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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

Women's Health

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Examine a couple of women’s health issues that have been recently making news.

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ADHD

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Learn what parents need to know about ADHD from diagnosis to treatment.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Learn how good management of COPD can significantly improve the quality of your life.

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Hypertension

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Examine the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.

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The Sandwich Generation

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Get useful tips and resources to help those feeling pressured by the demands of care-giving.

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Veterans

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Learn useful tips to help ensure a happy and healthy homecoming for Veterans.

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Coping with Grief

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

How to cope with loss: from a loved one to loss of a job, the dissolution of a relationship or illness.

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Lung Cancer

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women. Assess your risk and learn prevention and treatment options.

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Women's Heart Health

Posted by Joanne Durfee, Health Link Producer

Examine what every woman needs to know about heart disease from risk factors to prevention.

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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