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Healthy for Good hacks traditional recipes, making them heart smart

Health Hacking a few traditional recipes this holiday season can be smart for your heart, according to the American Heart Association. To help, the American Heart Association’s Healthy for Good is providing its latest recipes and science-backed health tips. As part of Eat Smart Month in November, and Eat Smart Day on Nov. 7, the Mohawk Valley American Heart Association, the leading... 4:00pm 11/12/18

Rome hospital marks Nurse Practitioners Week

Health Rome Memorial Hospital is celebrating National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 11-17, to acknowledge the important role that nurse practitioners play in providing quality health care for our community. “Whether within the hospital, skilled nursing facility or in our numerous primary and specialty care practices and outpatient centers, our nurse practitioners are a vital part of... 4:00pm 11/12/18

MVHS offers lung cancer monitoring for heavy smokers

Health The Mohawk Valley Health System has begun a program of screening and monitoring long-term heavy smokers and others at heightened risk for lung cancer. The Lung Nodule Program begun in April is named for small growths in the lungs that are common and mostly noncancerous. However, certain risk factors heighten cancer risk and trigger a recommendation for an annual low-dose CT... 4:00pm 11/12/18

Smoking cessation series starts today

Health UTICA — The Oneida County Health Department, in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Health System, is offering a free series of classes to aid in smoking cessation. Classes will be held Mondays Nov. 12 and 19 in the Sister M. Johanna Conference Room at the St. Elizabeth campus, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. Refreshments will be provided and those who complete the program will... 4:00pm 11/12/18

Living with diabetes: Take care of your feet

Health Rome Memorial Hospital’s Regional Center for Wound Care recognizes November as Diabetes Awareness Month An estimated 30.3 million Americans (9.4 percent of the population) have diabetes, including 72 million who are unaware they are living with the disease. The percentage of adults with diabetes increases with age, reaching a high of 25.2 percent among those ages 65 or older.... 4:00pm 11/05/18