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Explaining the pandemic's staying power

Explaining the pandemic's staying power

August 19, 2021

Interview with public health experts Christopher Morley, PhD, and Telisa Stewart, DrPH


Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

August 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD


 Dealing with kidney stones; sleep problems among older people; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021

Dealing with kidney stones; sleep problems among older people; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021

August 13, 2021

Interviews with nephrologist Stephen Knohl, MD, geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD, and pulmonologist Birendra Sah, MD


Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

August 5, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, gynecologist Renee Mestad, MD, and thoracic surgery chief Jason Wallen, MD


Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

August 3, 2021

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


Nerve cell degeneration; mental health and mass shootings; electrical problems of the brain and heart: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

Nerve cell degeneration; mental health and mass shootings; electrical problems of the brain and heart: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

July 30, 2021

Interviews with researchers Jessica Henty-Ridilla, PhD, and David Auerbach, PhD, and with psychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD


 Phexxi, a nonhormonal gel, offers new birth control option

Phexxi, a nonhormonal gel, offers new birth control option

July 28, 2021

Interview with Renee Mestad, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Upstate


A pharmacist discusses chemotherapy; a urologist explains new treatments for prostate cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 25, 2021

A pharmacist discusses chemotherapy; a urologist explains new treatments for prostate cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 25, 2021

July 15, 2021

Interviews with pharmacist Timothy Chiang, urologist Hanan Goldberg, MD, and financial counselor Linda Naples


 Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

July 15, 2021

Interviews with neuroscientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, and geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman, MD


Imaging method, new medication take aim at prostate cancer

Imaging method, new medication take aim at prostate cancer

July 15, 2021

Interview with Upstate urologic cancer specialist Hanan Goldberg, MD


Counselor helps people in cancer treatment deal with medical bills

Counselor helps people in cancer treatment deal with medical bills

July 15, 2021

Interview with Linda Naples, financial counselor at the Upstate Cancer Center


 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 neuroscience and physiology at Upstate


Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

July 9, 2021

Interviews with family practitioner Kaushal Nanavati, MD; emergency physician Jordan Holliday, MD; pharmacists Eric Balotin and Emily Adamy; and chief of thoracic surgery Jason Wallen, MD


Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

July 2, 2021

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, Upstate's chief of geriatrics; and Upstate neurologist Corey McGraw, MD


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 University


Neurologist describes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis

Neurologist describes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis

June 25, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurologist Corey McGraw, MD


When do you need a mental health break?

When do you need a mental health break?

June 25, 2021

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


Children ingesting pot products; a broad look at ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 27, 2021

Children ingesting pot products; a broad look at ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 27, 2021

June 25, 2021

Interviews with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, of the Upstate New York Poison Center and Upstate research scientist Stephen Faraone, PhD


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 bone disease center at Upstate


What to expect from chemotherapy

What to expect from chemotherapy

June 18, 2021

Interview with Timothy Chiang, a pharmacist at the Upstate Cancer Center


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