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WCNY premieres Season 11 of weekly health, wellness TV show May 30

WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcaster, premieres “Cycle of Health” Season 11 at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30 on WCNY-TV.

“Cycle of Health” explores how the health community in Central New York is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare today through dynamic story telling. Viewers will be treated to new ways to improve their physical and mental health, get tips about nutrition, and visit stunning county and state parks across the region that will offer the perfect inspiration to get up, get out, and get fit. The show is hosted by Dr. Rich O’Neill of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

For viewing information, visit Each episode is available online after it airs at and re-airs are available Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on WCNY-TV.

“Cycle of Health” is sponsored by Prevention Network.

Episode Descriptions and Air Dates

Parkinson’s Disease and Strength Training | May 30 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Featuring Skaneateles Strength and Conditioning

Cayuga Medical Center

Dr. Diedre Blake, Medical Director and Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Martin Stallone, Chief Executive Officer of Cayuga Medical Center

A Battle with Cancer | June 6 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Strong Memorial Hospital

Dr. Jonathan Friedberg, Director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute

Crouse Hospital Stroke Center

Fighting Childhood Obesity | June 13 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Syracuse City School District

Kathy Mogle, Transforming Communities Initiatives

Jackie Shostack, Onondaga County Health Department

Cerebral Palsy & Art Therapy| June 20 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Upstate Cerebral Palsy Pieces of Heart Program Exhibit

Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

Memory Café | June 27 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Syracuse Memory Cafe

Tim Frazee, Director Syracuse Memory Café

Strong Memorial Hospital

Dr. Frederick Ling, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Medical Polymers | July 11 at 8 p.m. on WCNY

Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science

James Henderson, PhD, Associate Professor

Shelby Buffington, Graduate Researcher

Haley Dubnoff
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