HealthLink Littauer’s WELLNESS WORDS Submitted by Ryan Wille, B.S. Community Health Educator DEALING WITH THE STRESS OF THE HOLIDAYS Most of us look forward to the holidays as joyful time, spent celebrating with friends and family. But all too often, we allow ourselves to become stressed out … trying to balance the family gatherings, the […]
Read this Letter to the Editor which first appeared in The Leader Herald, December 1, 2010 Cessation class effective December 1, 2010 The butt stops here. These are words we never thought would pertain to us. In September, we saw an ad in The Leader-Herald for a smoking-cessation class presentation by HealthLink through Nathan Littauer […]
Concerned about radiation exposure when you are traveling this holiday season? Let Littauer’s own Dr. McBiles, Chief of Radiology lend clarity on this difficult issue. Watch the story here as reported by CBS6 news:Watch story here!
HealthLink Littauer’s WELLNESS WORDS Submitted by Ryan Wille, B.S. Community Health Educator YET ONE MORE REASON TO QUIT! According to the New York State Department of Health, there are about 2.4 million smokers in New York State, which accounts for nearly 17 percent of the state’s population. Smoking kills 25,500 people and secondhand smoke kills […]
When Sue Turner went to the Goodwill Employee of the Quarter Celebration she thought her daughter was receiving the award. Therefore, when Mr. Kelly announced her name she stated, “I was surprised!” Sue has been an OB nurse at Littauer for 26 years. Simply put, she has dedicated her working life to delivering babies. At […]
As reported by Jason Subic for the Daily Gazette Sunday September 12, 2010 GLOVERSVILLE — When Bill Oates was 10 years old, his Little League coach taught him how to throw a curve ball. When he was a freshman in college, he had “Tommy John” reconstructive surgery on his throwing elbow. Today he says both […]
HealthLink Littauer’s WELLNESS WORDS Submitted by Ryan Wille, B.S. Community Health Educator PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS & OLDER ADULTS Many older adults live with one or more chronic conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease. Older adults are more likely to consult multiple healthcare providers and take multiple medicines, which can place […]