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.
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.
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
This $25,000 grant from KeyBank that will go towards funding our various services that will help improve patient care.
This week's edition of National Nutrition Month is from Jennifer Bannigan, a Dietetic Intern at Whitney Young Health. Laura is putting the spotlight on how easy it is to incorporate fruits and vegetables into you and your family's daily diet.
This week's edition of National Nutrition Month is from Laura Speranzi, a WIC Nutritionist at Whitney Young Health. Laura is putting the spotlight on whole grains and how they are an important component to maintaining a healthy diet.
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.
Hear from Kelsey Munn, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Lactation Counselor, works at Whitney Young Health as their WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator on why breastfeeding is so important health wise to babies and young children.
These four tips and tricks will not only reduce your stress, but allow you to take control your life.
Join us on Monday, February 27th from 6–7PM for a reception and celebration followed by a viewing of the movie "Selma."
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.
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.
Whitney Young Health staff and board members attended School-Based Health Center Advocacy Day to meet with elected officials to to stress how crucial funding school-based health centers is.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.