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Exercise study seeks women in first trimester of pregnancy

Exercise study seeks women in first trimester of pregnancy

May 7, 2021

Interview with Danielle Marino, a doctor of physical therapy at Upstate


Genetic counseling can help determine a person's risk for specific cancers

Genetic counseling can help determine a person's risk for specific cancers

May 7, 2021

Interview with Jason Shandler, a genetic counselor at the Upstate Cancer Center


The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

The latest information on lung cancer, from screening to diagnosis to treatment options

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, thoracic surgery chief and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at Upstate


Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook

April 30, 2021

Interview with Jason Wallen, MD, chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at Upstate


Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 21, 2021

Interviews with researcher and tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD; surgeon and transplant chief Reza Saidi, MD; and infectious disease expert Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD


Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Daylight's effects on workplaces; a sarcoidosis overview and support group; nutrition during cancer treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 18, 2021

April 16, 2021

Interviews with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and psychologist Usha Satish, MD; pulmonologist Birendra Sah, MD; and registered dietitian nutritionist Katie Krawczyk


 How to meet challenge of maintaining nutrition during cancer treatment

How to meet challenge of maintaining nutrition during cancer treatment

April 16, 2021

Interview with Katie Krawczyk, the registered dietitian nutritionist at the Upstate Cancer Center


Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

April 15, 2021

Interview with Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Upstate and director of its new Vector Biocontainment Lab


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

How workplace lighting can influence one's health and productivity

April 15, 2021

Interview with Assistant Dean of Wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, and psychologist Usha Satish, PhD


How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

How colorectal cancer is prevented, diagnosed and treated; a strategy to prevent premature births: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 11, 2021

April 9, 2021

Interviews with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD, and Upstate family physician Gene Bailey, MD


Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

Family doctors care for mothers at well-child visits to help assure healthy future births

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate family practitioner Gene Bailey, MD


How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

How colorectal cancer is detected and treated

April 8, 2021

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

Support group starts for those with sarcoidosis, a complicated disease

April 6, 2021

Interview with Birendra Sah, MD, an Upstate pulmonologist specializing in the treatment of sarcoidosis


Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

April 2, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD, transplant surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, and pediatric psychologist Anne Reagan, PsyD


Children 11 and younger are sought for COVID-19 vaccine trial

Children 11 and younger are sought for COVID-19 vaccine trial

April 1, 2021

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD


Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

March 26, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD, and Upstate optometrist Mirjeta Abazaga, OD


Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

March 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD


Eye exam can reveal problems and diseases in other parts of the body

Eye exam can reveal problems and diseases in other parts of the body

March 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate optometrist Mirjeta Abazaga, OD


How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

How the coronavirus vaccines work and what to expect from them

March 19, 2021

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


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