healthcare

Connections: Discussing culturally competent care with the Black Healers Network

The Black Healers Network of Greater Rochester is a newly organized group of Black health providers whose mission is to provide culturally competent...
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Fri, 10/02/2020 - 10:26am
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WXXI live forum examines racial disparities in Rochester

WXXI hosts its fifth live, televised forum. This edition will examine racial disparities in Rochester.
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Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:55am
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Cancer treatment at Wilmot continues amid pandemic challenges, doctors urge patients to seek care

The Wilmot Cancer Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center is resuming postponed procedures and turning more to telemedicine amid the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:03pm
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Connections: Understanding the Keto diet

What do you know -- and perhaps misunderstand -- about the Keto diet? It's a popular approach to weight loss, but some clinicians and registered...
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 11:05am
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Connections: Understanding presidential candidates' Medicare for All plans

Medicare is celebrating a birthday, and on the national stage, it’s being touted by Democrats as the model for a new healthcare system. Many Democratic...
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing the current state of cancer research and treatment

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised that if elected, cancer would be cured during his presidency....
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:22am
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Connections: Understanding compassion fatigue

We have a conversation about compassion fatigue. The term refers to a deep emotional and physical exhaustion or burnout that comes from caring for...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 4:38am
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American Council of the Blind names new leadership, continues battle for accessibility and inclusion

The American Council of the Blind , an advocacy group for the rights of visually impaired and blind people, elected new leadership at the organization’s...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:23am
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Connections: Both sides make their case regarding single payer healthcare in New York

The New York State Legislature will hold hearings on single payer healthcare next week. Advocates say that it’s up to states to pass single payer, with...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:33pm
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Connections: Will we see single-payer healthcare in New York State?

What do you know about the New York Health Act? We talk about the bill that could bring single-payer healthcare to New York State. Our guests discuss...
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Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:22am
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