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Upstate pediatric mental health researchers receive $2.8 million federal grant

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Stephen Glatt, PhDStephen Glatt, PhD, explains a pediatric mental health project that recently received a $2.8 million federal grant. He and colleagues are looking for 700 families to participate in the project, which explores the genetic similarities among children with a variety of behavioral, emotional or psychiatric disorders. Glatt is the director of the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology and Neurobiology Laboratory at Upstate Medical University. 


Men to Men group (prostate cancer)

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Jason Warchal & Ray StraubLearn about Men to Men, a prostate cancer support group that has existed in the Syracuse area since the mid-90′s. Ray Straub, one of the group’s facilitators, talks about the meetings with Jason Warchal, from the American Cancer Society. The group meets at 5 p.m. the last Thursday of month at the HealthLink offices in East Syracuse. Spouses and partners are welcome. Please call Upstate Connect at 315 464-8668 for more information.


Caring for overweight patients

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Casey Hammerle, RNCasey Hammerle, RN, a coordinator for Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program, talks about the challenges of caring for patients who are overweight or obese. Many of these patients have diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol that are made worse by obesity.


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.


‘Healthy Eats’: Snacking

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, provides some advice about sensible snacking.


‘Healthy Eats’: Nutrients in vegetables

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, reveals the nutritional benefits of vegetables


‘Healthy Eats’: Holiday Eating

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, shares some tips for healthy holiday eating.


Debut of new Healing Muse

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD tells about the 14th edition of The Healing Muse, Upstate Medical University’s literary journal, and shares a poem written by a physician whose child died.


The importance of flu vaccinations

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Jana Shaw, MDJana Shaw, MD, goes over the reasons why almost everyone over the age of 6 months is recommended to get vaccinated against influenza.


Meet the Mako robot

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Robert Sherman, MDRobert Sherman, MD, tells about Upstate University Hospital’s new robotic tool that assists in hip and knee replacement surgeries.


‘Healthy Eats’: The effects of sugar in our diets

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital registered dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, talks about the effects of sugar in our diets, how to reduce daily intake, and whether we should cut it out completely. Read the story: This is What Happens When You Give Up Sugar for One Year.


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Betting on Afternoon Light’

Thursday, October 30th, 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 ’Betting on Afternoon Light’, by Richard Solly, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 4. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!