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Breast-feeding, prostate cancer treatments and historical medical photographs: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for June 26, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

June 26, 2016

Jayne Charlamb, MD, explains why more mothers are breast-feeding their babies. Bernard Poiesz, MD, discusses medications to treat advanced prostate cancer. Upstate graduate Stanley Burns, MD, tells about his historical collection of medical photographs and his work advising TV shows.

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Surgery for weight loss; health impact of poverty, violence; caring for those with dementia: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for June 19, 2016

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

June 19, 2016

Surgeon Howard Simon, MD, discusses the connection between weight loss and metabolism, and the effect surgery can have for people with morbid obesity. Researchers Sandra Lane, PhD, and Arnett Haygood-El talk about the impact of poverty and violence on health. Geriatric resource nurses Kaylin Brainerd and Linh Nguyen provide guidance to caregivers of people with dementia.

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Prostate cancer drugs, dealing with acne, exercise for cancer patients: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for June 12, 2016

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Pharmacist Andrew Burgdorf discusses the variety of medications available to treat prostate cancer. Dermatologist Ramsay Farah, MD, tells about the causes of and treatments for acne. Physical therapist Cassi Terpening explains the benefits of exercise during cancer treatment.

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Healing Muse continues to explore human side of medicine

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Using poetry, art and essays to explore how patients, care providers and others view illness and treatment is the guiding spirit behind The Healing Muse, now in its 16th year of publication at Upstate. The journal’s editor, Deirdre Neilen, PhD (at right), offers a look at the latest edition, which includes an award-winning poem by fourth-year medical student Kaitlin Kyi (at left). Kyi reads her work, “Kind of a Bummer,” a meditation on people who leave without saying goodbye, and she and Neilen discuss the insights and feelings the journal explores.

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HealthLink on Air radio show/podcast: June 5, 2016

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

June 5, 2016

Gastroenterologist Nuri Ozden, MD, and Jane Cross, chapter chair for the National Pancreas Foundation, tell about multidisciplinary care for people with pancreatitis. Physical therapist Karen Kemmis provides steps to better bone health. Editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares the new edition of The Healing Muse literary journal.

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A visit from the Healing Muse: ‘Lullaby’

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “Lullaby” by Sara Hughes and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the Healing Muse: ‘Finding Our Routine’

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “Finding Our Routine” by Alisa Anderson and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the Healing Muse: ‘The Hospital’ and ‘Empty Bed’

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selections are “The Hospital” by JR Solonche and “Empty Bed” by Alok Sachdeva and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the Healing Muse: ‘Leaning Into Pascal’

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “Leaning Into Pascal” by Lynn Hoggard and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the Healing Muse: ‘Old Grandmother’s Anti-Decrepitude Plan’

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “Old Grandmother’s Anti-Decrepitude Plan” by Zann Carter and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the healing muse: ‘Something Lovely as the Rain’

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “Something Lovely as the Rain” by Sean Thomas Dougherty and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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A visit from the healing muse: ‘The Breath Mirror’

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Deirdre Neilen, PhD, shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse,” every Sunday on “HealthLink on Air.” Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.



Today’s selection is “The Breath MIrror” by Joanne Clarkson and can be found in “The Healing Muse, Volume 15.” Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today.

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