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HealthLink On Air radio show: Oct. 26, 2014

Friday, October 17th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Coming up on Oct. 26:

Upstate University Hospital’s emergency management director, Christopher Dunham discusses Ebola preparedness. Dr. Prateek Wali talks about pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Medical student, Karen Howard tells about a new art club at Upstate. And in memory of Dr. Richard Aubry, a rebroadcast of an interview in which the maternal fetal medicine specialist reflects on a 50-year career.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Oct. 19, 2014

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show art in pinkBreast cancer researchers share their projects. Leszek Kotula, MD, PhD, and Steve Landas, MD, explore which drugs will work best in each patient. Megan Oest, PhD, investigates how to better protect bone from radiation therapy. Debashis Ghosh, PhD, explains the best way to inhibit estrogen. Christopher Turner, PhD, and Nicholas Deakin, PhD, search for ways to halt the spread of breast cancer.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Oct. 12, 2014

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Drs. Jerrold Abraham and Michael Lax answer whether your job can give you cancer. Dr. Harold Smulyan shares his research into the death of President Warren Harding. Microbiologist Gary Chan, PhD discusses his research into the effects of human cytomegalovirus infection, also known as HCM.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Oct. 5, 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio show Urologist Srinivas Vourganti, MD, provides an overview of bladder cancer. Urologist Gennady Bratslavsky and his patient, Allan Sustare share details of complex surgery in which a replacement bladder was crafted from intestine. Neuropathologist Robert Corona, DO, explains advancements that will allow for better study of brain tissue and its function. Gail Banach, MS, from the Upstate Poison Center tells about new regulations that allow people to return unused medications to pharmacies.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Sept 28, 2014

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showExercise physiologist Carol Sames explains the value of the 7-minute workout. Dr. Robert Silverman tells about a partnership designed to improve women’s health in Sierra Leone. Poison Center spokeswoman Gail Banach and Dr. Roberto Martinez talk about efforts to stop women from taking drugs during pregnancy.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Sept 21, 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

HealthLink on Air radio showDr. Jana Shaw provides information about Human Enterovirus D68. Dr. Elizabeth Reddy tells about the drug, Truvada that is helping reduce the spread of the AIDS virus. Dr. Thomas Welch celebrates the 5th birthday of the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital


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.”