Health Care

Connections: Dr. Ethan Welch, author of "Quackonomics!"

Dr. Ethan Welch is a retired local surgeon who has written a new booked called "Quackonomics! The Cost of Unscientific Health Care in the US." We talk...
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Mon, 10/19/2020 - 10:40am
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Connections: Understanding sepsis

A local woman says the staff at Highland Hospital saved her life after they recognized she had sepsis. Lynn Lubecki says she was feeling fine after a...
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Tue, 03/03/2020 - 11:35am
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Connections: Discussing possible changes to the state's Medicaid program

The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team II is holding a public forum Tuesday afternoon to take questions and comments about possible changes to the...
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 9:21am
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Connections: Dr. Gina Cuyler on her book, "Insider's Guide to Leading Your Medical Care"

Dr. Gina Cuyler has more than 25 years of clinical experience, and throughout her career, she says she has seen a breakdown in communication,...
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Fri, 11/22/2019 - 9:42am
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Connections: Jonathan Gruber on Rochester as an economic growth engine

We sit down with Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at MIT who says Rochester is set to become one of America's growth engines. He’s in Rochester...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:14am
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Connections: Understanding the MOLST program

Making decisions about end-of-life care can be challenging and confusing. A program called Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) seeks to...
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Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:16am
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Rural Finger Lakes communities look outside health care system for ways to improve health

The number of people without health insurance in Steuben County has been cut in half since 2014. That should mean more people have access to the health...
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Mon, 03/11/2019 - 6:03am
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Connections: Discussing the latest measles outbreak and the importance of vaccines

We discuss the recent measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest, where most of the victims were not vaccinated. Monroe County Public Health Commissioner...
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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 9:36am
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Transgender New Yorkers getting new protection against discrimination

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new protections for transgender New Yorkers on Sunday, saying the state health department will add gender identity to a non...
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Mon, 06/25/2018 - 10:09am
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Connections: How to improve doctor-patient communication

How can doctors better communicate with their patients, especially when they need to discuss the prognosis of a serious illness? That's the subject of...
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Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:38pm
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