Need to See a Doctor? Just Get on the Internet

Local hospital execs say doctor appointments from home — through the Internet or video connection — may be around corner

Where Miracle Happens: 40 Years of Crouse’s NICU

As it celebrates 40 years caring for the region’s sickest babies, Crouse’s planning to expand its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Where Are the Hot Jobs? Twelve Out of Top 20 Are in Healthcare

The top five are, in order, personal care aides (No. 2), home health aides (No. 3), diagnostic medical sonographers (No. 6), occupational therapy assistants (No. 8) and genetic counselors (No. 9).

‘Tennis Elbow’ Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds

For most people, pain is gone within a year

Expert Alert: Are CT Scans Safe?

With questions lingering about the safety of medical imaging and the radiation that is used in some of those tests, Mayo Clinic radiation safety expert Cynthia McCollough wrote a paper that provides clear answers that she hopes will allay patients’ fears.

US Surgeon General Launches Campaign with National Call to Action on Walking

Step It Up! The US Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities articulates the health benefits of walking while addressing the fact that many communities unacceptably lack safe and convenient places for individuals to walk or wheelchair roll.

Could “The Martian’s” Scientist Survive on Potatoes Alone?

According to plant scientists from the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), growing potatoes in a lab situation was a very good idea, but bringing along just a few ounces of bean seeds

Meet Your Doctor: Brian Pavlovitz, M.D.

Physician talks about pap smears, HPV and why he pursued a career in anatomic and clinic cytopathology

The Healing Power of Horses 

More people in CNY are using animals for therapy purposes

Guys Should Improve Eating Habits as They Age
All the pizza, bags of chips and beer you had in your 20s? Well, that brings more consequences if you’re 40 or older

St. Joe’s Director Tackles Subject of Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a dangerous and sometimes deadly disorder that can occur during pregnancy and endanger both the mother and unborn child. Physician James Brown, the medical director of women’s and children’s services at St. Joseph Hospital, talked with In Good Health about the condition.


Many Factors Contribute to Fractures

But experts say older adults can help prevent them by keeping bone strength

Self Care for Care Givers

People engaged in care giving roles or caring occupations face an additional employment hazard: emotional burnout.

Alzheimer’s Tsunami is Coming

Number of patients, financial resources to skyrocket, experts say

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in different degrees. If you notice any of them, see a doctor.

Hospice Helps Patients Embrace Life

Studies show end-of-life patients who use hospice care can live longer

Expert: Eating disorders is on the rise

Media’s emphasis on ‘Barbie-type’ look, early dieting contribute to problem

Savvy Senior

Jim Miller looks at “How to Find a Better Medicare Prescription Drug Plan”

Smart Bites

Anne Palumbo show you how to “Reach for Nutritious Leeks”

My Turn

Eva Briggs presents “Reactions to Intravenous Contrast”

Live Alone & Thrive

Gwenn Voelckers suggests how you can “Say ‘No thank you’ this Thanksgiving!”


Melissa Stefanec ponders “To hug or not to hug?”

Healthcare in A Minute

George W. Chapman discuses concerns of contemporary healthcare