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After flu hit historically low levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be poised for a comeback, health officials say. more
Between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and sky-high oil and gas prices, a significant pellet fuel supply shortage is likely this winter season. more
Rome Health celebrated the start of construction for its new Women’s Surgical Suite with a ceremonial beam signing Tuesday to also help honor the hospital’s 135th anniversary. more
The Oneida County Health Department announced today that a county resident has tested positive for monkeypox. more
Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Monday to expand use of its updated COVID-19 booster shot to children ages 5 to 11. more
Howdy, today’s suggestion is horse trail riding. Check out the VIDEO in the media gallery. more
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of coronavirus deaths worldwide last week was the lowest reported in the pandemic since March 2020. more
Sitrin Health Care Center will bring back its annual Stars & Stripes Run-Walk for the nation’s heroes on Sunday, Oct. 2 at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. more
When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa is worried about making rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes holds off on filling his blood pressure medication. more
September has arrived (where did summer go?) and it is lunch-box time. Seniors are packing lunches too as they go to work, or volunteer at senior centers, schools, nursing homes, and libraries. Some … more
Tight government budgets and the program's low reimbursement may ultimately limit this push or make it hard for women with extended coverage to find doctors. more
Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study. more
Make-a-Wish Central New York and Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield have partnered to make a 12-year-old’s wish to sleep with wolves come true.  more
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield recently awarded the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees (The Center) a Community Health Award of $5,000 to support transportation assistance. more
You may have ridden a bicycle when you were a kid or even in your 20s, which is great, but be prepared if it has been a while. ... VIDEO in media gallery. more
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert announced Monday he will leave the federal government in December after more than five decades. more
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County has kicked off its Monday Mile initiative, hoping to help people get active and educated. more
With Phase II of the Mohawk River Trail nearing the end of construction, city officials are looking to Phase III and beyond as development continues. more
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has named Bassett’s School-Based Health Center program as a 2022 recipient of its Community Health Awards. more
All Kinney Drugs locations in New York State now have a medication and drug collection kiosk, where customers can drop off their expired and unwanted medications. more
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