New seasons of WCNY’s ‘Cycle of Health’ and ‘SciTech Now’ premiere Nov. 17

New seasons of WCNY’s ‘Cycle of Health’ and ‘SciTech Now’ premiere Nov. 17  

Cycle of Health

WCNY’s original wellness program, “Cycle of Health” premieres with a vibrant new look and feel for an all-new sixth season, Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on WCNY.

Award-winning journalist and longtime host Susan Kennedy returns to go in depth with patients, experts and those experiencing the healthcare system firsthand. Dr. Richard O’Neill contributes stories of those in our community dealing with mental health conditions and issues often misunderstood and under reported. Fatima Faisal explores health and wellness inside the world of millennials.   

Season Highlights:

  • Surgery: Exciting developments in the surgery experience.
  • Holiday Heart Attacks: How to recognize and avoid them.
  • Men vs. Women: How does each gender deal with diagnosis and disease?
  • Where are they Now? Check in with some of the most inspiring Cycle of Health subjects.
  • Clinical Trials: Benefits and risks of clinical trials and what’s next on the horizon.
  • Kids’ Health and Wellness: See how little ones can teach us about healthful habits.

Underwriting support for “Cycle of Health” is made possible by Food Bank of Central New York, Eye Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons of Central New York, Prevention Network, and Scalp Aesthetics Syracuse.

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SciTech Now

WCNY’s “SciTech Now” features a new season of stories of science and technology from this region and across the country Thursday nights at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY. Travel to the nexus of new ideas and breakthrough technologies with host, Hari Sreenivasan WCNY’s “SciTech Now.”

Season Highlights:

  • Transformative wheel chair technology.
  • Exotic insects as the go-to protein for the next generation.
  • Underwater volcanoes.
  • Tracking America’s electronic waste
  • Theatre technology
  • Hackathon: Where coders and hip hop music meet
  • The psychology behind imaginary friends

For viewing information, visit To watch the shows online, visit

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