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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. Phelps Hospital Turns Down The Heat On Acid Reflux

    Phelps Hospital Turns Down The Heat On Acid Reflux

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Affecting patients of all ages, acid reflux can be thought of as an uncomfortable message from our digestive system. The burning, tightness and pain associated with the disorder isn't uncommon -- some of the most prescribed medications today are for reflux -- but repeated, untreated pain has the potential to lead to larger health problems."Acid reflux is when ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. ERA Insite Realty Adds Two Longtime Brokerages To Growing Team

    ERA Insite Realty Adds Two Longtime Brokerages To Growing Team

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Buying a home in Westchester County has always had a community feel. Now, with the merger of three area firms, small-town service as well as cutting edge technology are available to buyers across the county.Louis and Debra Budetti, founders and owners of ERA Insite Realty Services, a full service, family owned and operated residential real estate firm ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pace People This Week: Hudson River Anchorages And College Majors

    Pace People This Week: Hudson River Anchorages And College Majors

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Here is a roundup of newsmakers and their news in brief from Pace University:John Cronin, a senior fellow for environmental affairs, and Michelle D. Land, director of the Pace Environmental Policy Clinic, wrote an op-ed in LoHud about the need for the US Coast Guard to do a full environmental review of any proposed anchorages for the Hudson River. It can be read ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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