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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...


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


Tool helps unlock brain's secrets; explaining COVID booster shots, variants; taking a mental health day: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021

Tool helps unlock brain's secrets; explaining COVID booster shots, variants; taking a mental health day: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021

September 24, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neuroscientists Stephen Glatt, PhD, and Jonathan Hess,...


  COVID-19 vaccine boosters: why, when and for whom?

COVID-19 vaccine boosters: why, when and for whom?

September 22, 2021

Interview with Upstate epidemiologist and physician Katie Anderson, MD, PhD


 A lesser-known tick-borne illness; training for public health; a spiritual caregiver for hospital patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021

A lesser-known tick-borne illness; training for public health; a spiritual caregiver for hospital patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021

September 10, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease specialist Kristopher Paolino, MD, public...


Pandemic sparks interest in public health careers

Pandemic sparks interest in public health careers

September 3, 2021

Interview with Christopher Morley, PhD, Upstate's chair of public health and...


Suicide prevention program opens to young teens; explaining epilepsy; learning from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021

Suicide prevention program opens to young teens; explaining epilepsy; learning from the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021

September 2, 2021

Interviews with Upstate psychiatrist Robert Gregory, MD, Upstate neurologist...


Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

August 27, 2021

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease specialist Stephen Thomas, MD, and...


Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

August 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD


 COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

August 26, 2021

Interview with epidemiologist Brittany Kmush, PhD, of Syracuse University


Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

August 23, 2021

Interview with Upstate's Stephen Thomas, MD, a specialist in infectious disease...


Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

August 20, 2021

Interview with David Larsen, PhD, an epidemiologist at Syracuse University


Delta variant trends; unvaccinated students; diabetes complications in young people: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021

Delta variant trends; unvaccinated students; diabetes complications in young people: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021

August 20, 2021

Interviews with public health experts Telisa Stewart, DrPH, and Christopher...


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