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HealthLink On Air radio show: Sept 14, 2014

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Coming up on Sept 14:

Concussion management expert Brian Rieger tells how to recognize and reduce the damage from head injuries that occur in sports. Dr. Timothy Endy talks about the outbreak of Ebola. Psychiatrists Robert Daly and Chaitanya Haldipur talk about Dr. Thomas Szasz, described as one of “the biggest of the antipsychiatry intellectuals.” And, psychologist Rich O’Neill explains how to calm your mind with an action plan.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Sept 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showJoseph Nimeh, MD, addresses bullying. Dr. Stephen Albanese reflects on his year as president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Registered dietitian Maureen Franklin goes over the proposed changes to nutrition labels. Upstate graduate student Heather Nelson tells about her first Iron Girl triathlon.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 31, 2014

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Psychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD, talks about depression. Physical therapist Dale Avers, DPT, tells how to stave off Alzheimer’s disease through exercise. Sharon Huard introduces Upstate’s new “Try on a White Coat” program for aspiring physicians, scientists and other health professionals. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD explains his good morning experiment.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 24, 2014

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Dr. Sharon Brangman from Upstate Medical University and Alexander Travis from Cornell University explain how biosensors could be used to detect neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and stroke. Scientist Stephen Faraone talks about his research into Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Stephen Knohl tells how to prevent kidney stones. Dr. Steven Blatt goes over the state’s new immunization guidelines for children.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 10, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Dr. Timothy Endy, division chief of infectious disease at Upstate, discusses the international Ebola outbreak. Gynecologist Renee Mestad answers whether pelvic exams are necessary. Dermatologist Ramsay Farah talks about sun protection. Orthopedic surgeon William Lavelle tells what to do for shoulder knots.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 17, 2014

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Sriram Narsipur, MD, provides an overview of kidney disease, and Vaughn Whittaker MD, discusses breakthroughs in transplant surgery. Gerontologist Sharon Brangman, MD, explains a new partnership that will explore frailty and issues related to aging. Psychologist Rich O’Neill shares a “Check Up From the Neck Up.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 3, 2014

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Coming up on Aug 3:

James Ciaccio, MD, goes over summer safety for seniors. Steven Blatt, MD, addresses summer safety for children. Fahd Ali, MD, talks about preventing motorcycle injuries. Dentist Terrence Thines explains the risks of oral cancer. And psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares his “Check Up From the Neck Up.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: July 27, 2014

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showTraian Anghel, MD, and Amy Tetrault, RN, tell about the new implantable cardiac defibrillator. Palma Shaw, MD, discusses deep vein thrombosis. Registered dietitian Maureen Franklin shares summertime food safety advice. Ajay Jain, MD, explains the rise in chronic hepatitis.


HealthLink On Air radio show: July 20, 2014

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showPsychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD, discusses grief and depression. Otolaryngologists Rick Kelley, MD, and Sam Woods, MD, talk about their medical trips to Ethiopia. Pediatrician Steven Blatt, MD, explains the value of having a “medical home.” Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares another way of talking, without words.


HealthLink On Air radio show: July 13, 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Medical director Leslie Kohman, MD and administrator Dick Kilburg provide a preview of the new Upstate Cancer Center. Nurse Sharon Bauer talks about services for the youngest patients with cancer and blood disorders. Jeffrey Bogart, MD explains the advanced technology that will be available in the center. And registered dietitian Maria Erdman addresses nutritional issues that cancer patients may face.


HealthLink On Air radio show: July 6, 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Scientist Gary Nieman explains the medical device he is creating to prevent deadly post operative complications. Cardiologist Luna Bhatta, MD, talks about atrial fibrillation. Transplant nurse Lavell Jones discusses the kidney transplant process from a patient’s point of view. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, tells how walking helps creativity.


HealthLink On Air radio show: June 29, 2014

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Director Christopher Dunham tells about emergency management of a hospital. Child Life Program manager Margaret Nellis talks about pet therapy. Ruth Weinstock, MD, goes over what to do when you are diagnosed with diabetes. William Lavelle, MD, discusses shoulder and neck pain.