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News Archives of 2002

Syracuse Crunch help vision campaign at SUNY Upstate

September 12, 2002

The Syracuse Crunch helped raise nearly $4,000 for the Lions Clubs in District 20-Y1 (Central New York). The Lions worked with the Syracuse Crunch management to help sell Crunch season tickets, as well as foam "Chuck-a Pucks" at every home game. By accurately throwing pucks on the ice during Crunch game intermission, spectators are able to win prizes.

University Hospital to hold free peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and abdominal aortic aneurysm screenings Sept. 25

September 10, 2002

Individuals who suffer from leg pain when walking may have peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a circulatory condition that can be dangerous because it blocks the blood vessels in the legs.

Children's Miracle Open Golf Tournament raises more than $61,000

September 9, 2002

More than 240 golfers participated in the 15th annual Children's Miracle (CMN) Open Golf Tournament, raising more than $61,000 for pediatric services at University and Crouse hospitals. The event, held Aug. 9 at Foxfire at Village Green in Baldwinsville, was co-chaired by Richard Groth and JoAnn Shupe of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Steve Allen Jr., M.D., to discuss juggling life's stress at SUNY Upstate Sept. 20

September 6, 2002

Steve Allen Jr., M.D., will present "Juggling Life's Stress" at SUNY Upstate Medical University's annual Weiskotten Lecture Friday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in the Weiskotten Hall's ninth floor auditorium. Weiskotten Hall is located at 766 Irving Avenue in Syracuse. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Mad cow disease and rehab nursing are next topics at Nursing Forums

September 5, 2002

SUNY Upstate holds women's health fair at UHCC Sept. 12

September 5, 2002

Hormone Replacement Therapy, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and how to eliminate financial barriers to early prenatal care are among the health issues to be discussed at a women's health fair Thursday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 4th Floor Community room of University Health Care Center (UHCC), 90 Presidential Plaza, Syracuse. The fair, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by UHCC of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

University Hospital's HealthLink offers free seminars in September

September 5, 2002

Retreat at Thornfield Conference Center to feature international meditation expert Sept. 27 to 29

September 4, 2002

Jose Reissig, a molecular biologist-turned meditation expert, will lead a three-day meditation retreat at Thornfield Conference Center on Cazenovia Lake Sept. 27 to 29. The retreat, titled "The Mind: Friend or Foe," is sponsored by the Center for Health and Meditation of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

University Hospital honors employees for contributions to workplace

August 29, 2002

SUNY Upstate expresses regret over failure to reach collaboration plan with Crouse Hospital

August 26, 2002

The following statement was issued today (Aug. 26) by SUNY Upstate Medical University: