CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
 
FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections
WASHINGTON

FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.
 
NISKAYUNA

Albany Med plans to open diabetes clinic in Niskayuna

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Albany Medical Center and CapitalCare Holdings want to establish a diagnostic and treatment center for diabetes in Niskayuna, a market traditionally dominated by Ellis Medicine.
 
Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas
WASHINGTON

Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas.
 

Cutting-edge transplant overcomes hepatitis C

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Doctors at the University of Utah have combined forces to provide transplants for patients while at the same time treating organ-destroying diseases in first-of-their-kind procedures that bring the promise of extended life for patients.
 
GLENVILLE

Albany Medical Center satellite facility opening today in Glenville

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Albany Medical Center’s newest EmUrgentCare facility will open today in Glenville.
 
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.
 
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
WASHINGTON

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
 
ALBANY

New Yorkers lag as potential organ donors

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fewer New Yorkers have signed up as organ donors than most Americans, prompting the state to seek help boosting enrollment and shortening its list of patients who die waiting.
 
CAPITAL REGION

St. Peter’s, Ellis ally vs. diabetes

Monday, July 28, 2014
Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners are teaming up once again, this time to launch a new physicians practice designed to fight the region’s growing incidence of diabetes.
 
Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US
NEW YORK

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

Monday, July 28, 2014
U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
 
Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says
NEW YORK

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

Monday, July 28, 2014
When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Online medical record access becoming available in Capital Region

Monday, July 28, 2014
In less than a week, residents of the Capital Region should be able to start accessing their medical records online, thanks to the launch of Hixny’s Secure Patient Portal.
 
Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers
MIAMI

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Insurance agents, health counselors and attorneys interviewed around the country have said they received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.
 
HIV pills show promise to prevent infection

HIV pills show promise to prevent infection

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.
 
 

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