© 2024 WRVO Public Media
NPR News for Central New York
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

This week: Smartphone addiction, testicular problems, frontotemporal dementia

How many hours a day do you spend on electronic devices? Do you walk down the sidewalk looking at your smartphone? Can you get through a meal without being online?

Upstate psychiatric nurse practitioner John Ringhisen talks about FOMO (the fear of missing out), how addiction can be defined and the potential for addiction to electronics on this week's "HealthLink on Air."

Also on the show, pediatric urologist Anthony Tracey provides an overview of the most common testicular problems that may affect boys and men. And, doctoral student Hannah Phillips talks about her neuroscience research into frontotemporal dementia. Listen this Sunday, March 8 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."