Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute are beginning a study to look at the safety of electronic cigarettes.
A groundbreaking program is teaching every student – around 1,100 teens – the technique of “hands-only CPR,” which can be used to save someone who goes into cardiac arrest.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a statewide database that would allow law enforcement agencies to track heroin- and other drug-related overdoses, deaths, hospital More »
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Sentencing day could come with prison time for Tonawanda Coke’s environmental control manager and millions of dollars in fines for More »
Buffalo Police are trained now on how to administer Narcan which is considered to be a potential life-saver antidote for Heroin and other narcotic overdoses. Police say the Queen City is no stranger to what is described as a nationwide epidemic of heroin overdoses.
Executive director Mark Foley says the seven registered sex offenders ended up at the two state-owned group homes on Leydecker Road because federal officials ordered the closure of the Monroe Developmental Center near Rochester where the sex offenders were formerly housed.
Heart valve replacement is typically an open heart procedure. However for some patients that surgery can be too risky. Now there is a less invasive fix.
Rochester General Health System is forming a partnership with United Memorial Medical Center that will make the Genesee County hospital an affiliate of Rochester General.
Local Blue Cross Blue Shield representatives tell News 4 they are one of the groups opposing the new pain pill called Zohydro. Some are calling it a “heroin” pill that will hit the market in March.
Wednesday, county lawmakers approved the sale to VestraCare for $16 million in a 13 to 5 vote.
A University at Buffalo professor says injuries are actually on the rise for people that are walking and texting.
Catholic Health plans to invest $8 million in the Mercy Ambulatory Care Center in Orchard Park. They plan to modernize the 30-year-old facility on Southwestern Boulevard, a division of Mercy Hospital.