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Explaining kidney health, disease and treatment; what weight-loss surgery is like; test-kit precautions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 3, 2022

Explaining kidney health, disease and treatment; what weight-loss surgery is like; test-kit precautions: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 3, 2022

April 1, 2022

Interviews with nephrology chief Michael Lioudis, MD, bariatric surgeon Lauren...


Overseas tummy tucks or face-lifts carry special risks

Overseas tummy tucks or face-lifts carry special risks

March 30, 2022

Interview with plastic surgeon Sara Neimanis, MD, of the University of Rochester...


How to get a good night's sleep; cancer survivor explains the disease to children; training mental health providers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 27, 2022

How to get a good night's sleep; cancer survivor explains the disease to children; training mental health providers: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 27, 2022

March 25, 2022

Interviews with sleep specialist Dragos Manta, MD, childhood cancer survivor and...


How the kidney waiting list works; patients with impaired consciousness; helping someone with cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 13, 2022

How the kidney waiting list works; patients with impaired consciousness; helping someone with cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 13, 2022

March 11, 2022

Interviews with transplant surgery chief Reza Saidi, MD, ethicist and...


Correcting bunions; prescribing books for children; weight-loss surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 6, 2022

Correcting bunions; prescribing books for children; weight-loss surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 6, 2022

March 4, 2022

Interviews with orthopedic surgeon Scott Van Valkenburg, MD, pediatrician Jaclyn...


Coping with prostate cancer's emotional toll; therapy for the pelvic floor; getting a hernia repaired; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022

Coping with prostate cancer's emotional toll; therapy for the pelvic floor; getting a hernia repaired; Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022

February 18, 2022

Interviews with psychologist Dorianne Eaves, PsyD, physical therapists Jillian...


Edible pot vs. smoked pot; mental health services for youth; bladder cancer and treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022

Edible pot vs. smoked pot; mental health services for youth; bladder cancer and treatment: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022

February 11, 2022

Interviews with toxicologist Willie Eggleston, PharmD, child psychologist Ron...


Bunion solutions from an orthopedic surgeon

Bunion solutions from an orthopedic surgeon

February 10, 2022

Interview with Scott Van Valkenburg, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon 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,...


COVID's relationship to obesity; how seniors are faring in the pandemic; adding services for special-needs kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022

COVID's relationship to obesity; how seniors are faring in the pandemic; adding services for special-needs kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022

January 28, 2022

Interviews with bariatric surgery chief Timothy Shope, MD, geriatrics chief...


Hernia repair process takes patient from diagnosis through rehabilitation

Hernia repair process takes patient from diagnosis through rehabilitation

January 20, 2022

Interview with surgeon Moustafa Hassan, MD, and nurse coordinator Maggie Wight...


When bladder cancer means bladder removal: surgical options

When bladder cancer means bladder removal: surgical options

January 20, 2022

Interview with urologist Joseph Jacob, MD, director of Upstate's bladder cancer...


Arthritis of the hand and when to consider surgery

Arthritis of the hand and when to consider surgery

January 20, 2022

Interview with Upstate hand surgeon Brian Harley, MD


Preparing a child for surgery; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021

Preparing a child for surgery; detecting and treating pancreatic cancer: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021

December 21, 2021

Interview with pediatric surgeon Michaela "Mikki" Kollisch, MD, and the interim...


Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

Ovarian cancer surgery; a diabetes drug without side effects; a disease that can threaten transplant patients: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021

December 10, 2021

Interviews with gynecologic oncologist Rinki Agarwal, MD, chemistry professor...


Explaining weight-loss surgery; rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks; finding reliable health information online: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021

Explaining weight-loss surgery; rethinking aspirin's role in preventing strokes, heart attacks; finding reliable health information online: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021

December 3, 2021

Interviews with bariatric surgery chief Lauren Rabach, MD, cardiology chief...


New radiation delivery method for brain tumors; assessing one's risk of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

New radiation delivery method for brain tumors; assessing one's risk of cancer: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

November 23, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD, and Upstate genetic...


Study compares surgeries for reducing ovarian cancer risk in women at high risk for the disease

Study compares surgeries for reducing ovarian cancer risk in women at high risk for the disease

November 22, 2021

Interview with Rinki Agarwal, MD, an associate professor of obstetrics and...


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