CARS HOMES JOBS
 
HALFMOON

Halfmoon health campus still sought

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Urgent care facilities aren’t enough to meet the health care needs of the growing and aging population of southern Saratoga County, local officials say.
 
Mom’s challenge: trying to detox from negative self-talk
NISKAYUNA

Mom’s challenge: trying to detox from negative self-talk

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Niskayuna mom Tracy Villaume is monitoring her own negative thoughts as part of "The Today Show's" 30-Day Detox Challenge that invites viewers to give up vices.
 
Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near
WASHINGTON

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
 
Health care at college: Can your teen manage?
NEW YORK

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Heading off to school is stressful for young people on a variety of fronts. Among the biggest challenges is managing their own health far from home. And it can be a trial for parents, too, in this, the era of the helicopter when it comes to raising children.
 
Assisted living convenient, costly
CAPITAL REGION

Assisted living convenient, costly

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
When living autonomously becomes difficult, moving to an assisted living residence can eliminate worries about household chores, transportation, personal care and even some medical challenges. The residences often look like upscale hotels and offer many amenities, but they can also come with an unwanted extra: sticker shock.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore professor to study cardiac deaths of firemen

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Denise Smith, a professor of exercise science at Skidmore College, has researched the cause-and-effect of cardiac deaths among firefighters for years, but her recent work with Dr. Stefanos Kales of Harvard Medical School led to a curious discovery that might one day help firefighters avoid cardiac events.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Damien Center changes hands

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Schenectady residents living with HIV and AIDS will have more community resources than ever this fall, when the Albany Damien Center launches a satellite center in a familiar space.
 
Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
 
FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections
WASHINGTON

FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.
 
NISKAYUNA

Albany Med plans to open diabetes clinic in Niskayuna

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Albany Medical Center and CapitalCare Holdings want to establish a diagnostic and treatment center for diabetes in Niskayuna, a market traditionally dominated by Ellis Medicine.
 
Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas
WASHINGTON

Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas.
 

Cutting-edge transplant overcomes hepatitis C

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Doctors at the University of Utah have combined forces to provide transplants for patients while at the same time treating organ-destroying diseases in first-of-their-kind procedures that bring the promise of extended life for patients.
 
GLENVILLE

Albany Medical Center satellite facility opening today in Glenville

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Albany Medical Center’s newest EmUrgentCare facility will open today in Glenville.
 
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.
 
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
WASHINGTON

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
 
 

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