Health & Medicine

Economic Development Councils
8:48 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

St. Joseph's New Surgical Suite, Part of Regional Economic Development Council

St. Joseph's Hospital opens new state-of-the-art Surgical suite with help from New York economic development program

Saint Joseph’s hospital cut the ribbon today to officially open its new surgical suite.   

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AIDS Prevention
3:19 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Intl AIDS program reaches milestone and what it tells us about AIDS in US

PEPFAR Intl AIDS program celebrates 10th anniversary. What it tells us about AIDS in this country.

A U-S government program to treat AIDS in foreign countries reached a milestone this past Memorial Day weekend and it has connections to the disease in this country.

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1:48 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

The 30th Anniversary for AIDS Community Resources and a new mission

AIDS Community Resources Director Michael Crinnin paints a stripe down Salina Street to mark Paint the Town Red for AIDS/HIV awareness.
Credit Kaitlyn Richards, WAER News

Drivers on Salina Street are seeing red today, but it is for a good cause.  Onondaga County and City of Syracuse officials met with AIDS Community Resources Director Michael Crinnin to paint a red stripe down Salina Street in honor of the A-C-R’s Paint the Town Red Campaign for AIDS awareness. 

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Ovarian Cancer
12:19 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Local Groups try and Expose Hidden Cancer Threat

Many local women and several groups got together Wednesday to bring more attention to a type of cancer that can go undetected.  For two of them Ovarian Cancer Day is very personal.

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Health & Medicine
12:42 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Sen. Schumer wants to stop prescription drugs from becoming "gateway" drugs

Senator Charles Schumer has a new plan to cut down on prescription drug abuse.  Re-classifying a certain drug could fight the growing epidemic of prescription drug addiction plaguing Central New York.

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