EnrollNY(TM): Easy Way for Uninsured New Yorkers to Find Free and Low-Cost Health Insurance
Free Web Site Checks Eligibility for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new FREE Web site -- www.EnrollNY.org -- allows uninsured New Yorkers
to quickly screen for public health insurance eligibility and -- for the first time -- conn...
Older New Yorkers Maintain Key Health and Community Services in New York State Budget
ALBANY, N.Y., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lois Aronstein AARP NY State Director:
AARP commends Governor Paterson, Majority Leader Smith, and Speaker Silver for their leadership in recognizing the critical needs of vulnerable New Yorkers
in these tough ec...
IPRO Alerts New Yorkers to 'Silent' Killer; Chronic Kidney Disease Doubling Every Ten Years
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which affects 20 million people, is now the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S. and it is growing at a steady and alarming rate -- doubling every ten years. Each year the cost of managing CKD exceeds $32 bill...
NAMI-NYC Metro Gives New Yorkers the Most Comprehensive Mental Health Web Site in Effort to Help Transform Care
City-Based Site Pulls Together Extensive State/Local Resources and Makes Medical History Accessible
NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough Web solution for families, consumers and professionals concerned with mental illness and emotional wellness is now available to all N...
Gilda's Club NYC Offers Affinity Credit Card to Help New Yorkers Living with Cancer
Roseanne Roseannadana would. So would Emily Litella and Baba Wawa. Now New Yorkers
living with cancer, and those who support them, can help fund operations at Gilda’s Club New York City by paying for everyday purchases with the new Gilda’s Club NYC Visa Platinum card.
The American Diabetes Association and Gloria Gaynor Invite New Yorkers to 'Step Out To Fight Diabetes' on October 26th
NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association
and Spokesperson, Grammy winning Gloria Gaynor, invite New Yorkers
Out to Fight Diabetes on Sunday, October 26, 2008. This walk will raise
awareness and money for diabetes research and education. There are nearly
Time for New Yorkers to Drink Low-Calorie, Low-Sugar Flavored Water, TrimWater
NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City Department of
Health recently released a study that found that between 2002-2004 New York
City's rates of obesity increased 17% over a two year period. With New
Yorkers getting fatter and unhealthier due to the fact that they are
New Yorkers Deserve Access to Spiritually Based Healing
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leaders in our
nationwide health care debate, New York is considering the most sweeping
changes to that state's health care system in modern history. Today, Paul
Hannesson, state spokesman for the Christian Science church, called on
Secondhand Smoke Affecting Millions of New Yorkers
Nonsmokers have higher-than-average levels of residue, study finds
THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of New York City residents who do not smoke have elevated levels of the residue of secondhand smoke in their blood, says the city's health department.
And that sug...
Blood tests reveal tobacco smoke residues in non-smoking New Yorkers
More than half of non-smoking New Yorkers
have elevated levels of cotinine in their blood meaning that they were recently exposed to toxic second-hand smoke in concentrations high enough to leave residues in the body. Cotinine, a by-product of nicotine breakdown, is not harmful itself but signals...
Yorkers in Medical Technology
Yorkers in Medical Dictionary
...ual, ... Although the cause of ALS is not completely understood, the last decade has ... ALS has cut short the lives of other such notable New yorkers
as Senator Jacob ... Provides education, information, and local services to help patients with ALS and their families live productive and meanin...
Yorkers in Biological News
Pew Institute teams with Chantecaille Cosmetics to protect global marine life
...wship is widely considered to be the Nobel Prize of marine conservation.
The heads of both institutions are strong, adventurous, and innovative New yorkers
with an innate appreciation for beauty and a passion to preserve it. Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science, is ...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
...ates among other adult age groups
Among all ethnic groups, Asian New yorkers
have made the most progress, with a 30% decline in the smoking rates, thoug...ess, we have much farther to go, said Dr. Frieden. “More than 1 million New yorkers
are still smoking, and nearly 9,000 are dying from smoking-related disease ...
First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution
...the H3N2 influenza virus over the five-year study period. In some of the flu seasons studied, these variants circulated simultaneously. That means New yorkers
weren't all catching the same flu, but rather slightly different versions of the virus. Even within this relatively small geographic region, Ghedin sa...
AIDS Public Awareness Campaign Expands Following Report Of Rapidly Progressive HIV
...campaign to help combat the potential spread of HIV and further protect New yorkers
from the virus that causes AIDS.
Dr. Novello said, "In light of recent r... we must continue to reinforce critical HIV prevention messages to help New yorkers
protect themselves. Although, at this point, this is the only case of its k...
Yorkers in Biological Technology
New York Benefit to Celebrate Recent Medical Marijuana Successes
...t of comedy and music to benefit MPP's
efforts to protect seriously ill New yorkers
from arrest and jail if they
use medical marijuana with their doctor's reco...is leading the fight to gain medical marijuana access for seriously
ill New yorkers
who have the approval of their physicians. All funds raised
will be used to...
New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM)
HIV anti-viral medication Selzentry(TM) (maraviroc).
Initiated in 1989 to ensure early identification and access to quality
care for New yorkers
who can't afford medical care, the HIV Primary Care
Medicaid Program revised its reimbursement structure in response to
advances in HIV treatment and ...
Five seed-stage funding groups filling Midwest Life Science void
... CHICAGO Anyone who has traveled to London and taken the tube (the subway for New yorkers
or the L for Chicagoans) is constantly besieged by tape loops of mind the gap, which is a warning for the dark hole or space between the subway car an...