Health

Expert: Methadone, though imperfect, saves lives

The expert said Thursday that methadone is an important part of treating opioid addiction, but some of the audience members weren’t so sure. Dr. Matisyahu Shulman said in a conversation on …

An expert on opioid use disorders and treatment will speak Thursday in Cortland about the myths and facts about medications to treat addiction. Dr Matisyahu Shulman is a clinician-scientist at the …

Phillips Free Library to host naloxone training

You can’t always tell when someone is using opioids – but you can be prepared if someone overdoses. Imagine, if you will, an older relative, perhaps on opioids following hip surgery …

The Baden-Powell Council, Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that Dr. Martin Stallone, president and CEO of Cayuga Health System, has received the 2024 Tompkins County Distinguished Citizen …

Guthrie debuts new mural telling the hospital’s history

Guthrie Cortland Medical Center staff celebrated National Hospital Week on Tuesday by unveiling a mural in their courtyard, which honors caregivers while telling the history of the medical center. …

Phillips Free Library will host a naloxone training session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at the library at 37 S. Main St., Homer. The training is open to anyone age 16 and older, but …

Guthrie Cortland Medical Center will unveil a new mural in its cafe courtyard on Tuesday as part of Guthrie Health Care Week, the hospital has announced. The mural by artist Molly Reagan and her …

Smoking affects low-income people at a greater-rate

  Low-income households in Cortland County are nearly twice as likely to include a smoker as other households, state data show, and a county official says tobacco companies target that market.

CAPCO: Living the mission

For half a century, the Cortland County Community Action Program has offered resources to people in need. Sometimes that’s helping young parents get diapers; sometimes it’s improving home …

The Nightingale Benefit Concert raised nearly $22,000 Friday for the Cortland Memorial Foundation, which support Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, the hospital has announced. Carey Wilk, an …

Mental health walk gains momentum

The Mental Health Awareness Walk has picked up momentum since it began 12 years ago – 250 participants Tuesday instead of 40 in 2012. Organizers hope efforts to help people with mental health …

“Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” will be the topic of a presentation Thursday at the Age Well Center in Cortland. The presentation by the Alzheimer’s Association …

Catholic Charities gets $8 million for transitional housing

An $8 million grant from the state Office of Mental Health will fund a 14-bed transitional housing facility in Cortland County for people coming out of mental health treatment settings, like …

The main entrance of Guthrie Cortland Medical Center will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic for four to six weeks starting Monday as a project to rebuild the hospital’s parking lot …

Spring chores and recreation can put your hands at risk for wounds, infection, and repetitive strains, making injury prevention important when you head outdoors. Safety and protection are …

Check your snout

Rain is a double-edged sword with allergies; on one end, rain helps keep the pollen count in control, but on the other, it helps the pollen spread more easily. Add heat to the mix, and you could …

‘It’s my duty to advocate for them’

Lisa Hoeschele always had a passion for helping people, but when her daughter Margaret was born 10 weeks premature, she saw first-hand how important community supports can be. “We …

Cayuga Health has announced that Cayuga Medical Center’s Birthplace has won the Fidelis’ Maternal Child Health Award for Excellence for the second consecutive year. The evaluation …

Price Chopper/Market 32 issued a reminder Friday, a day before National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, that each of its 60 pharmacies, including one in Cortlandville, maintains a kiosk to take …

Sheriff withdraws from Drug Take Back Day

The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office will not take part in Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, withdrawing from the event over disagreement with addiction services’ messaging about safe use. …

Tompkins County Whole Health emphasized the importance of immunizations during this year’s National Infant Immunization Week, which runs through Monday. “Infants are particularly …

Tompkins County Whole Health announced this week that it has ceased free distribution of COVID-19 test kits. The program ended April 4. The public health department also announced changes to its …

Be careful of fox bites, the Cortland County Health Department warned Tuesday, particularly if you’re between Pendleton Street and the Tioughnioga River south of Port Watson Street. Fox …

Cortland methadone clinic awaits OK to open in May

A methadone clinic set to open in Cortland expects to start operating next month, pending approvals from state and federal agencies, clinic director Grace Kelley said Friday. Kelley said the …

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 17 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.