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Robotic surgery for cancer; Zika, dengue update; quelling workplace violence: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 21, 2024

Robotic surgery for cancer; Zika, dengue update; quelling workplace violence: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 21, 2024

April 18, 2024

Interviews with Jason Wallen, MD; Stephen Thomas, MD; and Frank Ferrante and...


Minimally invasive surgery can cure early lung cancers

Minimally invasive surgery can cure early lung cancers

April 3, 2024

Interview with thoracic surgeon Jason Wallen, MD


Syphilis on the rise; live kidney donors; mild cognitive impairment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 24, 2024

Syphilis on the rise; live kidney donors; mild cognitive impairment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 24, 2024

March 28, 2024

Interviews with Elizabeth Asiago Reddy, MD, Reza Saidi, MD, and Sharon Brangman,...


Using defibrillators; surgical robots; treating sleep apnea: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 24, 2024 

Using defibrillators; surgical robots; treating sleep apnea: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 24, 2024 

March 21, 2024

Interviews with Christian Knutsen, MD, and Guillermo Negrete, MD; Seetharam...


Living donors are vital part of kidney transplant programs

Living donors are vital part of kidney transplant programs

March 13, 2024

Transplant chief Reza Saidi, MD outlines the process of kidney donation and how...


Machines offer precision, extended reach

Machines offer precision, extended reach

February 22, 2024

Urologist Seetharam Bhat, MBBS, gives some history of robots, explains how they...


Treating a crippling disorder in babies; ensuring patients get their medications; repairing cleft lip and palate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024

Treating a crippling disorder in babies; ensuring patients get their medications; repairing cleft lip and palate: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024

February 22, 2024

Interviews with Ai Sakonju, MD, Christina Hyde, ND, and Arthur Bigsby, DDS


Less invasive spine surgery; implants to improve hearing; edible marijuana dangers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024

Less invasive spine surgery; implants to improve hearing; edible marijuana dangers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024

February 15, 2024

Interviews with Ali Hazama, MD, Jeffrey VanTassel and Michael Hodgman, MD,


Flu, COVID and RSV; kidney transplants in children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024

Flu, COVID and RSV; kidney transplants in children: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024

February 8, 2024

Interviews with Elizabeth Asiago Reddy, MD, and Toby Le Nguyen, MD


Disease's type and severity can vary widely, need professional assessment

Disease's type and severity can vary widely, need professional assessment

February 1, 2024

Advice from Matthew Garner, MD, Upstate transplant surgeon


Why some patients will also receive a new kidney

Why some patients will also receive a new kidney

January 31, 2024

Interview with Matthew Garner, MD, Upstate transplant surgeon


Studying brain injury; pancreatic cancer surgery; strengthening the pelvic floor: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024

Studying brain injury; pancreatic cancer surgery; strengthening the pelvic floor: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024

January 25, 2024

Interviews with Devin Burke, MD, Mashaal Dhir, MD, and Rebecca Carey, DPT


Team of specialists can start corrective work soon after birth

Team of specialists can start corrective work soon after birth

January 24, 2024

Interview with Arthur Bigsby, DDS, maxillofacial prosthodontist at Upstate


A wartime surgical mission; treating heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024

A wartime surgical mission; treating heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024

January 18, 2024

Interviews with Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD, nurse practitioner Kristin Ramella and...


Taking pills as prescribed; an innovative cancer treatment; med students as teachers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024

Taking pills as prescribed; an innovative cancer treatment; med students as teachers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024

January 18, 2024

Interviews with Paula Trief, PhD; Ruth Weinstock, MD, PhD; Mashaal Dhir, MD; and...


Devices improve hearing differently than hearing aids

Devices improve hearing differently than hearing aids

January 17, 2024

Upstate audiologist Jeffrey VanTassel on how cochlear implants can help people...


Living donors can make a huge difference

Living donors can make a huge difference

January 17, 2024

Interview with Toby Le Nguyen, MD, Upstate transplant surgeon


Worries about AI; a treatable heart condition; fixing injured joints: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2024

Worries about AI; a treatable heart condition; fixing injured joints: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2024

January 11, 2024

Interviews with Serife Tekin, PhD, Cynthia Taub, MD, and Zachary Telgheder, MD


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