Health and Wellness Hour

About the Health and Wellness Hour

Each Sunday between 5 and 6 p.m., Dr. Alan Glaser MD hosts the Health and Wellness Hour. The program will cover all aspects of modern health: prevention, treatment, research, administration and more. Every week, Glaser will be joined by a different guest from the health field who will help break down specific issues so that you can be a better informed patient or care-provider. Dr. Alan Glaser MD is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is the medical director at Wellesley Primary Care Medicine. Dr. Glaser has had letters published in prestigious medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine and The Archives of Internal Medicine.

10/12/2011 - 5:19pm
October 16th Show (Part 1): Arthroscopic Surgery

On Sunday, October 16th, Dr. Glaser will be joined by Dr. Laurie Katz. Dr. Katz completed her orthopaedic residency training at the Tufts Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program. She then went on to complete a fellowship program in Sports Medicine at New England Baptist Hospital. During her fellowship, she gained training room experience working as an assistant team physician for the Boston Celtics and Harvard University Athletics. Dr. Katz is currently a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and is board certified in orthopedic surgery. She has a...

09/26/2011 - 2:52pm
October 2nd Show (Part 1): Diagnosis and treatment of sports related injuries

 Daniel J. Quinn, M.D., who is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery Specializing in Sports Medicine, will join Dr. Alan Glaser to talk about the diagnosis and treatment of sports related injuries. Dr. Quinn is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. A former varsity athlete at Brown, Dr. Quinn has a special interest in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Joint Reconstruction, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Dr. Quinn is also the Team Physician for the Boston Cannons professional lacrosse team. He sits on several committees for...

09/21/2011 - 4:11pm
September 25th Show (Part 1): Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries and Treatment

Dr. Evan Schumer, who is board certified in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery, will be joining Dr. Alan Glaser in the first half hour of the September 25th show. Since Dr. Schumer, who works on the Newton Wellesley Orthopedics Associates team, specializes in surgery of the hand and upper extremity, there will be a lot of talk regarding hand injuries and their treatment. Dr. Schumer continues to pursue original research related to Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery which he has presented at regional, national and international meetings.

NWOA orthopedic surgeons specialize in consultation,...

09/16/2011 - 3:53pm
Health and Wellness Show Episode 1 (Part 2): Senior Care

In the second hour of the debut of the Health and Wellness Hour, Glaser talks with Donna Plummer from Home Instead Senior Care. Donna Plummer has owned her business for over 11 years and is currently a board member for the Friends of the Billerica Council on Aging, Alzheimers Partnership, Member of the Board for Lowell General Hospital.

Today, thousands of relationships are formed daily through CAREGivers who provide home care help to clients and their families who desire assistance with activities that used to be simple. Tasks like grabbing a...