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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

Did you know viral hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death globally and cause 80% of liver cancer cases in the world? It's time to make a move and get tested and Whitney Young Health can help.
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7 Major Swimming Safely Tips to Remember This Summer

7 Major Swimming Safely Tips to Remember This Summer

Swimming is a great recreational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages as a great way to beat the heat. It's important to know how to stay safe when you're in or around any body of water. Get the tips here!
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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Kate Washburn, LMHC, Behavioral Health Clinician at Whitney Young Health is here to help you swap negative thoughts for positive ones so you can live a healthy and happy life.
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10 Ways to Take Care of YOU

10 Ways to Take Care of YOU

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this week we have Whitney Young Health's Behavioral Health Clinician, Elizabeth Seguinot, LMHC, reminding everyone that taking care of your mental health is extremely important and by following these directions, here is how you do it.
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Women and Mental Health

Women and Mental Health

Maia Betts, LCSW-R, Director of Mental Health at Whitney Young Health spoke about Women and Mental Health at recent Capital Region Chamber's Women's Business Council event. Maia discussed how WYH is taking measures to ensure our female patients are receiving the helpful mental health care they need.
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It's National Infant Immunization Week

It's National Infant Immunization Week

It's important for children to be fully immunized. Diseases that can be prevented with vaccines can be very serious—even deadly—especially for infants and young children. Read on the 14 different kinds of diseases that can be prevented if you vaccinate your child.
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What is a Standard Drink?

What is a Standard Drink?

In this week's edition of Alcohol Awareness Month, Jacalynn Romeyn explains what is really defined as "one drink" for all the various types of alcohol.
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Man Loses 181 lbs. in Collaboration with Troy Health Center Staff

Man Loses 181 lbs. in Collaboration with Troy Health Center Staff

For Wayne Hacker, 52, of Lansingburgh, losing 181 lbs. in one year would have been impossible to accomplish alone. With the help of Molly Ward, RD, CDN, CDE, and Ryan Marshall, FNP-C, at the Troy Health Center, the dream to live a healthier lifestyle became a reality. We interviewed Wayne to hear about how the Troy staff helped him through his journey to starting. This is his story.
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

This week we have Jacalynn Romeyn, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Program Manager of WYH's FACTS program advising on how to curb your drinking habits to a more responsible level.
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Halt the Salt

Halt the Salt

It's the final days of National Nutrition Month and to wrap it up, Kathryn Palmer, WIC Director at Whitney Young Health is putting the spotlight how a high-sodium diet can cause negative effects in your body and what you can do to fight it. 

 


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80% by 2018

80% by 2018

Ryan Marshall, a Nurse Practitioner at our Troy Health Center, signed the “80% by 2018” pledge, which aspires to bring the number of people screened for colorectal cancer up to 80% in the Capital Region by 2018.


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How to Cut Down on Sugar

How to Cut Down on Sugar

This week's edition of National Nutrition Month is from Molly Ward, a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian at Whitney Young Health. Molly is putting the spotlight on sugar and the steps you can take to eliminate it from your diet

 


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WYH Receives $25,000 from KeyBank

WYH Receives $25,000 from KeyBank

This $25,000 grant from KeyBank that will go towards funding our various services that will help improve patient care.


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