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John Haffey

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John is a graduate of Villanova University with degrees in History, Communications, and Political Science. A lifelong Norwalk resident, he covers an array of topics from real estate and education to sports and entertainment. John has previously worked as a freelance reporter and brings experience in digital media advertising. A surfer, fisherman, and boater, John is prone to drop everything if the fish begin to bite or the waves are on.

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  1. Nyack Hospital Celebrates What Makes It Special: Their Doctors

    Nyack Hospital Celebrates What Makes It Special: Their Doctors

    NYACK, N.Y. -- At the heart of countless hospitals, doctor's offices and healthcare facilities are the doctors who make healing happen. That's why practices across the country like Nyack Hospital observe Doctor's Day in March, celebrating and honoring these invaluable community figures. Celebrated annually on March 30, Doctors’ Day began in 1933 in Winder, Ga. when Eudora Brown Almond, ...

  2. Prediabetic? Here's How To Beat The Diagnosis

    Prediabetic? Here's How To Beat The Diagnosis

    NYACK, N.Y. -- An estimated 84 million Americans have prediabetes -- a diagnosis which can ultimately lead to type 2 diabetes. However, 90 percent of those at risk are unaware of their condition, according to the CDC.Taking steps to reduce the risk of prediabetes and diabetes isn't difficult according to Dr. Valentine J. Burroughs, an endocrinologist at Highland Medical P.C. By simply ...

  3. Nyack Hospital Expert Talks Multiple Sclerosis, From Diagnosis To Treatment

    Nyack Hospital Expert Talks Multiple Sclerosis, From Diagnosis To Treatment

    NYACK, N.Y. -- A multiple sclerosis -- or MS -- diagnosis can trigger fears of disability and pain in many patients. However, MS varies in severity and in some cases may not even require treatment. While there is no cure for the disease, taking prescribed medication and implementing dietary changes can positively impact many of those affected. "The most common question people ask ...

  4. Don't 'Spring' Into Sleepless Nights After Daylight Saving Time

    Don't 'Spring' Into Sleepless Nights After Daylight Saving Time

    NYACK, N.Y. -- There's plenty to love about daylight saving time: the arrival of spring, enjoying sunlight after work and being able to spend more time outdoors. However, the seasonal change can wreak havoc on sleep patterns. Unlike "falling back," when we gain an hour of sleep as daylight saving time ends, the spring change means the loss of an hour -- and in most cases -- ...

  5. Highland Medical Explains What You Need To Know About Living With Epilepsy

    Highland Medical Explains What You Need To Know About Living With Epilepsy

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Today, people with epilepsy have more treatment options available than ever before.“Generally speaking, people whose epilepsy is well controlled on medication can lead healthy and active lives,” said Dr. Ellen Kotwas-Song, a neurologist at Highland Medical, P.C., Rockland Neurological Associates and a consulting neurologist at Nyack Hospital. “The key is to find a ...

  6. Good Samaritan Helps Congers Grandmother Get A 'Leg Up' On Lower Body Pain

    Good Samaritan Helps Congers Grandmother Get A 'Leg Up' On Lower Body Pain

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Due to her constant sciatica, Kathleen Paladine had become used to living in pain. However, as her lower body discomfort worsened to the point of immobilization, she realized something had to be done to take her life back.Experiencing pain in her thighs and the back of her legs, she turned to chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, physical therapy and even B12 ...

  7. Feeling The Winter Blues? Here's How To Get Your Diet Ready For Spring

    Feeling The Winter Blues? Here's How To Get Your Diet Ready For Spring

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Winter's cold days and long nights can wreak havoc on even the most disciplined dieter. As the snow begins to melt and the promise of outdoor activities returns, here's how to make sure your body is ready to "spring ahead."“Over the cold months, most of us tend to hibernate," said Susan Epstein, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietitian at The Surgical ...

  8. Don't Get Caught Blindsided By Glaucoma Development

    Don't Get Caught Blindsided By Glaucoma Development

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Glaucoma, a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve, is a leading cause of blindness for people over age 60. Fortunately, blindness from glaucoma can often be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment, according to Dr. Andrew Spinak of Spinak Medical Eye Center and a staff member at Nyack Hospital.Below, he answers several common questions regarding glaucoma ...

  9. Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    Show Your Heart The Love With Simple Prevention Tips

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- For most of its history, the treatment of heart disease has largely been reactionary. Doctors were often only able to treat patients after a cardiac episode had taken place, usually after considerable damage had already occurred. However, thanks to new technology, doctors are now able to identify potential problems in patients years before symptoms present ...

  10. Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    Highland Medical Debunks Common Heart Health Myths

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- There's a lot of myths and misconception surrounding heart attacks and cardiac health."Chest pain is the only indicator of a heart attack," "Cardiac issues are for those over 50 and don't affect young people," and "There's nothing I can do, my genes have already determined my overall hearth health," are just a few commonly held ...

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