upstate http://wrvo.org en This week: wilderness medicine and more http://wrvo.org/post/week-wilderness-medicine-and-more <p>Practicing medicine in the wilderness means being able to anticipate problems and improvise solutions. Dr. Jeremy Joslin is with us this Sunday at 9 p.m. He's the director of the Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Fellowship program at Upstate Medical University.</p><p>Wilderness medicine requires "the ability to think on your feet and diagnose and treat people without various tests and studies and radiological procedures that you might have in a hospital," Joslin says.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:14:14 +0000 HealthLink Staff 54459 at http://wrvo.org Pre-K funding fight fuels upstate-downstate divide http://wrvo.org/post/pre-k-funding-fight-fuels-upstate-downstate-divide <p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:25:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 51369 at http://wrvo.org Pre-K funding fight fuels upstate-downstate divide New York's Gun Control Law Gets Even More Controversial http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-gun-control-law-gets-even-more-controversial Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>The shooting last year at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut just before Christmas and leaving little children dead looked for a moment like it would change gun laws. It didn't, expect in a couple of places. New York was one. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:36:32 +0000 editor 43911 at http://wrvo.org Slow and steady: New York state job levels rise http://wrvo.org/post/slow-and-steady-new-york-state-job-levels-rise <p>New York state is on the brink of returning to pre-recession job levels, according to a new analysis from IHS Global Insight.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 15:01:02 +0000 Alex Crighton 19873 at http://wrvo.org Slow and steady: New York state job levels rise Senate candidate Wendy Long might have the upper hand in upstate NY http://wrvo.org/post/senate-candidate-wendy-long-might-have-upper-hand-upstate-ny <p>With a little more than a month to go before the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, recent polls show the three candidates vying for a chance to face Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the general election aren&#39;t well known, especially upstate.</p><p>One of those candidates is trying to change that.</p><p>Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos is well known on Long Island; Congressman Bob Turner has a natural base in New York City; that leaves attorney Wendy Long with the rest of the state.</p><p> Wed, 23 May 2012 19:50:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19765 at http://wrvo.org