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RRH breaks ground on new facility


Rochester Regional Health broke ground this week on the Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care this week. Construction is expected to begin in July depending on the timing of the final approval of the New York State Certificate of Need, RRH ...

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Truth Initiative CEO addresses Causewave event

Truth Initiative CEO Robin Koval addressed a group of nearly 550 guests at Thursday’s Causewave Community Partners’ Annual Celebration, Slaying Giants. Truth Initiative, known for its national anti-smoking advertising campaigns, is the largest public health organization combating tobacco use among ...

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Diabetes a disease of both men and women

For some diseases, gender is largely unimportant. “Diabetes is an equal opportunity employer,” says Steven Wittlin M.D., director of Diabetes Service at UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital. Diabetes afflicts huge numbers of Americans. According to a 2014 Centers for Disease ...

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Online visits with doctors catching on here

In hospitals and medical centers across the country, telemedicine—the diagnosis and treatment of patients using telecommunications technology—is transforming the delivery of a growing portion of health care services. Indeed, telemedicine visits are expected to surge in 2017 and beyond, Excellus ...

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