CARS HOMES JOBS
 
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.

 
SCHENECTADY

Home health hazards target of $1.5M grant to Schenectady County

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Schenectady County has received a $1.5 million state grant to go into city neighborhoods and reduce environmental housing hazards linked to illness and injury.
 
Diligence needed in tick fight
NISKAYUNA

Diligence needed in tick fight

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Many people mistakenly expected the tick population to decrease after temperatures frequently dipped below zero in January and February this year, but ticks will be just as common as they were last spring.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS & GLENS FALLS

Saratoga, Glens Falls hospitals looking to share services

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Saratoga and Glens Falls hospitals are exploring opportunities for collaboration, a growing trend among hospitals as the nation’s health care system shifts toward lowering costs through strategic alignments.
 
The doctor will see you now via webcam, smartphone
WASHINGTON

The doctor will see you now via webcam, smartphone

Monday, May 12, 2014
This is no doctor's office: Matulaitis sits in his rural Maryland home as a neurologist a few hundred miles away examines him via the camera in his laptop.
 
Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks
NEW YORK

Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks

Monday, May 5, 2014
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo said Monday they're working to remove a controversial ingredient from all their drinks, including Mountain Dew, Fanta and Powerade.
 
CDC confirms first case of MERS infection in US
NEW YORK

CDC confirms first case of MERS infection in US

Friday, May 2, 2014
Health officials say a deadly virus from the Middle East has turned up for the first time in the U.S.
 
Where will calorie labels appear? Not just menus
WASHINGTON

Where will calorie labels appear? Not just menus

Friday, April 25, 2014
Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants.
 
Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'
ANN ARBOR, Mich.

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
 
NEW YORK

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

Saturday, April 19, 2014
A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.
 
WASHINGTON

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Friday, April 18, 2014
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
 
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.
 
 

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