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HealthLink On Air radio show: Jan. 25, 2015

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show Coming up on January 25:

Sunday’s program is about medical providers who volunteer their knowledge and skills to help others. Drs. Richard Kelley and Sam Woods tell of their medical mission trips to Ethiopia, offering ear, nose and throat surgeries. Nurse Laurie Rupracht and nurse practitioner Sue Converse share their plans to return to remote villages in Ghana to provide basic medical care. And Maxine Thompson and Linda Veit explain how “She Matters” is improving mammograpjy rates in underserved populations in Syracuse.

HealthLink On Air radio show: January 25, 2015


HealthLink On Air radio show: Jan. 18, 2015

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Drs. Larry Chin and Zulma Tovar-Spinoza tell about Upstate’s new neurosurgical capabilities. Syracuse University professor R. David Lankes shares the book he wrote about his experience with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Shelly Straub shares the book she wrote about her experience with breast cancer. And, psychologist Rich O’Neill provides a “Check Up From the Neck Up.”


HealthLink On Air radio show: Jan. 11, 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015

HealthLink on Air radio show

Exercise physiologist Carol Sames explains why running is more beneficial than walking. Dr. Thomas Schwartz discusses depression. Registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin talks about vegetables. And William Brunken talks about the scientific projects he will oversee as the new chair of research in ophthalmology.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Jan. 4, 2015

Monday, December 29th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Concussion expert Brian Rieger goes over winter head injuries. Teacher Mary Ellen Michalenko talks about the schoolroom inside the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Pediatrician Alicia Pekarsky discusses positive parenting techniques.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Dec. 28, 2014

Monday, December 29th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Syracuse University neuroscientist Tumay Tunur tells about dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Rushikesh Shah explains the effects of weight loss surgery on the heart. Dr. Jayne Charlamb talks about Upstate’s Breast Cancer High Risk Program. And, registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin explains how to make dietary changes.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Dec. 21, 2014

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Scientist Stephen Faraone explains his research into Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Registered dietitian nutritionist Maria Erdman talks about the role of a dietitian during cancer treatment. Scientists Michael Zuber and Andrea Viczian discuss their research into retinal diseases and treatments.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Dec. 14, 2014

Friday, December 12th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showDr. Lorena Gonzalez discusses varicose veins and sclerotherapy. Dr. Jana Shaw and mother Serese Marotta tell how the flu can be deadly. Actor Michael Milligan and Dr. Kathy Faber-Langendoen discuss the one-man play, “Mercy Killers.” And, registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin gives advice for healthy eating during the holidays.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Nov. 30, 2014

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

In this special Thanksgiving show, two patients share their stories of survival with the surgeons who cared for them. Dr. Vaughn Whittaker talks about kidney transplants with his patient, Timothy Hudson. And Dr. Lawrence Chin recounts a spinal emergency with his patient, Edward St. George.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Nov. 23, 2014

Friday, November 21st, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Jana Shaw reiterates the importance of the flu vaccine. Scientist Steven Glatt tells about his research on children and mental health. Ophthalmology researchers Michael Zuber and Reyna Martinez-deLuna explain regenerative medicine.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Nov. 16, 2014

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

In this show devoted to nursing, nurse Casey Hammerle talks about caring for overweight patients, and nurse Kelly Dolan discusses providing care for older patients. Author Carolyn Jones, a recent guest in Syracuse, presents “The American Nurse Project.” And concussion expert Brian Rieger has some advice for coaches.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Nov. 9, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showDr. Timothy Endy talks about his bout with Dengue Fever. Administrative coordinator Carrie Roseamelia explains what entices medical students to practice medicine in rural areas. Dr. Brian Thompson tells of his trip to the United Nations for the first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Nov. 2, 2014

Monday, October 27th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show

Dr. Rebecca O’Dwyer discusses epilepsy in older people. Michele Caliva from the Upstate NY Poison Center tells about the dangers of heroin-laced oxycontin. Dr. Jeremy Joslin explains his new role as director of the emergency department. Registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin goes over the effect of sugar in our diets.