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Diane Schoenfeld comes every Friday to the Chaparral House nursing home in Berkeley, Calif. to spend time with her aunt, Lillie Manger.

“Hi Aunt Lill!” she says, squatting down next to her aunt’s wheelchair, meeting her at eye level.

The New York Department of Financial Services will post the new coverage rates proposed by insurance companies and allow for public review starting next month.

The House of Representatives’ approval last week of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks brings into sharp focus the issue of early access to abortion.  Abortion rights supporters say more than a dozen states have banned one option that could improve early access: telemedicine.

NEW YORK – It is a busy Friday afternoon. Staff members check in guests at the front desk. Other employees lead visitors on tours of the upstairs bedrooms, or field calls from people considering future stays. Aromas of garlic and roasted chicken seep out of the kitchen.

Earlier this week the federal government clarified that insurers can’t charge people for anesthesia administered during a free colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer.

One man is on a mission to heal, and he’s doing it by empowering physical therapists with the unique tool of magic.

In the late 1990s you could have taken what hospitals charged to administer inpatient chemotherapy and bought a Ford Escort econobox.

Symphonie Dawson was 23 and studying to be a paralegal while working part-time for a temporary staffing agency when she learned that the reason she kept feeling sick was because she was pregnant.

A study looking into ways to reduce the plaque that causes Alzheimer’s disease, wants to attract more African American participants. The clinical trial is taking place in Rochester, Buffalo, and several locations near New York City.

A group of local primary care physicians is hoping to improve the outcomes of adult patients who are diagnosed with depression.

Lifetime Health Medical Group, which has between 30,000 and 35,000 patients in the Rochester area, is using a new collaborative treatment program that includes a behavioral health care coordinator and a consulting psychiatrist.