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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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Check Up from the Neck Up: Talking with someone who may have a drug or alcohol problem

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares a personal story about how to talk with a friend or loved one who may have a problem with alcohol or drugs. He mentions resources that are available through the National Institute of Drug Abuse at www.drugabuse.gov and the Syracuse Al-Anon Information Service.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Take a load off, or put a load on?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about research into ways to reduce your risk of metabolic syndrome. What he learned prompted him to acquire a desk that allows him to stand most of the time and sit only when he becomess tired. “If you’re not up for such a big change,” he says, “try making sure you get up and move around at least two to three minutes every half-hour.”

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HealthLink on Air radio show: February 28, 2016

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

February 28, 2016

Geriatrics specialist Joseph Barry, MD, shares his experience with concierge medicine. Upstate urologist Srinivas Vourganti, MD, tells about diagnosing prostate cancer. Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about getting the life you want in “Check Up from the Neck Up.”

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Renewing resolutions

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about a do-over of last year’s New Year’s resolution in this week’s Check Up from the Neck Up. 

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Check Up From the Neck Up: A honk from above

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, finds inspiration for a nostalgic and poignant recollection that takes him and his listeners from long ago encounter with his father to the present day, evoking the power of memory and the personal associations we all make.

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Check Up From the Neck Up: Encouraging loved ones to quit smoking

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Upstate psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, tells about research showing that what doctors say or don’t say has a big impact on whether someone stops smoking. He says the single best thing you can do for your health is to stop smoking, which likely will add six or seven years to your life. Upstate offers free smoking cessation classes.

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