News Archives of 2012

Upstate New York Poison Center, health commissioner speak out about dangers of synthetic marijuana

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

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

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

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

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

Upstate acquires state-of-the-art IV robotic technology

March 12, 2012


President Smith on Bridge Street

President Smith on Bridge Street

March 9, 2012


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