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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. NewYork-Presbyterian Makes Progress Against A Challenging Cancer

    NewYork-Presbyterian Makes Progress Against A Challenging Cancer

    Stomach cancer is rare in the United States; it affects only 28,000 people a year. However, it's the second leading cause of cancer death around the world and has been linked to diets high in preserved meats and low in fresh fruits and vegetables.Most stomach cancers have grown to an advanced stage by the time they cause symptoms, making them challenging to treat successfully. Screening ...

  2. Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    Pneumonia: How To Stop A Seasonal Killer

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- As winter's chill sets in, pneumonia can trigger life-threatening side effects for patients across Rockland County.“Pneumonia, an infection of the lung tissue, can be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi," said Dr. David Hodes, a pulmonologist at Highland Medical, P.C. in West Nyack, N.Y. "Older adults and people with chronic diseases, including COPD, ...

  3. Research Provides Treatment Breakthroughs For Lymphoma

    Research Provides Treatment Breakthroughs For Lymphoma

    Blood cancers, including the main types leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, are the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. While there are no means of preventing or screening for most blood cancers, recent breakthroughs for lymphoma treatment are improving quality of life and survival.Lymphomas are cancers of the ...

  4. NYP Makes Treatment Strides Against Leukemia

    NYP Makes Treatment Strides Against Leukemia

    Recent treatment strides show promise for improving the life expectancy and quality of life for those affected by leukemia.Leukemias, which are cancers of the blood and bone marrow cells, result from the rapid growth of abnormal white blood cells that eventually overtake normal blood cells and cause problems such as anemia, bleeding and infections. In acute leukemia, immature white ...

  5. Thyroid Cancer: A Rising Trend But Minimal Threat

    Thyroid Cancer: A Rising Trend But Minimal Threat

    Cancer of the thyroid -- a gland in the neck that produces a variety of hormones -- is the most common endocrine cancer. Diagnosed nearly three times as often in women as men, thyroid cancer has been the most rapidly increasing cancer, tripling in incidence over the last three decades.The good news is that the chance of dying from thyroid cancer has remained steadily low. Today, ...

  6. Pediatric Leukemia: A Cancer Success Story

    Pediatric Leukemia: A Cancer Success Story

    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia – or ALL -- is the most common cancer diagnosed among children and adolescents age 20 and younger. And while nearly 5,000 children will be diagnosed with leukemia each year in the United States, pediatric leukemia is one of cancer's great success stories. That's because more than 98 percent of children diagnosed with ALL today go into remission and 90 ...

  7. The Greatest Gift: One Organ Donation Touches The Lives Of Many

    The Greatest Gift: One Organ Donation Touches The Lives Of Many

    NEW YORK -- Like most New Yorkers, Sal Lopizzo never gave organ donation much thought."I never really understood the need for it and there were always so many myths about it," said Lopizzo, 65, who lives in the Rockway section of Queens. "I never really took it too seriously because it didn’t affect me."That outlook changed in 2000 when he was unexpectedly diagnosed ...

  8. SUEZ, Lowe's Partner To Promote Rockland Water Efficiency

    SUEZ, Lowe's Partner To Promote Rockland Water Efficiency

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Saving money in Rockland County has never been easier.SUEZ, Lowe’s and Simple Energy have teamed up to help Rockland County customers receive instant rebates on water and energy saving washing machines, toilets and showerheads at two participating local stores.When shopping for new home appliances at Lowe's stores in Orangeburg and Nanuet, SUEZ customers in ...

  9. Snow Problem: Don't Get Caught In The Cold This Winter

    Snow Problem: Don't Get Caught In The Cold This Winter

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- From slips and falls to the bitter cold, winter weather can pose a variety of health and safety dangers. However, by planning ahead and taking the necessary precautions, Rockland residents can stay safe both inside and outside this winter.First, it's important to prepare for one of the most common winter-weather emergencies: power outages. Having food in the ...

  10. Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Patients Receive More Precise Radiotherapy

    Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Patients Receive More Precise Radiotherapy

    SUFFERN, N.Y. -- Thanks to the addition of a cutting-edge radiotherapy treatment, patients at Good Samaritan Hospital now have access to one of the newest tools in the fight against cancer. The hospital's TrueBeam Linear Accelerator system enables doctors and staff to take a radically different approach to treating cancer, thanks to image-guided radiotherapy. Dr. Shawn Zimberg, medical ...

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