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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 live broadcasts and after, with available local resources that can help those in needs through their difficult and sometimes isolating health journeys. 

On our next Call the Doctor:

Lung Cancer: Are You At Risk? Wednesday, November 23rd at 7p on WVIA-TV

A nagging cough or slight wheeze may barely register in the course of our busy days, but it's critically important to pay attention to even mild symptoms. Sometimes people think having trouble breathing is just something that comes with getting older. It is important to pay attention to these symptoms as they could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs of lung disease can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the following warning signs, make an appointment with your healthcare provider as soon as possible. Early detection could save your life.

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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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