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John Haffey

Client Editor jhaffey@dailyvoice.com

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.

John Haffey's Contributions

  1. Zika And Pregnancy: Should You Be Tested?

    Zika And Pregnancy: Should You Be Tested?

    The images associated with Zika in the media are alarming: they depict babies with abnormally small heads, sick mothers and display evidence of various other birth defects. While it is known that children born with the virus can experience physical and mental impairments for the rest of their lives, questions remain. How common is Zika, and should mothers really worry about the ...

  2. Don't Get Blinded By Window Treatment Options

    Don't Get Blinded By Window Treatment Options

    When redecorating a room, new blinds and shutters offer a quick and affordable way to transform a space and create a one-of-a-kind feel. From light filtering blinds to blackout shades, each window treatment offers a variety of aesthetic and practical benefits."Because every room has its own purpose and scale, the selection process is important," said Kimberly Scappaticci, the ...

  3. Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    A rare and difficult disease to diagnose, eye cancer can have devastating consequences to vision and overall health. The American Cancer Society estimates over 3,000 cancers of the eye are diagnosed annually, and over 300 people die of the disease each year.Every part of the eye is vulnerable: the eyeball, eye socket and eyelid can all develop cancer. Eyeball cancers include melanoma, ...

  4. Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Young men in the prime of their lives may feel like they’re invulnerable to cancer. However, according to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 8,850 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 35.Highly treatable and almost always curable if caught early, testicular cancer can strike men of any age. ...

  5. For Those With Ink Regrets, Tattoo Removal Isn't A Perfect Process

    For Those With Ink Regrets, Tattoo Removal Isn't A Perfect Process

    We all do things we regret. However, when a bad decision results in a tattoo, undoing what's designed to be a lifelong image can be difficult -- and painful.Tattoos have become increasingly popular and acceptable in today's society: some 30 percent of Americans have at least one tattoo. "However, with age and lifestyle changes, many of these people – up to 25 percent -- admit they ...

  6. Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    A diagnosis that often inspires fear and dread, melanoma provides good cause for concern. The most deadly form of skin cancer, it's responsible for 75 percent of all skin cancer deaths. However, it is largely curable if detected and treated early. Learning the risk factors and minimizing the chances of developing the disease through early detection and sun-safe habits is key, according ...

  7. St. John’s Riverside Sleep Center Helps Westchester Patients Rest Easy

    St. John’s Riverside Sleep Center Helps Westchester Patients Rest Easy

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- It's no secret that Americans don't get enough sleep. Between work, school and other responsibilities, getting a good night's rest can sometimes seem impossible. However, at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, sleep is a serious business. Through the hospital's innovative Sleep Diagnostic Centers, doctors and staff are working to ensure Westchester residents are ...

  8. When Are Age Spots More Than Cosmetic? CareMount Doctor Explains

    When Are Age Spots More Than Cosmetic? CareMount Doctor Explains

    As we age, our skin can undergo various transformations. Due to sun exposure, genetics and other environmental factors, dark blemishes can appear on the face, arms and other exposed areas. Often times, these "age spots" are no more than a harmless overproduction of pigment, but sometimes they can be a warning sign of a larger problem."Age spots appear as freckles," ...

  9. Reduce Your Cancer Risk With Positive Lifestyle Habits

    Reduce Your Cancer Risk With Positive Lifestyle Habits

    Studies show that one third of all cancers diagnosed in the United States are related to lifestyle factors such as obesity, poor nutrition, alcohol or tobacco usage. By making simple changes to everyday lifestyle habits, however, people can significantly reduce their risk of developing cancer.With a little knowledge and determination, adopting the following practices can help reduce the ...

  10. NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Comprehensive Cancer Pain Management Treatments

    NewYork-Presbyterian Offers Comprehensive Cancer Pain Management Treatments

    The pain associated with cancer often does more than just hurt. It can interfere with work, daily activities and relationships, but in many cases, is highly treatable. However, many patients do not report pain or seek the necessary treatment.Cancer pain is unique to each individual and depends on a variety of factors. These can include the type of cancer, the stage and location of the ...

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