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John Haffey

Client Editor jhaffey@dailyvoice.com

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.

John Haffey's Contributions

  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. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    Looking To Age With Grace? Start With Screenings, Says Highland Medical

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Nobody likes getting old. However, by taking the right preventative steps and adopting simple lifestyle changes, much can be done to improve the chance of living a long, healthy life.As people age, recognizing that preventive screening exams are necessary is the first step. "Every day in my practice, I meet people who take much better care of their car than they do ...

  6. Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    Help Is Available For Those With An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Upon receiving an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, many people assume treatment options are simply unavailable. However, according to Dr. Andrew Erian, a neurologist at Highland Medical P.C. Rockland Neurological Associates in West Nyack, there are several ways to minimize the disorder's debilitating side effects and slow the disease's progression.“There are things we can ...

  7. Upgrade Your Toilet With New 'Comfort-Height' Fixture Options

    Upgrade Your Toilet With New 'Comfort-Height' Fixture Options

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- One of the most important fixtures in a home, toilets come in a variety of shapes and styles. From the traditional two- piece, to futuristic "smart" toilets, the seemingly endless array of bathroom options can be difficult to navigate. However, more and more homeowners are seeking a lift, and opting for both comfort and water-efficiency in their next ...

  8. Ace The Back-To-School Checklist With Westchester Medical Center

    Ace The Back-To-School Checklist With Westchester Medical Center

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- As summer slowly winds down and children begin their return to the classroom, the adolescent health experts at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, remind parents that pens, pencils and notebooks aren't the only things to consider when prepping for the upcoming year.According to Dr. Rebekka Levis, a pediatrician, ...

  9. Low-Flow Showerheads Save Water, Money Without Compromising Comfort

    Low-Flow Showerheads Save Water, Money Without Compromising Comfort

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Slowing the flow doesn't have to mean sacrificing comfort. With advances in water efficiency, turning your morning routine green can be as easy as upgrading your showerhead and soaking in the savings, thanks to new rebates courtesy of SUEZ.According to a study performed by Unilever, the average shower lasts roughly 8 minutes. Prior to 1994, showers typically ...

  10. Hit The Road For Healing At Westchester Medical Center's Annual Race

    Hit The Road For Healing At Westchester Medical Center's Annual Race

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Looking to stay fit and support an important cause? Thanks to Westchester Medical Center, breaking a sweat never felt so good.On Sunday, Oct. 1, runners of all ages will take to the scenic Bronx River Parkway in the health networks' Healing Half. The annual fundraiser will feature both a half marathon and 10K race for registered runners. A USA Track & ...

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