Sunday, May 19, 2013
One in five adults skip medications or don’t take them as prescribed to save money.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Helene Meckler leads a changed life, and she calls the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes “a blessing in disguise.”
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Traditionally, suicide prevention efforts have focused on youths and elderly people. But sobering new statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest suicide prevention measures aimed at middle-aged people are needed.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Local medical experts and others who work with cancer patients applauded Angelina Jolie’s bravery and initiative, but cautioned that her decision is not for everyone.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A team from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin a nine-week national health survey in Saratoga County on Saturday.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Tick season is here, and as patients trickle into emergency rooms with tick bites, area health care officials are urging the public to remember one thing: 36 hours.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A handful of Capital Region organizations came together last week to announce a health initiative designed to get people walking this spring.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
They look intently at the camera, some impassively, some with smiles, all of them aware that they’ve just shared with an online audience a most personal story: Why they tried to kill themselves.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Employees at St. Mary’s Healthcare are getting a special email each day this week as part of a quiet celebration of the 110th anniversary of St. Mary’s Hospital.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
People looking for healthy activities — and healthy food — can find both on a new website launched this month as part of an effort to battle obesity and diabetes in Schoharie County.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
New Yorkers are being called to the Internet to help shape the look of a new online service that will serve as an access point for their health care records.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Interacting with horses can be therapeutic for women with breast cancer, says Peaceful Acres founder Nanci Beyerl.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
A hospital stay, whether for a planned procedure or emergency treatment, comes with a surprise price tag at the end.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Some of the state’s healthiest residents live in Saratoga County, according to the fourth annual County Health Rankings released Tuesday.
Monday, March 11, 2013
As Americans’ waistlines continue to expand, efforts to accommodate the obese population are growing as well.