Upstate Becomes the First and Only Comprehensive Stroke Center in CNY

With a stroke, every second counts. When someone enters the emergency room with anything ranging from mild to serious stroke symptoms, action needs to be taken immediately to save as many lost brain cells as possible.

Surviving Childhood Abuse

Local teacher-turned-author writes a book recounting years of abuse by his parents. He says now he is on a mission to help mistreated children

Good News! Report Shows Progress in America’s War on Cancer

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

11 Weight-Loss Programs After 1 Year: Which Work?

Among commercial weight-loss programs, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig show the strongest evidence that they can help dieters keep weight off for at least 12 months, a new study suggests.

Crouse Hospital to Double ER Capacity

Current facility is nearly 40 years old, official says

Meet Your Doctor: Luis Javier Castro, M.D.

Primary Care West medical director explains mission to provide for the underserved, minorities. Says he wants to include dental services, expand evening hours as way to increase access

Ooops, I Forgot to Take My Pills

Excellus study finds many in Upstate New York fail to take their meds

A Mother’s Plea

Teresa Woolson on mission in wake of son’s death by synthetic drugs

Prepare to Prevent Lyme Disease

As temperature goes up, so does the risk of getting Lyme disease

RSVP offers older adults opportunities to serve the community

Catholic Charities Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers local residents 55 years old and older a chance to get involved and volunteer at 67 different sites. Currently there are 404 volunteers in the program.

  NURSING  

Great Career Choice for Women

Women may cringe at labeling nursing as “women’s work” but more women do pursue nursing careers than men. The US Census reports in 2011, 9 percent of all nurses were men while 91 percent were women. But the career has treated women well.

St. Joseph’s Copes with Nursing Shortage

Experienced nurses are in short demand, according to hospital

Rise of the NP

Nurse practitioner from Niagara Falls writes book showing how other NPs can open their own practice

The ChiRunning Technique

‘Without ChiRunning, I could have never completed my 5K, 15K, half-marathons
and my first marathon in Corning last year’  

Savvy Senior: 

“Medication Management Tools for Organizing and Remembering”

Smart Bites:

Make Room for Mozzarella

Live Alone & Thrive:

Feeling Lonely and Neglected? Connection is Just a Call or Click Away

My Turn:

Animal-Derived Medicine

Parenting:

Body Image: Is it everything?