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America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is just a few weeks away on March 7. The sign-up event in Barneveld has been moved to Adirondack Diner & Lanes, 8125 Route 12, on Thursday, March 5, from … more
Heartburn is that uncomfortable burning sensation in your chest, neck and throat when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus. Most of us have experienced symptoms one time or another, but when … more
COOPERSTOWN – Kai Mebust, MD, has been appointed chief of the Department of Medicine for Bassett Medical Center, providing senior physician leadership in the direction and provision of care … more
UTICA —America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is just a few weeks away on March 7. Participants can register online at www.uticaheartrunwalk.org, or visit one of several options for … more
The Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) has received a three-year grant of $71,000 from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield for … more
Hospice and Palliative Care is starting bereavement groups for young widows and for adults who have lost a parent, both starting in March. The Young Widows Bereavement Group for widows in their 20s … more
An alarming 33 percent of Americans currently suffer from cardiovascular disease. February is American Heart Month and Rome Memorial Hospital’s Regional Center for Wound Care is raising awareness … more
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has signed an agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), Elmira, to become a major clinical campus for the medical school, … more
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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
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association — 18 independent and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies — and Civica recently created a new subsidiary dedicated to lowering the cost of … more
The recent recall of the popular medication ranitidine has caused a great deal of confusion over the reasons for the recall as well as alternative treatment options. The drug, well-known under the … more
Within the past two years, the Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) has seen an influx of talented faculty and staff enter their ranks, and they do not plan to stop anytime soon. Lisa Cooper has … more
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and Oneida County is stressing the importance of regular vaccination and screening in the prevention of cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that … more
UTICA — A paper recently published on work at the Masonic Medical Research Institute showed that activation of a particular enzyme reduces inflammation in the heart and decreases the deleterious … more
The Joseph Michael Chubbuck Foundation, along with the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation, will hold the Nutritional Education & Support Outreach Program for Cancer Patients at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. … more
Fifty-eight primary care, pediatric and school-based health centers in the Bassett Healthcare Network have been awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition under the state … 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, Jan. 20, in the second floor classroom at Rome Memorial … more
The Slocum-Dickson Foundation is accepting grant applications for health and medical projects that focus on education and training. Applications should be submitted by email to … more
When Stephen Tyler of Rome noticed some swelling in his groin, he contacted his primary care physician as a precaution. Tyler was able to play racquetball, ride his bicycle, work and lift objects … more
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