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Prostate cancer's diagnosis, treatment and possible risks

Prostate cancer's diagnosis, treatment and possible risks

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate urological cancer specialist Joseph Jacob, MD


A look at reflux and cancer of the esophagus

A look at reflux and cancer of the esophagus

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate chief of thoracic surgery Jason Wallen, MD, medical director the thoracic oncology program 


Neurologist explains new drug combination for patients with ALS

Neurologist explains new drug combination for patients with ALS

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


How to celebrate the holidays safely in a pandemic; hemorrhoid problems and treatments; making your medical last wishes known in advance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020

How to celebrate the holidays safely in a pandemic; hemorrhoid problems and treatments; making your medical last wishes known in advance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020

November 13, 2020

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and social worker Antonia Canuso-Reiner


Pandemic poetry is featured in 20th anniversary issue of The Healing Muse

Pandemic poetry is featured in 20th anniversary issue of The Healing Muse

November 12, 2020

Interview with Deirdre Neilen, PhD, editor-in-chief of The Healing Muse


How those wearing masks can communicate with people who have a hearing loss

How those wearing masks can communicate with people who have a hearing loss

November 12, 2020

Interview with Upstate ear, nose and throat specialist Brian Nicholas, MD


Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

November 6, 2020

Interviews with geriatrician Sharon Brangman, MD, emergency physician William Paolo, MD, and neurosurgeon G. Duemani Reddy, MD


Safety, flexibility are cited as keys to celebrating holidays in a pandemic

Safety, flexibility are cited as keys to celebrating holidays in a pandemic

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate family practitioner Kaushal Nanavati, MD


Are your medical wishes known if you someday can't speak for yourself?

Are your medical wishes known if you someday can't speak for yourself?

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate social worker Antonia Canuso-Reiner


Why some hemorrhoids need treatment

Why some hemorrhoids need treatment

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate surgeon Kristina Go, MD


Mental health network serves hundreds of college students from SUNY campuses

Mental health network serves hundreds of college students from SUNY campuses

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate psychiatrist Christopher Lucas, MD


New robotic tool assists in brain surgeries, including for epilepsy

New robotic tool assists in brain surgeries, including for epilepsy

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon G. Duemani Reddy, MD


 Telehealth means you can see an emergency-room doctor without leaving home 

Telehealth means you can see an emergency-room doctor without leaving home 

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate emergency physician Bill Paolo, MD


Precautions for senior citizens who take multiple medications

Precautions for senior citizens who take multiple medications

November 2, 2020

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


Health considerations when quenching one's thirst; dental issues stemming from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

Health considerations when quenching one's thirst; dental issues stemming from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020

November 2, 2020

Interviews with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, assistant dean of wellness at Upstate, and dentists Jean Diflorio, DDS, and Patrick Smith, DDS


An update on breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention; physical therapy for lymphedema: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

An update on breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention; physical therapy for lymphedema: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

October 23, 2020

Interviews with Upstate physicians Ranjna Sharma, MD, and Jayne Charlamb, MD, and physical therapist Chris Bateson


Pandemic appears to have spawned teeth grinding, other dental concerns

Pandemic appears to have spawned teeth grinding, other dental concerns

October 23, 2020

Interview with Upstate dental surgeons Patrick Smith, DDS, and Jean Diflorio, DDS


Breast cancer update: the latest on prevention, screening, treatment

Breast cancer update: the latest on prevention, screening, treatment

October 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate's Jayne Charlamb, MD, left, and Ranjna Sharma, MD


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