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Episode 11 - Originally Aired: 12/21/2014
Pet Health - ER, Running Doc, Workforce Education

Know the facts when dealing with a pet emergency, meet a St. Luke’s doctor running for more than just her health, and learn about developing essential work skills in our youth.

Episode 11 Segments
Pet Health: ER
A medical emergency involving your pet can be a scary experience; Franklin, a lovable family cat, received immediate medical assistance when he needed it most! Dr. Carlos Hodges, with Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, joins us in-studio to discuss critical care for our pets.
Running Doc
Being a surgeon and a mother of three doesn’t slow down this St. Luke’s University Health Network physician. Dr. Marian McDonald’s desire to set a good example for her patients and daughters keeps her motivated to run the Women’s 5K Classic year after year.
Workforce Education
Programs such as the Bachelor of Applied Science at Lehigh Carbon Community College prepares students with the technical and leadership skills needed for today’s changing workforce. Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, joins us in-studio to discuss the benefits of diversified educational development programs.
Episode 10 - Originally Aired: 12/14/2014
Breast Health, Gas House Dance Hall, Equi-Librium
Join us for an inspiring story of breast cancer survival;step back in time, find your rhythm & get fit at the dance hall; and discover how horses are helping those with special needs.

Episode 10 Segments
Breast Cancer
Follow the story of a young women’s battle with breast cancer and drive to make a difference. Radiologist, Dr. Joe Russo, Director of St. Luke’s Breast Imaging Center, joins us in-studio to discuss the new screenings for breast cancer.
Gas House Dance Hall
Check out a dance studio offering a non-gym workout for people of every age, size, and fitness level! Gas House Dance Hall provides quality dance instruction and a fun environment for students to develop improved confidence and positive body image.
Learn about a non-profit organization empowering individuals with special needs to reach their highest potential through horse-related activities. Polly Beste, Chairman and CEO of Equi-librium, joins us in-studio to discuss the benefits of Equine Assisted Therapy.
Episode 9 - Originally Aired: 12/7/2014
Pet Health- Surgery, Cyclocross, United Way Women's Leadership Council
Learn about pet health care that goes beyond vaccines with Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Care, go inside the sport of cyclo-cross with St. Luke's University Health Network physicians, and discover a group of women dedicated to improving the lives of others with the support of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Episode 9 Segments
Pet Health - Surgery
Follow Hannah, a lovable family pet, through the specialized care that she desperately needed. Dr. Carlos Hodges, Chief of Surgery at Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, joins us in-studio to discuss the group’s services and to help us to understand the growing science of pet surgery.
Drs. Olenchock and Kriner, St. Luke’s University Health Network, are dedicated cyclocross competitors. Learn how this intense bicycle sport helps them manage the pressures that come with superior patient care.
United Way Women's Leadership Council
United Way Women’s Leadership Council supports the community goals of United Way by improving the lives of women and children through philanthropy, advocacy, and volunteerism. Marci Ronald, Vice President of Community Impact with United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, joins us in-studio to discuss the council and its impact.
Episode 8 - Originally Aired: 11/16/2014
Food Allergies, Yoga Doc, United Way Community Schools
On this Sunday’s episode of The PEAK TV, explore pediatric food allergies, visit a doctor exploring her mind body connection though yoga, and learn more about United Way’s commitment to Community Schools.

Episode 8 Segments
PedFood Allergies
Food allergies can cause serious, even deadly reactions in children and adults. Dr. Doron Rabin, a St. Luke’s physician, and his family navigate diet restrictions to avoid reactions in their son. Anita Desai, Nurse Practitioner at St. Luke’s University Health Network, joins us in-studio to discuss ways she advocates for allergy awareness.
Managing Stress Through Yoga
Dr. Tricia Kelly, Breast Surgical Oncologist at St. Luke’s University Health Network, uses yoga as an outlet to decompress from her demanding and intense environment. See how practicing regular yoga gives her the ability to relax, be strong, and help guide patients through a challenging stage.
United Way Community Schools
United Way Community Schools provide new and positive opportunities for children and families in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. Dr. Joseph Roy, Superintendent of Schools for the Bethlehem Area School District, joins us in-studio to discuss why it’s important to support these great educational initiatives.