Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer: Study

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk.

U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts

Spikes noted among young and middle-aged adults; experts cite easy access to prescription meds.

… And Then There Are Only Two

Rochester Regional Health System and UR Medicine now dominate the healthcare landscape in the region.
Is this a good thing for the community?

Meet Your Doctor: H. Todd Massey

URMC physician in charge of successfully placing artificial heart in Syracuse-area man. He discusses the procedure, the first in Upstate New York.

NYS and Rochester region lag nation in organ donor registrations

New York state adults register themselves as organ and tissue donors at less than half the rate of adults nationwide, but the need for lifesaving organs in New York state is among the highest in the country, according to a recent report issued by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.


Boxer Ray Ciancaglini’s main mission is to share his own experience so other people can avoid his mistakes.

Formerly Conjoined Twins Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of Surgery

Formerly conjoined twins Carl and Clarence Aguirre celebrated the tenth anniversary of their separation in August with the medical team that successfully separated and cared for them.

Church-based Addiction Programs Offer Faith and Freedom

Celebrate Recovery program is now available at more than 20,000 churches nationwide.

  Bac to School  

Trend: Alternative Tobacco on the Rise Among Teens

From 2011–2012, electronic cigarette use doubled among middle and high school students, a trend that concerns health officials.

Head lice not a problem affecting only the poor

Experts explain ways you can stay lice-free during this school year.

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Nearly 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents.


Live Alone & Thrive

Gwenn Voelckers discusses ‘‘Growing Through Loss: Lessons Learned"


Anne Palumbo says, "Say ‘Yes!’ to Cottage Cheese"

Savvy Senior

Jim Miller looks discusses "Food Assistance Programs Can Help Seniors in Needt"