State Legislature Completes Passage of Difficult Budget that Rejects Several Items Opposed by MSSNY
The final adopted State Budget rejected numerous proposals of great concern that MSSNY together with specialty societies and other allies had been advocating against. More

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care
Big corporations - giant retailers and health insurance companies - are teaming up to become your doctor. Full Story

Syracuse doctors call on Congress to let CDC study gun violence epidemic (Commentary)
 Commentary by Syracuse-area physicians Dr. James Traver, Dr. Joel Potash, Dr. Peter Cronkright and Dr. Judy Setla. Full Story.

NY lets doctor practice despite history of using drugs, stealing blood in other state
Wessel was working at Canton-Potsdam Hospital in St. Lawrence County making more than $814,000 a year when he was arrested and charged last month with stealing prescription painkillers from patients. Full Story