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COVID-19 concerns linger, especially for the medically vulnerable, as flu season nears

COVID-19 concerns linger, especially for the medically vulnerable, as flu season nears

October 24, 2022

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


Flu vaccine recommended as this winter looks to be worse than previous flu seasons 

Flu vaccine recommended as this winter looks to be worse than previous flu seasons 

October 24, 2022

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago Reddy, MD, Upstate's chief of infectious...


Over-the-counter hearing aids; taking up running; lessons from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022

Over-the-counter hearing aids; taking up running; lessons from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022

October 6, 2022

Interviews with audiologist Erin Bagley, AuD, internist Emily Albert, MD, and...


Examining trends and factors in U.S. suicide rates

Examining trends and factors in U.S. suicide rates

October 4, 2022

Interview with Upstate research scientist Seth Perry, PhD


Monkeypox update; testing an anti-seizure therapy; at-home option in ALS treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022

Monkeypox update; testing an anti-seizure therapy; at-home option in ALS treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022

September 16, 2022

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


Polio's threat can be easily overcome by readily available vaccine

Polio's threat can be easily overcome by readily available vaccine

September 15, 2022

Interview with Leonard Weiner, MD, a specialist in pediatric infectious diseases


Explaining monkeypox, its origin and its threat

Explaining monkeypox, its origin and its threat

September 15, 2022

Interview with Infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD


Using water to treat prostates; back-to-school COVID outlook; rapid home tests: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022

Using water to treat prostates; back-to-school COVID outlook; rapid home tests: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022

August 31, 2022

Interviews with urologist Hanan Goldberg, MD, pediatric infectious disease...


What did the pandemic teach public health experts?

What did the pandemic teach public health experts?

August 24, 2022

Interview with public health and preventive medicine chair Christopher Morley,...


Updated guidelines on home COVID tests explained by public health expert

Updated guidelines on home COVID tests explained by public health expert

August 19, 2022

Interview with public health and preventive medicine chair Christopher Morley,...


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


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...


Online betting and compulsive behavior; treating TMJ, a jaw problem; how lead injures children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 8, 2022

Online betting and compulsive behavior; treating TMJ, a jaw problem; how lead injures children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 8, 2022

May 6, 2022

Interviews with psychiatrist Sunny Aslam, MD, doctor of physical therapy Scott...


Job-related diseases and injuries a major problem in New York state, report says

Job-related diseases and injuries a major problem in New York state, report says

April 22, 2022

Interview with Michael Lax, MD, medical director of Upstate's Occupational...


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,...


Lead poisoning in children: its causes, effects and prevention

Lead poisoning in children: its causes, effects and prevention

February 2, 2022

Interview with Upstate pediatrician Travis Hobart, MD


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...


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