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Archive for March, 2014

HealthLink On Air radio show: April 6, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Michael Iannuzzi explains the disease called sarcoidosis. Dr. Leslie Kohman details the dangers of e-cigarettes. Registered dietitian Juliann Mellen talks about healthy eating during pregnancy. And then, learn about the efforts underway in Central New York to reduce the number of babies born to drug-dependent moms with Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Cynthia Morrow and Gail Banach, the director of public education for the Upstate New York Poison Center.


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 18, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showRan Anbar, MD, provides an update on the new cystic fibrosis drug. Prashant Upadhyaya, MD, explains breast reconstruction options for women who undergo mastectomy. Surgeons Vanessa Gibson, MD, and Barbara Robinson, MD, talk about esophageal cancer. And registered dietitian Juliann Mellen presents food safety advice for mothers-to-be.


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 11, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Gene Latorre, MD, and his patient Warren Darby, talk about hemorrhagic stroke. Jayne Charlamb, MD, unveils Upstate’s new breast cancer survivorship program. Palma Shaw, MD, helps us understand varicose veins. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares a “Check Up from the Neck Up.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 27, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Behavior analyst Henry Roane, PhD, provides an overview of autism. Steven Blatt, MD, and counselor Erica Riker explain the new integrated care program at Upstate. Former assistant FDA commissioner Susan Wood, PhD, addresses the politics of contraception legislation. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares a “Check up from the Neck Up.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 20, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Jeremy Joslin, MD, tells about the challenges of wilderness medicine. Robert Corona, DO, presents a new center for innovation at Upstate. Registered dietitian Jessica Planer explains what and how to eat after weight loss surgery. Two adult learners talk about completing Upstate’s residency for chaplains.


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 13, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showSurgeon Jayne Charlamb, MD introduces the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program. Speech language pathologist Jenna Gardner and oncology nurse Ann Ray talk about support for those with head and neck cancers. Surgeon Palma Shaw, MD shares her expertise in caring for people with diabetes. And, psychologist Rich O’Neill provides a simple way to make changes in your life.


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Prioritizing family over work

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill does not apologize for his messy office, and tells us that his priorities have always focused on enjoying family and building memories.

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A visit from the healing muse: ‘I hate you Charlie, I love you Charlie’

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

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 ‘I hate you Charlie, I love you Charlie‘ , by Emily Klein, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 13. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


HealthLink On Air radio show: March 30, 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show David Duggan, MD, and Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN, talk about the independence of nurse practitioners. Rinki Agarwal, MD, addresses gynecological cancers. Kristy Kmack and Chris Loughlin prepare for the Corporate Challenge Championship in London. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, provides a Check Up from the Neck Up, and editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD, reads from the literary journal, The Healing Muse.


New support group for head and neck cancer

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Jenna Gardner, SLPAnn Ray, RNSpeech language pathologist Jenna Gardner and oncology nurse Ann Ray discuss different types of cancers that arise in the head or neck region (nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx), and how the disease and treatments can affect the patient.  They talk about the new head and neck cancer support group they run, what the group is designed to accomplish and why they decided to start one.  Patient support groups at Upstate. For more information, call (315) 464-5819 or (315) 464-5262


Local efforts to reduce number of babies born to drug-dependent moms

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Cynthia Morrow, MDOnondaga County Health Commissioner Gail BanachCynthia Morrow, MD, MPH is joined by Gail Banach, director of Public Education & Communications for the Upstate New York Poison Center, to talk about local efforts to reduce the number of babies born to drug-dependent moms in Onondaga County.  For free and confidential support call the Hopeline at (315) 218-1965. 


Understanding sarcoidosis

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Upstate pulmonary disease expert Michael C Iannuzzi, MDMichael Iannuzzi, MD, gives an overview of sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands. Iannuzzi is the Edward C. Reifenstein Professor and chair of Upstate’s Department of Medicine, and has been ranked as one of the world’s leading experts on the disorder.  Read the story: Upstate physician-scientist ranked as one of the world’s leading experts on immune disorder.  Watch Dr. Iannuzzi’s video: Sarcoidosis-the definitive explanation.  For more information, call (315) 464-8668.