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The Hopewell Nonprofit Bringing Trained Service Dogs to Children With Autism Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, HealthBluePath Service Dogs are supporting children with autism now more than ever.
Help and Hope Across the Spectrum: Autism Resources and More in the Hudson Valley HealthThroughout the Hudson Valley, world-class experts and resources are helping families face the challenges of autism spectrum disorder.
6 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Coronavirus Outbreak Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, HealthA Hudson Valley medical expert shares how to promote physical and mental wellbeing amid COVID-19 concerns.
These Hudson Valley Distilleries Are Making Hand Sanitizer to Fight the Shortage Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, Health, Wine SpiritsThey are switching over all or part of their operations to distilling hand sanitizer or antiseptic for cleaning purposes for first-line responders, health care professionals, and those at high risk.
Dutchess County Colleges Open Dorms for COVID-19 Care Recovery Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, HealthDutchess Community College leads the way in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with Vassar and Marist Colleges ready to help in Poughkeepsie. There’s long been a link between Hudson Valley colleges and medical centers. Starting back in the 1800s with the Vassars (we’re talking the family that founded Vassar College and Vassar Brothers Medical […]
7 CBD Goodies to Soothe Your Senses in the Hudson Valley Health, Life StyleThe wellness trend pops up locally in lotions, tinctures, cocktails, and even chocolate.
These Hudson Valley Gyms Are Streaming Fitness Classes Online During the Pandemic Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, HealthIn the wake of the temporary closure of gyms throughout the tri-state area to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus, fitness studios and gyms across the Hudson Valley are turning to technology to continue serving members with virtual workouts and classes. Using videoconferencing applications like Zoom or via Facebook Live and pre-recorded videos, […]
Is Hand Sanitizer a Good Replacement for Handwashing With Soap? Coronavirus in the Hudson Valley, HealthA breakdown on the perfect (and eco-conscious) sanitizers for your baby’s little paws
Poughkeepsie’s Boutique Fitness Studio Is #InstagramGoals in Real Life HealthAt FitSocial on Main Street, high-energy HIIT, spin, and yoga classes are starting points for fitness, friendships, and fun.
Here’s the Gym Equipment You Need for the Perfect At-Home Workout Health We asked one of Westchester’s top trainers what items are indispensable when it comes to the home gym.
Can You Really Get a Solid Workout in 10 Minutes? HealthWe ask an expert whether you actually need to spend hours in the gym to see a benefit.
A Hudson Valley Marijuana Dispensary Is Offering Patients Home Delivery and Healthier Options Health, Life StyleThe cannabusiness is thriving in New York, and one local company is looking to make your prescription as easy as making a cup of coffee.
G. Varuni Kondagunta, MD HealthSpecialty: Medical Oncology Orange Regional Medical Center Catskill Regional Medical Center Crystal Run Healthcare   Can you describe a perfect day at work? When cancer is no longer an illness; that it has been eradicated as a disease; that there is no sickness and suffering.  I, of course, would need to find another career since […]
Ellis Lader, MD HealthSpecialty: Cardiovascular Disease HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus Northern Dutchess Hospital WMC Heart & Vascular Institute   What common misconceptions do people have about cholesterol and cholesterol levels? Folks think they can lower a bad cholesterol level with diet. Unfortunately those levels are pretty rigidly determined genetically, and most folks can’t. What we consider a “bad” […]
John T. Hughes, MD HealthSpecialty: Neurology Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Cornwall Neurology   Can you give an example of an interaction that changed the way you talk to patients? I don’t know if it’s so much one instance. It’s a culmination of repeated encounters. One thing I’ve learned is: Don’t interrupt the patient when they’re telling you a story. […]
Faiz Y. Bhora, MD HealthSpecialty: Thoracic Surgery Vassar Brothers Medical Center Health Quest Medical Practice, part of Nuvance Health   What made you decide you wanted to be a thoracic surgeon? My parents are physicians, so I had early exposure to the field of medicine growing up. My interest in thoracic surgery was kindled by my fascination with the […]