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Rochester Regional Health has unveiled a new mobile mammography center.

The pink and blue RV-style vehicle will roam Monroe County and seven surrounding counties.

Rochester Regional health

Rochester Regional Health’s nursing school held an open house Wednesday aimed at expanding diversity in its student body.

Staff at the Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing said they often encounter stereotyped ideas about who belongs in the profession.

A simple phone call can reduce suicide risk

Jul 18, 2018
JAMA Psychiatry

The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show suicide rates continuing to climb nationwide. In New York, the CDC found that the rate has risen almost 30 percent since 1999.

People who have gone to the emergency room once for an attempted suicide are at high risk for attempting it again after their release.

Now, a study has shown a straightforward way of reducing that risk: calling those patients.

RIT Opens Health Science Center

Oct 3, 2015
RIT photo by A. Sue Weisler

RIT opened its new Clinical Health Sciences Center Friday.

The Center is a 45-thousand square foot addition to the north end of Louise Slaughter Hall. It will be home to the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition and student programs in behavioral health, ultrasound and physician's assistant.

A doctor's office and clinic will open October 19 as part of RIT’s partnership with Rochester Regional Health. Primary and walk-in care will be available to RIT employees and the community. A laboratory blood-draw station will also open.