Wellness

LiveSmart: Have a Safe Fourth of July!

June 29, 2016

Every year, thousands of people end up in emergency rooms as a result of fireworks related injuries. Dr. John Janikas, director of emergency medicine at Albany Memorial and Samaritan hospitals, offers tips on keeping it safe for your July 4 celebration. [...]

LiveSmart: Men Should be Aware of their Breast Health

June 15, 2016

Although women still account for 99 percent of new breast cancer diagnoses in the United States, the American Cancer Society reports that about 2,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in men in 2016. [...]

LiveSmart: Protect Yourself From the Sun — Slip, Slap, Slop!

June 1, 2016

People at highest risk for skin cancer include those with red or blonde hair, fair skin, blue or green eyes, pale complexion, and/or a family history of skin cancer, especially melanoma. But everyone should think about sun safety -- remember to slip, slap, slop this summer! [...]

LiveSmart: Hospice Services for Veterans

May 25, 2016

As of 2014, there were more than 21.8 million military veterans in the United States; of those, 9.4 million are 65 and older. The Community Hospice helps aging veterans face their special end-of-life issues with dignity, honor and respect. [...]
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