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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. Chocolate And Wine: Heart Helpers Or Potential Problems?

    Chocolate And Wine: Heart Helpers Or Potential Problems?

    A rich, sensory combination, chocolate and red wine are an iconic pairing for everything from celebrations to simply "me-time." However, do these two treats offer health benefits beyond their relaxing properties?“I certainly do not discourage light-to-moderate consumption of wine and chocolate,” said Dr. Andrew Najovits, cardiologist at Metropolitan Cardiology, part of Bon Secours ...

  2. Orange Teacher Catches Life-Threatening Heart Diagnosis In The 'Nick' Of Time

    Orange Teacher Catches Life-Threatening Heart Diagnosis In The 'Nick' Of Time

    For Michael Weisgarber, a special-education teacher at Orange Ulster BOCES, a two-week summer vacation was right around the corner. But, at his Suffern home on Aug. 12, 2018, he felt a pain in his chest that quickly escalated. “I could tell it was more than just heartburn,” said Weisgarber, 51. He had trouble catching his breath and experienced pain and weakness in his legs.A neighbor ...

  3. Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    While feeling depressed, stressed or anxious around the holidays can seem to be a function of the season's burdens, research has shown that aside from simple holiday workplace or family stresses, environmental factors may be at play."Some people notice symptoms of depression mainly in the fall and winter months, when the days are shorter and there is a lot less sunlight," said L. Mark ...

  4. Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    While feeling depressed, stressed or anxious around the holidays can seem to be a function of the season's burdens, research has shown that aside from simple holiday workplace or family stresses, environmental factors may be at play."Some people notice symptoms of depression mainly in the fall and winter months, when the days are shorter and there is a lot less sunlight," said L. Mark ...

  5. Area Golfers, Tennis Players Play For A Purpose At Charity Outings

    Area Golfers, Tennis Players Play For A Purpose At Charity Outings

    Rockland County residents served, drove and putted for a cause last month, raising $228,000 across three golf and tennis events to support Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network.At the 29th Annual Good Samaritan Hospital and Sterling National Bank Golf and Tennis Classic, held at Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo Park, $140,000 were raised to ...

  6. Stay Healthy Year-Round With An Annual Vaccination Schedule

    Stay Healthy Year-Round With An Annual Vaccination Schedule

    While getting a flu shot is a pre-school right of passage for many students, it's important for parents to also make sure their vaccinations are up to date before heading back to their normal fall schedules as well.“It’s well known that children have a vaccination schedule, but many adults aren’t aware there are a number of vaccines they should have to protect them from diseases such as ...

  7. Health Conscious? Highland Medical Shares Five Questions To Ask Your Primary Care Provider

    Health Conscious? Highland Medical Shares Five Questions To Ask Your Primary Care Provider

    Visits to primary care providers are often for a specific reason, rather than a general checkup. No matter the reason for your next visit though, patients should come prepared with some general questions to benefit overall health. Amy Eisenberg, a nurse practitioner at Highland Medical, P.C., Pearl River Internal Medicine, recommends asking the following questions to gain a more ...

  8. Catch Vision Problems Early With Regular Eye Exams

    Catch Vision Problems Early With Regular Eye Exams

    Between seeing the chalkboard in class and playing sports or enjoying other after school activities, the beginning of the school year offers the perfect time for an annual eye exam to ensure vision is clear and focused.While pediatricians and schools often do eye screening exams, a visit to an eye specialist— an ophthalmologist or optometrist — is important to catch problems that a ...

  9. Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Funds To Benefit At-Risk Patients

    Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Funds To Benefit At-Risk Patients

    In order to further its support for medically at-risk, low-income patients with limited or no health insurance, Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has been awarded $40,000 in Mission Grant funds from Bon Secours Health System. Nearly $20,000 was awarded to help initiate the Genetic Counseling and Diagnostic Testing: Improving Outcomes for ...

  10. Heading Outside This Summer? Here Are Your Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

    Heading Outside This Summer? Here Are Your Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

    Summer's long days and warm nights offer those in the Northeast the chance to enjoy the outdoors from dawn until after dusk. However, from bug bites and rashes to dehydration and sunburn, warm weather is also full of potential health hazards.In order to treat these problems if they occur, Dr. Carin Shapiro, a family physician at Highland Medical, P.C. Orangetown Family Practice, ...

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