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Archive for February, 2012

2/26/12 Saving lives and surviving setbacks

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Shermian Daniel, MDDr. Shermiane Daniel, author of “So You Wanna Be A Doctor?? The Untold Stories of Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Residents,” will share personal stories about saving lives and surviving setbacks.  Dr. Daniel will be in Syracuse to deliver the keynote address at Upstate Medical University’s Elizabeth Blackwell Day.

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2/26/12 How to help someone with swallowing difficulty

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Speech language pathologists Jenna Gardner and Kim Brown work extensively with patients who have had strokes or dementia related diseases who develop swallowing disorders.  They offer words of wisdom for how to help. 

See related article on page 10 in the winter issue of Upstate Health, a free magazine produced by Upstate Medical University that inspires healthy living throughout Central New York. To subscribe for free, call 464-8668.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Upstate University Hospital.


2/26/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: People with good relationships are happier and live longer.

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2/19/12 Reflux disease in children

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Manoochehr Karjoo, MDGastroenterologist Manoochehr Karjoo discusses gastroesophogeal reflux disease in children, including the symptoms and treatments.

Learn more about: The Gastroenterology Department at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.


2/19/12 F.D.A. approves new Cystic Fibrosis drug

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Ran D Anbar, MDPulmonologist Ran Anbar talks about cystic fibrosis – what it is and how we have treated it up until now -  and reveals an exiting new drug that treats its underlying cause, rather than just the symptoms.

A Breath of Fresh Air: New Hope for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment [Preview], The Scientific American

The Pediatric Pulmonology Center at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital


2/19/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill talks about caring for an aging loved one and the importance of advance directives.

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2/12/12 Bariatrics chef explains how to eat well after weight loss surgery

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Chef Dave FoutsChef Dave Fouts talks about his own weight loss journey and how he arrived at the decision ten years ago to have bariatric surgery.  Chef Dave has written several cookbooks and now devotes himself to helping fight obesity by educating, inspiring and motivating people to live healthier lives.

Read more about Chef Dave’s weight loss journey: www.chefdave.org



2/12/12 Prescription drug abuse

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Michele Caliva, administrative director of the Upstate New York Poison Center at Upstate Medical University, talks about prescription drug abuse, and the growing abuse of these drugs by teenagers.

In the event of an unintentional poison exposure, call 1-800-222-1222 .


2/12/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Listen, learn… and love?

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2/5/12 Upstate unveils its new ‘Find a Doc’ feature on website

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

John B McCabe, MD, FACEP Lynn Shepard Scott Dr. John McCabe, Upstate University Hospital CEO, and Lynn Shepard Scott, a hospital administrator, discuss the new ‘Find a Doc’ feature now available on Upstate’s website.

To try it out, go to University Hospital’s home page at www.upstate.edu/hospital and click on ‘find a doctor’ on the left side of the page.



2/5/12 Breastfeeding

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Donna Bacchi, MD MPH

Donna Bacchi, pediatrician and chair of Upstate’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine Dept, talks about breastfeeding – the benefits, challenges and helpful tips – in light of the fact that the prevalence of breastfeeding in our country and this community is very low.



2/5/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Heartbreak hotel.

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