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Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

August 23, 2021

Interview with Upstate's Stephen Thomas, MD, a specialist in infectious disease...


 She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

July 14, 2021

Interview with research scientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, a professor of...


Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

June 25, 2021

Interview with Sharon Brangman, MD, chief of geriatrics at Upstate Medical...


Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

June 18, 2021

Interview with endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, director of the metabolic...


What to consider before you begin hiking

What to consider before you begin hiking

June 11, 2021

Interview with Carol Sames, PhD, associate professor of physical therapy...


A tiny radiation treatment device for brain cancer; options for treating an enlarged prostate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 23, 2021

A tiny radiation treatment device for brain cancer; options for treating an enlarged prostate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 23, 2021

May 21, 2021

Interviews with neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD, and urologists Hanan...


Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

Assessing an enlarged prostate and how to treat it

May 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate urologists Scott Wiener, MD, left, and Hanan Goldberg, MD


The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

April 30, 2021

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


Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

April 30, 2021

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


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

April 9, 2021

Interviews with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and Upstate family...


How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


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


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