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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...


What's been learned about illegal or abused drugs from the past year

What's been learned about illegal or abused drugs from the past year

January 24, 2020

Interview with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the...


Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

December 11, 2019

Interview with toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, from the Upstate New York...


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


Evolving from cancer patient to cancer survivor; vaping-related health issues: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019

Evolving from cancer patient to cancer survivor; vaping-related health issues: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019

September 27, 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


Cystic fibrosis explained; summertime poison prevention; music as a psychiatric treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 30, 2019

Cystic fibrosis explained; summertime poison prevention; music as a psychiatric treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 30, 2019

June 28, 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


Tips for preventing accidental summertime poisoning

Tips for preventing accidental summertime poisoning

May 30, 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


How to reverse an opioid overdose; how high blood pressure affects pregnancy; why kids need helmets for winter sports: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018

How to reverse an opioid overdose; how high blood pressure affects pregnancy; why kids need helmets for winter sports: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018

December 21, 2018


New street drugs and their dangers; diagnosing a type of nerve disorders; effort to prevent suicides: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

New street drugs and their dangers; diagnosing a type of nerve disorders; effort to prevent suicides: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

October 5, 2018


New drugs of abuse showing up: tianeptine, kratom

New drugs of abuse showing up: tianeptine, kratom

September 27, 2018


Opioid addiction's deadly outgrowths; lessons from Appalachia; low-fat and low-carb diets: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 10, 2018

Opioid addiction's deadly outgrowths; lessons from Appalachia; low-fat and low-carb diets: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 10, 2018

June 7, 2018


Lead poisoning's insidious legacy; a case of antibiotic resistance; desire's relationship to aging: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 3, 2018

Lead poisoning's insidious legacy; a case of antibiotic resistance; desire's relationship to aging: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 3, 2018

May 31, 2018


What's involved in DASH diet; ER doctors help fight opioid overdoses; what otolaryngology entails: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 27, 2018

What's involved in DASH diet; ER doctors help fight opioid overdoses; what otolaryngology entails: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 27, 2018

May 25, 2018


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