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Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

April 2, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD,...


Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

March 12, 2021

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate...


Checkups before surgery; diabetes and COVID-19; a look at cervical cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 7, 2021

Checkups before surgery; diabetes and COVID-19; a look at cervical cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

Interviews with internist Zachary Shepherd, MD; chief of endocrinology, diabetes...


Expect this type of physical before an operation

Expect this type of physical before an operation

February 10, 2021

Interview with internist Zachary Shepherd, MD


Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

Dealing with retinal injuries; preparing children for surgery; kidney dialysis for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

February 5, 2021

Interviews with ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD, pediatric surgeon...


 What to expect and what to do when a retina is torn or detached

What to expect and what to do when a retina is torn or detached

January 29, 2021

Interview with Upstate ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD


Self-care in stressful times; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

Self-care in stressful times; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

January 22, 2021

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and pancreatic...


Before a child undergoes surgery, hospital helps both parents and patient prepare

Before a child undergoes surgery, hospital helps both parents and patient prepare

January 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric surgeon Michaela "Mikki" Kollisch, MD


Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

January 15, 2021

Interviews with cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD; neurosurgeon...


Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis, treatment options and reasons for hope

Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis, treatment options and reasons for hope

January 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate pancreatic surgeon Thomas Vandermeer, MD


Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

Kidney transplants continue apace at Upstate despite pandemic

January 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate transplant surgeon Mark Laftavi, MD


Cardiac surgeon explains how the TT Maze procedure treats atrial fibrillation

Cardiac surgeon explains how the TT Maze procedure treats atrial fibrillation

December 31, 2020

Interview with Upstate cardiac surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD


Treating kidney stones; caring for wounds and arterial disease; dealing with violence’s traumatic wake: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

Treating kidney stones; caring for wounds and arterial disease; dealing with violence’s traumatic wake: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

December 23, 2020

Interviews with urologist Scott Wiener, MD; vascular surgeon Palma Shaw, MD; and...


Masks challenge the hard of hearing; retinal diseases and eye health; explaining esophageal cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020

Masks challenge the hard of hearing; retinal diseases and eye health; explaining esophageal cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020

December 10, 2020

Interviews with otolaryngologist Brian Nicholas, MD; retinal researcher and...


Prostate cancer's diagnosis, treatment and possible risks

Prostate cancer's diagnosis, treatment and possible risks

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate urological cancer specialist Joseph Jacob, MD


A look at reflux and cancer of the esophagus

A look at reflux and cancer of the esophagus

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate chief of thoracic surgery Jason Wallen, MD, medical...


How to celebrate the holidays safely in a pandemic; hemorrhoid problems and treatments; making your medical last wishes known in advance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020

How to celebrate the holidays safely in a pandemic; hemorrhoid problems and treatments; making your medical last wishes known in advance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020

November 13, 2020

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, colorectal...


Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

November 6, 2020

Interviews with geriatrician Sharon Brangman, MD, emergency physician William...


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