Skidmore College will be receiving nearly $1.5 million in federal Homeland Security money to develop tools that may save firefighters lives, U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said Friday.
Doctors describe 16-year-old Sebastian DeLeon as a walking miracle - he is only the fourth person in the U.S. to survive an infection from the so-called brain-eating amoeba. This summer, two young people, one in Florida and one in North Carolina, became infected after water recreation. Only one had a happy ending.
A tentative agreement was reached Tuesday between Nathan Littauer Hospital and the NYS Nurses Association two days before the nurses were scheduled to walk off the job during a planned strike Sept. 1-2.
The health inspections are finally done at the Track eateries just in time for closing day - find out the where your favorite place lands on a scale of 1 to You Need to Clean Your Restaurant and the eyebrow-raising violation the state considers no big deal.
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August 30, 2016
Moving to address complaints about New York’s new medical marijuana program, the state’s Health Department is making substantial changes to expand access to the drug, including allowing home delivery, quite likely by the end of September.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took steps to safeguard the nation’s blood supply from the Zika virus, calling for all blood banks to screen donations for the infection even if they are in states where the virus is not circulating.