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Eating Disorder Awareness
6:45 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Body Image Highlights Activities on Healthy Eating

Eating Disorder Awareness week continues at Syracuse University and other community organizations.
Credit activeminds.org

The simple act of eating a meal or snack can include with it myriad thoughts and feelings for women in Central New York and elsewhere.  Mental and emotional aspects of eating can become entangled with body image questions and eating disorders.

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Sports
11:18 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Coach Boeheim and SU Players comment on questionable officiating

Kevin Fitzgerald tells Marc Weber and Jarret Leist about the struggles of Tyler Ennis offensively, the return to Durham for Michael Gbinjie and the overall atmosphere at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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Coerced Confessions
4:36 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

NY High Court Rules Police Can Go Too Far in Interrogations, Reverses Convictions

New York's Highest Courty, the Court of Appeals
Credit wikipedia.org

Two cases decided Thursday by New York’s highest court give defendants more ability to say they were bullied by police during interrogations.  One local attorney puts into perspective how it might change police interview practices. 

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HOME CARE
6:17 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

AARP Asking for More Support for Family Caregivers

AARP members gathered in Liverpool to advocate for more home caregiver support
Credit Chris Bolt / WAER News

AARP is lobbying for support for New Yorkers who spend a lot of time caring for the elderly in their homes, following a 2013 report on New York state elderly care.  The report finds that four million unpaid family caregivers are struggling to balance their jobs with helping elderly family members. 

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Superhero fights for health of Central New Yorkers
6:43 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Ad Campaign tells Central New Yorkers to Take Medication as Directed

The campaign unveils a pill-bottle superhero that fights to help those with chronic conditions .
Credit Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

It may not be long before you start seeing signs of a brand new health campaign being rolled out by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield.  The company seeks to shed light on an easily preventable medical issue that affects those who take medication.

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