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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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Surgery for weight loss; health impact of poverty, violence; caring for those with dementia: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for June 19, 2016

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

June 19, 2016

Surgeon Howard Simon, MD, discusses the connection between weight loss and metabolism, and the effect surgery can have for people with morbid obesity. Researchers Sandra Lane, PhD, and Arnett Haygood-El talk about the impact of poverty and violence on health. Geriatric resource nurses Kaylin Brainerd and Linh Nguyen provide guidance to caregivers of people with dementia.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: A reality check for would-be dieters

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

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

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HealthLink on Air radio show/podcast: May 22, 2016

Friday, May 20th, 2016

May 22, 2016

Stephen Glatt, PhD, and Seetha Ramanathan, MD, talk about Mental Health First Aid. Nurse Cathy Narcavage-Bradley tells what new and expectant parents need to know. Jennifer Kelly, DO, explains the role of the endocrine system in osteoporosis. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, provides a “Check Up from the Neck Up.”

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Check Up from the Neck Up: A lesson in the importance of friends and family

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, provides a lesson in the importance of keeping friends and family close, just in case, in this week’s “Check Up from the Neck Up.”

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Getting back into the flow after a stressful day

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

In his “Check Up from the Neck Up” segment, psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, relates how he got himself back into the flow after a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

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Check Up From The Neck Up: Betting

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Psychologist Rich O’Neill shares one of his healthy habits — bicycling to work — in this week’s Check Up From the Neck Up.

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Check Up From the Neck Up: Welcome, spring!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares the joys of the changing season from winter into spring in this week’s Check Up From the Neck Up.

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