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Purple heroin is a new danger on the streets of Central New York

Purple heroin is a new danger on the streets of Central New York

June 10, 2022

Interview with Ross Sullivan, MD, director of medical toxicology at Upstate


Key points on how recreational marijuana products affect the brain and body

Key points on how recreational marijuana products affect the brain and body

June 3, 2022

Interview with Hesham Masoud, MD, associate professor of neurology and...


Examining job-related diseases; effects of marijuana edibles; showing compassion: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 15, 2022

Examining job-related diseases; effects of marijuana edibles; showing compassion: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 15, 2022

May 13, 2022

Interviews with occupational health physician Michael Lax, MD; toxicologist...


Explaining fentanyl and its dangers; the human genome project's significance; signs of concussion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 1, 2022

Explaining fentanyl and its dangers; the human genome project's significance; signs of concussion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 1, 2022

April 28, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist Vincent Calleo, MD, neuroscientist Stephen Glatt,...


 The drug fentanyl, showing up in street drugs, is causing overdoses, deaths

The drug fentanyl, showing up in street drugs, is causing overdoses, deaths

April 22, 2022

Interview with Vincent Calleo, MD, medical director of the Upstate New York...


How treatment of poisoning has evolved; finding trustworthy medical information online; challenges for young doctors: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 20, 2022

How treatment of poisoning has evolved; finding trustworthy medical information online; challenges for young doctors: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 20, 2022

March 18, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist Christine Stork, PharmD, medical librarian Olivia...


Upstate New York Poison Center marks 65 years of advising about dangerous substances

Upstate New York Poison Center marks 65 years of advising about dangerous substances

March 4, 2022

Interview with Christine Stork, PharmD, clinical director of the Upstate New...


Edible pot vs. smoked pot; mental health services for youth; bladder cancer and treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022

Edible pot vs. smoked pot; mental health services for youth; bladder cancer and treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022

February 11, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist Willie Eggleston, PharmD, child psychologist Ron...


Marijuana edibles can be dangerous

Marijuana edibles can be dangerous

January 20, 2022

Interview with Upstate toxicologist Willie Eggleston, PharmD


What the Upstate New York Poison Center does; a workplace perspective on opioid misuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022

What the Upstate New York Poison Center does; a workplace perspective on opioid misuse: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022

December 29, 2021

Interviews with Vincent Calleo, MD, medical director of the Upstate New York...


Ideas for battling opioid misuse at the workplace level

Ideas for battling opioid misuse at the workplace level

December 10, 2021

Interview with Jeanette Zoeckler, PhD, director of preventive services for...


Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

December 10, 2021

Interviews with gynecologic oncologist Rinki Agarwal, MD, chemistry professor...


Explaining weight-loss surgery; rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks; finding reliable health information online: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021

Explaining weight-loss surgery; rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks; finding reliable health information online: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021

December 3, 2021

Interviews with bariatric surgery chief Lauren Rabach, MD, cardiology chief...


Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

November 18, 2021

Interview with Robert Doyle, PhD, a medicinal chemist who teaches at both...


Rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks

Rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks

November 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate cardiology chief Debanik Chaudhuri, MD


Genetics fine-tunes medication process; therapy to relieve dizziness, balance disorders; when a child faces surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

Genetics fine-tunes medication process; therapy to relieve dizziness, balance disorders; when a child faces surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

October 8, 2021

Interviews with neurologist Karen Albright, DO, PhD, and pharmacist Danielle...


Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

September 17, 2021

Interviews with surgeon Joseph Valentino, MD, education specialist Nicky...


  Your genes can affect how medications work in your body -- now there's a clinic for that

Your genes can affect how medications work in your body -- now there's a clinic for that

September 14, 2021

Interview with neurologist and pharmacologist Karen Albright, DO, PhD, left, and...


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