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Archive for August, 2012

8/26/12 Keeping the physically challenged active

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Matthew CaraherMatthew Caraher, 3rd year student in the doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program at Upstate’s College of Health Professions, talks about the Move 5K - a run/walk/wheelchair race coming up in September at Green Lakes State Park. The event is a fundraiser for Move Along Inc, a program devoted to enhancing the abilities of individuals with medically documented limitations, and Upstate’s Physical Therapy Club.  For more information, contact Matt at caraherm@upstate.edu.

 


8/26/12 Upstate staffs the New York State Fair infirmary

Friday, August 24th, 2012

For many years, Upstate medical professionals have staffed the infirmary at the New York State Fair. Upstate’s Dr. Jeremy Joslin is the medical director of the infirmary and Jay Scott is the director of operations.  They are in the studio to talk about the state-or-the-art facility and what is it set up to handle. 


8/26/12 Health care for children in foster care

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Pediatrician Steven Blatt, director of ENHANCE Services at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, talks about the unique program celebrating its 20th year providing primary pediatric services and mental health services to children in Foster Care in Onondaga County.


8/26/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhD Dr. Richard O’Neill, joined by host Linda Cohen and producer Steve Marks, addresses another listener’s question about how to nurture sibling relationships.

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8/19/12 Unique services available at Upstate for scuba diving injuries

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Dr. Derek Cooney, director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Disaster Medicine at Upstate, talks about the unique Hyperbaric Medicine Services available at Upstate University Hospital for people who are injured in scuba diving accidents.


8/19/12 Meet Upstate’s new art therapist

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Barbara LucyDr. Lucy Barbera, new art therapist at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, describes how the arts help children tell their story, since they may not have the words or the vocabulary to express their emotions. A wide variety of developmentally appropriate art media is offered, including but not limited to photography, painting, clay, drawing, weaving, beading, collage making, visual journaling, and play therapy. 
Read more about Art Therapy at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.


8/19/12 Upstate provides expertise for Jefferson County rescue divers

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Upstate’s hyperbaric medicine division provides medical expertise for Jefferson County Special Tactics and Rescue Team (STAR). Dr. Marvin Heyboer III, medical director of Upstate’s  Wound Care Program and Hyperbaric Medicine, talks about the partnership that will help to provide outstanding healthcare to victims of water-related accidents.


8/19/12 Whooping cough cases are on the rise

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Joseph Domachowske responds to reports that the numbers of whooping cough have quadrupled this year, and it’s only going to get worse. He will talk about the risks, why the numbers are up, and what we can do about it.

Read more about The Pediatric and Adolescent Immunology and Infectious Disease Center at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.


8/19/12 Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill, joined by host Linda Cohen and producer Steve Marks, discusses the group dynamics of committees, and how to navigate as a new committee member.

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8/12/12 New drug to treat hormone-resistant prostate cancer

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Dr. Gennady Bratslavsky, director of Upstate’s Prostate Cancer Program, talks about a new drug to treat hormone-resistant prostate cancer.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 315-464-1500


8/12/12 New study for the treatment of prostate cancer

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Dr. Jeffrey Bogart discusses a new study at Upstate for the treatment of prostate cancer, a high energy radiation therapy called the SpaceOAR™ System.  If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, contact Dena Martin at 315-464-5262 or martind@upstate.edu to see if this study may be right for you.

New Clinical Trial at Upstate: Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.

The Prostate Cancer Program at Upstate University Hospital.


8/12/12 Update on AIDS in our community

Friday, August 10th, 2012

David P Paar, MD Kelly Flood Dr. David Paar, medical director of Upstate’s Designated AIDS Center, and Kelley Flood, assistant program director and social worker, talk about the AIDS epidemic and the multitude of services provided to HIV infected people from the 15-county Central New York area.