A medical alert system can offer seniors and their families the peace of mind that help is just a button push away. [...]
When chest pain strikes, would you know what to do and where to go? When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise -- CALL 9-1-1! [...]
Dr. John Janikas, director of emergency medicine at Samaritan and Albany Memorial hospitals, shares outdoor safety tips for the summer so you can avoid a potential trip to the emergency room. [...]
Parents, guardians, grandparents, and caregivers: Take a moment, right now, and add the Poison Control Center number (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your smartphone. Having it readily available can save precious minutes in an emergency.
Dr. John Janikas, director of emergency medicine for Albany Memorial and Samaritan hospitals, shares his insight with the Times Union on the dangers of synthetic marijuana. [...]
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. [...]