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Inside the FLX: Brad Jones discusses obesity, weight loss in the Finger Lakes

Inside the FLX: Brad Jones discusses obesity, weight loss in the Finger Lakes
On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX, former Seneca Falls Mayor Brad Jones, joined Josh Durso to discuss the growing obesity problem in the U.S., with particular focus here in the Finger Lakes region. BlueCross BlueShield estimates that obesity in the Finger Lakes costs residents nearly $501 million per year. According to their same study, the region faces an obesity... more

Seneca Falls based 5StarMedical Corp. obtains exclusive rights to distribute TheraSCAR

Seneca Falls based 5StarMedical Corp. obtains exclusive rights to distribute TheraSCAR
After several months of discussions and legal review, 5StarMedical Corp is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the exclusive rights to distribute a world class product called TheraSCAR. This product was developed by world renowned surgeon Dr. Michael W. Gray, D.O. and is considered one of the highest quality scar therapy and hydration products on the market. George... more

Wayne County collects massive amount of unused, unwanted drugs

Wayne County collects massive amount of unused, unwanted drugs
Wayne County law enforcement agencies collected nearly 650 pounds of pharmaceutical medication as part of the national drug take-back day Saturday. Sheriff Barry Virts said the WayneNET law enforcement consortium, which includes municipal police departments, state police and the sheriff’s office, took in 647 pounds of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication during the event. They were... more

Finger Lakes area hospitals penalized by feds

Finger Lakes area hospitals penalized by feds
Several local hospitals were named specifically as 754 hospitals were penalized by the federal government, which will result in their overall payments from Medicare reduced by 1%.Tracking Hospital-Acquired Conditions, or HAC’s is something that has become commonplace over the last two years, and is a major provision within the Affordable Care Act. It tracks the HAC’s each hospital has, and... more

Finger Lakes area hospitals penalized by feds

Finger Lakes area hospitals penalized by feds
Several local hospitals were named specifically as 754 hospitals were penalized by the federal government, which will result in their overall payments from Medicare reduced by 1%.Tracking Hospital-Acquired Conditions, or HAC’s is something that has become commonplace over the last two years, and is a major provision within the Affordable Care Act. It tracks the HAC’s each hospital has, and... more
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