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Ways that you can -- and should -- continue activity, even in isolation

Ways that you can -- and should -- continue activity, even in isolation

March 26, 2020

Interview with Carol Sames, PhD, exercise physiologist at Upstate


Advice on caring for someone who has COVID-19

Advice on caring for someone who has COVID-19

March 26, 2020

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


Helping children and teens cope with coronavirus anxiety

Helping children and teens cope with coronavirus anxiety

March 25, 2020

Interview with Upstate child psychologist Wendy Evers Gordon, PhD


Pandemic preparations: How Upstate University Hospital handles a crisis

Pandemic preparations: How Upstate University Hospital handles a crisis

March 25, 2020

Interview with Upstate University Hospital CEO Robert Corona, DO


COVID-19 update: the disease and its prevention; coping with related anxiety; ways to help seniors, who are vulnerable: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 22, 2020

COVID-19 update: the disease and its prevention; coping with related anxiety; ways to help seniors, who are vulnerable: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 22, 2020

March 19, 2020

Interviews with epidemiologist Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, integrative medicine director Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman, MD, all from Upstate


Ways to help older people, who are more vulnerable, during the coronavirus outbreak

Ways to help older people, who are more vulnerable, during the coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020

Interview with Sharon Brangman, MD, chief of geriatrics at Upstate


Ways to manage stress during times of crisis

Ways to manage stress during times of crisis

March 19, 2020

Interview with Kaushal Nanavati, MD, an assistant professor of family medicine and medical director of integrative therapy at Upstate (photo by Jim Howe)


What to do if you develop symptoms of COVID-19

What to do if you develop symptoms of COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate assistant professor of medicine Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, an epidemiologist and internist


Tragic death spurs call for medication safety; experts in the spread and control of diseases talk about the coronavirus outbreak: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 15, 2020

Tragic death spurs call for medication safety; experts in the spread and control of diseases talk about the coronavirus outbreak: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 15, 2020

March 13, 2020

Interviews with parents Adam and MaryBeth Gillan of Rochester and Jeanna Marraffa, PharmD, of the Upstate New York Poison Center; and epidemiologists Brittany Kmush, PhD, and David Larsen, PhD, of Syracuse University


Vision researcher explains her work on retinal regeneration and gene therapy

Vision researcher explains her work on retinal regeneration and gene therapy

March 13, 2020

Interview with Abigail Hackam, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute


An unusual case of pneumonia may be a new vaping hazard

An unusual case of pneumonia may be a new vaping hazard

March 13, 2020

Interview with Upstate medical students Kiah McArthur, left, and Michelle Gorbonosov


'Happy Period' project provides menstrual supplies to women in need

'Happy Period' project provides menstrual supplies to women in need

March 13, 2020

Interview with Upstate graduate students Quinn Searles, left, and Madison Searles


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


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