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Call the Doctor

Call the Doctor is the regions premiere medical series, with a focus on addressing critical health & wellness needs of our region.
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Wednesdays at 7p, Thursdays at 10p, Sundays at 4p on WVIA TV
Call the Doctor addresses the critical health and wellness needs of northeastern and central Pennsylvania, supplying viewers with direct contact, during the broadcasts and after, with available local resources and experts that can help those in need who are going through difficult and sometimes isolating health journeys.

Join the conversation - submit your questions for any of our topics by emailing: ctd@wvia.org, calling 1-833-408-9842, or by tagging us online with the hashtag #wviactd.

Latest Episodes
The Many Forms of Arthritis
Millions of people deal with the pain, stiffness and fatigue of arthritis. The term arthritis is used to refer to a disorder that affects our joints or the place where two bones meet. It's a common ailment, sometimes mild, sometimes severe, and it doesn't just strike the elderly population.
Child Socialization in COVID-19
It has been more than two years since the world practically shut down for COVID-19. The pandemic changed so much about how we do business and may have even affected our relationships. Experts are now watching what's happening to children who experienced that same lack of socialization but may have been affected in different ways than the adults in their lives.
Headaches
We all get headaches from time to time. Some are mild and easily treatable; others can be downright debilitating. And they can stem from any number of sources, which means getting rid of a headache isn’t always easy. We’ll look into some of those causes, how to avoid headaches, and if you can’t, how to manage them better. That is all coming up on Call The Doctor.
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Juile Sidoni currently serves as WVIA's News Director. Julie began her award-winning journalism career in public radio, at the NPR affiliate WDUQ-FM in Pittsburgh. She also spent time learning the business as a producer at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh before graduating from Duquesne University, and soon landed her first on-air television reporting job at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. A year and a half later, she was hired as a reporter for WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and spent nearly 20 years there as an anchor/reporter.