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Photos: Journey Through the Body 2018

March 28, 2018

On March 23 and 24, St. Peter's Health Partners held the 19th annual Journey Through The Body, co-sponsored by  WNYT-NewsChannel 13.  Children and families gathered at Crossgates Mall to walk through a giant ear, listen to their heartbeat, and stroll through a 16-foot brain. [...]

LiveSmart: Cholesterol – When is the Right Time to Start Screening?

February 3, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a new recommendation that all kids should be screened for high cholesterol at their annual well-child visits -- not only those who might be at increased risk. The change ireflects concerns about the growing epidemic of obesity in children. [...]