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Archive for May, 2014

‘Healthy Eats’: Food safety for moms-to-be

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Juliann Mellen, RDJuliann Mellen, RD, Upstate registered dietitian and certified diabetic educator, reinforces the importance of  eating healthy during pregnancy, but cautions that not all foods are safe, and foodborne illness is a serious issue. Read more: FoodSafety.gov


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Depth Perception’

Friday, May 30th, 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 ’Depth Perception’, by Laura Glenn, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 13. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


HealthLink On Air radio show: June 1, 2014

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showRuth Weinstock, MD, PhD, tells about improvements in diabetes-related complications. Bernard Poiesz, MD, talks about how close we are to a cure for HIV. Nicholas Greco, PhD, explains what Upstate’s umbilical cord blood center will mean to Central New York. And, new graduate Dan Harris, MD, performs his ukelele during medical school commencement.


Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB)

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Birendra P Sah, MDBirendra P. Sah, MD talks about a new procedure that uses global positioning system (GPS) to target lesions called electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB). Sah is assistant professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care division at Upstate Medical University.

 


Welcome to the new Upstate Cancer Center

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Leslie J Kohman, MDRichard KilburgLeslie Kohman, MD, medical director of the new Upstate Cancer Center, is joined by administrator Dick Kilburg, MBA, to share exciting details about the center, which is set to open this summer. Kilburg will talk about what it took to bring this building to fruition – the biggest challenges, the unique building features, where we are today, and how much money was raised for construction. Kohman will describe the new services and technologies that will be available, how the building will facilitate multidisciplinary care, and what it will mean for patients who have cancer and their loved ones. The Upstate Cancer Center will be the only facility in the region to offer outpatient care and treatment for cancer and blood disorders in all ages – child through adult.


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: If you want success, believe in yourself

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill tells us why the single best predictor of successful change is believing we can do it.

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A visit from the healing muse: ‘For D.R. Sculptor’’

Friday, May 23rd, 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 ’For D.R. Sculptor’, by Claudia M. Reder, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 13. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


College of Medicine grad brings his ukelele to Commencement

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Dan Harris, MDUpstate Medical University College of Medicine graduating student, Dr. Dan Harris, brought down the house with his personalized version of the classic anthem, “American Pie” at the University’s recent 2014 Commencement ceremony.


What Upstate’s new cord blood center means to Central New York

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Nicholas Greco, PhDNicholas Greco, PhD, executive director and Tissue Bank director for the Upstate Cord Blood Bank, describes the process of building a new cord blood center, which is currently under construction at Upstate’s Community campus. Greco talks about what the new center will bring to the community, the current uses of cord blood in treatments and cures approved by the FDA, and what is on the horizon for its use in regenerative medicine.  Read the story: Nicholas Greco, PhD, to lead the Upstate Cord Blood Bank
Listen to an interview with Dr. Robert Silverman: Upstate breaks ground for umbilical cord blood bank


Relationships in the practice of psychiatry

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Upstate psychiatrist David V Keith, MDDavid Keith, MD, talks about a recent creativity conference aimed at re-energizing and supporting the inner intelligence of mental health practitioners of all disciplines, medical and non-medical.

The Naomi Chernoff, MD Creativity Conference: The Theater The Clinic – Parallels and Reverberations, is sponsored by the Division of Psychotherapy in Upstate Medical University’s Department of Psychiatry,

Read the blog: Creativity conference designed for those in psychiatry


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 25, 2014

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showRev. Terry Culbertson and volunteer Walt Wasilewski talk about a new book of stories from spiritual care. Tamer Ahmed, MD and Steve Adkisson, RN, explain University Hospital’s trauma “verification.” Nurse midwife Heather Shannon goes over the recommended health screenings for women.


Study shows diabetes related complications are improving

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Ruth S Weinstock, MD, PhDRuth Weinstock, MD, PhD, medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center at Upstate, shares an encouraging report from federal researchers that indicates efforts at reducing the complications related to diabetes are paying off.  Read the study: Changes in Diabetes-Related Complications in the United States, 1990–2010  Read the article: For Diabetics, Health Risks Fall Sharply
Call 315-464-9007 for information about getting involved in research, both type 1 and type 2 diabetes…..children or adults.