Vern Thayer of Rochester is considered one of the oldest blood donors in the country. And he’s still at it
8-minute procedure relieves urinary symptoms, preserves sexual function
Rochester General Hospital has introduced the latest FDA-approved technology to screen women who have dense breast tissue. It’s estimated that upwards of 50 percent of women have that condition which makes detecting small cancers more difficult during routine mammography.
Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade
May is Mental Health Month and the National Alliance on Mental IIlness (NAMI), nationally and locally in Rochester, are raising awareness and funding to provide support, education and advocacy to individuals with mental illness and their families.
Experts say drug may not leave any time soon
Rochester psychiatrist, author of two books, talks about the value of overcoming adversities
Facility has served more than 15,000 families
More services and physicians now available in Clifton Springs. New leader: ‘People shouldn’t need to travel out of town to receive exceptional care’
Neighborhood program started three years ago has helped seniors maintain their independence
Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life
Although any amount of exercise offers health benefits, a new study suggests that rigorous physical activity may be key to boosting longevity.
If you’re a mature adult, you may think you need less sleep than you used to get. After all, many of life’s stressors and worries are gone. You may be retired, empty nesting, living in a smaller home and less physically active.
Women may cringe at labeling nursing as “women’s work” but more women do pursue nursing careers than men. The US Census reports in 2011, 9 percent of all nurses were men while 91 percent were women. But the career has treated women well.
Nancy Resseguie, coordinator of nursing recruitment at University of Rochester Medical Center, said that the city’s close proximity to several nursing schools has provided area health care providers with a large supply of nurses.
Michelle Payne wanted to feel security. As a certified nursing assistance in Brighton Manor, her job is to take care of residents in the nursing home. She was one of several people who recently voted yes to joining the 1199 United Healthcare Workers East.
Medication Management Tools for Organizing and Remembering
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Feeling Lonely and Neglected? Connection is Just a Call or Click Away
Thomas Benner Withdrawing Money in Retirement