News & Community Issues

In April 2009, a new strain of influenza was identified. This strain, novel H1N1, or 'swine flu' first appeared in Mexico and has quickly spread around the globe. On June 11, the World Health...
More and more people are in a position of having to provide care for an aging or chronically ill parent, spouse or child. It isn't a role that is chosen, but one that is taken on because it is...
More and more Americans are living well into their 80's and 90's… and many who do will require special care as their needs increase. That care often comes from family members, and the...
While the debate on health care reform is taken up in the Senate this week, many Americans are still unsure about what kind of reform is needed, or how the proposed legislation might affect them. On...
If you have ever lived outside of the country in a foreign culture for any length of time, you know how strange it feels to return to your hometown in the United States. For returning veterans, in...
The purpose of Medicaid is very simple and compassionate: people who cannot afford health insurance or have a disability should be able to receive medical care when they need it.  The working...
‘Brain fitness’ is something on a lot of people’s minds. As our population ages, there is growing concern over retaining cognitive function – the ability to learn, plan and...
  In April 2009, a new strain of influenza was identified. This strain, novel H1N1, or 'swine flu' first appeared in Mexico and has quickly spread around the globe. On June 11, the World...
  WSKG broadcasts to a 22 County area in South Central New York and North Central Pennsylvania, and there is so much to see and do in that region! From Cooperstown and Oneonta in the north to...
  As summer approaches, many school age children who have been receiving free or reduced lunches and breakfasts at school will be fed at home instead. Or will they? More than half of New York...