Doula Digest-Push It. Push It Good!

By Naomi Starsiak If I ever found a fairy and had the chance to magically change one thing about how women give birth in the US, without a second’s hesitation, my wish would be to...

Strawberry-the food of the Skyworld

  By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwasasne Mohawk Among the traditional Mohawks there is a special appreciation for the strawberry plant-called Niihontesha. It is a unique plant as its seeds are outside of the skin of the berry...

Pain Management: So Much More than an Epidural

The number one fear I see in my clients who are having their first baby is the pain of labor. Very few new moms have seen labor in real life; and the images we...

The Face of Genius-By Theresa Mancuso

Photos By Thomas E. Loughlin, Jr. and C Harris-Lockwood From the choir loft of St. Joseph’s in Utica, the larger than life size statues of angels and saints look over the congregation. With beautifully ornate...

Letter To The Editor

Directors Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, unveiled the long-awaited health care bill and it includes many structural changes to Medicaid that will fundamentally change the way the program works, and will be devastating to...

Letters to the Editor: Open Letter to Mr. Scholefield

Dear Mr. Robert Scholefield: Mr. Scholefield, you said, “ . . . with the primary mission of delivering state-of-the-art healthcare to our region . . . .” If you really want a state-of-the-art hospital – please...

Business Skills to “Super Sell” Yourself

By Dr. Patricia Laino Your Outer Image: I’m Dr. Pat Laino, the Director and instructor at the Business Training Institute here in Utica. My job is to teach those who want to start up their...

Doula Digest: What Does A Doula Do?

By: Noami Starsiak When I started this column I gave a brief picture of what a doula is, today I want to broaden that picture to look at the two categories of doulas - birth...

SpaceX Sticks “Most Difficult Landing to Date.”

By: Thaddeus Cesari On June 23, 2017 -- SpaceX successfully launched Bulgaria’s first orbital communications satellite aboard the second-ever reused Falcon-9 rocket. Flown previously January of last year, the same booster was refit for flight,...

Support Resources for Bereaved Individuals

In my April column, titled Working with Parents Whose Children Have Died, I promised that my next piece would identify both local and national support resources for individuals who have experienced loss due to...
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