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Nuts and bolts of a hospital stay; volunteers overseeing long-term care; dealing with ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022

Nuts and bolts of a hospital stay; volunteers overseeing long-term care; dealing with ADHD: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022

September 8, 2022

Interviews with Karen Wentworth and Tina Passett of Upstate's Office of the...


 Ombudsman program for nursing homes seeks volunteers

Ombudsman program for nursing homes seeks volunteers

August 5, 2022

Interview with Rebecca Alder, manager of the long-term-care ombudsman program at...


Hospital at Home option; a Lyme disease patient and advocate; mammogram preparation; cellphone 'addiction': Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 24, 2022

Hospital at Home option; a Lyme disease patient and advocate; mammogram preparation; cellphone 'addiction': Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 24, 2022

July 21, 2022

Interviews with nurse administrator Diane Nanno, Lyme disease patient/advocate...


Purple heroin hits the streets; dial 9-8-8 for suicide prevention hotline; treating hip fractures

Purple heroin hits the streets; dial 9-8-8 for suicide prevention hotline; treating hip fractures

July 8, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist and emergency physician Ross Sullivan, MD; Contact...


COVID shots for tots; summer burn hazards; online gambling addiction risks; aging parents and car keys: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 3, 2022

COVID shots for tots; summer burn hazards; online gambling addiction risks; aging parents and car keys: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 3, 2022

July 1, 2022

Interviews with Jana Shaw, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist; Tamara...


Preventing a second stroke; diversifying medical research; examining TB's threat; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 26, 2022

Preventing a second stroke; diversifying medical research; examining TB's threat; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 26, 2022

June 24, 2022

Interviews with neurologist Gene Latorre, MD; geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman,...


 Some Medicare patients can receive hospital care at home through new program

Some Medicare patients can receive hospital care at home through new program

June 16, 2022

Interview with Diane Nanno, director of nursing for Upstate's Transitional Care...


New program aims to help seniors with hip fractures

New program aims to help seniors with hip fractures

June 8, 2022

Interview with Upstate nurse Lia Fischi and chief of geriatrics Sharon Brangman,...


Effort aims to recruit more people of color into medical research studies

Effort aims to recruit more people of color into medical research studies

June 3, 2022

Interview with chief of geriatrics Sharon Brangman, MD, and community research...


COVID's relationship to obesity; how seniors are faring in the pandemic; adding services for special-needs kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022

COVID's relationship to obesity; how seniors are faring in the pandemic; adding services for special-needs kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022

January 28, 2022

Interviews with bariatric surgery chief Timothy Shope, MD, geriatrics chief...


How older adults are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic

How older adults are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic

January 13, 2022

Interview with Upstate's chief of geriatrics, Sharon Brangman, MD


Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

November 19, 2021

Interviews with geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD, pharmacist Timothy Chiang and...


Seniors who fall -- it's a common problem -- can face a challenging recovery

Seniors who fall -- it's a common problem -- can face a challenging recovery

November 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD


 Dealing with kidney stones; sleep problems among older people; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021

Dealing with kidney stones; sleep problems among older people; explaining sarcoidosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021

August 13, 2021

Interviews with nephrologist Stephen Knohl, MD, geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD,...


 Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

Examining schizophrenia; osteoporosis and its treatments; forgetfulness vs. dementia: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 18, 2021

July 15, 2021

Interviews with neuroscientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, endocrinologist Ruban...


Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

Explaining a new Alzheimer's drug; what it means to have multiple sclerosis: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 4, 2021

July 2, 2021

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, Upstate's chief of geriatrics; and Upstate...


Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

June 25, 2021

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


Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

June 18, 2021

Interview with endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, director of the metabolic...


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