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North Rockland Daily Voice serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town

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  • Small But Mighty: Keep Your Thyroid Gland In Top Shape

    Small But Mighty: Keep Your Thyroid Gland In Top Shape

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- The regulator of many everyday functions, the thyroid gland helps the body use energy, stay warm and keeps the brain, heart, muscles and other organs working as they should. However, when the thyroid does not work properly, it can cause serious problems.In a disorder known as hyperthyroidism, the thyroid gland makes and releases too much thyroid hormone, ...

  • 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, ...

  • Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    Make Your Health A Priority In 2018

    NYACK, N.Y. -- This year, Highland Medical is working to give Rockland residents the gift of health."By making simple changes and sticking with them, you’ll see benefits to your health that can last a lifetime," said Dr. David Dorf, an internist with Highland Medical, P.C.Here are his tips for making 2018 the healthiest year yet:Start WalkingIf you don’t exercise regularly, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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,” ...

  • Over 65? Here's What You Need To Know About Vaccinations

    Over 65? Here's What You Need To Know About Vaccinations

    As the seasons begin to change, ensuring all vaccinations are up to date is an important step toward long-term health. Especially for those 65 or older, protecting against influenza, pneumococcal disease and shingles cannot be overlooked.“At this time of year, we talk to all of our patients about getting vaccinated for the flu,” said Dr. Charles O’Dowd, an internist at Clarkstown ...

  • Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Nobody likes getting old. However, by taking the right preventative steps and adopting simple lifestyle changes, much can be done to improve the chance of living a long, healthy life.As people age, recognizing that preventive screening exams are necessary is the first step. "Every day in my practice, I meet people who take much better care of their car than they do ...

  • Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Upon receiving an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, many people assume treatment options are simply unavailable. However, according to Dr. Andrew Erian, a neurologist at Highland Medical P.C. Rockland Neurological Associates in West Nyack, there are several ways to minimize the disorder's debilitating side effects and slow the disease's progression.“There are things we can ...