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

FRONTLINE | Supplements and Safety

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | FRONTLINE investigates the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight.

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In Defense of Food

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Watch Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Join Michael Pollan on a fascinating journey to find out what we should eat to be healthy.

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Dr. Fuhrman’s End Dieting Forever

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August 2015 | Break free from dieting once and for all with practical, effective advice from Dr. Joel Fuhrman.

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Fast Metabolism Revolution with Haylie Pomroy

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Watch June 2016 on WMHT-TV | Haylie Pomroy helps people change their lives for the better. 

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Living a Long Life

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Meet some centenarians and explore the factors contributing to living a long life.

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FRONTLINE | Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

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Watch Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate the alarming rise of untreatable infections.

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Lupus and Scleroderma

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Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of lupus and scleroderma.

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Skin Cancer

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Examine the types of skin cancer, signs to be alert to, the latest in treatment and how to protect your skin.

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Dr. Christiane Northrup: Glorious Women Never Age

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Watch Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 7am | Turn the notion of aging on its head with seven steps that celebrate the wisdom of growing older.

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Joy Bauer’s Food Remedies!

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Watch Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 1pm | Eat your way to better health with advice from Joy Bauer, one of the nation’s leading authorities.

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

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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