Number of Cancer Survivors Will Reach 19 Million in Next Decade: Report

Meeting their medical needs will become even more important in coming years, researcher says.

High Season for Food Poisoning

One out of six Americans gets sick every year from some sort of foodborne illness.

New Requirements for Sunscreens

Dermatologist explains new FDA requirements and the latest advancements in sunscreen.


Egg Freezing More Commonplace

Most fertility centers no longer consider egg freezing experimental and classify it as elective. Cost of banking eggs ranges from $5,000 to $6,000, plus medication and storage fees.

Early Menopause Effects More than Fertility

Most women experience the onset of The Change at some point in their mid-40s. But when that happens before 40, that’s early menopause. The classic menopausal symptoms are the same — disruption of the cycle and hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness, the other traits associated with the change in hormonal levels — except it happens at a younger age.

Carrying a Purse Can Be a Pain

Aching shoulders, neck pain, strained back — but you haven’t worked out in a couple days. What’s the matter? Try checking your bag. Purses or laptop bags can cause several types of injuries.

Program in N. Syracuse Helps People Raising Kids Alone

The new single and parenting course offered at North Syracuse Baptist Church is a Christian-based program, but it offers practical parenting advice for those looking for some guidance on how to raise their children alone.


Study: Obesity rates climbing worldwide

Worldwide, there has been a startling increase in rates of obesity and overweight in both adults (28 percent increase) and children (up by 47 percent) in the past 33 years, with the number of overweight and obese people rising from 857 million in 1980 to 2.1 billion in 2013, according to a major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, published in The Lancet.

Study: Many Pets Are Too Fat

Control food portions, provide daily exercise to keep your furry companions in shape, vet advises.

Meet Your Doctor: David Okolica

Bariatric surgeon: Long-term success rate of bariatric procedure is now 75 to 80 percent.

Lymphedema Massage Offers Relief

Lymphatic massage, unlike other types of massages such as Swedish, has a very gentle touch, like petting a cat.

Growing New Trend: Sit-Stand Workstations

Saying that sitting for long periods is detrimental to health more people choosing to work standing.

Center for Spiritual Care at Upstate publishes book, Open the Eyes of My Heart

Seventeen Upstate University Hospital spiritual care volunteers share their special moments with patients when they most strongly felt the presence of the spirit in an inspiring book, “Open the Eyes of My Heart.”

Cynics at Higher Risk for Dementia? Yeah, Right!

Study suggests they may be three times more likely to develop brain disease than more trusting folks


"My Turn" with Eva Briggs

Virus, Bacteria and the ‘Threat Net’

Live Alone & Thrive by Gwenn Voelckers

On Your Own? Do the ‘Happy’ Dance!

"Parenting" by Melissa Stefanec

A guide to pre-natal tests and screenings

"Smart Bites" by Anne Palumbo

Boost Your Health with Bananas

"Savvy Senior" by Jim Miller

How to Make an Online Memorial for a Departed Loved One