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Frequently drinking sugar-sweetened drinks, such as sodas and sports drinks, was associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and, to a lesser extent, cancers, according … more
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is inviting area residents to overcome stress and relax through the live streaming of its popular Art and Yoga, starting at 10 a.m. Saturdays on the MWPAI … more
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Recovery Center is using new telehealth technology to support their clients’ battle with addiction. According to Ashlee Thompson, … more
UTICA – Stephanie Mobbs, RD, has been named director of Clinical Nutrition at MVHS. In this role, Mobbs is responsible for directing the daily operations of nutrition programs for patients and … more
Anthony Joseph has been named the new administrator at Rome Memorial Hospital’s Residential Health Care Facility, according to President and Chief Executive Officer David Lundquist.This 80-bed … more
America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is off and running. The American Heart Association hosted a kickoff to the Heart Run & Walk season Nov. 13 at Daniele’s at Valley View in … more
Oneida County reported two new deaths related to COVID-19 this weekend as total confirmed cases reached 1,019. Both of the deaths, reported Saturday, were related to nursing homes. The county has had … more
The American Heart Association is encouraging everyone to celebrate National Eat Smart Month by nourishing themselves. It’s smart for your heart and an effective way to take control of your health … more
UTICA – The Mohawk Valley Health System Cancer Center has announced the following staff additions: • Brittany Simone, DO, has joined the MVHS Cancer Center as a radiation oncologist. Dr. Simone … more
Based on the guidance from local public health agencies, the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter has transitioned its support groups from in-person meetings to gatherings that take … more
ALBANY – Janice Ceccucci, a SUNY Polytechnic Institute alumna and an assistant professor of the university’s College of Health Sciences, has been named “Nurse Practitioner of the Year” by The … more
Many people have concerns about staying healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those with a chronic condition such as high blood pressure — a reading above 130 over 80 — may face an increased … more
With hospitals across America focused on people who have developed COVID-19, some people with unrelated, but still urgent health problems, are feeling awkward about reporting to emergency rooms, … more
Rome Memorial Hospital will host a free breastfeeding class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, in the hospital’s classroom to help mothers-to-be recognize the benefits of breastfeeding and give them the … more
NEW HARTFORD — A cat has tested positive for rabies in the town of New Hartford. According to an announcement on Sunday by the Oneida County Department of Health, one adult had exposure to the cat … more
FRANKFORT — North Country Eat Smart New York (ESNY) partnered with the local Kiwanis Chapter last month on a healthy food drive initiative at Frankfort-Schuyler Elementary School. Food pantries … more
The popular exercise craze Goat Yoga has returned to Fort Rickey.The next session will be held on Aug. 14, organizers say, but warn that tickets for the program sell out fast.“Yoga is a practice of … more
Rome Memorial Hospital is relocating its Hepatitis A vaccination clinic this afternoon to the Rome Campus of Mohawk Valley Community College due to the overwhelming demand at Tuesday’s clinic, … more
Patient’s hearing improves thanks to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Rome Memorial Hospital’s Regional Center for Wound Care George Cooley, an 18-year veteran in the Army National Guard, somehow … more
Families who are dealing with the problems of addiction can find help and information at a support group meeting from 6-7 p.m., Monday, Feb.17, in the second floor classroom at Rome Memorial … more
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