Dispelling Fear

Crouse’s Hospital-Land makes healthcare journey ‘not too scary now’ for little ones

Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, Report Shows

Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

What Stresses People the Most?

Money leads the list of major stress generators, followed by work, family responsibilities and health concerns

Managing Diabetes? There’s an App for That

Considering the intense personal effort required for effective diabetes management, phone apps offer portable, easy ways to lighten the load.

Meet Your Doctor: Thomas Grady, Jr., M.D

Cardiologist talks about how stress, emotional/spiritual health can affect heart


Herd Immunity Protects the Community

Herd immunity — the effect of reducing the spread of communicable disease through majority vaccination — only works with “at least 92 to 94 percent immunization rate,” according to Cynthia Rand, a vaccination expert and pediatrician with University of Rochester Medical Center.

Mother: Why I Don’t Vaccinate My Youngest Daughter

Kathryn Schulz of Buffalo is the mother of four daughters ranging in ages from 6 to 18. While Schulz has chosen a traditional course of vaccinations for her oldest three children, with slight variations, she has chosen to forego vaccinating her youngest daughter, Maria, who struggles with the challenges of Down’s syndrome.

  Men’s Health  

Breast Cancer vs. Prostate Cancer

Why awareness of breast cancer is so much higher than that of prostate cancer?

Colonoscopy Anyone? 

Several tests can check for color cancer, however, colonoscopy remain the golden standard for prevention, say experts

Beating Cancer Three Times

Fayetteville cancer survivor gives of himself to others facing same plight

Post workout recovery

Should you go for a snack?

Blood Lines

Jerry Ball of Syracuse celebrates 250th time donating blood, enough to fill 31 gallons, save more than 700 people

New Treatment for Stroke Patients at Crouse

Research pushes clot-removal treatment forward as new standard in treating strokes; ‘rescue’ procedure now available at Crouse Neuroscience Institute in Syracuse

Hospital Infection Rates Falling, But More Improvement Needed: CDC

About 1 in every 25 U.S. patients develops an infection while in the hospital, agency says


Savvy Senior:

Do You Need To File A Tax Return in 2015?

Smart Bites:

The Perks of Eating Pineapples

Live Alone & Thrive:

Forging a new life on your own. Need some help?

Healthcare in a Minute:

V.A. Reins in Hospital-Acquired Infections

My Turn:

Sharing Doug’s Story 40 Years After his Death from Measles


Mombie and Dadbie  Antidotes