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Archive for November, 2013

‘Healthy Eats’ – What are the benefits of an apple-a-day?

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RDTerry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, talks about the significant benefits of including apples in our daily menu planning.

 


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Future Grandma: Green Is Grief’

Saturday, November 30th, 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. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.

Today’s selection is  by Future Grandma: Green Is Grief’, by Melissa F. Pheterson, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 13. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Nothing Between Us Now But Love’

Saturday, November 23rd, 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 ‘Nothing Between Us Now But Love’, by Rick Kempa, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 7.
Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today! Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Social support keeps us living longer and happier

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Richard O'Neill, PhDPsychologist Richard O’Neill reminds us that social support keeps us living longer and happier lives.

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HealthLink On Air radio show – Dec. 1, 2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

HealthLink on Air radio show Scott Schurman, MD talks about pediatric dialysis in Syracuse. Gene Tinelli, MD, PhD, teaches us the medical value of marijuana. Judith Setla, MD, medical director for Hospice of Central New York, talks about the role of hospice in end-of-life care. Registered dietitian Terry Podolak praises apples in “Healthy Eats,” and editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD reads from “The Healing Muse.”


‘Peds to Parents’ – Pediatric dialysis center coming to Syracuse

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Upstate pediatric nephrologist Scott J Schurman, MDScott Schurman, MD, shares plans for a dedicated outpatient pediatric dialysis center that will be housed on the fifth floor of Upstate University Hospital’s Downtown Campus. The new center will provide a pediatric-friendly environment for pediatric hemodialysis patients, including access to support services, a pediatric nurse case manager, and a home dialysis-training program. Read the story: Pediatric dialysis center to provide specialized care for young patients

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


Unveiling Upstate’s new Neuroscience Research Building

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Rosemary Rochford, PhDRosemary Rochford, PhD, vice president for research at Upstate Medical University, describes Upstate’s new state-of-the-art Neuroscience Research Building.  She talks about what this building means to Upstate and the community of Syracuse, and to neurosciences research in general.

 Learn about the exciting ongoing research at Upstate – Upstate Research Matters


An update on prostate cancer research

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Leszek Kotula, MD/PhDUpstate urologist and researcher Leszek Kotula, MD, PhD, explains how basic science research done in his lab will one day benefit prostate cancer patients with better diagnostic and treatment options. Watch Dr. Kotula’s video: Research Matters.


‘Peds to Parents’ – The importance of a safe sleeping environment for infants

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Amanda GriffinClemencia MolinaSafe Kids Upstate NY Coalition, which is led by Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, is launching a Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign to remind parents to keep their child’s sleeping environment free of clutter and encourage safe sleeping practices. Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Amanda Griffin, coordinator of the Safe Kids program, is joined by Clemencia Molina, regional coordinator of the Central New York Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center, REACH CNY, Inc., to share this important message and talk about the new sleep sacks they are making available to newborns and infant patients at Upstate. In conjunction with SIDS Awareness Month, Safe Kids Upstate NY Coalition, led by Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, recently launched a Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign.  For more information, call (315) 424-0009 x108

What Does Safe Sleep Look Like, from the National Institutes for Health
YNN coverage: Parents urged to practice crib safety 
CNY Central coverage: New warning about soft crib bumpers that could suffocate babies
WAER-FM88
coverage: Safe To Sleep Campaign Kicks Off at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

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



HealthLink On Air radio show – Nov. 24, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

HealthLink on Air radio show Dr. Sharon Brangman, MD, explains why the holiday season is a great time to check on aging loved ones. Registered dietitian Jessica Planer shares what holiday eating is like after weight loss surgery. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, provides a “Check Up from the Neck Up,” and editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD reads from “The Healing Muse.”


‘Healthy Eats’ – How to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RDTerry Podolak, RD, reminds us that Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends and doesn’t have to be a time for stressing over weight gain!  She shares tips and strategies to help navigate the food-centered holiday.


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Waiting for Answers’

Friday, November 15th, 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 ‘Waiting for Answers’, by Kathleen Grieger, and can be found in The Healing Muse 6, Volume 1, Fall 2006: p. 93-95.
Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog   Order copies of “The Healing Muse” today!