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Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 8:17 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKEverywhere you look, you’re reading, shopping, banking, or being entertained online with digital devices small and large. In fact, 62 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other hand-held devices for five or more hours a day, according to the American Optometric Association’s 2015 American Eye-Q survey.

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 8:00 AM

More than 13,600 individuals and companies in New York state have forgotten more than $2.66 million in checks issued in 2011 to members and providers by Excellus Health Plan, including Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.The unclaimed money was...

Updated Apr 23, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Q: My husband and I have been unsuccessful trying to get pregnant for almost two years. Could this be related to my severe menstrual cramps?

Updated Apr 23, 2015 at 11:38 AM

It wasn’t that long ago that cataract surgery meant two or three days in the hospital. Not so today.

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Ice-cream manufacturer Blue Bell announced earlier today that it will be recalling all of its products from stores nationwide after a listeria...

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 1:36 AM

Thompson Health associate Amanda Kuhn of Honeoye donates kidney to person she’d never met

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 12:49 PM

It may be a bit cliché, but what a difference a year makes.Wednesday marked one year since having weight-loss surgery. For many who had gastric-sleeve surgery, like myself, it’s known as a sleeversary.

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 12:14 PM

The legislation that continues the Medicare payments affects over 450 ambulance provider statewide.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 9:33 AM


Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 10:38 AM

“Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight and What We Can Do About It,” by Harriet Brown. Da Capo Press, Boston, 2014. 274 pages. $25.99.

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 5:19 AM

Any remaining fears that Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic would downsize, or worse — shutter its doors because of cuts a few years ago — were put to rest April 1.  That is when...

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