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 Medical marijuana's benefits for those in cancer treatment

Medical marijuana's benefits for those in cancer treatment

October 11, 2022

Interview with Upstate radiation oncologist Karna Sura, MD


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


What to consider if you are diagnosed with -- or at risk for -- pre-diabetes or diabetes

What to consider if you are diagnosed with -- or at risk for -- pre-diabetes or diabetes

October 4, 2022

Interview with nurse practitioner Dana Lonis and pharmacist Peter Rosher


When do you need a colonoscopy, and what preparation is required?

When do you need a colonoscopy, and what preparation is required?

September 27, 2022

Interview with Upstate colorectal surgeon Kristina Go, MD


His goal is better diagnosis, treatment -- and life -- for adults with ADHD

His goal is better diagnosis, treatment -- and life -- for adults with ADHD

September 15, 2022

Interview with Upstate psychologist and researcher Stephen Faraone, PhD


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


 Why iron and vitamin A are important for babies

Why iron and vitamin A are important for babies

September 15, 2022

Aamer Imdad, MBBS, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Upstate


Clinic offers comprehensive approach to treating multiple sclerosis

Clinic offers comprehensive approach to treating multiple sclerosis

September 15, 2022

interview with Upstate neurologist Kim Laxton, MD


Running tips from a doctor who runs

Running tips from a doctor who runs

September 15, 2022

Interview with Emily Albert, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Upstate


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


What it's like to have polio, and how it spreads

What it's like to have polio, and how it spreads

September 9, 2022

Interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


New program helps the uninsured afford prescription medications

New program helps the uninsured afford prescription medications

September 9, 2022

Interview with Upstate pharmacists Eric Balotin and Meaghan Murphy


How vitamin A deficiency can affect vision

How vitamin A deficiency can affect vision

September 6, 2022

Interview with Upstate ophthalmologist Mark Breazzano, MD


What to consider before buying a hearing aid over the counter

What to consider before buying a hearing aid over the counter

September 2, 2022

Interview with Upstate audiologist Erin Bagley, AuD


What to expect during a hospital stay

What to expect during a hospital stay

August 26, 2022

Interview with Karen Wentworth and Tina Passett from the Office of Patient Experience at Upstate University Hospital


Unique trial  aims to control seizures using regenerative human cell therapy

Unique trial aims to control seizures using regenerative human cell therapy

August 26, 2022

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD


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, PhD


School year COVID outlook: Smoother ride likely, but fasten your seat belts

School year COVID outlook: Smoother ride likely, but fasten your seat belts

August 24, 2022

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD


Home tests for breathing capacity work well for many ALS patients, streamline their care

Home tests for breathing capacity work well for many ALS patients, streamline their care

August 19, 2022

Interview with neurophysiologist Eufrosina Young, MD, director of the ALS Clinic at Upstate


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, PhD


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