A look at the stories affecting your health.
There's a program that helps uninsured people get life-saving cancer screenings, but not a lot of people know about it. Now there's a major push to get the word out about the Cancer Services Progam, at a time when demand for its services is high.
You can also nominate someone. Winners get $500 donated to the organization of their choice.
A new study by the New York State Health Foundation shows that about one-third of enrollees in the state's public health insurance programs, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid lose their coverage because they fail to complete the annual re certification process.
Nearly half of New York residents say they're either somewhat or very overweight, according to a new poll.
A Buffalo researcher has determined the structure of a biochemical substance that leads to a large majority of breast cancer tumors.
The message is clear from the state level to the federal level. Its time that medical records go electronic.
As cold & flu season nears it's peak, prescription relief is free at the Rochester-based supermarket chain.
News 8s Ali Touhey reports on 25 varieties pulled from store shelves.
Asthma is the #1 reason children are taken to the emergency room.
Rochester ranks toward the top of two new rankings of health and fitness.
An anonymous family has made a huge donation to Thompson Hospital.
News 8s Elizabeth Harness reports how you can keep your skin healthy on a budget.
News 8s Bob Metcalfe was at the American Cancer Society headquarters on Thursday morning.
News 8 medical reporter Elizabeth Harness reports on what it could mean for Rochester.
News 8s Elizabeth Harness reports on what was once a controversial technique.
News 8s Elizabeth Harness reports that 7 out of 10 prescriptions is generic - why thats good news.
News 8s Elizabeth Harness reports that the hospital is reaching out.
News 8s Katrina Irwin was joined by Dr. Jeff Harp on Sunrise Thursday morning.
A staggering 23.8 million people in the United States - 8% of the population - have diabetes.