depression http://wrvo.org en This week: Ear, nose and throat doctcors provide medical care in Ethiopia http://wrvo.org/post/week-ear-nose-and-throat-doctcors-provide-medical-care-ethiopia <p>Dr. Rick Kelley and Dr. Sam Woods' first trip to Ethiopia to provide medical care to people with ear, nose and throat ailments grew into <a href="http://www.hlp-ethiopia.org/">a nonprofit organization with a broader goal of providing lasting help</a>.</p><p>“What we figured out on that very first trip is that although it may feel good to go on a medical trip and go treat a couple hundred people, it’s really just a drop in the bucket,” Kelley says.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:19:35 +0000 HealthLink on Air 58982 at http://wrvo.org Changes needed in cancer care system to take care of survivors http://wrvo.org/post/changes-needed-cancer-care-system-take-care-survivors <p>While someone may successfully fight off a cancer diagnosis, the battle usually doesn’t end there. Cancer survivorship brings with it a number of different issues that may inhibit a person’s ability to return back to a normal life.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.cancer.ucla.edu/Index.aspx?page=368">Dr. Patricia Ganz</a> discusses issues surrounding cancer survivorship. Dr. Ganz is a medical oncologist and director of the <a href="http://www.cancer.ucla.edu/Index.aspx?page=221">UCLA Livestrong Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence</a>, is on the faculty at the UCLA School of Medicine, and was a co-founder of the <a href="http://www.canceradvocacy.org/">National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship</a>.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Ganz.</strong></p><p> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care 54786 at http://wrvo.org Changes needed in cancer care system to take care of survivors Cancer survivorship brings its own set of issues http://wrvo.org/post/cancer-survivorship-brings-its-own-set-issues <p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 54784 at http://wrvo.org Why so SAD? http://wrvo.org/post/why-so-sad <p>Winter in central and northern New York isn’t always as picturesque as some may wish it to be. Daylight is usually gone before the work day is over, flurries have the potential to make any drive difficult, and gray skies often seem like they’re never going away. It’s normal to feel off when the days get shorter, but what happens when these feelings manifest into something much more serious on a yearly basis?</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.uvm.edu/~psych/?Page=faculty/Rohan.php">Dr. Kelly Rohan</a> discusses the causes and treatments of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Rohan is an expert in SAD and acting director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology at the University of Vermont.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Rohan.</strong></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care 47156 at http://wrvo.org Why so SAD? Coping with empty nest syndrome http://wrvo.org/post/coping-empty-nest-syndrome <p>Leaving home for the first time can be very stressful on a child. Whether they are moving away to college or relocating for a job, the process is one of change and readjustment. But the parents who raised that child often have an even more difficult time adjusting -- resulting in what is known as empty nest syndrome.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.encompasswf.com/About/">Kimberly Key</a> talks about why empty nest syndrome develops, and how it can be used as a motivator to positively turn someone&rsquo;s life around. Key is a psychotherapist and a nationally certified counselor who specializes in holistic human development and the founder of Encompass Work &amp; Family, which helps people evolve through life&rsquo;s stages.</p><p><strong>Click &#39;Read More&#39; to hear our interview with Kimberly Key.</strong></p><p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 45105 at http://wrvo.org Coping with empty nest syndrome Compulsive "hoarding" caused by more than just nostalgia http://wrvo.org/post/compulsive-hoarding-caused-more-just-nostalgia <p>Everyone has something they can&rsquo;t quite let go, whether it&rsquo;s all the back issues of their favorite magazine or their favorite sweater from 2003 that no longer fits. What happens when this feeling spreads to many other items as well, to the point where it starts to not only compromise your home, but your daily life as well.</p><p>The recent popularity of the A&amp;E reality television show <em>Hoarders</em> has opened up a national conversation on the topic of compulsive hoarding, which many are starting to <a href="http://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-02-2011/the_hoarders_among_us.html">realize can be a serious psychological issue </a>rather than just a strong feeling of nostalgia towards physical items.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, Dr. Robin Zasio talks about compulsive hoarding and the treatment process for it. Dr. Zasio is a clinical psychologist that<a href="http://www.anxietytreatmentexperts.com/anxiety_related_disorders.asp"> specializes in anxiety disorders</a>. She<a href="http://www.aetv.com/hoarders/meet-experts/robin-zasio/"> </a>has appeared on <em><a href="http://www.aetv.com/hoarders/meet-experts/robin-zasio/">Hoarders</a>, </em>and is the author of the book &ldquo;The Hoarder in You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, and Uncluttered Life.&rdquo;</p><p><strong>&nbsp;Click &#39;Read More&#39; to hear our interview with Dr. Robin Zasio.</strong></p><p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care 44756 at http://wrvo.org Compulsive "hoarding" caused by more than just nostalgia Stand Against Suicide offers help while increasing awareness http://wrvo.org/post/stand-against-suicide-offers-help-while-increasing-awareness <p>Some central New Yorkers are taking a Stand Against Suicide. An Elbridge-based organization is trying to raise awareness about the risks of mental illness that can sometimes lead to suicide.<br><br> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:25:16 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26672 at http://wrvo.org Stand Against Suicide offers help while increasing awareness