Health Report

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Ithaca, Cortland rank high in health care enrollment

The Ithaca and Cortland areas had some of the highest enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act in the first enrollment season.

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WHCU Health Report: Meditation for mental health

It’s an age-old technique that’s been proven to reduce anxiety, improve sleep and effectively manage stress.

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State health officials gear up for round two of open enrollment

Premiums are expected to increase about 4.5 percent in New York’s health exchange next year.

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WHCU Health Report: AARP announces “I Heart Caregiver” campaign

November is National Family Caregivers Month.

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WHCU Health Report: A promising treatment for children with severe scoliosis

Doctors are taking advantage of a newly FDA-approved device.

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WHCU Health Report: Obesity prevention hub to open at Cornell

Cornell’s Obesity Prevention Center is funded by a two-year, $856,000 grant from the USDA.

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Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

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Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

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Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

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After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns

New York State Police provide an escort for Suffolk and Nassau County Department of Public Works trucks headed for Buffalo (photo courtesy of New York State Police)

Warmer weather and rain are in the forecast, and that's making people in the Buffalo area nervous.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.