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Cancer support groups meet at Health Quest facilities

Posted: 7/6/2015

Support Connections Inc. will host support group sessions for women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancers at two Health Quest facilities. The dates for July include: Vassar Brothers Medical Center: 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7. Putnam Hospital Center: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. Pre-registration for all groups is required. To register or learn more, women may call 914-962-6402 or 1-800-532-4290.

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s stroke care given Gold Plus status

Posted: 6/18/2015

Northern Dutchess Hospital was recently recognized for its high standard of emergency stroke care as the recipient of Get with the Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award comes from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association based on how fast, safely and effectively Northern Dutchess treated stroke patients, including the critical time between a patient’s arrival in the emergency department and administration of a clot-busting drug called tPA. “This award ensur...

Tips on foot health at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 4/7/2015

The Center for Wound Healing at Putnam Hospital Center is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, April 18, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. Podiatrist Dr. Alan Berman of Somers Orthopedics and on the medical staff at Putnam Hospital Center will be on hand to discuss proper foot care. There will be light snacks, beverages and giveaways. The event coincides with National Foot Health Awareness Month.

Learn more about diabetes at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 3/16/2015

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This chronic disease affects all races, genders and ages and can cause serious health complications including heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and lower-extremity amputations. Come learn about diabetes and the risk factors contributing to it at Putnam Hospital Center from noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, cafeteria annex, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. Nurse and Diabetes Educator Joanne Greene, Di...

Health Quest presents seminar on surgery to relieve lower back pain

Posted: 3/9/2015

If you suffer from constant lower back pain and regular treatment hasn’t worked, you may be a surgical candidate. Health Quest will host a seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in the Kaplan Family Library & Learning Center / Dominican Center, Room 218, of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. The seminar will focus on innovative techniques in spinal disc replacement. Dr. Nick Renaldo, of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County, will present the lecture on new surgery techniques offere...

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