A first-in-the-nation program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at pharmacies across New York began on Aug. 9, according to a release from the governor’s office.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill, earlier this month, that will limit health-insurance companies’ freedom to impose “step-therapy” protocols on their insured patients. The new law will also give doctors a clearer and faster path to appealing those protocols when they are applied.

It is a busy time of year for the Venison Donation Coalition with both hunting season and the holidays underway.

shooting at Helderberg Rod and Gun Club.

As concerns over lead in public water have increased, concerns over lead contamination have gone unnoticed at public and private gun ranges.

While Courtney Rosencrans of Guilderland waits to be called to Boston for a heart transplant, the family’s medical expenses continue to mount.

A 13-month cancer treatment plan calls for a young family to stay strong. And for a community to help.

Household water should be tested for lead. Even low levels can affect a child’s developing brain.

Within weeks after the discovery of lead-contaminated water in its elementary school, the Voorheesville school district has done further tests as well as held a community forum on Monday night to educate parents about what the discovery means.

Ticks can carry diseases besides Lyme, fatal diseases that few of us know about. 

Phil Livingston, 73, of Guilderland, rarely exercised until a couple of years ago. That all changed when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.


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