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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


Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

August 27, 2020

Interview with Jana Shaw, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at...


Prevention is best defense again lead poisoning

Prevention is best defense again lead poisoning

August 27, 2020

Interview with Travis Hobart, MD, medical director of the Central/Eastern New...


Pandemic-related skin problems; staying well while working from home; helping colleges cope with COVID-19 restrictions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020

Pandemic-related skin problems; staying well while working from home; helping colleges cope with COVID-19 restrictions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020

August 20, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's dermatology chief Ramsay Farah, MD; assistant dean of...


Resources aim to help colleges deal with the pandemic

Resources aim to help colleges deal with the pandemic

August 14, 2020

Interview with Alyssa Indelicato, top photo, and doctor of public health Telisa...


What’s known, what’s needed, what’s next in ‘marathon’ effort against pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 26, 2020

What’s known, what’s needed, what’s next in ‘marathon’ effort against pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 26, 2020

July 24, 2020

Interview with epidemiologists Brittany Kmush, PhD, and David Larsen, PhD, of...


Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate cancer specialist Sam Benjamin, MD, and Upstate...


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...


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