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Murphy, Byrne Host Senior Health Expo in Yorktown

May 31, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Seniors joined state Sen. Terrence Murphy and state Assemblyman Kevin Byrne on Thursday, May 25, for a senior health fair at the Yorktown Community Cultural Center.

Local healthcare experts provided free health screenings, including BMI and osteoporosis evaluations; blood pressure checks; and blood sugar testing. Specialists also answered questions on tick bites, summer ...

Northwell Health Walk in Yorktown Benefits Cancer Center

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Sunday, hundreds walked with Northwell Health to benefit its cancer health and wellness program. The inaugural two-mile walk benefiting Northern Westchester Hospital's Bruce and Andrea Yablon Cancer Health and Wellness Program took place at FDR State Park in Yorktown.

There were also health and wellness exhibits, a sponsor row, a kids’ zone, musical ...

How Bad Posture Affects Your Health

May is National Correct Posture Month, which encourages people to think about how posture can affect their overall health.

Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against gravity. Without posture and the muscles that control it we would simply ...

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