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Breast cancer update: the latest on prevention, screening, treatment

Breast cancer update: the latest on prevention, screening, treatment

October 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate's Jayne Charlamb, MD, left, and Ranjna Sharma, MD


Factors to consider when choosing a beverage

Factors to consider when choosing a beverage

October 21, 2020

Interview with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, assistant dean of wellness at Upstate


Physical therapy for COVID patients; polio and post-polio syndrome; advances in trauma care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020

Physical therapy for COVID patients; polio and post-polio syndrome; advances in trauma care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020

October 16, 2020


Physical therapist explains lymphedema, how to treat it

Physical therapist explains lymphedema, how to treat it

October 14, 2020

Interview with Upstate physical therapist Chris Bateson


How trauma care has been impacted by COVID-19

How trauma care has been impacted by COVID-19

October 14, 2020

Interview with Bill Marx, DO, chief of trauma and critical care at Upstate


 Testing a possible treatment for lupus; how the pandemic hit the Syracuse area's refugees and homeless: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

Testing a possible treatment for lupus; how the pandemic hit the Syracuse area's refugees and homeless: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

October 12, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Andrea Shaw, MD, and David Lehmann, MD, PharmD


Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

October 2, 2020

interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


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 the homeless


Explaining critical care neurosurgery; treating everyday sports injuries; exploring bias in teaching: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020

Explaining critical care neurosurgery; treating everyday sports injuries; exploring bias in teaching: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020

October 2, 2020

Interviews with neurosurgeon Timothy Beutler, MD, orthopedic surgeon Zachary Vredenburgh, MD, and pediatrician and bioethicist Amy Caruso Brown, MD


How the pandemic impacts local refugees

How the pandemic impacts local refugees

September 25, 2020

Interview with pediatrician and internist Andrea Shaw, MD, who oversees a refugee clinic at Upstate


Some people recovering from COVID-19 may benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation

Some people recovering from COVID-19 may benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation

September 25, 2020

Interview with Matthew Bowman, a doctor of physical therapy at Upstate


Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

September 25, 2020

Interviews with neuro-oncologist Ruham Nasany, MD, and nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz, a heart failure data coordinator


Heart failure can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes

Heart failure can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes

September 22, 2020

Interview with nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz, heart failure data coordinator and educator at Upstate


Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

Drug trial aims to find new treatment for lupus

September 18, 2020

Interview with Andras Perl, MD, PhD, Upstate's chief of rheumatology


New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

September 18, 2020

Interview with Ruham Nasany, MD, director of neuro-oncology at Upstate


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, medical director of employee and student health at Upstate


An overview of common sports injuries and how they're treated

An overview of common sports injuries and how they're treated

September 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate orthopedic surgeon Zachary Vredenburgh, MD


Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

September 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Timothy Beutler, MD


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