When it comes to health care costs, Rochester patients fare better than most
Democrat & Chronicle
For years, Rochester has been recognized as having among the lowest health care costs in the nation. The reality is lower costs and higher value than New York State as a whole.
Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy
The New York Times
New York and other states have said in their filings that OxyContin, and opioids developed, distributed and sold by other companies, laid waste to hundreds of thousands of lives, depleting governmental resources.
Cuomo moves to ban flavored e-cigarette sales
Advocates are urging Cuomo to amend his proposal to include mint and menthol flavored e-cigarettes, which were exempted from the emergency rule.
Childhood Asthma: A Healthier CNY
Kid’s asthma symptoms can spike in September, when kids go back to school and are exposed to more viruses, molds and pollen.