms of Liver Cancer?

Noaman Ali, MD

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