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New Initiative Targets Unneeded ER Visits
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is partnering with the Medical Societies of Herkimer and Oneida counties, in an effort to reduce unneeded emergency room visits and keep costs down.
The group is launching television and radio advertisements, urging people with minor ailments to visit …
FDA Says Flu Injector Devices Not Approved as Vaccines
Flu vaccines have always been dreaded by those who hate shots, but this year a company called PharmaJet introduced a device that uses “a high-pressure steam of liquid to pierce the skin and deliver the vaccine.” The needle-phobics rejoiced.
But now the FDA is saying, Not s…