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National Family Caregivers Awareness Month
November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. When you are a caregiver for a loved one, it’s important to remember you need to pay...
earbuds
Whether you’re using headphones or earbuds to listen to music or audiobooks, or watch TV or movies, it’s important to control the volume to protect...
asthma
Summer can be an especially challenging season for people with asthma. The humid air, combined with grass pollen and mold, can trigger asthma...
summer safety, pool safety
As you start to arrange your family’s summer activities, plan ahead to make sure your kids stay safe while they have fun. Many popular summer...
If your spring allergies are causing sneezing and a stuffy, runny nose, you may want to try an over-the-counter nasal steroid spray. Recent...
Setting your clock forward an hour at 2 am on Sunday, March 10 this year marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. Your sleep cycle can be...
Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body, usually in the lower leg or thigh. A DVT can become dangerous or...
Sleeping is a lot harder than it used to be. There is so much to be done, with countless distractions. There just aren’t enough hours in the day....
Just as individuals approach the New Year by making resolutions for change and improvement, so do organizations. At Montefiore Nyack Hospital, we...
Cervical cancer has decreased by more than 50% in the past 30 years. This decline in the United States is due to widespread screening and prevention...

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