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  • Rockland County Women's Group Puts Latin Twist On Diabetes Prevention

    Rockland County Women's Group Puts Latin Twist On Diabetes Prevention

    NYACK, N.Y. -- For Latina mothers in Rockland County, staying healthy doesn't need to be a solo exercise.A Nyack Hospital program called Mamas Maravillosas is working to help Latina mothers reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes by supporting them in losing weight. Targeting Latina women who are overweight, obese or have other factors that put them at a higher risk for diabetes, the ...

  • Skiers Beware: Avoid A Mountain Of Pain This Winter When Hitting The Slopes

    Skiers Beware: Avoid A Mountain Of Pain This Winter When Hitting The Slopes

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced winter sports enthusiast, injuries can pile up during the colder months. However, with proper preparation and the correct equipment, seasonal athletes can spend more time on the mountain and less nursing injuries with a few easy precautions.The best way to protect against winter sports injuries is to be in good athletic ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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,” ...

  • Don’t Ignore Back Pain Says Nyack Hospital

    Don’t Ignore Back Pain Says Nyack Hospital

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Although back pain is very common, it isn't necessarily an inevitable part of aging.“Talk to your doctor about what steps you can take so your back pain doesn’t get worse,” said Dr. Neil Patel, medical director of Pain Management and Palliative Care at Nyack Hospital. “If your pain is severe or if it hasn’t gotten any better after several weeks, don’t ignore it. There are ...

  • Protect Your Body From Injuries Caused By Digital Device Overuse

    Protect Your Body From Injuries Caused By Digital Device Overuse

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Injuries to hands, wrists and elbows have become increasingly common as people use smartphones, tablets and other digital devices for many hours a day. However, according to the director of orthopedic surgery at Nyack Hospital, Dr. Jason Fond, users can avoid developing or worsening these injuries by taking simple steps.“We started seeing patients coming in with hand and ...

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