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Are you up for cleaning your 'internal house'?

Are you up for cleaning your 'internal house'?

April 30, 2020

Interview with Susan Levinsohn, MD, family practitioner and integrative medicine specialist


How COVID-19 is being treated, and what has been learned about the novel coronavirus so far

How COVID-19 is being treated, and what has been learned about the novel coronavirus so far

April 30, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


Rates of loneliness may be rising; here are ways to cope

Rates of loneliness may be rising; here are ways to cope

April 24, 2020

Interview with Brian Amidon, a licensed clinical social worker at Upstate


Upstate nurses help a hard-hit downstate hospital; treating substance use issues in a pandemic; how attitude relates to finance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 26, 2020

Upstate nurses help a hard-hit downstate hospital; treating substance use issues in a pandemic; how attitude relates to finance: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 26, 2020

April 24, 2020

Interviews with nurses Emery House and Rachel Carnicelli, nurse practitioner John Ringhisen and psychologist Brett Steenbarger, PhD


Nurses tell what it's like caring for patients with COVID-19 in hard-hit area

Nurses tell what it's like caring for patients with COVID-19 in hard-hit area

April 24, 2020

Interview with Upstate nurses Emery House, left, and Rachel Carnicelli


Advice for coping with financial uncertainty during the pandemic

Advice for coping with financial uncertainty during the pandemic

April 21, 2020

Interview with Brett Steenbarger, PhD, Upstate psychologist and adviser to the financial world


Pandemic creates additional challenges for those being treated for substance use

Pandemic creates additional challenges for those being treated for substance use

April 21, 2020

Interview with John Ringhisen, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Upstate


Running a pop-up coronavirus hospital; explaining the COVID-19 'curve'; getting proper sleep when stressed: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 19, 2020

Running a pop-up coronavirus hospital; explaining the COVID-19 'curve'; getting proper sleep when stressed: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 19, 2020

April 17, 2020

Interviews with Upstate emergency physician Christopher Tanski, MD, public health expert Christopher Morley, PhD, and neurologist Antonio Culebras, MD


How an epidemic's 'curve' is charted and what it means

How an epidemic's 'curve' is charted and what it means

April 16, 2020

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD, chair of public health and preventive medicine at Upstate


Guidelines for sleeping well when you are worried or anxious

Guidelines for sleeping well when you are worried or anxious

April 16, 2020

Interview with neurologist Antonio Culebras, MD, director of the Upstate Sleep Center


What it's like to oversee a pop-up coronavirus hospital in New York City

What it's like to oversee a pop-up coronavirus hospital in New York City

April 16, 2020

Interview with Christopher Tanski, MD, an Upstate emergency medicine physician who is the medical director of the makeshift coronavirus hospital at the Javits Convention Center in New York City


How to cope in a pandemic; allocating scarce medical resources; simple nutrition tips for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 12, 2020

How to cope in a pandemic; allocating scarce medical resources; simple nutrition tips for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 12, 2020

April 10, 2020

Interviews with Upstate social workers Tamika Hudson and Sara Obrist; bioethics expert Thomas Curran, MD; and registered dietitian nutritionist Juliann Mellen and medical student Natalie Antosh


Caring for someone with COVID-19; the key to proper handwashing; easy fitness ideas for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Caring for someone with COVID-19; the key to proper handwashing; easy fitness ideas for the homebound: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD; employee health director Jarrod Bagatell, MD; and exercise physiologist Carol Sames, PhD


Fighting the coronavirus: a hospital responds; respiratory therapists play key role; how to explain pandemic to anxious children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 29, 2020

Fighting the coronavirus: a hospital responds; respiratory therapists play key role; how to explain pandemic to anxious children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 29, 2020

March 27, 2020

Interviews with Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO, respiratory therapist Michele Pedicone and child psychologist Wendy Evers Gordon, PhD


 A scientist explains how her research relates to Lou Gehrig's disease

A scientist explains how her research relates to Lou Gehrig's disease

March 27, 2020

Interview with Upstate research scientist Jessica Henty-Ridilla, PhD


What can a registered dietitian nutritionist do for you?

What can a registered dietitian nutritionist do for you?

March 27, 2020

Interview with Maureen Franklin, a registered dietitian nutritionist at Upstate


Social workers care for the caregivers during pandemic; their tips can work for the public as well

Social workers care for the caregivers during pandemic; their tips can work for the public as well

March 26, 2020

Interview with Upstate social workers Tamika Hudson, left, and Sara Obrist


Eating well when you are confined to your home

Eating well when you are confined to your home

March 26, 2020

Interview with Upstate registered dietitian nutritionist Juliann Mellen, left, and fourth-year medical student Natalie Antosh


Explaining how and why to wash your hands thoroughly

Explaining how and why to wash your hands thoroughly

March 26, 2020

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director for employee health at Upstate


Bioethicists have already considered how to decide who gets a ventilator when supplies run short

Bioethicists have already considered how to decide who gets a ventilator when supplies run short

March 26, 2020

Interview with Thomas Curran, MD, a member of the bioethics and humanities faculty at Upstate


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