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Making the Best of the Rest
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Get inspired with a brand-new season of WCNY’s Cycle of Health. Listen to emotional, first-hand accounts of medical stories, join informative discussions with health professionals, explore the latest in medical science and technology, and learn how the medical community in Central New York is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare today.

Hosted by Dr. Rich O’Neill, Cycle of Health explores the topics most important to Central New Yorkers through dynamic story telling. Viewers are treated to new ways to improve your physical and mental health, tips about nutrition, and fitness programs that will get the entire family up and moving.

Watch Thursdays at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV.

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Season 11 premieres May 30 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV.

Additional Resources

Episode 913

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Dr. John Norcross, PhD, ABPP – University of Scranton and SUNY Upstate Medical University
National Weight Control Registry – Prospective investigation of long-term successful weight loss maintenance
SMART Goal setting – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time bound

Episode 907


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Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York Website
Juvenile Diabetes Central New York Chapter Website
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Website

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P1330144Rich O’Neill, Ph.D., ABPP ( is a Fellow of the American Board of Professional Psychology.  He has been a faculty member for over 35 years at SUNY Upstate Medical University where he helped to found the Institute for Decision Excellence and Leadership. He began his career as a filmmaker and received a Student Academy Award© for a documentary about a school which inspired disadvantaged students to flourish. As a psychologist, Rich has focused on fostering health, happiness, and success. He has authored many professional and research papers and book chapters and served as President of the New York State Psychological Association. He has presented in the media since 1985 including for 10 years with his Checkup from the Neckup radio and YouTube spots, for 5 years with his Healthy Decisions weekly segment on WSTM-TV, and for the past 11 seasons with the show he helped launch with WCNY–Cycle of Health. He consults now with individuals, partners, and groups on achieving greater health, happiness, and success.