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Check Up from the Neck Up: A family tree with Irish roots

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

How far-reaching is your definition of family? Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, speaks of his family tree as he explores his ancestral home of Ireland in this “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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New, kid-friendly emergency department; preventing elder abuse; PTSD research benefits students, veterans: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Medical director Richard Cantor, MD, welcomes patients and families to Upstate’s new pediatric emergency department. Jenny Hicks, project coordinator at the nonprofit social service agency Vera House, discusses elder abuse and its prevention. Upstate neuroscientist Stephen Glatt, PhD, talks about the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, and its focus on trauma and veterans, with student and project manager Ivan Castro.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Realistic approach to weight loss beats diet-and-failure cycle

Friday, August 5th, 2016

What’s realistic when it comes to weight loss? Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about the challenges of losing weight and keeping it off in this  “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Survival instincts, then and now

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares what evolutionary psychology can teach us about the human drive to survive, in this “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: One tool for changing habits

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, discusses how to change a habit of negative predictions by pausing and choosing how to make a better life, in this “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: What’s keeping us from living better and longer?

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, tells how “no pain, no gain” might be less effective than “no pleasure, no treasure!” as we seek a long and healthy life, in this “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

 
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Polio survivor’s tale of terror, hope; post-polio syndrome and its treatments; how ethics consultants help hospital patients: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 31, 2016

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

July 31, 2016

Neurologist Burk Jubelt, MD, explains polio and post-polio syndrome, and a survivor from a 1950s epidemic shares her story. Bioethicists Robert Olick, JD, PhD, and Thomas Curran, MD, discuss a real-life case involving medical ethics.

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Mild cognitive impairment, Zika virus, pancreas transplant recipients: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for July 17, 2016

Friday, July 15th, 2016

July 17, 2016

Neurologist Amy Sanders, MD, explains mild cognitive impairment. Infectious disease specialist Timothy Endy, MD, tells about the Zika virus. Two pancreas transplant recipients share their experiences with diabetes and kidney disease.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: One tool for changing habits

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, discusses how to change a habit of negative predictions by pausing and choosing how to make a better life, in this week’s “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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Transitional care, suicide prevention, lupus overview: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for July 3, 2016

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

July 3, 2016

Geriatrician Sharon Brangman, MD, and nurse Amy Rottger explain the role of transitional care. Representatives from Contact Community Services Crisis Intervention Services discuss suicide prevention. Rheumatologist Hiroshi Kato, MD, provides an overview of lupus. Also, a Check Up From the Neck Up and a selection from The Healing Muse.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Survival instincts, then and now

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares what evolutionary psychology can teach us about the human drive to survive in this week’s “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay..

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Check Up from the Neck Up: The strange arithmetic of gun-related violence

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, examines the research into gun violence in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando in this week’s “Check Up from the Neck Up” essay.

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