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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. Compress And Control: Save Lives And Stop Bleeding During An Emergency

    Compress And Control: Save Lives And Stop Bleeding During An Emergency

    Knowing how to stop bleeding can be potentially lifesaving.“Whether it’s caused by a natural or manmade disaster or an accident, knowing how to stop bleeding can save the life of someone who has a non-fatal wound,” said Jennifer Pastiglione, trauma program manager at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. “Too often, someone with a non-fatal wound dies from bleeding, when it could have been ...

  2. Live Asthma-Free Thanks To Breakthroughs In Treatment

    Live Asthma-Free Thanks To Breakthroughs In Treatment

    For those suffering from asthma and struggling to control their breathing, leading an active life is a real possibility thanks to the array of medications and treatments available today.“The goal recommended by asthma care guidelines is for every person to be able to go about their daily activities without asthma symptoms,” said Dr. Michael Akerman, a pulmonologist with Highland ...

  3. Forget-Me-Not: How To Overcome Memory Problems Caused By Stroke

    Forget-Me-Not: How To Overcome Memory Problems Caused By Stroke

    In addition to the dangerous physical side effects, strokes can cause more than just decreased mobility. In the weeks, months or even years following an episode, those who have suffered a stroke often experience some form of memory loss.The National Stroke Association estimates that approximately one third of stroke survivors will develop memory problems. “Whether a person who has had a ...

  4. Suffering From Arthritis? Here Are Seven Things You Need To Know

    Suffering From Arthritis? Here Are Seven Things You Need To Know

    Many newly diagnosed arthritis patients find themselves filled with questions and misconceptions about the painful condition. In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, and to help set the record straight, Dr. Oliver Kurucz, chief of rheumatology at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, discussed the most common questions he hears from newly-diagnosed patients:Q: What is arthritis?A: The word ...

  5. From Pumps To Phones, How To Reduce Aches And Pains At The Office

    From Pumps To Phones, How To Reduce Aches And Pains At The Office

    For women who work in an office, heading to work pain-free may seem like an impossible task. In many cases, these professionals face an array of issues that can lead to feet, back, neck and wrist pain, despite it being a largely avoidable occurrence. “Many sources of pain and injury in women are related to the shoes and bags they wear to work,” said Dr. Jason Fond, director of ...

  6. Rockland High Schoolers Name Good Samaritan's Cancer Treatment Tool

    Rockland High Schoolers Name Good Samaritan's Cancer Treatment Tool

    Thanks to three Rockland County high school students, an innovative tumor treatment device now has a name to match its capabilities. Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, recently announced the winners of the “Name the Linear Accelerator Contest.” Of the more than 300 high school student entries from across the county, two students tied for ...

  7. Phoning All Techies: Here's How Smartphones Can Affect Your Health

    Phoning All Techies: Here's How Smartphones Can Affect Your Health

    There's seemingly no escaping them. As smartphones play an increasingly irreplaceable role in people’s lives, medical professionals caution that spending too much time on phones can actually interfere with our physical and mental health.Dr. Dana Corriel, director of quality for Highland Medical, P.C. and board-certified internist at Pearl River Internal Medicine, explains how to be ...

  8. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: A Powerful Tool To Promote Wound Healing

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: A Powerful Tool To Promote Wound Healing

    For patients in Rockland County suffering from chronic wounds that don't heal with normal rest and care, a treatment known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy can offer futuristic healing with incredible results.When left untreated, certain wounds can be serious and potentially devastating -- in some cases, leading to amputation. “We’re very aggressive about having wounds heal and getting ...

  9. Don’t Suffer Through Another Spring Allergy Season

    Don’t Suffer Through Another Spring Allergy Season

    NYACK, N.Y. -- If you suffer from pollen, tree or other seasonal allergies, don't waste another minute suffering this spring.“If you start sneezing in early spring, you’re most likely allergic to tree pollen,” said Dr. Ma. Lourdes de Asis, section chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nyack Hospital. “You should be taking medication from mid-March through June or July.” Common ...

  10. Good Samaritan Hospital Tops Region's List For Bariatric Care

    Good Samaritan Hospital Tops Region's List For Bariatric Care

    Patients in Rockland County seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity at a nationally accredited hospital can do so easier than ever before, thanks to Good Samaritan Hospital and its Surgical Weight Loss Institute. According to Dr. Ramon Rivera, medical director of Good Samaritan Hospital’s Surgical Weight Loss Institute, the bariatric surgical center has been accredited as a ...

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