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Putnam Heart Walk Kicks Off Sunday

April 22, 2017

BREWSTER, N.Y.— American Heart Association Putnam Heart Walk will be held Sunday, April 23, at Brewster High School, 50 Foggintown Road. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Walk kicks off at 10 a.m.

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans and stroke is No. 5. The American Heart Association helps the community by supporting programs and funding lifesaving research to help save ...

Bethel’s Continuum of Care Provides Effective Senior Care at Every Stage

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - For more than a century, Bethel has been providing seniors in the Northern Westchester area with every facet of care imaginable to help them lead healthier, happier lives.

From home care and adult day services to independent and assisted living, as well as around the clock care, Bethel offers the peace of mind that comes with incomparable resources, experience and ...

You Gotta Have Heart

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The poet John Keats once wrote, “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.”

For Robin Zencheck, nothing could be more real than a heart transplant. She’s experienced two of them. And if that’s not enough, throw in a kidney transplant for good measure.

But Zencheck, a 35-year Mahopac resident, is a survivor. Despite her medical challenges, ...

Sports Science Helps Mahopac Athlete Recover from TBI

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— When he was 13-years-old, Mahopac student Justin Sacco suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while playing modified football. His father says he was a mere 15 minutes from death.

But following surgery after becoming paralyzed on the left-side of his body, it only took Justin a year to eat, walk, and run once again.

“My whole goal after the surgery was just to ...

Bridgham Barr Orthodontics Offers Cutting-Edge Board-Certified Care

SOMERS, N.Y. - Think all orthodontists are alike? Think again.

Many dentists offer orthodontic treatment, but they do not all have the same extensive education required of a board-certified orthodontist.

At Bridgham Barr Orthodontics, located in Mill Pond Offices on Route 100 in Somers, Dr. Rick Bridgham and Dr. Anita Barr are board-certified orthodontic specialists. A board-certified ...

Defying the Odds

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Like many kids his age, Connor Looby, a 10-year-old Austin Road Elementary School student, is a sports enthusiast and aspiring athlete. He plays lacrosse in the Mahopac Sports Association and basketball for St. John’s CYO.

But Connor suffers from a disease known as lymphedema, caused by an abnormality in the lymphatic vessels, which results in an accumulation of ...

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