NY Legislature OKs consumer prescription drug protections
The New York state Senate has given final legislative passage to a bill aimed at preventing consumers from overpaying for their medications. Full Story.

What's Going Around: Our weekly check of local doctors' offices for March 12
 NewsChannel 9's weekly What's Going Around report checks in with Central New York doctors to find out what illnesses they've been treating. Full Story.

Fayetteville-Manlius School Board: We need community involvement in school safety talks
The Fayetteville-Manlius School District wants to get the ball rolling and set up a plan on how they will increase school safety. Full Story.

Trump promising consumers digital-age health care approach
The Trump administration is taking a pragmatic new tack on health care, with officials promising consumer friendly changes and savings in areas from computerized medical records to prescription drugs. New Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has been rolling out the agenda, saying it has the full backing of President Donald Trump. Full Story.


The NYSDOH AIDS Institute is sponsoring a free buprenorphine waiver training for clinical providers. In  response to opioid overdose deaths in New York State, increased access to buprenorphine treatment for opioid  use disorder is urgently needed. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Medical Residents are  welcome and highly encouraged to attend.

Click here for full details and registration.