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This week: Pediatric epilepsy, HIV research and cancer screening

Modern medicine does not have many examples of dietary changes that can be more effective than a pharmacological treatment. In this week's "HealthLink on Air," pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia explains the benefit of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet for children with epilepsy. She tells how the diet is typically implemented and how the nutrients help reduce seizure activity.

Also on the show, microbiologist Harry E. Taylor shares his research on HIV replication. And, Laura Schad from Upstate's department of public health and preventive medicine explains how the pandemic has impacted cancer screening. Listen this Sunday, March 14 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for more.