film http://wrvo.org en This week: how lubricants affect fertility http://wrvo.org/post/week-how-lubricants-affect-fertility <p>Couples trying to conceive may be surprised to learn that many sexual lubricants act as spermicides, reducing their changes of pregnancy.</p><p></p><p>Several commercial products and household oils are harmful to sperm and can slow the movement of sperm, according to a study conducted through the andrology laboratory at Upstate Medical University. We'll discuss the study and it's implications with the director of andrology services, Kazim Chohan, and Dr. Renee Mestad.</p><p>Then, Dr. Antonia Culebras explains how to reduce stroke risk for people with irregular heartbeats.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:07:54 +0000 HealthLink Staff 52693 at http://wrvo.org This week: how lubricants affect fertility DeWitt nano hub announces first feature film project http://wrvo.org/post/dewitt-nano-hub-announces-first-feature-film-project <p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:22:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52687 at http://wrvo.org DeWitt nano hub announces first feature film project Nation's first nano film school to launch in Onondaga County http://wrvo.org/post/nations-first-nano-film-school-launch-onondaga-county <p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:19:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52229 at http://wrvo.org Nation's first nano film school to launch in Onondaga County Area film festivals highlight human rights issues http://wrvo.org/post/area-film-festivals-highlight-human-rights-issues <p>Human rights issues -- including the ongoing civil war in Syria -- are being highlighted at different film festivals in Syracuse this fall.<br /><br />Abdulwahab Tahhan left Aleppo, Syria 11 months ago. He was living in a refugee camp in Turkey when the documentary &quot;The Suffering Grasses&quot; was filmed. That film was screened at the <a href="http://artragegallery.org/">ArtRage Gallery</a> in Syracuse Tuesday night and Tahan spoke with the audience via Skype from the U.K. where he now lives.<br /> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 44844 at http://wrvo.org Area film festivals highlight human rights issues State budget includes more tax credits for film industry http://wrvo.org/post/state-budget-includes-more-tax-credits-film-industry <p>The state budget includes a provision aimed at boosting the film industry in upstate New York. The new tax credit creates a two-tiered system that includes a 10 percent credit for productions using particular upstate locations. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:27:28 +0000 Kate O'Connell 35445 at http://wrvo.org Loss of major movie in WNY may boost case for more film tax credits in NY http://wrvo.org/post/loss-major-movie-wny-may-boost-case-more-film-tax-credits-ny <p>Western New York has missed out on being the setting for a major motion picture, but Republican state Senator Patrick Gallivan hopes the loss of the movie “Draft Day,” starring Kevin Costner, will help push along a bill that would offer tax credits for films to be shot in New York state. Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 34497 at http://wrvo.org Loss of major movie in WNY may boost case for more film tax credits in NY Dueling filmmakers dispute over fracking in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/dueling-filmmakers-dispute-over-fracking-albany <p>As they await Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision on whether fracking will go forward in New York, dueling pro- and anti-fracking filmmakers held screenings and promotions for their films in Albany. At one point in their visit, the two sides confronted each other in the halls of the Capitol. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:15:27 +0000 Karen DeWitt 33236 at http://wrvo.org Film project hopes to tell story of each Syracuse neighborhood http://wrvo.org/post/film-project-hopes-tell-story-each-syracuse-neighborhood <p>Jamil Munoz grew up in Syracuse. He even moved around a couple times as a kid. Still, he had no idea there were so many different neighborhoods here.</p><p>Three years ago, while still in film school at Syracuse University, he came up with the idea to make a documentary about all of the city's different sections. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:10:42 +0000 Ryan Delaney 25955 at http://wrvo.org Film project hopes to tell story of each Syracuse neighborhood