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Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible?

Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible?

June 11, 2021

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, director of Upstate's Institute for Global...


  What researchers are learning from groups of patients on social media

What researchers are learning from groups of patients on social media

May 17, 2021

Interview with Katja Reuter, PhD, a research assistant professor in public...


How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

March 19, 2021

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


Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

March 12, 2021

Interviews with pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia, MD, microbiologist Harry...


 How the pandemic impacted cancer screenings

How the pandemic impacted cancer screenings

March 9, 2021

Interview with Laura Schad, executive coordinator of the department of public...


The pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups; historical echoes of personal freedom vs. public health: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

The pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups; historical echoes of personal freedom vs. public health: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

February 18, 2021

Interviews with Upstate Chief Diversity Officer Daryll Dykes, MD, PhD, JD, and...


Numbers help illustrate the pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups

Numbers help illustrate the pandemic's uneven effects across racial groups

February 17, 2021

Interview with Daryll Dykes, MD, PhD, JD, orthopedic surgeon and chief diversity...


Concept of 'medical liberty' stirred emotions in 19th-century Britain as well as in modern-day America

Concept of 'medical liberty' stirred emotions in 19th-century Britain as well as in modern-day America

February 17, 2021

Interview with Haejoo Kim, a PhD candidate at Syracuse University


How vaccines will attack COVID-19; hotline answers questions about the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021

How vaccines will attack COVID-19; hotline answers questions about the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021

January 8, 2021

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease expert Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, and...


Upstate hotline fields COVID-19 questions from the public

Upstate hotline fields COVID-19 questions from the public

January 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate COVID-19 hotline co-directors Michele Caliva, left, and...


How the COVID-19 vaccines work and what lies ahead in the pandemic

How the COVID-19 vaccines work and what lies ahead in the pandemic

January 7, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease expert Katie Anderson, MD, PhD


Mother-daughter research team compares COVID-19 to previous pandemics in new book

Mother-daughter research team compares COVID-19 to previous pandemics in new book

December 8, 2020

Interview with Allison Kavey, PhD, left, and her mother, Rae-Ellen Kavey, MD,...


The pandemic, the vaccines and what's next: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020

The pandemic, the vaccines and what's next: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020

December 4, 2020

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


A year into the coronavirus outbreak, what's known and what's likely to come

A year into the coronavirus outbreak, what's known and what's likely to come

December 3, 2020

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


How COVID-19 is affecting the homeless

How COVID-19 is affecting the homeless

October 2, 2020

Interview with Upstate's David Lehmann, MD, PharmD, who provides medical care to...


Ways to treat atrial fibrillation and faulty heart valves; the flu vaccine's importance this season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Ways to treat atrial fibrillation and faulty heart valves; the flu vaccine's importance this season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

September 18, 2020

Interviews with cardiac surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD, and Jarrod Bagatell, MD,...


A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

August 28, 2020

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director of employee and student...


A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

August 28, 2020

Interviews with Upstate pediatricians Jana Shaw, MD, and Travis Hobart, MD


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