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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


A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

January 2, 2020

Interview with cancer researcher Mina Bissell, PhD, of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Avoiding injury when using electronic devices; skin care for seniors; how palliative care works: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

Avoiding injury when using electronic devices; skin care for seniors; how palliative care works: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

December 28, 2019

Interviews with doctor of physical therapy Adam Rufa, dermatologist Ramsay Farah, MD, and internist and palliative care provider Silviu Pasniciuc, MD


Selecting a mental health care provider; birth control options; muscular dystrophy basics: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

Selecting a mental health care provider; birth control options; muscular dystrophy basics: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

December 20, 2019

Interviews with psychiatrist Thomas Schwartz, MD, gynecologist Renee Mestad, MD, and neurologist Deborah Bradshaw, MD


It's not a pill, but here's an easy way to lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity

It's not a pill, but here's an easy way to lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity

December 19, 2019

Interview with doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis


Why is US life expectancy declining?

Why is US life expectancy declining?

December 19, 2019

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD


A look at sickle cell disease and how best to treat it

A look at sickle cell disease and how best to treat it

December 19, 2019

Interview with Kathryn Scott, MD, and Jill Majeski, PsyD


'Food Is Medicine' course brings nutrition education to medical students

'Food Is Medicine' course brings nutrition education to medical students

December 19, 2019

Interview with medical student Natalie Antosh


Diabetes educator explains why exercise is important for people with diabetes

Diabetes educator explains why exercise is important for people with diabetes

December 19, 2019

Interview with doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis


Vaping update; plant-based diets; where medicine meets cartoons: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019

Vaping update; plant-based diets; where medicine meets cartoons: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019

December 13, 2019

Interviews with Upstate toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, Upstate registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin and Elizabeth Donaldson, PhD, a professor of English from the New York Institute of Technology.


Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

December 11, 2019

Interview with toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, from the Upstate New York Poison Center.


Parkinson's disease; grief during the holidays; integrative medicine and wellness: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019

Parkinson's disease; grief during the holidays; integrative medicine and wellness: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019

December 7, 2019

Interviews with doctor of physical therapy Julie Lombardi; Walt Stein from Hope for Bereaved; and Susan Levinsohn, MD.


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