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Upstate's HealthLink on Air. Interviews on topics related to health, science, and medicine from our weekly radio show and podcast produced by Upstate Medical University.
A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

A researcher's brief explanation of how cancer develops

January 2, 2020

Interview with cancer researcher Mina Bissell, PhD, of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Avoiding injury when using electronic devices; skin care for seniors; how palliative care works: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

Avoiding injury when using electronic devices; skin care for seniors; how palliative care works: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

December 28, 2019

Interviews with doctor of physical therapy Adam Rufa, dermatologist Ramsay Farah, MD, and internist and palliative care provider Silviu Pasniciuc, MD


Selecting a mental health care provider; birth control options; muscular dystrophy basics: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

Selecting a mental health care provider; birth control options; muscular dystrophy basics: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

December 20, 2019

Interviews with psychiatrist Thomas Schwartz, MD, gynecologist Renee Mestad, MD, and neurologist Deborah Bradshaw, MD


It's not a pill, but here's an easy way to lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity

It's not a pill, but here's an easy way to lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity

December 19, 2019

Interview with doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis


Why is US life expectancy declining?

Why is US life expectancy declining?

December 19, 2019

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD


A look at sickle cell disease and how best to treat it

A look at sickle cell disease and how best to treat it

December 19, 2019

Interview with Kathryn Scott, MD, and Jill Majeski, PsyD


'Food Is Medicine' course brings nutrition education to medical students

'Food Is Medicine' course brings nutrition education to medical students

December 19, 2019

Interview with medical student Natalie Antosh


Diabetes educator explains why exercise is important for people with diabetes

Diabetes educator explains why exercise is important for people with diabetes

December 19, 2019

Interview with doctor of physical therapy Karen Kemmis


Vaping update; plant-based diets; where medicine meets cartoons: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019

Vaping update; plant-based diets; where medicine meets cartoons: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019

December 13, 2019

Interviews with Upstate toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, Upstate registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin and Elizabeth Donaldson, PhD, a professor of English from the New York Institute of Technology.


Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

Toxicologist outlines vaping risks, including severe lung injury

December 11, 2019

Interview with toxicologist Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, from the Upstate New York Poison Center.


Parkinson's disease; grief during the holidays; integrative medicine and wellness: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019

Parkinson's disease; grief during the holidays; integrative medicine and wellness: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019

December 7, 2019

Interviews with doctor of physical therapy Julie Lombardi; Walt Stein from Hope for Bereaved; and Susan Levinsohn, MD.


Coping with the holidays for the bereaved

Coping with the holidays for the bereaved

December 5, 2019

Interview with Walt Stein of Hope for Bereaved


New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

New cystic fibrosis drug offers hope; how to prepare for flu season: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

November 30, 2019

Interviews with Christopher Fortner, MD, PhD, and Jarrod Bagatell, MD.


New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

New prostate biopsy method; post-hurricane medical mission; how to quit smoking: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

November 23, 2019


Have you received your flu shot? Here's why you should

Have you received your flu shot? Here's why you should

November 21, 2019

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD


Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

Treating kidney stones; what to eat when battling lung cancer; a response to community violence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

November 15, 2019


Upstate doctor went to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian to provide medical relief

Upstate doctor went to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian to provide medical relief

November 15, 2019


How physical therapy can help people living with Parkinson's disease

How physical therapy can help people living with Parkinson's disease

November 15, 2019


New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

New cystic fibrosis drug regimen considered a breakthrough treatment

November 15, 2019


Benefits of lung cancer screening; gluten-free diets and celiac disease; rethinking what is the right amount of medical care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

Benefits of lung cancer screening; gluten-free diets and celiac disease; rethinking what is the right amount of medical care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

November 8, 2019


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