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COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

October 15, 2021

Interviews with Upstate's chief of pulmonary and critical care, Dana Savici, MD,...


 Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

October 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate researcher and cardiovascular perfusionist Hani Aiash,...


 Volunteers are sought for yellow fever vaccine study

Volunteers are sought for yellow fever vaccine study

October 1, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD


Ethical challenges of the pandemic; safe sleeping for babies; dealing with ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021

Ethical challenges of the pandemic; safe sleeping for babies; dealing with ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021

September 30, 2021

Interviews with philosopher and bioethicist L. Syd M. Johnson, PhD,...


Tool helps unlock brain's secrets; explaining COVID booster shots, variants; taking a mental health day: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021

Tool helps unlock brain's secrets; explaining COVID booster shots, variants; taking a mental health day: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021

September 24, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neuroscientists Stephen Glatt, PhD, and Jonathan Hess,...


  COVID-19 vaccine boosters: why, when and for whom?

COVID-19 vaccine boosters: why, when and for whom?

September 22, 2021

Interview with Upstate epidemiologist and physician Katie Anderson, MD, PhD


Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

September 17, 2021

Interviews with surgeon Joseph Valentino, MD, education specialist Nicky...


 A lesser-known tick-borne illness; training for public health; a spiritual caregiver for hospital patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021

A lesser-known tick-borne illness; training for public health; a spiritual caregiver for hospital patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021

September 10, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease specialist Kristopher Paolino, MD, public...


PrEP: medication that prevents spread of HIV

PrEP: medication that prevents spread of HIV

September 2, 2021

Interview with Nicky Ruszkowski, education specialist in the Upstate department...


Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

August 27, 2021

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease specialist Stephen Thomas, MD, and...


Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

August 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD


 COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

August 26, 2021

Interview with epidemiologist Brittany Kmush, PhD, of Syracuse University


Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

August 23, 2021

Interview with Upstate's Stephen Thomas, MD, a specialist in infectious disease...


Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

August 20, 2021

Interview with David Larsen, PhD, an epidemiologist at Syracuse University


Explaining the pandemic's staying power

Explaining the pandemic's staying power

August 19, 2021

Interview with public health experts Christopher Morley, PhD, and Telisa...


Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

August 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD


Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

August 5, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD,...


Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

August 3, 2021

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious disease at...


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