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What is the role of a contact tracer?

What is the role of a contact tracer?

May 21, 2020

Interview with Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD


What's been learned about the coronavirus; coping with loneliness, isolation in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 3, 2020

What's been learned about the coronavirus; coping with loneliness, isolation in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 3, 2020

May 1, 2020

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and social...


How COVID-19 is being treated, and what has been learned about the novel coronavirus so far

How COVID-19 is being treated, and what has been learned about the novel coronavirus so far

April 30, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


Running a pop-up coronavirus hospital; explaining the COVID-19 'curve'; getting proper sleep when stressed: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 19, 2020

Running a pop-up coronavirus hospital; explaining the COVID-19 'curve'; getting proper sleep when stressed: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 19, 2020

April 17, 2020

Interviews with Upstate emergency physician Christopher Tanski, MD, public...


Caring for someone with COVID-19; the key to proper handwashing; easy fitness ideas for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Caring for someone with COVID-19; the key to proper handwashing; easy fitness ideas for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD; employee...


Explaining how and why to wash your hands thoroughly

Explaining how and why to wash your hands thoroughly

March 26, 2020

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director for employee health at...


Advice on caring for someone who has COVID-19

Advice on caring for someone who has COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Interview with Jana Shaw, MD, Upstate pediatric infectious disease specialist


Pandemic preparations: How Upstate University Hospital handles a crisis

Pandemic preparations: How Upstate University Hospital handles a crisis

March 25, 2020

Interview with Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO


What to do if you develop symptoms of COVID-19

What to do if you develop symptoms of COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate assistant professor of medicine Katie Anderson, MD, PhD,...


Understanding the spread of the novel coronavirus

Understanding the spread of the novel coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Interview with Syracuse University epidemiologists David Larsen, PhD, left, and...


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...


Infectious disease specialist puts coronavirus outbreak in perspective

Infectious disease specialist puts coronavirus outbreak in perspective

January 29, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

November 30, 2019

Interviews with Christopher Fortner, MD, PhD, and Jarrod Bagatell, MD.


Have you received your flu shot? Here's why you should

Have you received your flu shot? Here's why you should

November 21, 2019

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD


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


Are you and your family adequately protected against measles outbreaks?

Are you and your family adequately protected against measles outbreaks?

April 10, 2019


ADHD's genetic component; disease outbreaks and civil unrest; issues surrounding death and dying: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 3, 2019

ADHD's genetic component; disease outbreaks and civil unrest; issues surrounding death and dying: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 3, 2019

February 28, 2019


Malaria outbreaks among ways Venezuelan crisis is straining Latin America's health care systems

Malaria outbreaks among ways Venezuelan crisis is straining Latin America's health care systems

February 22, 2019


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