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Archive: 4/2017

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UAlbany MSW alum, Claudia Vega, of Whitney Young Health Services speaks to the Social Workers about the services provided by the agency (HIV and STD testing, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, etc). She is accompanied by UAlbany BSW student intern, Brian Zimmerman. Brian speaks about his role as an intern.
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Mark your calendars and start going through your medicine cabinets because it's time to get rid of of any unused or expired medication they may have in their home in a safely and responsibly.
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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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**Times Union Subscription Required** More younger adults getting serious liver disease largely associated with baby boomers.
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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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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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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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Capital Roots announced details Wednesday of a new regional project that will assess food production, processing, distribution and consumption in the region.


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