Category Archives: Health Link on Air

Geriatrics expert: Feeding tubes not recommended for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Toward the end of Alzheimer’s disease, people lose their ability to chew and swallow. Family members often struggle with the proper approach once their loved one reaches this stage. Food, after all, is so symbolic of caring that to not … Continue reading

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Treasure trove of medical interviews at revised HealthLink on Air website

Click over to HealthLink on Air and explore the treasure trove of topical health-related interviews stored in our ever-growing collection. You’ll find our most recent interviews in the center of the page. In the upper left corner, you can listen … Continue reading

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‘What’s your Emergency?’ segment debuts on WSYR radio

Upstate’s weekly talk radio show, HealthLink on Air debuted a new segment called “What’s Your Emergency?” Sunday morning. If you missed it, you can listen here on the HealthLink on Air website at http://www.upstate.edu/healthlinkonair The periodic segments will feature Derek … Continue reading

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Are you at risk for vitamin D deficiency?

If you cut fat from your diet and are meticulous with sunscreen coverage, you may unwittingly create a vitamin D deficiency and put yourself at risk for immune problems, asthma, cancer and cardiovascular disease, in addition to osteoporosis and weakened … Continue reading

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