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Testicular problems; smartphone addiction; dementia research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 8, 2020

Testicular problems; smartphone addiction; dementia research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 8, 2020

March 5, 2020

Interviews with pediatric urologist Anthony Tracey, MD, psychiatric nurse...


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...


Testing a possible drug for Alzheimer's disease; preparing for emergencies; explaining vaping-related illness, risks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

Testing a possible drug for Alzheimer's disease; preparing for emergencies; explaining vaping-related illness, risks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

October 11, 2019


Focus on opioids: painkiller guidelines; addiction crisis update; a firsthand account of dependency: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

Focus on opioids: painkiller guidelines; addiction crisis update; a firsthand account of dependency: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

October 4, 2019


Mysterious, deadly lung disease tied to vaping

Mysterious, deadly lung disease tied to vaping

October 3, 2019


How a bioethicist broke his dependence on opioids - and what it taught him about the U.S. health care system

How a bioethicist broke his dependence on opioids - and what it taught him about the U.S. health care system

September 20, 2019


Opioid addiction crisis update: It's not over yet

Opioid addiction crisis update: It's not over yet

September 19, 2019


Mysterious lung disease tied to vaping offers clues but no firm answers yet

Mysterious lung disease tied to vaping offers clues but no firm answers yet

September 19, 2019


Compulsive cellphone attachments; health issues facing Native American children; explaining an inner-ear disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 28, 2019

Compulsive cellphone attachments; health issues facing Native American children; explaining an inner-ear disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 28, 2019

July 25, 2019


Minimizing antidepressant withdrawal; a discovery behind blood-pressure drugs; low-fat vs. low-carb diets: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 21, 2019

Minimizing antidepressant withdrawal; a discovery behind blood-pressure drugs; low-fat vs. low-carb diets: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 21, 2019

July 19, 2019


Goals and concerns of hospital's new chief pediatrician; experts discuss vaping, drug abuse trends: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 16, 2019

Goals and concerns of hospital's new chief pediatrician; experts discuss vaping, drug abuse trends: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 16, 2019

June 14, 2019


Poison Center experts provide update on Central New York e-cigarette and related drug abuse trends

Poison Center experts provide update on Central New York e-cigarette and related drug abuse trends

May 30, 2019


DASH diet addresses many health needs; ER doctors' role in fighting opioid overdoses; what an otolaryngologist does: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 26, 2019

DASH diet addresses many health needs; ER doctors' role in fighting opioid overdoses; what an otolaryngologist does: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 26, 2019

May 23, 2019


Why measles has re-emerged as an infectious threat; child sex trafficking in Central New York; mental health research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 21, 2019

Why measles has re-emerged as an infectious threat; child sex trafficking in Central New York; mental health research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 21, 2019

April 19, 2019


Researchers working toward a heroin vaccine are both hopeful and cautious

Researchers working toward a heroin vaccine are both hopeful and cautious

February 15, 2019


Science behind the 'runner's high'; medical mission leads to Guatemala; people with addictions treated through dual effort: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

Science behind the 'runner's high'; medical mission leads to Guatemala; people with addictions treated through dual effort: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

January 31, 2019


Upstate-St. Camillus program treats people recovering from illness and addiction

Upstate-St. Camillus program treats people recovering from illness and addiction

January 25, 2019


Testing for colon cancer; infections stemming from drug abuse; the importance of vitamin A: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Testing for colon cancer; infections stemming from drug abuse; the importance of vitamin A: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

January 18, 2019


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