Good Samaritans

Samaritan Center soup kitchen soon to be relocated to larger quarters at former St. John the Evangelist Church

Supplements Under Attack

State attorney general bans the sale of some diet and herbal supplements raising question about their effectiveness

Pedaling with Purpose

Kate Waltman bikes to support worthwhile causes

Meet Your Doctor: Antonio Culebras

Sleep disorder expert talks about long naps, sleep apnea and the importance of a good night’s sleep

Preventing Bad Dog Behavior

Yes, you can teach old dogs new tricks, experts say

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

  Women’s Issues  

Obamacare Excludes Pregnant Women Missing Enrollment

ACA coverage gap leaves women two choices: 1) pay for insurance premiums or care out of pocket (to the tune of $10,000 to $20,000) or 2) skip prenatal care

Incontinence: When Urgency Means Seeing a Doctor

More than 40 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence (UI). Despite the alarming statistics, many patients feel uncomfortable talking about it, even with their physician

Breastfeeding Cafe Offers Support for Moms and Babies

Are you a mother or mother-to-be who is unsure whether you want to breastfeed? While this is a very personal choice, a program in Syracuse may be able to help if you decide to go for it.

An All-Female Practice

Spine care and interventional medicine have always been male-dominated work, except for CNY-based RSM Medicine

Spirited Effort

Crouse’s New Spirit of Women program gaining in popularity

Demand for 3-D and 4-D ultrasound grows

After the positive pregnancy test, the most exciting milestone of pregnancy is viewing the growing baby via prenatal imagery.

A Woman on a Mission

Local woman continues project to promote health care proxies

  Our Columnists  

Savvy Senior

Jim Miller on “How Medicare Covers In-Home Care


Melissa Stefanec on “Boy’s Toys”

My Turn

Eva Briggs talks “All About Arachnophobia”

Live Alone & Thrive

Gwenn Voelckers thinks “April showers can bring more than May flowers

Healthcare in a Minute

George W. Chapman “New watch helps disclose personal health information

Smart Bites

Anne Palumbo on Why Fennel Deserves a Fan Base