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14th Annual Women’s Health and Fitness Expo

Apr 30th, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

The health care system in the United States is in the midst of a dramatic and significant transformation, prompted in part by the recent implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”, OR “ObamaCare”).  As a result current topics on health care reform have become important discussions in all households. The 14th […]



Orange County Department of Health Announces National Public Health Week

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Every year in the United States, seven out of 10 deaths result from preventable chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. In fact, chronic diseases account for a whopping 75 percent of national healthcare spending, yet only 3 percent of our healthcare dollars go toward prevention. According to the 2013 Community Health Assessment for […]



Fran Sussman – Don’t Confuse What’s Common for What’s Normal

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

When It Comes to Your Health – Don’t Confuse What’s Common for What’s Normal I was recently privy to a conversation wherein one friend complained of ongoing GI discomfort, and the other “comforted” her with the information that it was normal for women her age (she’s in her early 40s).  That it was probably IBD […]



Middletown Community Health Center to Receive Funding

May 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES $500,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. – INVESTMENT WILL EXPAND CARE NETWORK THROUGH SATELLITE OFFICES Funding Will Improve Accessibility for Patients Schumer: Funding Is Just What Doctor Ordered For Middletown Residents U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced a grant totaling $500,000 for the Middletown Community Health Center, Inc. through […]



Fran Sussman – Test Your Health IQ

Apr 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Pop quiz alert! Get ready to test your health knowledge with this quick quiz. Are the following statements true or false?   1. Cutting calories is the best way to lose weight. 2. Soy is a health food. 3. If I can drink coffee any time and it doesn’t affect me, it’s OK to drink […]



This Week In Orange County by Edward Diana April 6 2012

Apr 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Lifestyle

This week we join with communities throughout the nation in recognition and celebration of National Public Health Week. This annual observance, first recognized in 1995, is a time to mark the role public health plays in our daily lives and make note of the many contributions public health officials have made, and continue to make, […]



Bomb Threat Evacuates Dutchess Mental Health Department

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Employees Evacuated following Bomb Threat to I-TAP Program Call Deemed as “Non Credible” by City of Poughkeepsie Police Dutchess County Department of the Mental Hygiene employees located at 82 Washington Street in the City of Poughkeepsie were evacuated from the building for approximately one hour this morning as a result of a bomb […]