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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


Cancer patients must be vigilant about potential medical emergencies

Cancer patients must be vigilant about potential medical emergencies

April 20, 2022

Interview with Ali Wazir, MBBS, a fellow in hematology/oncology at Upstate


Coping with prostate cancer's emotional toll; therapy for the pelvic floor; getting a hernia repaired; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022

Coping with prostate cancer's emotional toll; therapy for the pelvic floor; getting a hernia repaired; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022

February 18, 2022

Interviews with psychologist Dorianne Eaves, PsyD, physical therapists Jillian...


Hernia repair process takes patient from diagnosis through rehabilitation

Hernia repair process takes patient from diagnosis through rehabilitation

January 20, 2022

Interview with surgeon Moustafa Hassan, MD, and nurse coordinator Maggie Wight...


Movie crews get medical care from team started by Upstate-trained paramedic

Movie crews get medical care from team started by Upstate-trained paramedic

December 20, 2021

Interview with Heather Drake-Bianchi, a paramedic who trained at Upstate and...


What's behind the mental health crisis facing kids, teens; how fertility relates to COVID virus, vaccines: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021

What's behind the mental health crisis facing kids, teens; how fertility relates to COVID virus, vaccines: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021

December 17, 2021

Interviews with chief of pediatrics Gregory Conners, MD, and child psychologist...


Poison Center's medical director explains agency's work, his research

Poison Center's medical director explains agency's work, his research

December 10, 2021

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


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


Safe sleep for babies: 2 pediatricians explain how

Safe sleep for babies: 2 pediatricians explain how

September 24, 2021

Interview with pediatricians Alicia Pekarsky, MD, left, and Erin Hanley, MD


Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

Dealing with burnout; prehospital transfusions; expanded pharmacy services; lung cancer screening: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 11, 2021

July 9, 2021

Interviews with family practitioner Kaushal Nanavati, MD; emergency physician...


Prehospital blood transfusions can save lives in trauma cases

Prehospital blood transfusions can save lives in trauma cases

June 18, 2021

Interview with Upstate emergency physician Jordan Holliday, MD


What causes acute respiratory distress syndrome, how it's treated and how it's different in patients with COVID-19

What causes acute respiratory distress syndrome, how it's treated and how it's different in patients with COVID-19

May 17, 2021

Interview with Upstate pulmonary physiologist Gary Nieman


 How many stroke risk factors do you have?

How many stroke risk factors do you have?

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Prostate cancer explained; the pandemic and overdose deaths: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020

Prostate cancer explained; the pandemic and overdose deaths: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020

December 17, 2020

Interviews with urologist Joseph Jacob, MD, and emergency physician Ross...


Drug overdose deaths rise during the pandemic

Drug overdose deaths rise during the pandemic

December 7, 2020

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


Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

Preventing the overmedication of seniors; consulting an emergency physician remotely; using a robotic tool in brain surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

November 6, 2020

Interviews with geriatrician Sharon Brangman, MD, emergency physician William...


 Telehealth means you can see an emergency-room doctor without leaving home 

Telehealth means you can see an emergency-room doctor without leaving home 

November 4, 2020

Interview with Upstate emergency physician Bill Paolo, MD


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