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A visit from the healing muse: ‘Sign Language’ and ‘The Hug’

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre 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 ‘Sign Language‘  and ‘The Hug‘ by Bruce Bennett, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volumes  6 and 11. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Making an action plan can calm your mind

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill says making an action plan can calm your mind, and make it easier to work and sleep.

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The impact of the new HIV/AIDS drug,Truvada

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Elizabeth A Reddy, MDElizabeth Reddy, MD, new director of Upstate’s Designated AIDS Center (DAC), discusses the impact of the HIV/AIDS drug, Truvada, now approved for use in prevention. DAC provides outpatient and inpatient medical care for HIV infected people from the 15-county Central New York area.  Read the story: Truvada: 5 Things to Know About the First Drug to Prevent HIV

 


Sports-related concussion awareness

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Brian P Rieger, PhD

Psychologist Brian Rieger, PhD, director of Upstate’s Concussion Management Program, talks about sports-related concussions – what are the symptoms, the myths, and recommendations. The Upstate Concussion Center, comprised of the Sports Concussion Center and Concussion Management Program, provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for concussion and sports concussion. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 315 464-8986.


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Anybody Listening?’

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre 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 ’Anybody Listening?’, by Robin Nagowski, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 7. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


Orthopedic surgery trends

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Stephen A Albanese, MDOrthopedic surgeon Stephen Albanese, MD, discusses trends in the field of orthopedic surgery as he reflects on his year as president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Albanese is professor and chair of orthopedic surgery at Upstate Medical University.


Bullying

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Joseph W Nimeh, MDPediatrician Joseph Nimeh, MD talks about bullying – what it is and what the different types are – as the children return to school. Nimeh is assistant professor of pediatrics at Upstate Medical University.  University Pediatric and Adolescent Center at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.  StopBullying.gov


Bladder cancer

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Oncologist Srinivas Vourganti, MD tells what you need to know about bladder cancer, the 4th leading cancer diagnosed in men – how it’s diagnosed, how it’s treated and what preventives and screenings are recommended. Vourganti is assistant professor of Urology at Upstate Medical University.


‘Healthy Eats’: Proposed changes to nutrition facts labels

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDRegistered dietitian Maureen Franklin helps us understand an FDA proposal to update the nutrition facts labels found on most food packages in the United States.  Read more: Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label, from the U.S. Food and Drug Association.

 


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: My good morning experiment

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill checks in with himself to see how things are going, and finds his “good morning” experiment creates more warm, fun moments in his day!

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A visit from the healing muse: ‘Greggy – A Memoir’

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre 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 ’Greggy – A Memoir’, by Jack Tourin, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 11. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


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.