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Call the Doctor

Wednesdays at 7pm on WVIA-TV
Thursdays at 10pm on WVIA-TV
Sundays at 4pm on WVIA-TV

Call the Doctor is the regions premiere medical series, with a focus on addressing critical health & wellness needs of our region. Call the Doctor supplies viewers with direct contact, during the broadcasts and after, with available local resources that can help those in need through their difficult and sometimes isolating health journeys. 

Upcoming episodes of Call the Doctor:

Diabetes: The Silent Killer - Wednesday, May 3rd, 7pm

Diabetes...it’s a disease that affects almost 1.5 million people in Pennsylvania. Over the past two decades, diabetes rates have nearly doubled throughout the nation and our region. Linked to the equally disturbing rise of obesity in our country, diabetes now claims the life of one American every three minutes. Learn what you can do to prevent or treat and control this debilitating and often deadly disease.     

Precision Medicine: It's About You - Wednesday, May 10th - 7pm

Precision Medicine... It’s a term you’re likely to hear more often, as a greater number of healthcare providers adopt more individualized approaches toward keeping people healthy. This approach allows doctors and researchers to more accurately predict which treatment and prevention strategies will work best for specific diseases affecting each individual. Learn more on the next Call the Doctor: Precision Medicine: It’s about you. 

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Resources
Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Discover advancements, options, and choices available in the battle against breast cancer

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

You are not alone in your battle against Alzheimer’s Disease

Mental Health

Mental Health

Our goal is to bring awareness and reduce the stigma of mental health problems

Addiction

Addiction

It is time to stop feeling sick from the affect of yours or someone else’s addictions

Heart Health

Heart Health

Do you have a genetic disposition for heart disease? Are you at risk for stroke?

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Recognize the importance of screenings for colorectal cancer

Obesity & Diabetes

Obesity & Diabetes

If diabetes affects your life, your doctor is your number one resource

Arthritis

Arthritis

Recognize the importance of identifying the warning signs and symptoms of arthritis

Health Outdoors

Health Outdoors

Get outside and experiencing the possible health benefits that await you

Meet the Team

Paola Giangiacomo

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Paola Giangiacomo is a multiple award winning journalist and a 20-year veteran of Broadcast Journalism. Giangiacomo got her start at KMCT in Monroe, Louisiana where she became a weeknight Anchor. She later moved to Anchor/Reporter positions at WBKB in Alpena, Michigan, WWCP/WATM in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and then on to WNEP in Moosic, Pennsylvania where she reported, anchored and produced for nearly 13 years.  Giangiacomo holds a B.A. in Broadcast - Cable Communications from Pennsylvania State University. She resides in Northeastern Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons.

In addition to being seen on WVIA’s upcoming season of Call the Doctor, Paola can be heard delivering news on FOX News Headlines 24/7 on SIRIUSXM Channel 115.

 

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