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N.Y. study: COVID-19 vaccines, prior infection reduce

Details: 2 days ago · Acting New York State Commissioner of Health Dr. Mary Bassett, joins Gov. Kathy Hochul during a state coronavirus news briefing on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at UAlbany’s RNA Institute in Albany, N.Y.

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COVID-19 health emergency could be over this year, …

Details: Public health officials have warned it is highly unlikely COVID-19 will be eliminated and say it will continue to kill people, though at much lower levels, even after it becomes endemic.

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Study to target health impact of massive California gas leak

Details: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County public health officials are seeking independent researchers to study the short- and long-term effects of the nation's largest-known natural gas leak on the

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FIU president resigns citing health issues

Details: FIU president resigns citing health issues. Jan. 21, 2022 Updated: Jan. 21, 2022 6:39 p.m. MIAMI (AP) — The president of Florida International University resigned Friday after working at the

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Universal health care bill advances in California Assembly

Details: Universal health care bill advances in California Assembly. ADAM BEAM , Associated Press. Jan. 11, 2022 Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 2:43 a.m. 9. 1 of 9 Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose, presents his

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Health apps can boost care

Details: Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps

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On reopening, states are on their own

Details: Museums, gyms and malls reopened in Delaware, with restrictions, on June 15. In New York, museums are a part of phase four – which most of upstate is now in – and gyms and indoor malls remain

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Notable Capital Region deaths in 2021

Details: Fuccillo had been in declining health for an extended period. His Fuccillo Automotive Group, based in Syracuse, is the largest privately owned dealership in the state, and has locations across

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Bruno's new life

Details: Under Mrs. Stafford’s leadership, CMA created the first Oracle Authorized Education Center in the Capital Region, as well as a nationally recognized, award-winning Health and Human Services

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Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

Details: Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems. BEN FINLEY and KATE BRUMBACK , Associated Press. Jan. 21, 2022 Updated: Jan. 21, 2022 11:02 a.m. 12. 1 of 12 Roger Strukhoff 67, poses

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Hochul: health care workers will need COVID-19 booster shot

Details: ALBANY — Health care workers will need to receive their booster vaccination against COVID-19 within two weeks of eligibility, once a state board approves of the plan, Gov. Kathy Hochul said

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After COVID-19 diagnosis, WVa governor's health is improving

Details: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said his health was improving Thursday, two days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. The 70-year-old Republican governor continues to

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Health officials let COVID-infected staff stay on the job

Details: Health authorities around the U.S. are increasingly taking the extraordinary step of allowing nurses and other workers infected with the coronavirus to stay on the job if they have mild symptoms

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Thai health ministry proposes easing rules on cannabis use

Details: 1 of 3 Cannabis plants sit on display at the first full-time clinic prescribing cannabis oil for medical treatment in the Public Health Ministry in …

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Pope on COVID vaccines says health care a 'moral obligation'

Details: Health care is a moral obligation,” he asserted. He lamented that, increasingly, ideological divides were discouraging people from getting vaccinated.

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Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant

Details: Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant. 1 of 6 In this photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, members of the surgical team show the pig heart for

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Trial scheduled in fatal health clinic shooting in Minnesota

Details: Ulrich, 68, will stand trial beginning May 16, 2022, on charges of murder, attempted murder and other counts in the Feb. 9 shooting at the Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo, a small city about 40

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Could this be the year for single-payer health care in New

Details: Health. Public sector unions have expressed concern that if adopted, Gottfried’s single-payer bill might be less generous than members’ current plans. Gottfried has worked to …

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State launches health study of effect of PFOA exposure

Details: 6 of 14 7 of 14 David Bond, associate director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College speaks during a press conference to announce a new health survey covering

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Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe's public hospitals

Details: The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, a population health research organization based at the University of Washington, predicts that more than half of the people in WHO Europe's 53

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Sunny Health & Fitness folding treadmill review

Details: 1 day ago · Sunny Health & Fitness P8700 Folding Treadmill Cost: $419.98 in pink; $419.99 in black. The treadmill set me back $419.99 at the time of purchase and has saved me oodles of money over the past two

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California governor proposes tax cuts, expanded health care

Details: California Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly said the state already supports these people through charity, emergency and other forms of free care, and that officials believe insuring

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State health department 'stabilizes' Rosewood nursing shortage

Details: A state Department of Health spokesperson said Monday that department staff from the Capital Region had been deployed to the East Greenbush nursing home over the weekend to "ensure its residents

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Unionized Starbucks workers walk out, citing health concerns

Details: Unionized Starbucks workers walk out, citing health concerns. Jan. 5, 2022 Updated: Jan. 6, 2022 1:23 a.m. FILE — Pro-union pins sit on a table during a watch party for Starbucks' employees

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Hochul wants to increase pay of health care workers

Details: ALBANY — New York's health care workers should be paid more, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday as she previewed her 2022 agenda. The governor described the potential for "overflowing hospitals

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State: Some kids with COVID-19 in hospitals were admitted

Details: State health officials noted that in New York City, pediatric admissions primarily for COVID-19 had quadrupled from Dec. 5 to the week starting Dec. 19.

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Health worker vaccine mandate blocked in half the states

Details: On Wedneasday, Dec. 15, 2021, a federal appeals court panel has lifted a nationwide ban against Biden’s vaccine mandate for health care workers, instead blocking the requirement in only certain

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California sets Feb. 1 deadline for health worker boosters

Details: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's roughly 2.5 million health care workers have until Feb. 1 to get a coronavirus vaccine booster shot or risk losing their jobs, Gov. Gavin Newsom said

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Letter: Raising health care worker pay is just one step

Details: Letter: Raising health care worker pay is just one step. to the editor. Jan. 2, 2022. Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to raise health care worker pay, and rightly so. We are in a …

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Letter: To achieve 'public' health, we all must get vaccinated

Details: Letter: To achieve 'public' health, we all must get vaccinated. to the editor. Nov. 26, 2021. Ariel Zylberman lays out a reasoned argument for vaccine mandates ("Mandates protect us all," Nov. 21

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California to require booster shots for healthcare workers

Details: 3 of 9 4 of 9 Travelers wait for a shuttle but to arrive at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported

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Albany County expands mental health intervention program

Details: 3 of 5 4 of 5 Albany County Mental Health Commissioner Dr. Stephen Giordano, center, talks about the new Albany County Crisis Officials Responding and Diverting (ACCORD) program at the

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Highlights of Hochul's executive budget proposal

Details: Health care providers on Tuesday praised Hochul’s budget, which included $3.7 billion to boost Medicaid reimburse rates across the board by 1 percent and to restore a 1.5 percent cut taken in

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Health coach was once an overworked, unhealthy new mom who

Details: Health coach was once an overworked, unhealthy new mom who had a stroke at 32. Kelly Fucheck woke up one summer Sunday ready to spend a quiet morning at home with her husband, Glen. Their toddler

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Advocacy group sues state health department for

Details: Dec. 20, 2021 Updated: Dec. 20, 2021 8:48 a.m. Several advocacy groups are scheduled to file a lawsuit on Monday accusing the state Department of Health of improperly withholding records that

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State: Mid-Hudson Valley a hotspot as pediatric COVID-19

Details: Health officials say the analysis underscores the importance of vaccination in preventing severe COVID-19 in children. Of newly admitted children, 91 percent of 5- …

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Behavioral health organizations respond to proposed $10

Details: Gov. Kathy Hochul, in her first State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., called for a historic $10 billion investment in the health care workforce and

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Brazil health agency confirms COVID-19 cases in cruise ship

Details: Brazil health agency confirms COVID-19 cases in cruise ship. 1 of 11 Passengers disembark from the cruise ship 'MSC Preziosa'', in the Port Area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022

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Workers, public health experts want more protection

Details: Workers, public health experts want more protection against coronavirus at work. A group of worker organizations and public health experts in the state are pushing for additional safety measures

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Letter: Ways to address teen mental health crisis

Details: Letter: Ways to address teen mental health crisis. to the editor. Jan. 4, 2022. Recently, the Office of the Surgeon General warned that adolescents are confronting an exacerbated mental health

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NY's home care workers plead for wage boost ahead of

Details: Sally Johnston is tired of interviewing home health aides to help care for her. The 78-year-old Syracuse woman, who requires in-home assistance for tasks she can no longer complete on her own

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Protect immigrants’ health, too

Details: Protect immigrants’ health, too. Sonia Castrejon. Nov. 27, 2021. Photo illustration by jeff Boyer / Times Union. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, as a high-risk New Yorker without health

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Former RPI students say school's mental health policies

Details: Former RPI students say school's mental health policies are harmful. The campus at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (Will Waldron/Times Union) Maeve Tucker, now-24, as a student at RPI. In 2015

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Buckhead, mental health on agenda for Georgia Legislature

Details: Ralston said mental health was a focus for him entering this year's legislative session. “Both public safety and mental health speak directly to the quality of life Georgians enjoy, and they

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Outgoing Saratoga commissioner getting paid lifetime

Details: Saratoga Springs Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan, seen here in a July 20, 2021 City Council meeting in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will amend a 1993 resolution to guarantee lifetime health

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