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COVID-19 death rates higher for those with intellectual, developmental disabilities

COVID-19 death rates higher for those with intellectual, developmental disabilities

June 12, 2020

Interview with Upstate's Margaret Turk, MD, and Syracuse University's Scott Landes, PhD


How to help kids cope with stressful times

How to help kids cope with stressful times

June 12, 2020

Interview with Upstate child psychologist Anne Reagan, PsyD


COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

COVID-19 and intensive care; tracking social distancing; domestic violence in a pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 7, 2020

June 5, 2020

Interviews with critical care specialist Jim Sexton, MD; public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD; and Randi Bregman from Vera House and pediatrician Ann Botash, MD, from the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center


Some COVID-19 survivors require physical therapy as they recover

Some COVID-19 survivors require physical therapy as they recover

June 4, 2020

Interview with Zachary Boswell, a doctor of physical therapy at Upstate


Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 29, 2020

Interviews with Emergency Management Director Chris Dunham, Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD, and pediatrician Steven Blatt, MD


Researchers use cellphone data to measure Central New Yorkers' social distancing

Researchers use cellphone data to measure Central New Yorkers' social distancing

May 27, 2020

Interview with Upstate public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD


Analyzing a rare syndrome in children; how the pandemic hits other countries; psychological impact of the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 24, 2020

Analyzing a rare syndrome in children; how the pandemic hits other countries; psychological impact of the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 24, 2020

May 22, 2020

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD; scientists Anna Stewart-Ibarra, PhD, and Avriel Diaz; and psychologist Rich O'Neill, PhD


Critical care specialists oversee treatment for the sickest COVID-19 patients

Critical care specialists oversee treatment for the sickest COVID-19 patients

May 21, 2020

Interview with Jim Sexton, MD, a critical care specialist at Upstate


What is the role of a contact tracer?

What is the role of a contact tracer?

May 21, 2020

Interview with Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD


Domestic abuse likely underreported during pandemic, experts say

Domestic abuse likely underreported during pandemic, experts say

May 21, 2020

Interview with Ann Botash, MD, top photo, Upstate pediatrician and medical director of the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, and Randi Bregman, executive director of Vera House


Research focusing on COVID-19; emergency rooms adjust to the pandemic; using time in isolation for self-improvement: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 17, 2020

Research focusing on COVID-19; emergency rooms adjust to the pandemic; using time in isolation for self-improvement: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 17, 2020

May 15, 2020

Interviews with research scientist Frank Middleton, PhD, emergency physician William Paolo, MD, and family practitioner and integrative medicine specialist Susan Levinsohn, MD


A pediatrician discusses keeping children healthy during the pandemic

A pediatrician discusses keeping children healthy during the pandemic

May 15, 2020

Interview with Upstate pediatrician Steven Blatt, MD


Mysterious, rare inflammatory syndrome in children studied for connection to COVID-19

Mysterious, rare inflammatory syndrome in children studied for connection to COVID-19

May 15, 2020

Interview with Jana Shaw, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Upstate


Expert advises on how to prepare -- but not overdo it -- for a pandemic or other emergency

Expert advises on how to prepare -- but not overdo it -- for a pandemic or other emergency

May 15, 2020

Interview with Chris Dunham, Upstate's director of emergency management


What visiting the emergency room is like during a pandemic

What visiting the emergency room is like during a pandemic

May 8, 2020

Interview with William Paolo, MD, interim chair of emergency medicine at Upstate


The pandemic may redefine a generation's ideas about itself and society

The pandemic may redefine a generation's ideas about itself and society

May 8, 2020

Interview with Upstate psychologist Rich O'Neill, PhD


How the pandemic is affecting Ecuador and Uruguay

How the pandemic is affecting Ecuador and Uruguay

May 8, 2020

Interview with Avriel Diaz, left, and Upstate's Anna Stewart-Ibarra, PhD


Research is underway to improve coronavirus testing, check viral levels and identify disease resistance

Research is underway to improve coronavirus testing, check viral levels and identify disease resistance

May 8, 2020

Interview with Upstate researcher Frank Middleton, PhD


How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

May 8, 2020

Interviews with neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD, nephrologist Sri Narsipur, MD, and hospital chaplain the Rev. Terry Culbertson


Are strokes, other neurological problems related to COVID-19?

Are strokes, other neurological problems related to COVID-19?

May 8, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD


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