Today is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, an effort begun by anti-cancer groups nearly four decades ago to help people quit smoking. This year the Cancer Society in New York is using the day to call attention to a decline in state spending on anti smoking programs.
Who says the bartering system is outdated?! Watch the video above (beginning at 19:38) to learn about the O+ Festival in Kingston where artists receive free healthcare in exchange for a weekend of music and art.
A Binghamton Assemblywoman who is on the Cuomo’s Administration’s hydro-fracking advisory panel is asking for a do-over of an ongoing heath review, saying the secretive process has compromised public confidence.