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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...


Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

Preventing falls among senior citizens; preparing for chemotherapy; dealing with burnout and mental exhaustion: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

November 19, 2021

Interviews with geriatrician Andrea Berg, MD, pharmacist Timothy Chiang and...


Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

Drug being developed to help people with both diabetes and cystic fibrosis

November 18, 2021

Interview with Robert Doyle, PhD, a medicinal chemist who teaches at both...


Surgical weight-loss options: What to expect

Surgical weight-loss options: What to expect

November 17, 2021

Interview with bariatric surgery chief Lauren Rabach, MD


MRI, CT scans, X-rays and more -- a medical imaging overview

MRI, CT scans, X-rays and more -- a medical imaging overview

November 10, 2021

Interview with Michele Lisi, MD, interim chair of the Upstate radiology...


Genetics fine-tunes medication process; therapy to relieve dizziness, balance disorders; when a child faces surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

Genetics fine-tunes medication process; therapy to relieve dizziness, balance disorders; when a child faces surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

October 8, 2021

Interviews with neurologist Karen Albright, DO, PhD, and pharmacist Danielle...


  Dizziness, balance disorders can often be treated with vestibular rehabilitation therapy

Dizziness, balance disorders can often be treated with vestibular rehabilitation therapy

October 1, 2021

Interview with Upstate physical therapists Rina Flatau, left, and Maria...


Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease; cutting HIV risk with a daily pill; treating epilepsy with devices, surgery: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

September 17, 2021

Interviews with surgeon Joseph Valentino, MD, education specialist Nicky...


Inflammatory bowel disease has surgical options

Inflammatory bowel disease has surgical options

September 2, 2021

Interview with Upstate surgeon Joseph Valentino, MD


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...


 She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

She devoted her scientific career to the study of schizophrenia after her brother's diagnosis

July 14, 2021

Interview with research scientist Cyndi Weickert, PhD, a professor of...


Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

Newly approved Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is not for everyone, and questions remain, says chief of geriatrics

June 25, 2021

Interview with Sharon Brangman, MD, chief of geriatrics at Upstate Medical...


Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

Osteoporosis: What it is and how it can be treated

June 18, 2021

Interview with endocrinologist Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, director of the metabolic...


What to consider before you begin hiking

What to consider before you begin hiking

June 11, 2021

Interview with Carol Sames, PhD, associate professor of physical therapy...


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