News Archives of June 2000

June 29, 2000
Despite on-the-job stresses, umpiring in major leagues does not pose a health risk, say State University of New York researchers
The sedentary lifestyle of Major League Baseball umpires and the stressful environment in which they work do not pose a health risk to these men in blue. A new study, published in the May issue of “The Physician and Sports Medicine,” found that umpiring in the major leagues is not associated with a shortened life expectancy. “We [...]

June 22, 2000
Lloyd F. Novick, MD, receives Herman Biggs Public Health Award
Lloyd F. Novick, M.D., professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he directs the teaching program in preventive medicine, has been named the recipient of the Herman M. Biggs Public Health Award by the New York Public Health Association. The award is given annually in recognition of outstanding service in public health in [...]

June 11, 2000
Jillian H. Kuruc joins University Medical Associates at Syracuse, Inc.
Jillian H. Kuruc has been named institutional compliance officer for the Faculty Practice Plan for University Medical Associates at Syracuse, Inc. (UMAS). Kuruc is responsible for identifying faculty practice functions and business practices requiring compliance activities. Kuruc, a resident of Binghamton, has a solid background in health care with more than seven years’ experience. Her past positions held [...]

June 11, 2000
University Hospital offers Jester and Pharley dolls to kids with cancer. Dolls help keep children still during spinal taps and other procedures.
Newly diagnosed children with cancer who are treated at University Hospital will receive a Jester & Pharley doll to help them through often painful procedures, such as spinal taps or bone marrow aspirations. As a leading institute in the fight against childhood cancers and a member of the prestigious Pediatric Oncology Group, University Hospital has received [...]

June 8, 2000
The benefits of cooking with soy and other developments in women’s
Physicians, nutritionists and therapists will offer the latest information on the newest developments in women’s health during University Hospital’s Women’s Health Forum Saturday, June 17 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave, Syracuse. Registration fee is $10 which includes a continental breakfast and coffee break. To register call Health [...]

May 31, 2000
Conference to highlight therapies for Alzheimer’s disease June 15
A daylong conference June 15 on Alzheimer’s disease will examine the most up to-date information on medical therapies to treat the disease as well as offer strategies on how to be a successful caregiver. The conference, which runs froms 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., will be held at the Radisson Plaza, Hotel Syracuse. Presentations will address [...]

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