Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • An ER that treats opioids like an emergency

    An ER that treats opioids like an emergency OAKLAND, Calif. — Every year, thousands of people addicted to opioids show up at hospital emergency rooms in withdrawal so agonizing it leaves them moaning and writhing on the floor. Usually, they’re given medicines that help with vomiting or diarrhea and…

  • Potsdam Farmers Market fills park with color on overcast summer day

    Potsdam Farmers Market fills park with color on overcast summer day POTSDAM — Saturday’s mostly overcast sky seemed to amplify the vibrant colors on display at the Potsdam Farmers Market.“This year has been great,” said the market’s manager, Jennifer McAvoy. “The weather has been great. This is a happy…

  • Caramel Bakery and Bar to open on Park Avenue

    Caramel Bakery and Bar to open on Park Avenue The new dessert spot will offer high-end treats, plus cheese plates, local craft beverages and cocktails.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Caramel Bakery and Bar to open on Park Avenue

  • As states rush to curb prescription costs, drug companies fight back

    As states rush to curb prescription costs, drug companies fight back WASHINGTON — States around the country are clamping down on pharmaceutical companies, forcing them to disclose and justify price increases, but the drug manufacturers are fighting back, challenging the state laws as a violation of their constitutional rights.Even…

  • Motorcyclist dies in East Avenue collision

    Motorcyclist dies in East Avenue collision The 47-year-old motorcyclist died from his injuries after being taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, police said.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Motorcyclist dies in East Avenue collision

  • Spirit at Troy Farmers Market not dampened by Saturday's weather

    Spirit at Troy Farmers Market not dampened by Saturday's weather TROY — The dreary start to Saturday in the Capital Region didn’t dampen spirits at the Troy Farmers Market. Partly cloudy skies will continue into the evening with a chance for a stray shower or thunderstorm possible as the…

  • Former intelligence officials bite back after Trump goes after Brennan’s clearance

    Former intelligence officials bite back after Trump goes after Brennan’s clearance There are no safe spaces in President Donald Trump’s America, and there is no better evidence of this today than the battle lines being drawn between the occupant of the White House and those who have led U.S.…

  • In San Francisco, opioid addiction treatment offered on the streets

    In San Francisco, opioid addiction treatment offered on the streets The addiction treatment program at Highland Hospital’s emergency room is only one way that cities and health care providers are connecting with people in unusual settings.Another is in San Francisco, where city health workers are taking to the streets…

  • Merkel and Putin: A long history of distrust and reconciliation

    Merkel and Putin: A long history of distrust and reconciliation BERLIN — The personal relationship between Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and President Vladimir Putin of Russia is often boiled down to certain anecdotes: her put-downs about his role in the KGB and his attempts to rattle her by…