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This week: Birth control, mental health and muscular dystrophy

Women seeking birth control have many options, which are explained in this segment by Dr. Renee Mestad, the chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Upstate. She talks about intrauterine devices, barrier methods, hormonal strategies and natural methods and what to consider when a woman and her health care provider are deciding which is her best option in this week's "HealthLink on Air."

Also this week, psychiatrist Thomas Schwartz gives advice about choosing a mental health provider. And, neurologist Deborah Bradshaw explains what's important to know about muscular dystrophy. Tune in this Sunday, December 22 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."