CARS HOMES JOBS
 
ALBANY

Albany Medical Center Prize awarded for cell behavior and cancer research

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Alexander Varshavsky, Ph.D., whose discoveries transformed the understanding of how cell behavior impacts cancer, autoimmune disorders and other illnesses, has been selected to receive the 2014 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
 
Heart attacks increasingly common in younger people
BALTIMORE

Heart attacks increasingly common in younger people

Friday, April 11, 2014
Heart disease is often seen as an older person’s affliction. Nationwide, the average age at a first heart attack is 64 for men and 72 for women, according to the American Heart Association. About 10 years ago, the average ages were 65.8 for men and 70.4 for women
 
Dieters move past calories, food makers follow
NEW YORK

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.
 
Grand Forks, N.D.

Everyday lying ‘a condition of life’

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Research shows that people lie in about 20 percent of their social conversations that last 10 minutes or more.
 
ALBANY

NY adopts measure to improve patient handling

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
New York is directing health officials and hospitals to identify best practices for safely handling patients in an effort to reduce rough lifting and better protect staff from back injuries.
 
WASHINGTON

FDA: Honey with any added sweeteners isn't honey

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ensure that shoppers who buy honey are getting the real deal.
 

NY state health exchange reports 908,000 enrolled

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The state Health Exchange says 1.26 million New Yorkers have completed applications for insurance while more than 908,000 have enrolled for specific coverage.
 

NY state health exchange reports 908,000 enrolled

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The state Health Exchange says 1.26 million New Yorkers have completed applications for insurance while more than 908,000 have enrolled for specific coverage.

 
Hudson Valley mice unfazed by swarms of Lyme-infected ticks, study finds
ALBANY

Hudson Valley mice unfazed by swarms of Lyme-infected ticks, study finds

Monday, April 7, 2014
While bloodsucking ticks can lay waste to a moose and infect humans with devastating diseases, the tiny parasites and the bacteria they carry have no apparent effect on one wee woodland creature: the white-footed mouse.
 

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Monday, April 7, 2014
Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle.
 

State: Asthma costs rising, prevalence high in Schenectady

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Asthma is costing New York's Medicaid system more than half a billion dollars a year, according to a report released Friday that urges the state to do more to help those affected by the respiratory illness.

 
Deadline brings high interest for health insurance

Deadline brings high interest for health insurance

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy initiative.
 
More than 812K in NY sign up for health insurance
BUFFALO

More than 812K in NY sign up for health insurance

Monday, March 31, 2014
New York state health officials say more than 812,000 people have enrolled for health insurance statewide under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
 
Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER
WASHINGTON

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER

Monday, March 31, 2014
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.
 
Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

Friday, March 28, 2014
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good.
 
 

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