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 Phexxi, a nonhormonal gel, offers new birth control option

Phexxi, a nonhormonal gel, offers new birth control option

July 28, 2021

Interview with Renee Mestad, MD, Upstate's chief of obstetrics and gynecology


A pharmacist discusses chemotherapy; a urologist explains new treatments for prostate cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 25, 2021

A pharmacist discusses chemotherapy; a urologist explains new treatments for prostate cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 25, 2021

July 15, 2021

Interviews with pharmacist Timothy Chiang, urologist Hanan Goldberg, MD, and financial counselor Linda Naples


 Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

July 15, 2021

Interviews with neuroscientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, and geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman, MD


Imaging method, new medication take aim at prostate cancer

Imaging method, new medication take aim at prostate cancer

July 15, 2021

Interview with Upstate urologic cancer specialist Hanan Goldberg, MD


Counselor helps people in cancer treatment deal with medical bills

Counselor helps people in cancer treatment deal with medical bills

July 15, 2021

Interview with Linda Naples, financial counselor at the Upstate Cancer Center


 She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

July 14, 2021

Interview with research scientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, a professor of neuroscience and physiology at Upstate


Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

July 9, 2021

Interviews with family practitioner Kaushal Nanavati, MD; emergency physician Jordan Holliday, MD; pharmacists Eric Balotin and Emily Adamy; and chief of thoracic surgery Jason Wallen, MD


Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

July 2, 2021

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, Upstate's chief of geriatrics; and Upstate neurologist Corey McGraw, MD


Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

June 25, 2021

Interview with Sharon Brangman, MD, chief of geriatrics at Upstate Medical University


Neurologist describes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis

Neurologist describes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis

June 25, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurologist Corey McGraw, MD


When do you need a mental health break?

When do you need a mental health break?

June 25, 2021

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


Children ingesting pot products; a broad look at ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 27, 2021

Children ingesting pot products; a broad look at ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 27, 2021

June 25, 2021

Interviews with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, of the Upstate New York Poison Center and Upstate research scientist Stephen Faraone, PhD


Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

June 18, 2021

Interview with endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, director of the metabolic bone disease center at Upstate


What to expect from chemotherapy

What to expect from chemotherapy

June 18, 2021

Interview with Timothy Chiang, a pharmacist at the Upstate Cancer Center


Prehospital blood transfusions can save lives in trauma cases

Prehospital blood transfusions can save lives in trauma cases

June 18, 2021

Interview with Upstate emergency physician Jordan Holliday, MD


 Upstate Outpatient Pharmacy offers compounding and other specialized services, opens second location

Upstate Outpatient Pharmacy offers compounding and other specialized services, opens second location

June 18, 2021

Interview with Upstate pharmacists Eric Balotin and Emily Adamy


 The risks to children of edible marijuana products

The risks to children of edible marijuana products

June 18, 2021

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


Why herd immunity is elusive; tips for new hikers; what testing positive for HIV means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 20, 2021

Why herd immunity is elusive; tips for new hikers; what testing positive for HIV means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 20, 2021

June 18, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease specialist Stephen Thomas, MD, associate professor of physical therapy education Carol Sames, PhD, and infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD


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