U.S. Infant Deaths at Lowest Rate Ever: CDC

But American babies still die at rates that are higher than other affluent countries

Over 4 Million Americans Say They’ve Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC

The study, based on 2012 data analyzed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also outlines the “typical” drunk driver: Young males with a history of binge drinking.

Meet Your Doctor: Gennady Bratslavsky, M.D.

Prostate cancer: Is it a ticking time bomb for men? Chairman of the department of urology at Upstate tackles that question and talks about screening and other ways to help prevent prostate cancer

Early Detection Key in Ovarian Cancer

Founder of nonprofit Hope for Heather on a mission to create awareness of ovarian cancer

Kelleigh Gustafson’s History

Diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation at age 4, 19-year old Manlius resident making an impact on the lives of patiens nationwide

  Back to School  

Tips for Keeping Your Children Injury-Free During Fall Sports

Physicians in the division of sports medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center say preparation before the first day of practice is critical in helping to reduce the risk of injury.

School Starts Too Early for Teens, CDC Says

School start times that are too early can contribute to lack of sleep among teens, most of whom don’t get the recommended 8.5 to 9.5 hours of shut-eye, the report said.

New Law Allows Students to Self-Manage Diabetes At School

This year, thanks to a new state law, children will be permitted to carry diabetes supplies and self-manage their diabetes at school and at any school function.

  Men’s Health  

Men, Too, Are Affected by Eating Disorders

One-third of the approximately 30 million people struggling with eating disorders are men

No to Steroids

Incredible bulk or Incredible Hulk?

Pink Pill for Women to Hit Pharmacies in October 

Local doctor cautious about effectiveness of new ‘Viagra’ for woman

My Turn

Eva Briggs advises “Treating Swollen Eyelids”

Savvy Senior

Jim Miler discusses “Medicare Options for Retirees Who Travel”

Live Alone & Thrive

Gwenn Voelckers on “The Healing Power of Forgiveness”

Smart Bites

Anne Palumbo gives “More Reasons to Gobble Up Chicken”


Melissa Stefanec on “Backstrokes and Back stories”

Healthcare in a Minute

George W. Chapman takes a hard look at today’s medical issues