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New lounge will streamline hospital discharge process for patients

The lounge, which will replace the small cafe on the hospital’s second floor, is expected to open in March.

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Upstate readies for 2019 Heart Walk; seeks additional team captains


Upstate traditionally fields one of the largest teams for the Heart Walk, which will be held March 23 at SRC Arena.

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For nurse Susan Thomas, February getaway is medical outreach trip to Guatemala


Thomas, a labor and delivery nurse at the Community Campus, journeys to Guatemala on her own dime several times each year to volunteer at a medical clinic that serves the poor.

Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of the Infectious Disease Division, speaks with reporters about the possibilty that Upstate Medical University will test a heroin vaccine in 2020. Researchers at Upstate and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have received a $3.7 million grant to conduct clinical trials on an experimental heroin vaccine.