Central New York women are being mindful of their health today and finding out about a condition that develops over time but often has dire consequences.
This condition, heart disease, is the number one killer of women. Thursday, the American Heart Association held their 11th Annual Syracuse “Go Red For Women” Luncheon & Expo, in an attempt to, once again, raise awareness for the disease.
Could the way we feel be caused by environmental factors in Central New York ? That was one of several topics mentioned today during the Biotechnology Symposium at SUNY ESF. Former President Doctor Neil Murphy says the World Health Organization has determined that 90 percent of all diseases are either initiated or aggravated by environmental factors. A local collaborative to use biotechnology to improve human health concerns has been developed through State funding from the Governor.
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.
Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room. An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack. He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.