LiveSmart: At Work or Play, Be Sure to Protect Your Hearing

May 24, 2018

Spring is here! From backyard barbecues on Memorial Day to outdoor concerts and fireworks, the arrival of spring and summer in upstate New York can be a great time. But there’s a danger that’s painless, odorless, tasteless, invisible and toxic: noise-induced hearing loss. [...]

NewsChannel 13: Sparkler and Fireworks Safety

June 30, 2017

Dr. Christopher Fatone of St. Peter's Urgent Care in Clifton Park, a practice of St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates, spoke with NewsChannel 13 about staying safe when using sparklers or firework over the Fourth of July weekend. [...]

NewsChannel 13: Fireworks Safety Tips for Fourth of July

June 21, 2016

Thinking about including fireworks in your fourth of July festivities? Dr. John Janikas, director of emergency medicine for Albany Memorial and Samaritan hospitals, shares some important reminders for a safe and injury-free holiday. [...]