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Deadline today for MVHS breakfast for cancer survivors

Health WHITESBORO — On Sunday, June 4, 2017, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Cancer Center at the 29th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, with doors opening... 4:00pm 05/22/17

Girl Scouts donate cookies for blood donors

Health The American Red Cross has accepted 12,700 Girl Scout cookie boxes which they will donate to blood donors, Red Cross volunteers, first responders and armed forces personnel. Donors will receive the cookies during blood drives being held this month throughout New York State. “We thank the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways and its customers for their donation,” Western and Central... 4:00pm 05/22/17

Critics, lawmaker blast Tenney’s support for federal health care replacement bill

County NEW HARTFORD — Congresswoman Claudia L. Tenney’s vote for the American Health Care Act last week continues to reverberate with opponents of the replacement for what’s commonly called Obamacare. Foes hoped to make Tenney aware of what they believe will be negative consequences under the legislation when they delivered special Mother’s Day cards to her district office on French... 4:00pm 05/15/17

Alternative treatments available for chronic gynecological symptoms

Health For many women, living with chronic gynecological symptoms like pelvic pain or excessive bleeding is more than an inconvenience.The symptoms can limit everyday activities and contribute to fatigue, especially if abnormal menstrual bleeding results in anemia. Unfortunately, some studies have found that women live with these symptoms for years before talking to their doctor.... 4:00pm 05/15/17

Rome Memorial Hospital picks assistant plant operations director

Health Travis Smith has been named assistant director of the Plant Operations department at Rome Memorial Hospital, announced James Marquette department director.  “Travis is a hard worker who is eager to learn and has shown great leadership qualities in his eight years working here at Rome Memorial Hospital,” Marquette said. “I have full confidence in his abilities and look forward... 4:00pm 05/15/17

Nurse manager appointed

Health UTICA — Taylor Webster, RN, has been named nurse manager for AC 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus. In this position, Webster is responsible for nursing operations including clinical and administrative responsibilities for AC 2 – a medical/surgical telemetry unit. Webster earned her associate degree in nursing from the St. Elizabeth College of Nursing in Utica, and is working toward... 4:00pm 05/15/17