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John Haffey

Client Editor jhaffey@dailyvoice.com

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.

John Haffey's Contributions

  1. Pancreatic Cancer: Trying To Outwit A Killer

    Pancreatic Cancer: Trying To Outwit A Killer

    Pancreatic cancer is claiming its place in the spotlight after taking the lives of several prominent celebrities and citizens over the last few years. The fourth most common cause of cancer death in America, the disease claims more than 43,000 lives each year.There is no screening test recommended for the general population and the disease is notoriously resistant to chemotherapy. ...

  2. Waste Not: SUEZ Offers Water-Saving Conservation Tips

    Waste Not: SUEZ Offers Water-Saving Conservation Tips

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- As the weather cools, people are beginning to spend more of their time inside. From warm showers and baths to cleaning dishes after big family meals, this increased time inside can cause indoor water consumption to rise during colder months.However, with a little foresight and awareness homeowners can minimize their water use to help both their wallets and the ...

  3. A Worrisome Trend: More Cases Of Liver Cancer

    A Worrisome Trend: More Cases Of Liver Cancer

    Your liver has a lot of responsibilities. It filters toxins from your blood, makes bile to digest fats, produces substances that help blood clot and makes, stores and releases sugar for energy. So when cancer strikes the liver, it's serious.Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) starts in the liver, but it can also develop in the cells that line bile ducts in the liver ...

  4. Organ Donations Offer A Chance For Charity

    Organ Donations Offer A Chance For Charity

    NEW YORK -- It's no secret that organ donations save lives. Whether given through a living donor or obtained via an end-of-life procedure, the act of donating a vital organ to those in need can literally be a gift of life.However, some New Yorkers are reluctant to become part of this life-saving list, citing religious or moral objections to the practice. While it's important that ...

  5. Water Around Us: Conservation Efforts Put A Local Spin On Global Problem

    Water Around Us: Conservation Efforts Put A Local Spin On Global Problem

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Rockland residents may not know it by just turning on the faucet, but around the world pressure is mounting on water resources. By 2050, the demand for water will be double the amount of fresh water available on Earth.Today, more than 800 million people across the world lack access to clean drinking water, with even more suffering from shortcomings in proper ...

  6. NYP Examines The Evolution Of Bone Marrow Transplantation

    NYP Examines The Evolution Of Bone Marrow Transplantation

    Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation have evolved into a standard of care for people with blood cancers, and its use is only expected to grow. For some patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes, such a transplant offers hope for a cure. With new approaches to reduce risk and novel ways to use transplants, more people are now eligible for this ...

  7. Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

    Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

    The short answer is not always. However, there are steps women can take to reduce their risk and find cancer early should it develop.There are certain causes of breast cancer that women can't change, such as advanced age or a family history of the disease. Others, however, are within control:Get moving and eat healthily: Obesity is becoming one of the most common risk factors for ...

  8. NYP Treats Cancer With Pinpoint Precision

    NYP Treats Cancer With Pinpoint Precision

    In 1895, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen first produced x-rays, ushering in an era of radiation science. More than a century later, a wide array of radiation therapy approaches have been developed to shrink and destroy cancerous tumors.Since radiation was first harnessed to treat cancer, radiation oncologists -- the doctors who oversee patients' radiation therapy -- have ...

  9. Give The Gift Of Health This Holiday Season

    Give The Gift Of Health This Holiday Season

    NYACK, N.Y. -- When planning gifts this holiday season, think healthy. Staying in shape doesn't have to be a chore; in fact, there are many fun, creative ways to promote health and fitness.“Anything that gets someone moving is good,” said Dr. Howard Feldfogel, of Highland Medical, P.C., Clarkstown Medical Associates and the director of the Department of Medicine at Nyack Hospital. “The ...

  10. Painful Feet: A Common But Often Avoidable Complication Of Diabetes

    Painful Feet: A Common But Often Avoidable Complication Of Diabetes

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Diabetic nerve damage, or neuropathy, is a common and serious complication of diabetes, most often affecting the feet. However, the side effect isn't a necessary burden, and can often be prevented or slowed through the control of blood sugar.“Diabetic neuropathy is most common in people who have had diabetes for 15 to 20 years, or those with poorly controlled diabetes,” ...

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