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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

High Blood Pressure

Posted by Health Link Producer

Examine the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.

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Super Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7am & Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1pm | Learn how to harness the brain’s potential for change, creativity and intelligence.

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Heal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine with Lissa Rankin, MD

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1pm | A meticulously researched explanation of the critical role our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs play in our health and well-being.

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Easy Yoga for Arthritis with Peggy Cappy

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 9am & 12pm and Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9pm | Peggy's Easy Yoga for Arthritis is a fabulous anti-stress yoga sequence.

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Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal Barnard

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 1pm & Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 7am | Learn from Dr. Neal Barnard how to offset the risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Laugh, Love and Eat with John Tickell, M.D.

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:30am | Explore healthy living skills with international speaker and best-selling author Dr. John Tickell.

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Smarter Brains

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7am | Uncover the latest research and groundbreaking experiments that are redefining intelligence.

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Mitochondrial Disease

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Learn about mitochondrial disease and meet two women whose families have been forever changed by this debilitating and potentially deadly disorder.

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy/Baby

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Healthy babies start with healthy moms and dads.

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Food Allergies

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Examine the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of food allergies.

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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