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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. Local Father Enjoys Full Recovery After Partial Knee Replacement

    Local Father Enjoys Full Recovery After Partial Knee Replacement

    While raising three active children, Bruce became very familiar with the expert care at Northern Westchester Hospital. So when his chronic knee pain worsened and he struggled with everyday activities, he turned to the same staff he had known and come to trust after so many years."I had a partial knee replacement on my right knee," said Bruce. "The surgery is a sneeze—you fall asleep and ...

  2. Genetic Counselors Offer Lifesaving Support To At-Risk Patients

    Genetic Counselors Offer Lifesaving Support To At-Risk Patients

    To someone with a family history of cancer, a possible diagnosis can feel like a game of chance or roll of the genetic dice. "What are my odds of developing cancer?" and "How can I prevent this?" are common questions to consider.According to Nancy Cohen, a certified genetic counselor at Northern Westchester Hospital, there are answers to these questions. More importantly, through ...

  3. 'Listen To Your Body' Advises Hudson Valley Surgeon

    'Listen To Your Body' Advises Hudson Valley Surgeon

    With advances in modern medicine—from high resolution scans to online diagnosis—patients are able to identify problems with more certainty than ever before. However, when it comes to targeting illnesses early, especially in highly sensitive intestinal and abdominal areas, there's no better barometer than patients listening to their own body."The body will talk to you," said Dr. Har Chi ...

  4. Age Is Just A Number, Thanks To Partial Joint Replacement Surgery

    Age Is Just A Number, Thanks To Partial Joint Replacement Surgery

    Barbara isn't your typical 70 year old.While most people her age are slowing down, taking the elevator over the stairs and opting for a quiet night in, the Westchester resident is ready for adventure as usual. That's why her nagging knee pain presented such a problem."I went to Dr. David Yasgur because I had a pain in my knee and was unable to do the things I like to do, like hike with ...

  5. Urgent Surgeries Are Minimally Invasive But Maximally Effective At NWH

    Urgent Surgeries Are Minimally Invasive But Maximally Effective At NWH

    Undergoing surgery can be a difficult and stressful process, even with proper preparation. So when patients need to have sudden, emergency procedures, the surgeons at Northern Westchester Hospital are trained to act quickly, yet thoughtfully."My approach to surgery is to be as minimally invasive as possible," said Dr. Anna Aronova, an acute care surgeon at Northern Westchester ...

  6. Northern Westchester Hospital's 'Pre-Hab' Helps Athlete Recover In Record Time

    Northern Westchester Hospital's 'Pre-Hab' Helps Athlete Recover In Record Time

    As a marathon runner and skier, Whitney's knees are crucial to doing what she loves. That's why when a sudden accident in Vermont rendered her virtually immobile, she looked to the experts at Northern Westchester Hospital to help her return to form."I was skiing up at Stowe and I fell down a mountain and tore my ACL," said the Westchester resident. "I was in shock and I was upset, ...

  7. 'It May Have Saved My Life': Understanding The Power Of Genetic Counseling

    'It May Have Saved My Life': Understanding The Power Of Genetic Counseling

    Understanding your hereditary risk for illness can be scary. But for Erin, a Westchester resident and mother of two boys, that knowledge was also potentially lifesaving thanks to Northern Westchester Hospital.Concerned about an elevated cancer risk, Erin voluntarily spoke with a genetic counselor through Northern Westchester Hospital's Genetic Counseling Program. After a detailed ...

  8. HVSG Explains What You Need To Know About Minimally Invasive Surgery

    HVSG Explains What You Need To Know About Minimally Invasive Surgery

    When it comes to undergoing surgery, is opting for a minimally invasive procedure always best? According to Dr. Har Chi Lau, a surgeon at Hudson Valley Surgical Group in Sleepy Hollow, the answer is a bit more complicated than a simple "yes."Before making any surgical decisions, it's important to first understand what minimally invasive surgery is. "Minimally invasive surgery is ...

  9. Little Known Disorder Increases Likelihood Of Life Threatening Cancers

    Little Known Disorder Increases Likelihood Of Life Threatening Cancers

    A cancer diagnosis often begins a frightening and uncertain time for many people. In some cases however, developing certain cancers can serve as a warning sign of larger biological problems that may open the door to additional cancers.Also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer - or HNPCC - Lynch Syndrome is a condition in which genetic defects in a patient result in an ...

  10. Celebrate Women's Health With Northern Westchester And Phelps Hospital

    Celebrate Women's Health With Northern Westchester And Phelps Hospital

    When it comes to women's health and wellness, there's often strength in numbers. That's why Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health (KIWH), and Westchester Health are partnering to bring to the women of Westchester the first ever “Night of Women’s Health” on Tuesday, June 11, 6-8:30 p.m.The event will be held at Pace ...

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