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Clifton Park residents air worries about pot plans
CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park residents air worries about pot plans

Monday, May 18, 2015
Medical marijuana will go on sale next year in New York. The question is: Where?
 
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons graduate a leader in fight against Ebola
SCHENECTADY

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons graduate a leader in fight against Ebola

Saturday, May 16, 2015
In time, when the history of Ebola is talked about and the terrible disease is little more than a memory, Kathleen DiCaprio’s name will be part of the conversation.
 
NY AG takes on transgender discrimination in health care
ALBANY

NY AG takes on transgender discrimination in health care

Friday, May 15, 2015
New York's attorney general has started a program to ensure transgender individuals have equal access to health care.
 
New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

Monday, May 11, 2015
A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.
 
Poll: Doubts on Supreme Court's fairness in health law case
WASHINGTON

Poll: Doubts on Supreme Court's fairness in health law case

Monday, May 11, 2015
Many people in the United States doubt that the Supreme Court can rule fairly in the latest litigation jeopardizing President Barack Obama's health care law.
 
Synthetic pot leads to nationwide spike in hospitalizations
HARTFORD, Conn.

Synthetic pot leads to nationwide spike in hospitalizations

Friday, May 8, 2015
A huge nationwide spike in hospitalizations last month caused by a class of drugs often called "synthetic marijuana" illustrates the potency and dangers of the chemicals used to make them and the shifty tactics authorities believe manufacturers are using to evade regulation.
 
Saratoga Hospital unveils state-of-the-art ICU
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Hospital unveils state-of-the-art ICU

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The sickest medical and surgical patients in any hospital end up in the intensive care unit, and Saratoga Hospital on Tuesday will open a new one filled with state-of-the-art equipment and computerization.
 
Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits
LOS ANGELES

Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits

Thursday, May 7, 2015
A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.
 
Opening of new Ellis emergency room concludes consolidation
SCHENECTADY

Opening of new Ellis emergency room concludes consolidation

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Ellis Medicine may very well boast the region’s busiest emergency room now that a $61 million expansion to double the size of its emergency department is complete.
 
High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
SAN FRANCISCO

High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Plan for marijuana dispensary in Clifton Park draws skepticism

Monday, May 4, 2015

A start-up company outlined a proposal to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Clifton Park at Monday’s Town Board meeting, drawing a mixture of skepticism, hostility and support from a full house of town officials and residents.
 
Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana
ALBANY

Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need.
 
US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth
NEW YORK

US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

Monday, April 27, 2015
The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.
 
Team helps patients best utilize Ellis’ McClellan Street campus
SCHENECTADY

Team helps patients best utilize Ellis’ McClellan Street campus

Saturday, April 25, 2015
With the help of community partners that provide social services like housing, transportation and food, Ellis Healthcare leaders believe the McClellan campus is proof you don’t need a hospital on every corner to keep a community healthy.
 
North Country businessmen aim to fire up medicinal pot facility
CAMBRIDGE

North Country businessmen aim to fire up medicinal pot facility

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Ted Berndt and his partners are investing tens of thousands of dollars with the hopes of a return of millions. It all depends on New York state granting their Compassionate Relief
Centers of New York Inc. one of five licenses being allocated statewide to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana.
 
 

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