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Health Fair for Seniors in Endwell

Health screenings for seniors will be provided at an event in Endwell that will be hosted by the Southern Tier Center on Aging.

The health fair is scheduled for Thursday at the Broome West Senior Center at 2801 Wayne Street

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Excellus Refunds $3 Million in Deal with NYS

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has refunded millions of dollars to customers who were wrongly denied claims under a settlement with New York State regulators.

The deal with Excellus was announced Wednesday by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

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Binghamton School Hosting Blood Drive

A blood drive has been scheduled for next week at Seton Catholic Central High School on Binghamton's West Side.

The event is to be held Wednesday, December 5. It's to run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p

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A Little Music Will Bring Holiday Joy to Lourdes Hospital

Several musical performances are planned at Lourdes Hospital on Binghamton's West Side in the weeks before Christmas.

The first performance featuring the Carousel Harmony Chorus is scheduled for Friday from noon to 12:30 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Health Concerns Swirl Around Energy Drinks

Sales of energy drinks in the United States have been soaring in recent years as major beverage companies have rolled out their own brands to compete with some of the brands that established the category.

While the concoctions of c

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Broome Government Offices Adjust Hours for Thanksgiving

Operating hours for many Broome County government offices and departments will be changed this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Some buildings and departments will close at three o'clock Wednesday afternoon and remain closed Thursday and Friday

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Flu Shots Still Available For Broome County Residents

The Broome County Health Department is holding one more flu clinic for people who have yet to obtain their seasonal shot.

A clinic was held Monday afternoon at the health department offices at 225 Front Street in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Is There An Unplugged Gas Well Near Your Home?

Searchable maps with information about thousands of unplugged, abandoned gas and oil wells in upstate New York are being made available by an environmental data collection company.

Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, says the details about 5,046 old wells in 38 counties had not been available to the public

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November Is National Homecare Month

For individuals and families who face illness or injury that involves lengthy recovery time the opportunity to recuperate or be cared for at home becomes a major issue.  Studies have shown that patients often times show more improvement at home than in a nursing home or recovery home environment

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Owego-Apalachin “Peaceful” School Buses

A peaceful bus is a happy bus -- and a safe bus. More than 400 elementary students in the Owego-Apalachin School District are being encouraged by administrators and bus drivers to be respectful and responsible as they travel to and from school

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