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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


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...


New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

November 23, 2019


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


How hyperbaric oxygen treats wounds; a team approach that fights lung cancer, other chest cancers; why vaccines are important: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

How hyperbaric oxygen treats wounds; a team approach that fights lung cancer, other chest cancers; why vaccines are important: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

October 31, 2019


Deer ticks that spread Lyme disease can also spread another illness: Borrelia miyamotoi disease

Deer ticks that spread Lyme disease can also spread another illness: Borrelia miyamotoi disease

October 22, 2019


Testing a possible drug for Alzheimer's disease; preparing for emergencies; explaining vaping-related illness, risks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

Testing a possible drug for Alzheimer's disease; preparing for emergencies; explaining vaping-related illness, risks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

October 11, 2019


Vaccines are a major public health achievement, expert says, stressing scientific evidence

Vaccines are a major public health achievement, expert says, stressing scientific evidence

October 10, 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

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


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


Physician burnout viewed as a public health crisis

Physician burnout viewed as a public health crisis

September 5, 2019


Compulsive cellphone attachments; health issues facing Native American children; explaining an inner-ear disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 28, 2019

Compulsive cellphone attachments; health issues facing Native American children; explaining an inner-ear disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 28, 2019

July 25, 2019


New tool to detect bladder cancer; researchers take aim at tick-borne diseases; infectious diseases then and now, as seen by a vaccine pioneer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 23, 2019

New tool to detect bladder cancer; researchers take aim at tick-borne diseases; infectious diseases then and now, as seen by a vaccine pioneer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 23, 2019

June 20, 2019


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