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Researchers seek better understanding of frontotemporal dementia, which tends to strike at a younger age than Alzheimer's

Researchers seek better understanding of frontotemporal dementia, which tends to strike at a younger age than Alzheimer's

February 21, 2020

Interview with Hannah Phillips, a neuroscience doctoral student at Upstate


Treating male infertility; why CBD is popular; a look at head injuries: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

Treating male infertility; why CBD is popular; a look at head injuries: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

February 14, 2020

Interviews with Upstate urologist JC Trussell, MD, Upstate pediatric rheumatologist Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca, DO, and Upstate emergency physician William Paolo, MD


Early detection of glaucoma is key to preserving vision

Early detection of glaucoma is key to preserving vision

February 12, 2020

Interview with Upstate ophthalmologist Preethi Ganapathy, MD, PhD


How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

February 6, 2020

Interview with Lee Livermore of the Upstate New York Poison Center


How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

February 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate breast surgery chief Ranjna Sharma, MD; psychiatrists Seetha Ramanathan, MD, from Upstate, and Jay Carruthers, MD, from the state Office of Mental Health; and Upstate research scientist William Kerr, PhD


Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

February 6, 2020

Interview with Upstate scientist William Kerr, PhD


How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

February 6, 2020

Interview with Ranjna Sharma, MD, chief of breast surgery and medical director of the breast cancer program at Upstate


What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

January 31, 2020

Interviews with Stephen Thomas, MD, infectious disease chief at Upstate, and toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the Upstate New York Poison Center


Varied efforts aim to prevent suicides in New York state

Varied efforts aim to prevent suicides in New York state

January 30, 2020

Interview with psychiatrists Seetha Ramanathan, MD, of Upstate, seated at microphone, and Jay Carruthers, MD, director of suicide prevention at the state Office of Mental Health, inset


Infectious disease specialist puts coronavirus outbreak in perspective

Infectious disease specialist puts coronavirus outbreak in perspective

January 29, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


What's been learned about illegal or abused drugs from the past year

What's been learned about illegal or abused drugs from the past year

January 24, 2020

Interview with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the Upstate New York Poison Center


Thoracic outlet syndrome, which often hits pro athletes, is treated with physical therapy, surgery

Thoracic outlet syndrome, which often hits pro athletes, is treated with physical therapy, surgery

January 24, 2020

Interview with Upstate vascular surgeon Anthony Feghali, MD


Learning to live with sickle cell disease; leading the way on a football field or in a hospital; explaining thoracic outlet syndrome: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020

Learning to live with sickle cell disease; leading the way on a football field or in a hospital; explaining thoracic outlet syndrome: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020

January 24, 2020

Interviews with pediatric hematologist Kathryn Scott, MD, child psychologist Jill Majeski, PsyD, Syracuse University head football coach Dino Babers, Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO, and vascular surgeon Anthony Feghali, MD


Explaining genetic abnormalities; coping with a digital world; refugees’ health needs: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

Explaining genetic abnormalities; coping with a digital world; refugees’ health needs: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

January 17, 2020

Interviews with Upstate geneticist Robert Roger Lebel, MD, Le Moyne College professor Renee Downey Hart, PhD, and Upstate physician assistant Ayan Mohamed


Thoughts on motivation and leadership, from a hospital CEO and a college football coach

Thoughts on motivation and leadership, from a hospital CEO and a college football coach

January 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO, left, and Syracuse University head football coach Dino Babers


Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

January 10, 2020

Interviews with public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD, chief of gynecologic oncology Mary Cunningham, MD, and doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis


When vaginal bleeding is related to endometrial cancer

When vaginal bleeding is related to endometrial cancer

January 8, 2020

Interview with Mary Cunningham, MD, chief of gynecologic oncology at Upstate


How exercise promotes good health; future doctors focus on food; the origins of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020

How exercise promotes good health; future doctors focus on food; the origins of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020

January 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis, Upstate medical student Natalie Antosh and cancer researcher Mina Bissell, PhD, of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


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