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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


Public health measures to track and battle virus, variants

Public health measures to track and battle virus, variants

January 11, 2022

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD, chair of public health at Upstate


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...


   Vaccinating kids under age 12 against COVID-19 -- what to know about dosages, side effects and more

Vaccinating kids under age 12 against COVID-19 -- what to know about dosages, side effects and more

November 5, 2021

Interview with Upstate pediatric infectious disease specialist Joseph...


Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Dealing with concussion; medical clues from ancient mummies; wellness during a chronic condition: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

October 29, 2021

Interviews with rehabilitation psychologist Debbie Spinks, PhD, physician...


COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

COVID-19's effect on lungs; a yellow fever vaccine trial; sleep apnea's stroke warning: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021

October 15, 2021

Interviews with Upstate's chief of pulmonary and critical care, Dana Savici, MD,...


 Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

Can Egyptian mummies reveal medical lessons for today?

October 14, 2021

Interview with Upstate researcher and cardiovascular perfusionist Hani Aiash,...


 Volunteers are sought for yellow fever vaccine study

Volunteers are sought for yellow fever vaccine study

October 1, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD


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