SPHP in the News

News 10: Safety Concerns About Sparkler Devices

June 24, 2015

A new law in New York has legalized the use of "sparkler devices" in many areas, but Dr. John Janikas, director of emergency medicine for Albany Memorial and Samaritan hospitals, shares concerns about their safety and the injuries they can cause. [...]

Times Union: New St. Mary’s Cancer Treatment Center Opens

June 12, 2015

The new St. Mary's Cancer Treatment Center opens in Troy. Funded solely through donations, the center features many unique services and amenities, including chemo rooms specially designed by chemo patients, private infusion suites, an array of integrative wellness programs, a state-of-the-art library, and a convenient retail shop. [...]

NewsChannel 13: Summer Safety Around the Water

June 3, 2015

Drowning remains the second most common cause of accidental injury and death in 15- to 19-year-olds, according to U.S. data. Boys this age are much more likely to drown than girls, notes the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). [...]
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