Saying goodbye to your pet is never easy. But, what if you could help your pet pass peacefully within the comfort of your own home? A Capital Region vet has focused her job on specifically making house calls for in-home euthanasia.
Health insurers in New York recently asked for premium hikes between 12 and 17 percent. They say the soaring cost of drugs is pushing them to the brink. What does that mean for you? Perhaps some bills you never anticipated.
On a spring night after work in his new home, Nick Wilock prepares dinner side-by-side with his wife. The two are expecting their first child. It's a happy time. But concealed by Nick's smile is a darkness that still cuts deep: the crushing pain he's struggled with after losing his youngest brother to a heroin overdose.
Leah Wightman, a 24-year-old bride-to-be in perfect athletic shape, was suddenly diagnosed with leukemia. Doctors immediately put her into treatment and told her she had to cancel her July wedding. Doctors will use a clinical trial with Wightman. Bone marrow from her brother Ross will be genetically altered to mirror a perfect match donation.
The staff at Blue Creek Elementary School in North Colonie are pro-active. They want all their students to get a great education. School administrators noticed students in lower income households were scoring lower on standardized tests, so they’ve made some changes.
Imagine if the company that covered your medical costs also came with a shot of religion? Thousands of patients, across the country and right here in the Capital Region, are converting from a traditional health plan to a biblical, non-insurance approach to coverage.
The water contamination in Hoosick Falls has raised awareness of our water quality. That's got people in Central Bridge asking about a chemical in their water and why it's taken a decade to deal with it.
Advocates for heroin addicts are working to legalize supervised injection facilities in New York State. It's a place where heroin users can go to shoot up, with medical oversight. These facilities have been operating in other countries for decades and something similar is in the works in Boston. However, just because statistics show safe injection facilities save lives, doesn't mean they're not controversial.
This is the closest Jonathan Richmond has felt to his past. Walking hand in hand with his fiancé outside the gates of Saint Peter's Hospital, Jonathan Richmond lays eyes on the building for the first time since the day he was born: December 4, 1988.
It's estimated almost half of all American adults take prescription drugs and the average number of drugs taken is four, and it's not cheap. The average out of pocket cost for those drugs runs between $750 and $850 a year. Even if your insurance picks up much of the cost, there are still ways to save money.
On Saturday, February 13, NewsChannel 13 aired "Community in Crisis: Hoosick Falls," where we took an In-Depth look at the crisis over toxic water in the village. Watch the special in its entirety here.
As NewsChannel 13 has been reporting, the anxiety over the dangerous drinking water is taking a toll on families. Jessica Layton spent an afternoon with a woman born and raised in Hoosick Falls and her two kids, as they navigate the tricky waters of living in fear about what's in the water.
A recent study indicates that women pay more for just about everything. That includes personal care items, clothes, home health products and sports equipment. In fact, even little kids are not exempt. Toys geared towards girls are often costlier.
You've heard of the LLC loophole but we've found a brand new one. Usually the loophole helps campaign donors to get around contribution limits. However, the NewsChannel 13 “Waste Watchers” team has discovered it’s also keeping you from knowing who the state is doing business with and this affects millions of your tax dollars.
It's estimated that one in four kids are bullied in school. Around 160,000 children miss school every day out of fear of being bullied. Traditionally grades 6 through 10 were the hotbeds of bullying. However, now it's happening with greater frequency in elementary school, and zero tolerance policies aren't enough to stop it.
Nowadays, wallpaper can be printed and sold for a relatively cheap price. In the 1700s and 1800s, making wallpaper was a skilled and intricate art. Today, there are just a few of these artists left and one of them is in Sharon Springs.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy.
A body was pulled out of Pontoosac Lake in Pittsfield on Thursday morning. Investigators are still trying to figure out what happened. They say there is no indication a boat overturned or he had a swimming accident.
Every year people make a big deal about where their favorite team plays in the NCAA tournament. Do they have to travel cross-country? Are they playing in their home state? No matter who you're rooting for next March, Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to make sure you're doing it in Albany.