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Officials gathered at the former Genesee Hospital on Alexander Street to announce a $1.5-million dollar grant designed to expand the reach of behavioral health services.

The funding comes from United Health Foundation, and the Regional Primary Care Network will use the money to integrate mental health services with primary care services in the region.

Premiums for job-based medical insurance rose moderately — 4 percent in 2015 — but employers continued to shift in expenses to workers, according to a new survey.

It's not too early to get your flu shot.

That's the advice from the Centers for Disease Control.  Even though the vaccination's protection against the flu can diminish over time, a local infectious disease specialist says if you're in a position to get the shot now, go ahead and do it.

One of the goals of healthcare reform is to cut down on the number of expensive emergency room visits. And a new pilot program in Syracuse’s eastern suburbs hopes to do that by way of an old medical standby, the house call. 

Men are twice as likely as women to escalate from use of opioids for chronic pain to a high dose and eventually die from drug-related causes, according to a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto.

An Oswego County resident is hospitalized in critical condition, after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE. According to Oswego County health officials, the victim is a resident of the Town of Albion. This is the second human case of EEE this year.

There are 63,000 people in the greater Rochester metro area who still don’t have health insurance, a couple of ticks down from last year. Statewide, 8.7 percent of New Yorkers remain uninsured, 2 percent fewer than in 2013. The U.S. Census Bureau released those numbers Thursday.

There are 63,000 people in the greater Rochester metro area who still don’t have health insurance, a couple of ticks down from last year. Statewide, 8.7 percent of New Yorkers remain uninsured, 2 percent fewer than in 2013. The U.S. Census Bureau released those numbers Thursday.

During this fall’s open enrollment period, workers who get health insurance through their employers may not see huge premium increases or significant hikes to deductibles or other out-of-pocket costs. But there may be less obvious changes that could make a notable difference in coverage or costs, benefits consultants say.

There's a major cyber attack being reported by the area's largest health insurance organization. Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield says its Information Technology systems were the target of a sophisticated cyberattack.