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Upstate celebrates 10th anniversary of smoke-free initiative
In 2005, Upstate became the first health care facility in New York, and the first SUNY campus to be completely smoke-free. Since then, Upstate has partnered with Central New York organizations to encourage other institutions to protect the health of the community by going smoke-free.

Retiring dean tells what drives demand for CHP grads
Hugh Bonner, PhD, says high demand for health careers will highlight job market for foreseeable future, especially as population of those older 65 increases.

Upstate faculty member is honored with St. George National Award from America Cancer Society
Leslie Kohman, MD, medical director of the Upstate Cancer Center is one of 23 to win the honor that recognizes leadership in helping to further the society's fight against cancer.

Researchers at Upstate make new discovery into cell death and a possible protective mechanism
Study, published in the online edition of Nature, has key implications for human disease, especially aging-related neuromuscular degenerative diseases, like ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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