Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News

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NY Health Department Proposes Medicaid Coverage for Gender Dysphoria Treatment in Youths

The issue of healthcare in the U.S. has been a point of contention for some time now, and in 2014, there were 35.7 million people without...


American Heart Association Announces New “+color” Initiative

By Staff   The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced a new initiative called “+color,” which will focus on the...


September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

News Analysis By Glenn Ellis   ( – September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. First officially...

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30 Ways to Add Fruits and Vegetables to the Foods You Enjoy

( – Fruits and vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber that our bodies need to stay healthy. Eating more...

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Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Begins New Heroin Treatment Program

By Staff   The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has recently begun a new heroin treatment program at the Onondaga County...

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Study: Lack of Sleep Can Lead to False Confessions

By Andy Henion   ( – Sleep-deprived people are much more likely to sign false confessions than rested...

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Hillary Clinton to Call on Republicans for Additonal Zika Funding, During Miami Visit

By Staff   According to reports, Hillary Clinton has said she will call on Congress to return to session for an impromptu vote to...

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Mayor Miner: HIV Task Force Making Significant Progress in Syracuse

By Staff   Since creating the city’s “End the Epidemic” task force in 2015, Mayor Stephanie Miner said Syracuse has made...

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AIDS Co-Chair Chris Beyrer: Mass Incarceration is Driving the HIV Epidemic Among African-American Women

( – In the days before the 2016 International AIDS Conference began, International AIDS Society President and...


Public Health Alert Issued for Central New York Regarding New Deadly Drug

A new drug that is cheaper, stronger and deadlier than heroin may be in Central New York. W-18, a drug that was created over 30 years ago...