Raising Awareness of Child Abuse

by Annette Pinder The Child Advocacy Center Needs our Help As COVID-19 continues to disrupt schooling and everyday life for families, the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at BestSelf Behavioral Health is concerned about unreported cases of child abuse and urges the community to learn the signs of

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Prom-Themed Teen Vaccination Clinics May 1

Calling all High School Kids! Miss Out on Going to the Prom? Go to a Prom-themed Vaccination Clinic! Free giveaways, graduation party supply coupons offered to high school students who get vaccinated at SUNY ECC South, SUNY ECC North and McKinley High School. On Saturday May 1,

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Osteoporosis Vulnerability and Treatments

by Annette Pinder Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bones are reduced. Individuals at greater risk for osteoporosis are women; those who are older; of white or of Asian descent; having a sibling or parent with osteoporosis; a small body frame; an

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New Guidance May Change How You Control Your Asthma

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health recently updated national guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung condition affecting about 25 million Americans, 5.5 million of whom are children. The Asthma Management Guidelines

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Family, Food, Friends, and Fitness Keep Me Balanced

Cover Model Asha Beh Says: “To Find Success, Connect with Your Passion” by Annette Pinder Asha Beh is a Multimedia Managing Editor & Producer, Alumni Outreach Specialist, and Digital Strategist for the U.S. State Department in Washington, DC. I first met Asha when she interned for me

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Common Warning Signs of Arthritis

Everyone is familiar with the term “arthritis,’ including those who are not affected by it. However, few people understand what it is. Arthritis is not a single disease, but an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. In fact, the term “arthritis” refers to

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Cheesy Bacon-Broccoli Quiche

Compliments of Family Features Ingredients: Serves 6 1          package (10 ounces) frozen broccoli with cheese sauce 3          slices turkey bacon, chopped ½         cup white mushrooms, sliced ½         cup green onions, chopped 1          frozen prepared pie shell (9 inches) 4          eggs 1

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Are You in Denial About Your Hearing Loss?

by Annette Pinder “Excuse me, can you say that again?” If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. affecting more than 40 million people. Despite this, only 30 percent of Americans with hearing loss seek treatment.

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