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This week: Refugee care, genetic abnormalities and living in the digital world

She was a Somali refugee as a child, who went on to grow up in Syracuse. Now, physician assistant, Ayan Mohamed takes care of refugees who resettle in the Syracuse area.

Mohamed works in Upstate's adult medicine clinic, where many refugees receive their medical care soon after arriving in America. Mohamed talks about the challenges and rewards of caring for refugees as well as some of the medical conditions she encounters in this week's "HealthLink on Air."

Also on the program, Upstate geneticist Robert Roger Lebel explains common genetic abnormalities. Also, Le Moyne College professor Renee Downey Hart discusses what it means to live in a digital world. Tune in this Sunday, January 19 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."