Health & Wellness

July 22, 2021

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Licensed naturopathic physician Dr. Eli Morales discusses vaccinating children for COVID-19 as this week’s guest of podcast host Brett Freeman on Hudson Valley Uncensored.  To listen to the podcast, click HERE or search for Hudson Valley Uncensored on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. A few weeks ago, we published a story on our TAPinto website with a link to Survey Monkey asking our readers to answer some questions about whether they planned to vaccinate their children. We had 70 local parents respond to the survey. Responses and suggested questions were used to ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- Dr. Maryann Buetti-Sgouros, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, joins the Hudson Valley Uncensored podcast this week to discuss the topic of whether to vaccinate our children for COVID-19.  You can listen to the podcast by ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. — Jennifer Maher, Chief Operating Officer of J. Philip Real Estate, joined Hudson Valley Uncensored host Brett Freeman to discuss how she juggles her many roles, her prolific social media presence, passion for helping others, and involvement with politics. To listen to this podcast, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - While the state has come a long way in its fight against the spread of COVID-19 and it’s been able to lift nearly all pandemic restrictions, the hard work isn’t over, Albany announced last week. And part of getting across the finish line means that everyone eligible needs to get ...

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We are interviewing the chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Northern Westchester Hospital about vaccinating children for COVID-19. Dr. Maryann Buetti-Sgouros will be interviewed on our podcast, Hudson Valley Uncensored, and a synopsis of the interview will be published in this newspaper and on ...

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Susan Salomone, executive director of Drug Crisis In Our Backyard, which was founded after the tragic loss of her son, Justin, to a heroin overdose, is featured in the inaugural podcast of Hudson Valley Uncensored. To listen to the podcast, click HERE.  Salomone joined Hudson Valley Uncensored ...

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While you may have never had a root canal treatment or even know what the procedure specifically entails, just hearing the term itself may evoke a feeling of apprehension. It is safe to say that the idea of the root canal, also referred to as endodontic treatment, in the minds of the general public ...

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Halston Media, the parent company of this newspaper, presents its inaugural “Hudson Valley Uncensored” forum series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 10th, via Zoom. You can register for this Zoom forum by clicking HERE. The title of the forum is: “Now That It’s Legal, Should Recreational Marijuana ...

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While adorable when sported by toddlers and babies, gummy smiles tend to leave some adults feeling a bit self-conscious when it comes to flashing their own grins. Lots of people have smiles that reveal more of their gums than they would prefer, but many are unaware that there is a fast, effective, ...

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The answer to the important question, “When is the right time to schedule my child’s first dental visit?” tends to get a different response depending on who you ask. While age 1 may seem early, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends doing just that, with the golden rule being ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more readily available in Westchester County, thanks in part to the approval of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, which was distributed Tuesday at a pop-up vaccination center inside Yorktown’s Albert A. Capellini Community and Cultural ...

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Welcome back to my guest corner. As an experienced physical therapist, I provide guidance to our readers to get our bodies into a better alignment and balanced posture. To provide a better posture, stability and movement of our bodies, we rely on our musculoskeletal system. Our musculoskeletal ...

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White Plains, NY – Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced that it has received another three-year accreditation from The Joint Commission, the gold standard for hospitals. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® accreditation demonstrates continuous compliance with its performance standards ...

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With the vaccine rollout underway, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and two county medical experts participated in an “Open Conversation on COVID-19,” broadcast Jan. 7 on Facebook Live. The question-and-answer session with Latimer and Dr. Sherlita Amler, the county’s Department of ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -  Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Montefiore Department of Rehabilitation Medicine announced the launch of a new Outpatient Physician Practice, a comprehensive health resource for the community. Housed in a classic building adorned with artwork that provides therapeutic ...

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Three-part series will cover Alzheimer’s disease, estate planning & real estate Rye, NY: The Osborn, a private, non-profit continuum of care community, announced a three-session webinar series on ‘Planning for the Future’ – exploring crucial topics concerning the future of seniors amid the ...

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White Plains, NY: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital launched its Community Garden to support employee wellness and healthy living through optimal nutrition. Burke employees volunteered to plant, weed and water the squash, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and other starter plants from Westchester County’s Stone ...

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The Osborn, a private, non-profit continuum of care community, announced that VP of Sales Christa Picciano-Daniello has been appointed vice president of LeadingAge New York’s Retirement Housing Cabinet. “LeadingAge New York is the major advocacy group for aging services and provides such ...

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WHITE PLAINS,N.Y. - Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Nursing Valerie Vermiglio-Kohn was named a “Notable in Health Care” by Crain’s New York Business. This award honors the professional, civic and philanthropic achievements of professionals in the health ...

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Since the onset of the pandemic, families are spending extra time indoors and either the dust bunnies are multiplying more quickly than before or maybe we are just noticing them more!  The idea of having an outside cleaning person or service help tackle the house cleaning tasks and put your home ...

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COVID-19 has hit the recovery community hard with many of those trying to be substance free relapsing because of isolation and lack of support. Unfortunately, we have lost many lives over the last 4 months due to overdoses. Like so many other families that have lost loved ones to this opioid ...

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