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

Ovarian & Gynecological Cancers

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Examine the exciting field of targeted therapy.

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Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

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

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Focus on overall wellness and physical fitness. 

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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