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Archive for September, 2013

HealthLink On Air radio show – Sept. 29, 2013

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

HealthLink on Air radio showNurse Lauri Rupracht invites medical volunteers on her upcoming mission to Ghana. Learn why Baby Boomers need hepatitis C testing. And find out how weight loss coaching can help prevent diabetes. Also, psychologist Rich O’Neill provides a “Check Up From The Neck Up,” and Deirdre Neilen reads from “The Healing Muse.”


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Hip Precautions’

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse” every Sunday on HealthLink on Air. Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Today’s selection is ‘Hip Precautions’, by Johanna Shapiro, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 9. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!
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Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Focus, determination…disappointment, or my achilles heel

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill talks about focus, determination and disappointment when faced with life’s obstacles.

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HealthLink On Air radio show – Sept. 22, 2013

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

HealthLink on Air radio showMeet Joyce Griffin Sobel, Upstate’s new dean of the College of Nursing. Reverand Kevin Agee explains the value of volunteering for the Partners in Clergy program. Recent chaplain interns talk about the Clinical Pastoral Education program. Registered dietitian Terry Podolak tells about the value of yogurt in the Healthy Eats segment. And Deirdre Neilen reads from “The Healing Muse.”


‘Peds to Parents’ – Childhood cancers

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Sharon BauerSharon Bauer, RN, nurse manager in the pediatric hematology/oncology department at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, explains the different types of childhood cancers and what parents need to consider from the time their child is diagnosed going forward.  The Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Read the blog: Peds to Parents – Notes from Upstate Professionals to Parents and Caregivers


Organizing a medical mission to Ghana

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Lauri Rupracht, RNUpstate pediatric nurse Lauri Rupracht, RN, will be embarking on her third trip to Ghana, Africa for a two week medical mission.  She shares her past experiences working in rural medical clinics and orphanages, and learning about the culture and their healthcare delivery system.  Anyone wishing to participate or donate to a future volunteer trip should contact Lauri Rupracht at ruprachl@upstate.edu.


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Un-aged’ and ‘Tell Me Again’

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse” every Sunday on HealthLink on Air. Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Today’s selections are ‘Un-Aged’, by Jennifer Lynn Alessi, and ‘Tell Me Again’, by Sara Burant, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 9.
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‘Healthy Eats’ – Why should we eat yogurt?

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Yogurt is a great snack to grab on the run, but it’s much more than that.  Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RDTerry Podolak, RD, shares the many health benefits of yogurt, which is a rich source of calcium and protein, high in vitamins and minerals, and some contain probiotics to help regulate digestion. As always, she advises checking with your healthcare care provider before making any major dietary changes.
Read more: aboutyogurt.com  usprobiotics.org

 


HealthLink On Air radio show – Sept. 15, 2013

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

HealthLink on Air radio showIn this special “Preventing School Violence” show, Upstate Medical University psychologist Kevin Antshel explains which adolescents are most likely to become violent; Syracuse University associate professor of psychologist Leonard Newman addresses the stigma of mental illness; pediatrician George Starr talks about firearm safety. And, psychologist Rich O’Neill provides a “Check Up from the Neck Up,” and Deirdre Neilen reads from “The Healing Muse.”


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Vows’ and ‘Sleeping and Waking’

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse” every Sunday on HealthLink on Air. Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Today’s selections are ‘Vows’, by Monica Burchfield, and ‘Sleeping and Waking’, by Daniel Corrie, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 10.
Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today! Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.  


Dr. Richard O’Neill’s Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Working toward common goals to increase gun safety

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Richard O'Neill, PhDDr. Richard O’Neill reflects on the Sandy Hook school shootings, and asks us to find common goals to increase gun safety, which will help reduce our fear and keep our children alive.

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Study shows social workers can decrease readmission rates

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Laura Bronstein

Laura Bronstein, PhD, MSW

Kristina Marks

Kristina Marks, LCSW-R, OSW-C

Laura Bronstein, PhD, MSW, chair of Binghamton University’s department of social work, is joined by Kris Marks, LCSW-R, OSW-C, manager of the medical social work department at United Health Services’ Wilson Medical Center, to discuss the results of a two-year study that shows how social workers can be used effectively to reduce hospital readmission rates in Medicare patients.  Read the study