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Study compares surgeries for reducing ovarian cancer risk in women at high risk for the disease

Study compares surgeries for reducing ovarian cancer risk in women at high risk for the disease

November 22, 2021

Interview with Rinki Agarwal, MD, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Upstate


Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

November 19, 2021

Interviews with geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD, pharmacist Timothy Chiang and Upstate Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD


Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

November 18, 2021

Interview with Robert Doyle, PhD, a medicinal chemist who teaches at both Syracuse University and Upstate


Surgical weight-loss options: What to expect

Surgical weight-loss options: What to expect

November 17, 2021

Interview with bariatric surgery chief Lauren Rabach, MD


How to find credible health information online

How to find credible health information online

November 17, 2021

Interview with associate librarian Olivia Tsistinas from the Upstate Health Sciences Library


Burnout, mental exhaustion, stress -- people are seeking relief as pandemic drags on

Burnout, mental exhaustion, stress -- people are seeking relief as pandemic drags on

November 17, 2021

Interview with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, Upstate's assistant dean of wellness


Rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks

Rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks

November 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate cardiology chief Debanik Chaudhuri, MD


Seniors who fall -- it's a common problem -- can face a challenging recovery

Seniors who fall -- it's a common problem -- can face a challenging recovery

November 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD


 Kids' COVID vaccines explained; a look at X-rays, MRIs, CTs and other medical imaging: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021

Kids' COVID vaccines explained; a look at X-rays, MRIs, CTs and other medical imaging: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021

November 10, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease expert Joseph Domachowske, MD, and radiologist Michele Lisi, MD


MRI, CT scans, X-rays and more -- a medical imaging overview

MRI, CT scans, X-rays and more -- a medical imaging overview

November 10, 2021

Interview with Michele Lisi, MD, interim chair of the Upstate radiology department


   Vaccinating kids under age 12 against COVID-19 -- what to know about dosages, side effects and more

Vaccinating kids under age 12 against COVID-19 -- what to know about dosages, side effects and more

November 5, 2021

Interview with Upstate pediatric infectious disease specialist Joseph Domachowske, MD.


A positive outlook for multiple sclerosis; new birth control option; preventing kidney stones: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021

A positive outlook for multiple sclerosis; new birth control option; preventing kidney stones: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021

November 5, 2021

Interviews with neurologist Corey McGraw, MD, gynecologist Renee Mestad, MD, and urologist Scott Wiener, MD


Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

October 29, 2021

Interviews with rehabilitation psychologist Debbie Spinks, PhD, physician scientist Hani Aiash, MD, PhD, and Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD


Post-COVID brain fog; dealing with breast cancer during pregnancy: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

Post-COVID brain fog; dealing with breast cancer during pregnancy: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

October 22, 2021

Interviews with Claudine Ward, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist; and with nurse practitioner Davia Moss and breast care and breastfeeding specialist Jayne Charlamb, MD


What wellness means to someone with a chronic disease

What wellness means to someone with a chronic disease

October 18, 2021

Interview with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, Upstate assistant dean of wellness


 Concussion symptoms, treatment and preventive measures

Concussion symptoms, treatment and preventive measures

October 18, 2021

Interview with Upstate rehabilitation psychologist Debbie Spinks, PhD


Breast cancer during her pregnancy presented tough but surmountable challenges

Breast cancer during her pregnancy presented tough but surmountable challenges

October 18, 2021

Interview with Upstate breast care specialist Jayne Charlamb, MD, left, and Upstate pediatric nurse practitioner Davia Moss


COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

October 15, 2021

Interviews with Upstate's chief of pulmonary and critical care, Dana Savici, MD, infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD, and stroke neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD


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