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John Haffey

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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. You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    You Are What You Eat: NYP Examines Obesity-Cancer Correlation

    For most people, losing weight to look and feel good is a lifestyle priority. However, studies have shown that maintaining a healthy weight is also one the of the most important steps people can take to reduce the risk of cancer.According to the World Health Organization, obesity and being overweight has been linked to 13 different types of cancer, including esophageal, liver, stomach ...

  2. Don't Want To Grow Up? A Prominent Connecticut Toy Store Is Up For Sale

    Don't Want To Grow Up? A Prominent Connecticut Toy Store Is Up For Sale

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- For business minds seeking an opportunity that's as rewarding as it is profitable, an established Connecticut retail toy store is currently on the market and seeking new ownership.Having been in operation for more that 30 years, the to-be-named-store specializes in the sale of high end toys to Westchester and Fairfield county families. The store is located in ...

  3. CareMount Medical Shares How To Keep Your Child's Smile Shining

    CareMount Medical Shares How To Keep Your Child's Smile Shining

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Dental decay is the most common chronic medical condition in children across the United States. In fact, it is estimated that nearly a quarter of children younger than 5 years old have cavities, increasing the role pediatricians play in preventive oral health. "As bacteria break down sugars or food debris, they produce acid on the surface of the ...

  4. Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    Hope Is On The Horizon For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    For those fighting the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, hospitals like NewYork-Presbyterian are providing hope and treatment during difficult times.Deemed a "silent killer" due to its lack of warning symptoms, pancreatic cancer is often too advanced at diagnosis to be effectively treated. As a result, more than 90 percent of pancreatic cancer ...

  5. Looking For The Ultimate Spring Cleaning? Try A Fresh Paint Job

    Looking For The Ultimate Spring Cleaning? Try A Fresh Paint Job

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Spring is the perfect time of year to give a worn space a fresh look with a new paint job. "Walking into a new colored, freshly painted room is like opening the windows on the first warm spring day," said Kim Scappaticci, design director at Wallauer’s Design Center. "It's enlightening and a new beginning."And while selecting the right ...

  6. Does Bundling Up Prevent A Cold? CareMount Doctor Tackles Seasonal Myths

    Does Bundling Up Prevent A Cold? CareMount Doctor Tackles Seasonal Myths

    With some of the mildest temperatures on record, this past winter was anything but ordinary. As we transition from winter to spring, and snow melts once and for all, the change in temperature can cause many people to catch a common cold. Why does this happen around the change of seasons, and how can one stay healthy? Dr. Howard Hinestroza of CareMount Medical shared his tips on how to ...

  7. NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    NYP Pioneers New Treatment Options For Blood-Related Cancers

    Blood provides all the nutrients, oxygen and antibodies a person needs to stay healthy. Yet every three minutes, one person in the United States is diagnosed with a hematologic -- blood or lymph -- cancer. Fortunately, doctors are on the verge of several major advances in treatment that offer improved chances of survival and enhanced quality of life.Hematologic cancers, of which there ...

  8. New At-Home Treatment Revolutionizes Dialysis And Kidney Treatment

    New At-Home Treatment Revolutionizes Dialysis And Kidney Treatment

    By the time a chronic kidney disease that requires dialysis is diagnosed, many patients have already been through a lot. What begins as nausea, fatigue, swelling and vomiting quickly escalates to the treatment stage, which often requires a kidney transplant and hemodialysis. While hemodialysis is effective at removing toxins from the blood stream, it can be a burdensome process. That's ...

  9. With Strokes, Seconds Can Saves Lives Says CareMount Medical Doctor

    With Strokes, Seconds Can Saves Lives Says CareMount Medical Doctor

    According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is among the ten leading causes of disability and death in the United States. However, when a stroke strikes, it's important to act fast, said Dr. Paul Magda, a neurologist at CareMount Medical. It might just save a life."During a common stroke, oxygen and nutrients are blocked from supplying vital brain areas, by a clot within ...

  10. Help Your Dark Rooms Shine With Low-Light Tips From Wallauer's

    Help Your Dark Rooms Shine With Low-Light Tips From Wallauer's

    Although dark rooms can feel cozy and inviting, especially during the cold days of winter, as temperatures slowly warm and days get longer, light-lacking rooms can take on a constricting feel. Thankfully, Wallauer's Design Center is helping homeowners turn otherwise dark, drab rooms into bright, cheery living areas with these simple tips."White is the perfect canvas for any ...

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