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.
News 8s Jecoliah Ellis reports that the CTSB will mean jobs and medical advances.
Elderly people may do better with a big dose of flu vaccine.
News 8s Meghan Backus reports on some buzzworthy Halloween candy.
David Paterson said hes working on a more efficient way to eliminate lead in children's toys.
News 8s Elizabeth Harness reports on a new study.
Bowling alleys in Auburn & Batavia to participate.
Dr. Emily Queenan told News 8s Katrina Irwin about one way to relax.
The school is looking for 100 local families to take part in the study.
Nearly 1/3rd of kids across the U.S. are dangerously out-of-shape.
Since 2006, the Anthony Jordan Health Center on Holland Street has seen a 4% increase.
A plan to add more than 150 hospital beds to the Rochester area is moving forward.
News 8's Elizabeth Harness reports on a local celebrity who's glad she did.
News 8's Elizabeth Harness reports on long odds being met.
News 8's Elizabeth Harness reports that an expert warns it could pose health problems.
A second patient at an assisted living home has contracted the Disease.
Ten years ago, Wilmot lost an important designation from the National Cancer Institute
Married 27 years, Elaine and Jeff Lennox have been through a lot together, and gotten through it all.
The University of Rochester Medical Center is delighted to invite you to join them for their Fourth Annual Men’s Health Day – Time Out For Your Health.
Tonight on News 8 Now at 6 - how it saved one woman's life. Health and medical reporter Elizabeth Harness reports.
Since 2002, federal funding for cancer research has all but slowed down to a halt. How is this affecting local doctors?
We are partnering with doctors from the Wilmot Cancer Center to answer your questions about cancer.