Monthly Archives: May 2012

Medical, lifestyle stories fill Upstate Health spring issue

Click here for your electronic copy. The spring issue of Upstate Health features psychologist Rich O’Neill on the cover. He and colleagues share their passion for bicycle commuting (page 20) in the leisure section of the magazine, where you will … Continue reading

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Should you consider a bicycle commute?

Listen to a radio interview about bicycle commuting Bike riding can save money and help you combine your workout with your commute. (Be sure to always wear a helmet; Upstate’s Trauma Service sells them for about $10.) Meet three Upstate … Continue reading

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‘Hunger Games’ makes for excellent reading, Deborah Tarbell says

Deborah Tarbell, who supervises the snack bar in Upstate’s Campus Activities Building, is a fan of “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, the first book in a trilogy which has been made into a movie. “It’s written for the young … Continue reading

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Dave Sikora stays active by fishing weekly all year round

Dave Sikora, who works in campus physical plant administration, has a passion for fishing — and photo albums to prove it. Mention fishing to him and Dave gets a twinkle in his eye. He fishes about four times a week, … Continue reading

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Three Pioneering Women Doctors Recognized in Public Exhibitions

Doctors Elizabeth  Blackwell (1821-1910), Mary Walker (1832-1919) and Sarah Loguen Fraser (1850-1933) –all medical pioneers with ties to Syracuse– are being honored with new public displays in Syracuse and Oswego. Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell and Dr. Sara Loguen Fraser are part … Continue reading

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