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CAPITAL REGION

Bless you! Allergy season is a doozy

Friday, June 20, 2014
After a long winter, the Capital Region emerged from flu season only to walk right into the waiting arms of a very aggressive allergy season.
 
Ellis prepares to unveil expanded ER
SCHENECTADY

Ellis prepares to unveil expanded ER

Friday, June 20, 2014
In 47 days, Ellis Medicine will open its new emergency room — part of it, at least.
 
Ellis, St. Peter’s align
SCHENECTADY

Ellis, St. Peter’s align

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners announced Tuesday that they will form a new regional alliance designed to deliver better, more efficient care to patients at a lower cost to the overall health care system.
 
Ellis Medicine opens primary care office in Ballston
BALLSTON

Ellis Medicine opens primary care office in Ballston

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Ellis Medicine on Monday opened a new primary care office at the Ballston Spa National Bank building on Route 67 in Ballston.
 
Low-income areas struggle to access healthy food
SCHENECTADY

Low-income areas struggle to access healthy food

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Large swaths of Schenectady are considered food deserts — places without ready access to fresh, healthy and affordable food.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Ellis, St. Peter’s to announce major initiative Tuesday

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners will collaborate on a major initiative to bring private physicians, health systems and providers together in an innovative organization, spokesmen for the hospitals confirmed Friday.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Ellis, St. Peter's to collaborate on major health initiative

Friday, June 13, 2014
Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners will collaborate on a major initiative designed to bring private physicians, health systems and providers together in an innovative organization, a hospital spokesman has confirmed.
 
WASHINGTON

Federal views diverge on proper use of painkillers

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
How do you have a conversation about prescription drugs that provide critical pain relief to millions of Americans yet also cause more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined?
 
Dignity therapy at Gloversville hospice
GLOVERSVILLE

Dignity therapy at Gloversville hospice

Monday, June 9, 2014
The question-and-answer exercise, more impressionistic in design and goal than the mere accumulation of resume facts, is crafted to allow dying patients the ability to convey not just what they did, but who they were.
 
Senate confirms Burwell as new HHS secretary
WASHINGTON

Senate confirms Burwell as new HHS secretary

Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Senate confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Thursday as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by a bipartisan vote of 78-17.
 
Drug helps breast cancer patients keep fertility
CHICAGO

Drug helps breast cancer patients keep fertility

Friday, May 30, 2014
Doctors may have found a way to help young breast cancer patients avoid infertility caused by chemotherapy.
 
Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues
WASHINGTON

Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

Friday, May 30, 2014
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned in the privacy of the White House on Friday.
 

Study shows more New York doctors disciplined

Sunday, May 25, 2014
The New York Public Interest Research Group reports the state disciplined 468 doctors last year, 155 more than a year earlier.
 
Albany Med awards annual $500K prize
ALBANY

Albany Med awards annual $500K prize

Thursday, May 22, 2014
A California cell biologist received one of the richest prizes in medical and scientific research during a ceremony in upstate New York.
 

Rochester covering workers' gender reassignment

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Rochester, New York officials say their city will extend transition-related health coverage to transgender and gender non-conforming municipal employees.

 
 

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