Jason Kirby, DO, MBA, has joined St. Peter's Health Partners as medical director of addiction services. Dual board-certified in family medicine and pending board certification in addiction medicine, Dr. Kirby oversees the medical providers in the St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center. [...]
Frank Babich, PA, with St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center, appeared on WNYT's Health Beat with Benita Zahn to discuss alcohol use and abuse. [...]
Drinking to excess at college is often played for laughs on television and in the movies, but the reality is binge drinking has serious consequences. [...]
An estimated 110,000 people in New York state will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018 – make this February the one where you learn how to reduce your risk. [...]
The Times Union spoke recently with several local experts about addiction in an article focusing on the announcement from Senate Republican Majority Leader John Flanagan that he was seeking help for alcohol dependency. [...]
February is National Cancer Prevention Month - learn the steps you can take to prevent cancer in your life.
The abuse of over-the-counter and prescription drugs is high among pre-teens and teens, with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reporting nearly one in five teens admitted to abusing prescription medications. [...]