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What to expect from this year's tick season, and some prevention tips

What to expect from this year's tick season, and some prevention tips

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate researcher Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, an expert on...


COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

June 5, 2020

Interviews with critical care specialist Jim Sexton, MD; public health expert...


Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 29, 2020

Interviews with Emergency Management Director Chris Dunham, Onondaga County...


Researchers use cellphone data to measure Central New Yorkers' social distancing

Researchers use cellphone data to measure Central New Yorkers' social distancing

May 27, 2020

Interview with Upstate public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD


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...


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...


How an epidemic's 'curve' is charted and what it means

How an epidemic's 'curve' is charted and what it means

April 16, 2020

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD, chair of public health and preventive...


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


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...


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...


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...


Varied efforts aim to prevent suicides in New York state

Varied efforts aim to prevent suicides in New York state

January 30, 2020

Interview with psychiatrists Seetha Ramanathan, MD, of Upstate, seated at...


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


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...


Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

Why life expectancy is dwindling; endometrial cancer explained; exercise's value for people with diabetes: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

January 10, 2020

Interviews with public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD, chief of...


Why is US life expectancy declining?

Why is US life expectancy declining?

December 19, 2019

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD


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