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Salt Is Essential For Your Health, But Too Much Can Be Dangerous

Salt is essential for our daily health, but too much can lead to serious illnesses. For example, high amounts can eventually lead to high blood pressure. And, if not controlled — your hypertension can further lead to chronic illness such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory distress and obesity. Of course, cutting…...

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Noninvasive Stress Detector Measures Stress Without Causing It

A noninvasive stress detector can now measure stress levels without actually causing the patient any nervousness.   It’s now possible to get clean readings without worrying the measurement itself is causing the patient worry or discomfort. This is a great advancement as stress related to our mental well-being, including that…...

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks…...

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Now Hiring!

Putnam Ridge is hosting a job fair on March 4th and March 12 from 2-6pm! We are looking for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and housekeeping. Interested? Join us at 46 Mt. Ebo Road North, Brewster, NY. Can’t make it? Email your interest to drasulo@putnamridge.com...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Distinguished by Two Distinct Brain Hallmarks

Alzheimer’s disease is distinguished by two distinct brain hallmarks. They are called amyloid plaques and tau tangles. The amyloid plaques are abnormal clumps of cells that slow down and prevent transmission of information between cells. Tau tangles are fibers that become enmeshed with each other and also prevent cells from…...

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Medications That Seniors Need To Use With Great Caution

Certain medications need to be used with great caution by senior citizens. The fact is that for most seniors, their bodies do not work as efficiently as when they were younger. In addition, many seniors may be already taking a number of drugs to control chronic health conditions. Therefore, it’s…...

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Snacking Is The American Pastime, Do It The Healthy Way

Snacking is the American pastime. Americans love to snack — morning, noon, night — indeed, anytime is the right time to snack. Snacking is perhaps even more popular than Football and Baseball. But, the key is to do it the right way and avoid chronic diseases. This is especially true…...

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Recreational Therapy Month

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care....

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Stroke Rehabilitation Methods, Durations, And Goals

Stroke rehabilitation is an important part of recovery after stroke.The goal is to help the patient relearn skills lost or damaged by the stroke incident.The rehabilitation goal is regain independence and improve the quality of life. The challenge stroke health care practitioners face is that each patient’s time to recover…...

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week honors those born with a heart defect and all of the families and friends touched by children with heart defects. This is also the time for recognizing those who care for children and adults born with heart defects, as well as researchers and other heart…...

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