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

Targeted Therapies

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Examine the exciting field of targeted therapy.

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Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases

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Examine tick borne diseases, from diagnosis and treatment to how to protect you and your loved ones.

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Dying with Dignity

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Learn about care options including hospice and palliative care.

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Eating Disorders

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Examine who is at risk, how to recognize the warning signs of an eating disorder and what you can do to help yourself or someone you love.

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Eating Healthy

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Examine the recommended changes to nutrition guidelines and help you make good food choices for optimal health.

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Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit

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Watch Tuesdays, March 31 – April 14, 2015 at 8pm | Witness groundbreaking fetal surgery in this miniseries that takes an intimate, inside look at the Special Delivery Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Wai Lana Yoga

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Instructor Wai Lana's approach to the ancient science of yoga targets overall health by focusing not only on the body, but also on the mind and spirit.

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Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique

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Focus on overall wellness and physical fitness. 

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Deepak Chopra, MD: What Are You Hungry For?

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Join Dr. Chopra for a step-by-step plan for permanent weight loss, healthy eating and healing.

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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Watch Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, 2015 at 9pm | Watch this “biography” of cancer, which covers its first appearances and the battles to cure, control and conquer the disease.

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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