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Why kids younger than 5 should get COVID vaccinations

Why kids younger than 5 should get COVID vaccinations

June 24, 2022

Interview with Upstate pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD


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,...


How hearts should beat; explaining monkeypox; medical instrument cleanliness; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 12, 2022

How hearts should beat; explaining monkeypox; medical instrument cleanliness; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 12, 2022

June 10, 2022

Interviews with electrophysiologist Kiran Devaraj, MD, infectious disease chief...


Tuberculosis remains a global threat

Tuberculosis remains a global threat

June 6, 2022

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Elizabeth Harausz, MD


Does monkeypox pose much of a risk in Central New York?

Does monkeypox pose much of a risk in Central New York?

June 3, 2022

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, chief of infectious diseases at Upstate


Sexually transmitted infections on the rise; a podcast for future medical professionals; preventing kidney disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 22, 2022

Sexually transmitted infections on the rise; a podcast for future medical professionals; preventing kidney disease: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 22, 2022

May 20, 2022

Interviews with infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD; admission...


Rates of sexually transmitted infections rising again after pandemic slowdown

Rates of sexually transmitted infections rising again after pandemic slowdown

May 16, 2022

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, the chief of infectious diseases at...


Dealing with ticks and mosquitoes; cosmetic-surgery tourism and its risks; streamlining special-needs services for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 24, 2022

Dealing with ticks and mosquitoes; cosmetic-surgery tourism and its risks; streamlining special-needs services for kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 24, 2022

April 21, 2022

Interviews with Upstate researcher and tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD,...


 Protecting yourself from ticks, mosquitoes and the diseases they can spread

Protecting yourself from ticks, mosquitoes and the diseases they can spread

April 14, 2022

Interview with Upstate microbiologist and immunology professor Saravanan...


The immune-compromised vs. COVID; war's impact on kids; ADHD guide for parents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 10, 2022

The immune-compromised vs. COVID; war's impact on kids; ADHD guide for parents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 10, 2022

April 8, 2022

Interviews with infectious diseases chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD,...


 How COVID-19 threatens people with weakened immune systems

How COVID-19 threatens people with weakened immune systems

March 30, 2022

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious diseases at...


Explaining the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer; avoiding lead poisoning of children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

Explaining the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer; avoiding lead poisoning of children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

February 25, 2022

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Manika Suryadevara, MD,...


HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer

HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer

February 10, 2022

Interview with Allison Roy, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Upstate


Studying a common childhood virus; preserving personal memories; treating arthritis of the hand: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb, 6, 2022

Studying a common childhood virus; preserving personal memories; treating arthritis of the hand: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb, 6, 2022

February 4, 2022

Interviews with pediatrician Joe Domachowske, MD, editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD,...


HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer, genital warts

HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer, genital warts

January 27, 2022

Interview with Manika Suryadevara, MD, who specializes in pediatric infectious...


Interpreting the pandemic: Explaining the omicron variant and what daily COVID numbers reveal: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022

Interpreting the pandemic: Explaining the omicron variant and what daily COVID numbers reveal: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022

January 21, 2022

Interviews with Upstate virologist Stephen Thomas, MD, and public health...


Clinical trials seek way to prevent RSV, a common infection in infants and toddlers

Clinical trials seek way to prevent RSV, a common infection in infants and toddlers

January 20, 2022

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD


In omicron's shadow, a look at vaccine successes, the variant's patterns, updated guidelines

In omicron's shadow, a look at vaccine successes, the variant's patterns, updated guidelines

January 14, 2022

Interview with Upstate infectious disease expert Stephen Thomas, MD


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