Health Link

Health Link

The Capital Region's in-depth source for health and medical information.

Healthy Smiles

Healthy Smiles

Learn how to improve oral health care for yourself and your family.

Nutrition Tips

Nutrition Tips

Nutritionist Ellie Wilson offers suggestions on healthy cooking and eating for families.

From nutrition tips, to disease awareness, WMHT has the resources you need. View health program descriptions and preview programs below.

Health Programs on WMHT

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Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

Americans are so sleep deprived that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared insufficient sleep a national “public health epidemic”.

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Palliative Care: Living Life Till Your Last Breath

Americans tend to forestall if not forgo, conversations about end of life and we tend to fight till the end.

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Latest in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

It's thought that a combination of genetics and environmental factors play a role in triggering this disorder.

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Chronic Pain Management

Without proper treatment, pain can have serious psychological and social consequences.

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Deepak Chopra, MD: What Are You Hungry For?

Watch Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:30am & Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 9am & 2:30pm | Join Dr. Chopra for a step-by-step plan for permanent weight loss, healthy eating and healing.

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Safety and Effectiveness of Vaccines

How do they protect us, common concerns, and the immunizations you and your family need to stay healthy.

Learn about warning signs of heroin and prescription drug abuse; treatment and recovery.

NPR Health News

Health Link Resources

Visit The Medical Library Association onlineThe Medical Library Association (MLA) finds the Web sites below particularly useful in deciphering 'medspeak' for health consumers. Sites are listed in alphabetical, not ranked, order:

Cancer.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
familydoctor.org
healthfinder®
HIV InSite
Kidshealth®
Mayo Clinic
MEDEM: an information partnership of medical societies
MedlinePlus (English | Español)
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health