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WYH Attends Community Health Center Advocacy Day

WYH Attends Community Health Center Advocacy Day

Whitney Young Health, along with dozens of other community health centers all across New York State attended the event to show the importance of our organizations and how federal funding makes an huge impact on the capacity of care we can provide. 


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4 Ways to Handle Stress Better

4 Ways to Handle Stress Better

These four tips and tricks will not only reduce your stress, but allow you to take control your life.  


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Have a Healthy Heart and Become Aware in the Month of February

Have a Healthy Heart and Become Aware in the Month of February

Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease. In addition, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States is heart disease. Heart disease is preventable by healthy lifestyle choices and management of other health conditions.

Here is what you can do to prevent heart disease and reduce your risk.


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Pregnant Woman Received Medical Care Thanks to WYH, Medicaid

Pregnant Woman Received Medical Care Thanks to WYH, Medicaid

Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, holes in the health insurance system left people at risk – especially young adults and people with pre-existing health conditions. When the flawed system failed Rose Mitchell-Tenerowicz, 32, of Albany, Whitney Young Health was there to help her and her unborn child. This is their story.


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How Whitney Young Health is Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

How Whitney Young Health is Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

Whitney Young Health and Healthy Capital District Initiative practice the Give Kids A Smile Day mission through providing convenient, yet quality dental care to 45 schools throughout the Capital Region. 


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5 Healthy Dental Tips for Kids

5 Healthy Dental Tips for Kids

February is National Children’s Dental Month! This year’s theme is “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile” which encourages children to drink tap water rather than sugary beverages. 


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Choosing Real Solutions for your 2017 Resolutions

Choosing Real Solutions for your 2017 Resolutions

Molly Ward, Whitney Young Health's Certified Diabetes Educator is guest blogging to give you the right tips to not only keep your resolution, but turn this goal into a new healthy lifestyle.


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How to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

How to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Colder weather means that you and everyone around you are more susceptible to germs and catching a cold or more seriously, coming down with the flu. It's important to know not only how to take preventive measures so you don't catch these illnesses, but to know the signs and differences so you can receive the care you need to get better.

 


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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Almost 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease is almost always preventable. Prevention can be done through vaccination and other appropriate screenings such as Pap and HPV tests.

 

 


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Over $10,000 Raised in End of Year Giving Campaign

Over $10,000 Raised in End of Year Giving Campaign

Whitney Young Health is happy to announce that $10,132 was raised during our End of Year Giving Campaign, taking place throughout the holiday season. The funds raised will go towards providing crucial healthcare needs to those who are under-insured or even have no insurance at all.


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WYH Named Capital Region Chamber's WBC 2017 Adopted Charity

WYH Named Capital Region Chamber's WBC 2017 Adopted Charity

The Capital Region Chamber’s Women’s Business Council (WBC) will collaborate with the our organization to raise awareness and funds throughout the 2017 calendar year at their programs and holiday fundraiser in December. 


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The Season of Giving

The Season of Giving

End of year giving is your chance to end 2016 on a good note and help start someone else's new year off on the right foot. 


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World AIDS Day 2016, What You Need to Know

World AIDS Day 2016, What You Need to Know

Each year, December 1st marks World AIDS Day. It is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.


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Whitney Hosts One-Day Boutique

Whitney Hosts One-Day Boutique

On November 29th, Whitney Young Health hosted a one-day boutique giving away FREE gently-used clothing, household items, children clothing and toys to local members of the Albany community. 


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