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What life is like after traumatic brain injury

What life is like after traumatic brain injury

March 13, 2020

Interview with Lauren Westby, left, and Joanne Scandale, PhD, certified brain injury specialists at Upstate


Understanding the spread of the novel coronavirus

Understanding the spread of the novel coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Interview with Syracuse University epidemiologists David Larsen, PhD, left, and Brittany Kmush, PhD


Testicular problems; smartphone addiction; dementia research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 8, 2020

Testicular problems; smartphone addiction; dementia research: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 8, 2020

March 5, 2020

Interviews with pediatric urologist Anthony Tracey, MD, psychiatric nurse practitioner John Ringhisen and doctoral candidate Hannah Phillips, all from Upstate


Keeping feet and ankles strong and healthy involves several factors

Keeping feet and ankles strong and healthy involves several factors

March 5, 2020

Interview with Christopher Neville, PhD, an associate professor of physical therapy and co-director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at Upstate


A tragedy leads parents to advocate for preventing unintended medication exposures in children

A tragedy leads parents to advocate for preventing unintended medication exposures in children

March 2, 2020

Interview with Adam and MaryBeth Gillan (shown with their daughter, Maisie) and Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD (not shown), assistant clinical director of the Upstate New York Poison Center


The emerging world of personalized cancer treatment; adaptive design for people with disabilities: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 1, 2020

The emerging world of personalized cancer treatment; adaptive design for people with disabilities: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 1, 2020

February 28, 2020

Interviews with Upstate's Jeffrey Ross, MD; and Upstate assistant professor of physical therapy Erin Wentz, PhD, and Connor McGough, adaptive design program coordinator for ARISE


In Syracuse or Ecuador, adaptive design helps people with disabilities participate more fully in daily activities

In Syracuse or Ecuador, adaptive design helps people with disabilities participate more fully in daily activities

February 28, 2020

Interview with Connor McGough, adaptive design program coordinator for ARISE, and Erin Wentz, an assistant professor of physical therapy at Upstate


Are you addicted to your smartphone?

Are you addicted to your smartphone?

February 27, 2020

Interview with John Ringhisen, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Upstate


What's the biology of your cancer? Treatment becomes more personalized

What's the biology of your cancer? Treatment becomes more personalized

February 27, 2020

Interview with Jeffrey Ross, MD, assistant professor of pathology and urology at Upstate


Undescended testicles, as well as testicular torsion and trauma, among common reasons why boys need to see a pediatric urologist

Undescended testicles, as well as testicular torsion and trauma, among common reasons why boys need to see a pediatric urologist

February 27, 2020

Interview with Upstate pediatric urologist Anthony Tracey, MD


Glaucoma's effect on vision; what sort of calls the poison center deals with; how genes can shield some people from diseases: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

Glaucoma's effect on vision; what sort of calls the poison center deals with; how genes can shield some people from diseases: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

February 21, 2020

Interviews with Upstate ophthalmologist Preethi Ganapathy, MD, PhD; Lee Livermore of the Upstate New York Poison Center; and Upstate neuroscientist Stephen Glatt, PhD.


Scientist explores how genes can help protect some people from schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, post-traumatic stress and other conditions

Scientist explores how genes can help protect some people from schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, post-traumatic stress and other conditions

February 21, 2020

Interview with Upstate neuroscientist Stephen Glatt, PhD, who directs a laboratory that studies the causes of mental health and mental illness


Researchers seek better understanding of frontotemporal dementia, which tends to strike at a younger age than Alzheimer's

Researchers seek better understanding of frontotemporal dementia, which tends to strike at a younger age than Alzheimer's

February 21, 2020

Interview with Hannah Phillips, a neuroscience doctoral student at Upstate


Treating male infertility; why CBD is popular; a look at head injuries: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

Treating male infertility; why CBD is popular; a look at head injuries: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

February 14, 2020

Interviews with Upstate urologist JC Trussell, MD, Upstate pediatric rheumatologist Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca, DO, and Upstate emergency physician William Paolo, MD


Early detection of glaucoma is key to preserving vision

Early detection of glaucoma is key to preserving vision

February 12, 2020

Interview with Upstate ophthalmologist Preethi Ganapathy, MD, PhD


How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

How the Upstate New York Poison Center fields more than 50,000 calls per year

February 6, 2020

Interview with Lee Livermore of the Upstate New York Poison Center


How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

How breast cancer is detected and treated; suicide prevention efforts; trying to reduce chemotherapy's side effects: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

February 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate breast surgery chief Ranjna Sharma, MD; psychiatrists Seetha Ramanathan, MD, from Upstate, and Jay Carruthers, MD, from the state Office of Mental Health; and Upstate research scientist William Kerr, PhD


Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

Research focuses on lessening the side effects of chemotherapy

February 6, 2020

Interview with Upstate scientist William Kerr, PhD


How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

How breast cancer is diagnosed and treated

February 6, 2020

Interview with Ranjna Sharma, MD, chief of breast surgery and medical director of the breast cancer program at Upstate


What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

What to make of the coronavirus outbreak; vaping's dangers and common drugs of abuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

January 31, 2020

Interviews with Stephen Thomas, MD, infectious disease chief at Upstate, and toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the Upstate New York Poison Center


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