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HealthLink On Air radio show: May 24, 2015

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show Coming up on May 24:

Neurologist Robert Beach talks about seizure disorders and epilepsy. MD/PhD student Nicole Cifra tells about her commitment to public health. And physical therapist Cassi Terpening explains the importance of exercise during cancer treatment.


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 17, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Anne Calkins tells about providing medical care behind bars for the Onondaga County Department of Corrections. Karen Doherty, who leads the department of communications sciences and disorders at Syracuse University, talks about advances in hearing aid technology. And Dr. Gustavo de la Roza explains prostate cancer grading and staging, of importance to any man facing a prostate cancer diagnosis.


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 10, 2015

Friday, May 8th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Respiratory therapist Joseph Sorbello addresses tuberculosis. Michele Caliva from the Upstate New York Poison Center tells about the dangers of powdered alcohol. Pediatrician Melissa Schafer explains the importance of parents modeling healthy behavior.


HealthLink On Air radio show: May 3, 2015

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Andras Perl tells about advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lupus. Autism expert Carroll Grant explains why the incidence of autism spectrum disorder is on the rise. Sonographer Lisa Allen talks about her job taking ultrasound images of babies.


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 26, 2015

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Ross Sullivan talks about the dangers of synthetic marijuana, a public health crisis in Syracuse and Central New York. Dr. Colleen O’Leary removes some of the mystery of anesthesia. And Dr. Brian Nicholas tells how headphones and earbuds can lead to hearing loss.


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 19, 2015

Friday, April 17th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Deborah Bradshaw shares details about two promising new muscular dystrophy treatments. Laboratory technologists, Janine Werchinski-Yates and David Latour tell what it’s like working in a medical laboratory. Dr. David T. Nash discusses gluten sensitivity.


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 12, 2015

Friday, April 17th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio showDr. Luis Mejico discusses how to diagnose and treat migraine. Dr. Alicia Pekarsky talks about discipline and positive parenting. And Dr. Margaret Tandoh tells what it was like establishing an Ebola treatment center in her native Liberia.


HealthLink On Air radio show: April 5, 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Donna Bacchi talks about stress management. Dr. Deborah Goldman addresses new findings about peanut allergies. Syracuse University professor Harriet Brown discusses her new book, “Body of Truth.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: March 29, 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Upstate Health Sciences Library director Cristina Pope tells how to find reliable health information on line.Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta addresses the rise in cases of syphilis in Central New York. Dr. Carmen Martinez and nurse Catherine Stephens explain the value of offering comprehensive care for patients with stroke.


HealthLink On Air radio show: March 22, 2015

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Upstate Cancer Center medical director, Dr. Leslie Kohman tells of advances in cancer prevention and treatment that have occured over the years. Debbie Stack describes a preview of the upcoming cancer documentary airing on WCNY, to be held Wednesday, March 25 at the Upstate Cancer Center. And Dr. Aliya Hafeez addresses the emotional aspects of prostate cancer.


HealthLink On Air radio show: March 15, 2015

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Ruth Weinstock tells about an experimental bionic pancreas that could revolutionize treatment for Type 1 diabetes. Dr. Amy Sanders seeks participants for a national study of a new Alzheimer’s medication. And, Drs. Thomas Bersani and Robert Weisenthal share their efforts to provide eye care in Honduras.


HealthLink On Air radio show: March 8, 2015

Monday, March 9th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio showDr. Elizabeth Reddy tells how and where to obtain the drug that reduces transmission of the AIDS virus. Dr. Shawky Badawy and certified nurse midwife Kathleen Dermady discuss miscarriage. Registered dietitian nutritionist Kristy Trumbo talks about nutrition and healthy weight.