National News: Attorney General James Issues Statement on SCOTUS Decision Limiting EPA Authority...

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in West Virginia v. EPA to restrict the ability of the Environmental...

Attorney General James Secures $141 Million for Millions of Americans Deceived by TurboTax

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a record multistate agreement with the owner of TurboTax, Intuit Inc. (Intuit), for deceiving millions of low-income Americans into paying for tax services...

National Infant Immunization Week April 24th – April 30th

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to acknowledge all the accomplishments of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. Vaccines work with the...

The importance of taking medications as directed

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The World Health Organization says that getting more patients to take their medications as directed, known as medication adherence, may have a greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in...

Looking to lower your blood pressure? Watch the sodium

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  ALBANY, N.Y. – March 21, 2021 — Almost at the halfway mark, the American Heart Association’s free blood pressure awareness program, the Check It! Challenge, has a reach of 315,000 people. Participants are checking their...

The Family Counseling Center Offers Advice on Dealing with Seasonal Changes

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 As spring slowly starts to make its presence known, The Family Counseling Center of Fulton County is offering advice on ways to lean into the change in positive ways. Did you know that studies have...

Too many people skip colon cancer screening

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Colorectal cancer is among the leading causes of cancer deaths in New York state, but roughly one third of adults who should be checked for the disease have not been screened. An Excellus BlueCross...

Elon Musk hits back at Joe Biden’s ‘buy American’ promise, saying Tesla’s Model 3...

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Elon Musk reminded Joe Biden that Tesla's Model 3 was the most manufactured US car in the country.He tweeted a link to an article, which said Model 3 contributed the most to the...

Winter storm warnings affect 13 million people; snow, rain expected

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A powerful storm threatening to dump snow, spark flooding and whip up tornadoes was expected to sweep across much of the Midwest, South and Northeast on Thursday.A swath of 1,500 miles from western Oklahoma to northern...

Letters to the editor for Thursday, February 17, 2022

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A doctor’s prescription for communityAs a practicing emergency room physician in Naples for the past 18 years, I have seen more than my share of heart attacks and strokes among our residents. If...