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

Palliative Care: Living Life Till Your Last Breath

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by Health Link Producer

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

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Safety and Effectiveness of Vaccines

Posted by Health Link Producer

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

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Heroin Addiction and Overdose

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Heroin and prescription drug abuse isn’t just a problem facing celebrities and big cities.

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Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Health Link Producer

Examine the warning signs, how families are impacted and what's the latest treatment and outlook for a cure.

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Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 5pm & Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11am | Discover how yoga can aid anyone, of any age, who wants to increase strength and improve balance.

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Hip and Knee Replacement

Posted by Health Link Producer

Examine the most common conditions affecting our joints and the latest in treatment options.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Posted by Health Link Producer

The dietary supplement industry is big business in this country, bringing in over 30 billion dollars a year.

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High Blood Pressure

Posted by Health Link Producer

Examine the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.

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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