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This week: Gang violence mediation, nutrition in lung cancer, kidney stones

Gang-related violence and the wide-ranging trauma it produces have been a persistent problem in impoverished inner-city neighborhoods throughout the United States. In Syracuse in 2010, a Community Trauma Response Team was established and appears to have helped reduce gang-related gunshots and murders.

One of the team's founders, Timothy "Noble" Jennings-Bey, provides an overview of the team's role and its importance in Syracuse in this week's "HealthLink on Air."

Also on the show, urologist Scott Wiener discusses the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones. And, vascular surgeon and wound care expert Palma Shaw tells about limb preservation for patients with arterial diseases. Listen this Sunday, December 27 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for more.