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Skin cancer prevention is becoming increasingly important as rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have increased among young men and women in the U.S.
According to the Sepsis Alliance, there are 1.7 million cases of sepsis and 270,000 deaths each year in the United States. Learn the signs and symptoms so that you can act fast and received proper medical treatment.
Every day last year, about 14 Americans died while waiting for a transplant. The need for organ and tissue donors in New York remains among the highest in the country. Learn how you can help save lives through organ donation.
Children are always excited when there is a snow day they can enjoy a day of fun in the snow, however it’s important to keep a few things in mind as the colder temperatures hit our area.
Sixty percent of upstate New York adults feel people are caring and sympathetic to those who suffer from mental illness, however a closer look at the data reveals a less rosy view from people who actually have mental health issues.
Falling does not have to be an accepted part of the aging process. Learn what steps you can take to fall-related injuries
Tens of thousands of upstate New York adults who have diabetes jeopardize their health status by failing to take basic steps to keep their chronic illness in check.
Two in ten upstate New York women still don’t follow cervical cancer screening recommendations.
Upstate New York women follow most preventive health guidelines, but more can be done to help improve women’s health.
As you drive around town, you’ve no doubt started to see the signs outside area pharmacies advertising the flu vaccine. Flu season is officially underway, and if this year is anything like last year, it’ll be bad.
If you have a child heading off to college for the first time, you’ve likely spent the summer thinking about how to furnish the
Childhood vaccination is one of the most significant public health accomplishments of the 20th century. We have all but eradicated many devastating diseases and health conditions