Health Insights Blog

Below you will find helpful health information on various current topics. Many of these articles appear in our monthly e-mail newsletter. Click on any title to read the full article.

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Get Your Spring Sports Tune-up

Among flowers blooming and birds singing, for many people the signs of spring include unearthing sporting equipment that was packed away for winter. Golf and tennis are among the most popular seas...
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Donate Life in April

April is National Donate Life Month, a time to celebrate the power of organ, eye, and tissue donation to save and improve lives. The need for organ donors in New York State is critical. Every 15 ho...
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The Power of Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate by cooking up one of our favorite GREEN super foods – kale. Did you know? One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber,...
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Healthy Shopping Basics

The grocery store can be an intimidating place. It can be difficult and time consuming navigating through food label claims and advertisements. These simple tips are intended to help guide you thro...
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Go Blue and Get Your Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer, often referred to as colon cancer, is the second deadliest cancer for men and women combined. It is as common in women as it is in men. Approximately 150,000 people will be diagn...
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Exercise: The Key to a Healthy Heart

Truckloads of research studies prove that exercise improves health, longevity, and quality of life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine (CDC/...
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Don’t Give Up on a Healthy New Year Just Yet!

January’s end is just the time when people report slacking on their healthy New Year’s resolutions. If you are one of the many who are about to give up on a healthy 2014, here’s y...
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Be Prepared in 2014

The start of the New Year is a great time to prepare for potential emergencies. Take the time over the next few months to complete the following preparedness tasks and you'll be ready!  ...
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Stay Ahead of Holiday Weight Gain

It's that time of year again... holiday party munchies, sweet goodies, and calorie-filled drinks are readily available and tough to resist! Many factors can contribute to unhealthy eating habits, i...
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Avoid the Flu Blues

Fever. Cough. Sore throat. Runny or stuffy nose. Body aches. Headache. Chills. Fatigue. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may have the flu. It’s a serious contagious di...
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