Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Called Ortho-K, the procedure corrects nearsightedness or myopia while you sleep so that during the day you don't have to wear glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Ellis Medicine nurses are preparing for a one-day strike in two weeks as contract negotiations with hospital management continue to be fruitless.
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Saratoga Hospital is looking at a major expansion northward, adding 16 acres of land north of the hospital and building a new large medical office building there.
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015
New York has started requiring the testing and inspection of building cooling towers across the state to combat Legionnaires' Disease.
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015
Nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law even after the official enrollment season ended, helping push the share of uninsured Americans below 10 percent and underscoring how hard it could be for Republicans to dismantle the program.
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Health insurance premiums will rise next year, but not as much as Capital Region insurers would have liked.
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
The 12-minute film, “Menkes Disease: Finding Help & Hope,” will have its U.S. premiere at the festival and is narrated by actress Mary McDonnell.
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
New York state health officials plan to announce this week the companies selected to operate medical marijuana dispensaries.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
Friday, July 24, 2015
The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Eli Lilly & Co. reported Wednesday that an experimental medication might slow mild Alzheimer's if people take it early enough, one of a handful of drugs in late-stage testing in the frustrating hunt for a better treatment.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Elected officials are eager for nurses and management at two Capital Region hospitals to settle their differences and reach new labor contracts.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The geographic areas where Lyme disease is a bigger danger have grown dramatically, according to a new government study published Wednesday.