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Health Care

Sep 21, 2023

$8.5M NIH grant helps Mt. Hope Family Center continue work preventing & addressing child abuse, neglect  

The University of Rochester’s Mt. Hope Family Center has been awarded a multimillion-dollar grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health for the TRANSFORM Center.  TRANSFORM (Translational Research that Adapts New Science For Maltreatment) is a national resource center that conducts research, disseminates discoveries and builds on research and best practices to help train the […]

Sep 12, 2023

FLCC premiers seven-part video series on mental health  

Finger Lakes Community College debuted a video series on mental health this week, with a focus on youth. 

Together in Caring LLC
Sep 11, 2023

Rochester-based elder care management company announces acquisition  

A Rochester-based private duty aging life care management company has acquired the care management practice of Syracuse-based Inspire Care of Central New York.

Sep 5, 2023

Mehta’s $1M gift will help enhance RRH’s cardiac programs, services

Jett Mehta of Indus Hospitality Group has donated $1 million to the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute at Rochester Regional Health.

Jordan Health
Sep 1, 2023

Rochester area health clinic recognized nationally for supporting breastfeeding mothers

A Rochester health center received a gold level award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for exemplary support to breastfeeding mothers.  

Aug 23, 2023

RIT introduces neuroscience degree program

Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a new bachelor’s degree in neuroscience beginning this fall. 

Aug 21, 2023

Nominations open for Health Equity Innovation Award funding for nonprofits

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield invites nonprofit organizations to apply for 2023 Health Equity Innovation Award funding.  

Aug 17, 2023

Applications open for first massage therapy certificate program in Finger Lakes

Northeast College of Health Sciences is now accepting applications for winter 2024 enrollment in its new massage therapy certificate program.

Jul 31, 2023

Victor-based Cognivue supporting a new concussion study   

Researchers will assess 90 adults with definite or probable concussion diagnoses over a two-year period. Each person enrolled will be seen and evaluated within 48 hours of the initial impact, then seven days and six months later.

Jul 28, 2023

New report on Latino community exposes health inequities 

Members of the Rochester area’s fast-growing Latino community have been ignored, silenced and marginalized, leading to glaring health inequities, according to a new report.  

Jul 24, 2023

Mobile CPR training station comes to Rochester, Finger Lakes 

The portable CPR kiosk – only the second in the nation – brings critical training opportunities to residents of the Rochester and Finger Lakes region and could potentially improve the bystander response rate, UR Medicine leaders said.  

Jul 21, 2023

Nurses at Rochester General vote to strike 

The vote showed that 90.4 percent of the nurses were in favor of the strike, with 472 voting yes and 50 voting no. The hospital employs roughly 900 registered nurses.