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

Organ Donation and Transplant

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Learn about organ donation including who benefits from this invaluable act of kindness.

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Fast Metabolism Revolution with Haylie Pomroy

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Watch Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1pm | Haylie Pomroy helps people change their lives for the better. 

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The Pain Prescription with Dr. Mitchell Yass

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Watch Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10pm | Why you no longer need to suffer from chronic pain and some of the simple ways to resolve pain.

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Back & Spine Health

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Examine the latest in back pain treatment and take a look at some alternative ways to help you manage pain.

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Headaches

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Examine what causes that pain in your head, how to get relief and when you need to see a doctor.

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Sweet Revenge: Turning the Tables on Processed Food

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Watch Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8pm |  The science behind the book 'Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar.'

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Ovarian & Gynecological Cancers

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Find out if you could be at risk as we examine the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Caring for Mom and Dad

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Watch Monday, May 25, 2015 at 8pm on WORLD | Examine issues of caring for 75 million baby boomers when they can no longer care for themselves.

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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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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