Healthy Friday is a monthly radio program devoted to your health. WXXI is the only station that gives you direct access to Rochester’s leading medical minds. Each month host Elissa Orlando tackles consumer health topics from living with breast cancer, to managing diabetes.
Healthy Friday takes place Every third Friday of
the month on WXXI-AM 1370.
Subscribe to the podcast.
This month on Healthy Friday:
12pm : Awareness of alcohol addiction with Rebecca Kieffer from Rochester General Health System.
A preview of Weight of the Nation screenings: May 21 at Aenon Baptist Church, 175 Genesee St Rochester, and May 22nd at Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave Rochester. We interview Dr. Nancy Bennett from Center for Community Health’s H.E.A.R.T. grant.
A preview of sun season, with dermatologist Mary Gail Mercurio at URMC.
1pm: Willie Osterman and his wife Michelle, discussing their photographic journey through Michelle’s cancer treatment. ChemoToxic by Willie Osterman.
A photography exhibit at the Visual Studies Workshop and an awareness raiser at Paley Studios, for the Finger Lakes Burn Association.
How to participate
Call: 263-9994 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every month, the phones at WXXI's Healthy Friday (585-263-9994) ring virtually nonstop for two hours. If you follow these guidelines, you'll have a much better chance of getting on the air.
Suggest a program topic:
Please send your ideas for health topics to
Useful Rochester-area health links
Monroe County Department of Health – statistics, news
New York State Department of Health – statistics, news
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency – Community Health Planning Agency
Us National Library of Medicine (Medline Plus)
Clic-on-Health – Health information provided by local medical, public and school librarians
This Rochester health portal contains news and events about health in the Rochester area. Check out videos on a variety
of health topics and learn about local health care events and news.