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Ithaca man is one of first to receive new heart monitoring device

Last month, the FDA approved a new heart monitoring device that allows doctors to monitor a patients’ heart beats for three years.

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April 11, 2014

Report finds New York facing doctor shortage

A new report finds that New York State continues to face a shortage of primary care physicians.

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April 8, 2014

NY adopts measure to improve patient handling

New York is directing health officials and hospitals to identify best practices for safely handling patients in an effort to reduce rough lifting and better protect staff from back injuries.

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April 7, 2014

Local cancer survivor donates book to cancer patients

In this week’s health report, WHCU’s Pete Blanchard spoke with a local cancer survivor whose new book explores the many issues involved with a cancer diagnosis.

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March 31, 2014

Former Geneva boxer raises awareness about concussions

A former professional boxer is touring college campuses in our area to raise awareness about concussions in sports.

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March 28, 2014

CDC: 1 in 68 children have autism

The government is increasing its estimate of how many children have autism to 1 in 68.

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March 28, 2014

Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

New study suggests MMA has higher rate of concussions than football or boxing.

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