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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. Know The Risks And Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer

    Know The Risks And Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer isn’t a high-profile disease; however, as the fourth most common cancer in the U.S., greater awareness of its risk factors and symptoms could be lifesaving. Fortunately, bladder cancer is highly treatable when detected early.Bladder cancer begins when the cells lining the walls of the bladder begin to grow at a rapid rate. The majority of bladder cancers that develop are ...

  2. Does Diabetes Pose A Cancer Risk? NYP Explains Potential Correlation

    Does Diabetes Pose A Cancer Risk? NYP Explains Potential Correlation

    Affecting millions of Americans each year, diabetes poses numerous and significant health risks. And, research examining the correlation between diabetes and cancer has discovered a potential link between the two diseases.Doctors have found those who have type 2 diabetes may also be at risk for cancer, as people with the blood disorder are twice as likely to get liver, pancreatic, ...

  3. Make Your Home 'Pop' With A Fresh Front Door

    Make Your Home 'Pop' With A Fresh Front Door

    Sprucing up a house shouldn't require significant money or time commitment. Whether done in a classic color or upgraded to a punchier hue, a freshly painted front door can greatly enhance any home’s curb appeal, often for far less money than alternative renovations."Changing the color of your front door can change the whole look of your home," said Kim Scappaticci, design ...

  4. Westchester Woman Shows Heart During Post-Cancer Diagnosis

    Westchester Woman Shows Heart During Post-Cancer Diagnosis

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- For most of her life, Mount Vernon resident Ann Vanterpool was perfectly healthy, never needing as much as an aspirin for her aches and pains. However, after successfully fighting cancer and slowly retuning to her daily life, she still wasn't feeling 100 percent. Finding herself short of breath when performing simple tasks like showering and getting ready for ...

  5. Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcoma

    Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcoma

    It’s natural to be concerned if you find a new lump or bump on your body. While the odds are that it’s nothing serious, there is a small chance a growth may be a sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that originates in bone and soft tissue. Incredibly uncommon -- sarcomas account for less than one percent of adult cancers and 15 percent in children -- the disease is often not recognized or ...

  6. Help Your Child Stay In The Game By Avoiding Overuse Sports Injuries

    Help Your Child Stay In The Game By Avoiding Overuse Sports Injuries

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- As organized fall sports resume and young athletes once again return to the playing fields, complaints of knee and heel pain can become a common cry amongst growing children.According to the experts at CareMount Medical, the reasoning for this common pain is largely due to the normal growth process."Between the ages of 9 and 14 years old, children go ...

  7. Kids And Screens: Know When To Power Down, Says CareMount Medical

    Kids And Screens: Know When To Power Down, Says CareMount Medical

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- From smartphones and computers to even the newest modes of transportation, escaping screens today is no easy task. However, as studies begin to show the long term effects screen time has on users of all ages, experts are becoming more aware of the lifestyle risks that come with excessive technology use.What doctors and clinicians have found is that by ...

  8. Opinion: Why The New Bedford Playhouse Matters

    Opinion: Why The New Bedford Playhouse Matters

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- The Bedford Playhouse is finally under construction. After over two years of sustained effort, we are on the cusp of achieving something truly historic for the town.Initially, we wanted to save the Playhouse because it was an integral part of Bedford Village. To have had a CVS or banquet hall take its place would have robbed the town of some of its character.My own ...

  9. Ace The Back-To-School Checklist With Westchester Medical Center

    Ace The Back-To-School Checklist With Westchester Medical Center

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- As summer slowly winds down and children begin their return to the classroom, the adolescent health experts at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, remind parents that pens, pencils and notebooks aren't the only things to consider when prepping for the upcoming year.According to Dr. Rebekka Levis, a pediatrician, ...

  10. Hit The Road For Healing At Westchester Medical Center's Annual Race

    Hit The Road For Healing At Westchester Medical Center's Annual Race

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Looking to stay fit and support an important cause? Thanks to Westchester Medical Center, breaking a sweat never felt so good.On Sunday, Oct. 1, runners of all ages will take to the scenic Bronx River Parkway in the health networks' Healing Half. The annual fundraiser will feature both a half marathon and 10K race for registered runners. A USA Track & ...

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