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McCarthy Charities donation aids Whitney Young Health’s Troy center

Whitney Young Health has received a donation from The McCarthy Charities towards major facility and equipment upgrades at its Troy Health Center.

Will New York's school health centers survive Medicaid change?

David Shippee, president and CEO of Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center, calls on the governor on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 to sign legislation he says will prevent school-based health centers from scaling back services or closing altogether.

Funding cliff threatens millions of patients

One of America’s greatest challenges today is access to high quality health care for families in underserved urban and rural communities.

Congress' inaction endangers health

One of America's greatest challenges today is access to high quality health care for families in underserved urban and rural communities.

Effort underway to better educate women about breast cancer

As we approach October, the push to raise awareness about breast cancer ramps up. That's especially important for women of color. Research finds they are often diagnosed later in the disease process than Caucasian women.

Your Best Shot

'Living the Legacy' winner.

Snapshot: Living the Legacy

Former ALbany Common Councilwoman Barbara Smith, center, accepts the Living the Legacy Award from Whitney Young Health.

CDC: Heroin laced with fentanyl leading to peak overdose deaths

There’s more heroin on the street, and it’s more powerful and dangerous than ever.

Mobile health van to help serve refugee, immigrant students

This new mobile health van will come to North Albany Academy once a month to serve students -- particularly refugees and immigrants.

Health services coming to Albany newcomer school

Whitney Young Health expanding mobile health services to North Albany Academy.