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Drug overdose deaths rise during the pandemic

Drug overdose deaths rise during the pandemic

December 7, 2020

Interview with Ross Sullivan, MD, director of medical toxicology at Upstate


A new treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease; a mental health network for college students; literary and visual arts journal marks 20 years: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020

A new treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease; a mental health network for college students; literary and visual arts journal marks 20 years: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020

November 20, 2020

Interviews with neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD, psychiatrist Christopher Lucas, MD,...


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


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...


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


 Testing a possible treatment for lupus; how the pandemic hit the Syracuse area's refugees and homeless: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

Testing a possible treatment for lupus; how the pandemic hit the Syracuse area's refugees and homeless: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

October 12, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Andrea Shaw, MD, and David...


Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

September 18, 2020

Interview with Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Upstate's chief of rheumatology


Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

August 14, 2020

Interviews with infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and Oleh Pankewycz,...


New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

July 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate professor of medicine Oleh Pankewycz, MD


A tragedy leads parents to advocate for preventing unintended medication exposures in children

A tragedy leads parents to advocate for preventing unintended medication exposures in children

March 2, 2020

Interview with Adam and MaryBeth Gillan (shown with their daughter, Maisie) and...


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...


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...


New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

November 15, 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

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


Testing a drug that may be a treatment for Alzheimer's

Testing a drug that may be a treatment for Alzheimer's

September 26, 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


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