News Archives of 2012
Upstate New York Poison Center, health commissioner speak out about dangers of synthetic marijuana
March 28, 2012
Packaged as K2, Spice, herbal incense or Legal Phunk synthetic marijuana, when inhaled can cause seizures, extreme paranoia; kidney failure and even death.
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital opens one-of-a-kind therapeutic oasis for patients
March 27, 2012
The multi-sensory room, featuring floor-to-ceiling bubble tubes, a waterbed, climbing and crawling surfaces and mats, projectors that show words and images on the walls, helps provide non-pharmacological pain control, stress relief, stimulation and relaxation depending on the patient's needs.
Upstate's occupational health office opens new facility
March 27, 2012
The Southern Tier office of Upstate's Occupational Health Clinical Health Centers has moved to a new expanded location in Binghamton. The move allows for additional clinic hours to meet the region's growing demand for services to prevent, diagnose, and treat work-related illnesses.
Weiskotten Hall is in full bloom in March 2012
March 22, 2012
The courtyard of Weiskotten Hall on the Upstate Medical University campus is already in bloom thanks to the unseasonably warm weather in the Upstate New York. Daytime temperatures have been in the upper 70s and low 80s for almost a week bring a colorful welcome to the first days of spring.
Upstate marks Brain Injury Awareness Week with presentations and displays
March 19, 2012
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers a weeklong series of presentations and displays on traumatic brain injuries and breakthrough treatments giving patients promising futures and fuller lives.
Upstate medical student is one of 30 nationwide to be honored by AMA for community outreach efforts
March 16, 2012
Third-year medical student Sam Schueler wins Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding skills in advocacy, community service and education, including efforts to provide health education to disadvantage youth.
Upstate's Antonio Culebras behind international celebration of World Sleep Day March 16
March 15, 2012
Upstate physician provides 10 commandments of good sleeping habits to aid the millions who just can't get to sleep.
Poison prevention is just a phone call away
March 13, 2012
Upstate New York Poison Center urges the public to program their cell phones so the poison prevention hotline is reachable immediately. That's 1-800-222-1222.
Upstate acquires state-of-the-art IV robotic technology
March 12, 2012
President Smith on Bridge Street
March 9, 2012