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Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

September 25, 2020

Interviews with neuro-oncologist Ruham Nasany, MD, and nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz, a heart failure data coordinator


Heart failure can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes

Heart failure can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes

September 22, 2020

Interview with nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz, heart failure data coordinator and educator at Upstate


Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

September 18, 2020

Interview with Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Upstate's chief of rheumatology


New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

September 18, 2020

Interview with Ruham Nasany, MD, director of neuro-oncology at Upstate


Ways to treat atrial fibrillation and faulty heart valves; the flu vaccine's importance this season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Ways to treat atrial fibrillation and faulty heart valves; the flu vaccine's importance this season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

September 18, 2020

Interviews with cardiac surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD, and Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director of employee and student health at Upstate


An overview of common sports injuries and how they're treated

An overview of common sports injuries and how they're treated

September 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate orthopedic surgeon Zachary Vredenburgh, MD


Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

September 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Timothy Beutler, MD


Course challenges medical students to avoid biases in decision making

Course challenges medical students to avoid biases in decision making

September 11, 2020

Interview with Amy Caruso Brown, MD, associate professor of bioethics and humanities at Upstate


Surgeon explains advantages of different treatments for common heart problems

Surgeon explains advantages of different treatments for common heart problems

September 11, 2020

Interview with Upstate cardiac surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD


Good nutrition in a stressful time; dealing with cancer during the pandemic; support for COVID-19 patients at home: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

Good nutrition in a stressful time; dealing with cancer during the pandemic; support for COVID-19 patients at home: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

September 11, 2020

Interviews with Kaushal Nanavati, MD; Sam Benjamin, MD; and Amit Dhamoon, MD, PhD, and nurse Diane Nanno


 COVID-19 patients recovering at home get services, support through special clinic

COVID-19 patients recovering at home get services, support through special clinic

September 11, 2020

Interview with Upstate's Amit Dhamoon, MD, PhD, and nurse Diane Nanno


What to keep in mind when making food choices in lean times

What to keep in mind when making food choices in lean times

September 8, 2020

Interview with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, assistant professor of family medicine at Upstate


How Upstate helped run a pop-up hospital and relieve exhausted medical staffs in COVID-stricken New York City area: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020

How Upstate helped run a pop-up hospital and relieve exhausted medical staffs in COVID-stricken New York City area: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020

September 2, 2020

Interviews with Christopher Tanski, MD, nurse practitioner Patricia Goodyear, and nurses Rachel Carnicelli and Emery House


A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

August 28, 2020

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director of employee and student health at Upstate


A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

August 28, 2020

Interviews with Upstate pediatricians Jana Shaw, MD, and Travis Hobart, MD


Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

August 27, 2020

Interview with Jana Shaw, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Upstate


Prevention is best defense again lead poisoning

Prevention is best defense again lead poisoning

August 27, 2020

Interview with Travis Hobart, MD, medical director of the Central/Eastern New York Lead Poisoning Resource Center


Pandemic-related skin problems; staying well while working from home; helping colleges cope with COVID-19 restrictions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020

Pandemic-related skin problems; staying well while working from home; helping colleges cope with COVID-19 restrictions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020

August 20, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's dermatology chief Ramsay Farah, MD; assistant dean of wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD; and public health experts Telisa Stewart, DrPH, and Alyssa Indelicato


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