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Health & Wellness

August 10, 2022

WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Love Holds Life welcomed new board and staff members at a dinner on August 8. The Hudson Valley-based children’s cancer charity, which has been active since 2011 and is renaming itself to the Children’s Cancer Society, Love Holds Life Inc., has a mission to help children and ...

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Rye, NY, July 28, 2022: The Osborn Pavilion announced it has received an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The rating is based on a nursing home's performance on health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. “Families want their loved ones to ...

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Comfortable lounge and social spaces, beautiful private rooms, an arts and crafts center, an outdoor activity space and more await you at one of the area's well-managed senior residences. Welcome to The Plaza at Clover Lake, a standout independent and assisted living residence nestled on a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Healthcare heroes at Waterview and Salem Hills, two rehabilitation and nursing centers in North Salem, were thanked with sweet treats earlier this month. The Kona shaved-ice refreshments were funded by Dean Brown, Director of Business Development at The Bristal Assisted Living ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the appointment of Scott Edelman as its interim Executive Director. Mr. Edelman succeeds Jeffrey Menkes, who retired at the end of June after leading Burke for more than five years. Mr. Edelman, who previously served as Burke’s Senior ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - It’s been put on for 40 years, but the annual horse show at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding is still flying high. The latest event, held on Saturday, June 18, was a whopping success, according to the center’s executive director, Jeff Rumpf. Located on Peach Lake Road in ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection announces that their 2022 Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2. The event is Support Connection’s most important annual fundraiser. Proceeds provide funding for their year-round breast, ovarian and ...

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MOUNT KISCO, NY – Northern Westchester Hospital has appointed Alexis Lorraine Grucela, MD, an accomplished colon and rectal surgeon, as director of its Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery (IRMIS). Dr. Grucela also serves as director of colorectal surgery at the hospital and ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - With Lady Gaga blasting from the speakers, a crowd cheering on a pickup basketball game, and others drawing on the blacktop, taking selfies, and petting a horse, the atmosphere outside the North Salem Middle/High School was festive, despite the damp weather and serious ...

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Albany, N.Y. - New York State Senator Pete Harckham announced today that he has introduced legislation to expand access to mental health care, Substance Use Disorder treatment and recovery support services for residents statewide. The new bill, known as the Ensuring Access to Behavioral Health Act, ...

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Here are expert (and easy) tips for reducing your symptoms. If you or a loved one is older, it’s sensible to stay home during the pandemic. But let’s face it: Staying home usually leads to inactivity. If you have vascular disease, inactivity means not keeping up the walking program that’s the ...

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A life filled with laughter and empowerment topped with turmeric lattes and essential oils — a perfect way to describe Luciana Haughwout, a local resident, mother of four and the owner of Conscious Coaching & Consulting at the Connecting Well Center in Yorktown Heights.  Haughwout’s journey ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Worried about the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, Westchester residents have been snapping up home testing kits the second they hit the shelves. They’ve also been queuing up for tests in ways reminiscent of the long lines seen when vaccines were first offered. Now, as then, ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Westchester County has partnered with Quadrant Bio Sciences to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing at the Westchester County Center starting Wednesday, December 29. This testing is appointment only – walk ins will not be accepted. Appointments will only be available 3 days in ...

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MOUNT KISCO, NY – To help kids adjust to an unusually stressful school year, Northern Westchester Hospital gathered a panel of pediatric experts to talk about how parents can help kids develop healthy routines. The event, held by Northern Westchester Hospital's Center for Healthy Living in ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown prides itself on a strong sense of community among its residents, and there is no greater example of neighbors supporting neighbors than Support Connection. The non-profit organization offers many programs and services to people, mostly women, diagnosed with breast or ...

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Rotator cuff injuries annually result in substantial instances of surgical intervention. However, you can prevent a rotator cuff injury with regular and correct strengthening exercises. And, when you incur a rotator cuff injury, physical therapy treatment could provide the cure to avoid surgery in ...

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Our knee joints rely on our pelvic girdle, hips and ankles to provide mobility and stability to our leg functions. Appreciating the supporting roles of the pelvic girdle, hips and ankles helps us understand the cause of our achy knees and why strengthening exercises of other parts of our body are ...

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Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow can happen to all of us; these injuries are not limited to tennis players and golfers. However, a tennis elbow is five times more likely to develop than a golfer’s elbow and affects mostly people in the 35-50 age group. Both are overuse injuries that result from ...

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