Opioid crisis hitting close to home
More than half of New Yorkers have been personally affected by opioid abuse, according to the first of a four-part poll on the opioid epidemic conducted by Siene College.
More New Yorkers sign up for organ donation
Albany Times Union
Efforts by the state and nonprofit organizations to boost the number of New Yorkers registered to donate their organs are paying off.
Opioids After Surgery Can Lead To Chronic Pain: Study
A new study from the University of Colorado at Boulder shows opioids prescribed for pain after surgery may actually do more harm than good.
New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care
Drugs designed to trigger a patient’s immune system may help boost survival for those battling lung cancer, two new studies found.
ST. JOSEPH’S EXPECTS TO CLOSE NYHC ACQUISITION BEFORE MAY 6
Business Journal News Network
St. Joseph’s Health plans to acquire a Syracuse–based cardiology practice with nearly 100 employees.